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It was only last week that U.S. Sen Frank Lautenberg announced another hard-won victory, albeit a small one, for rail travel. Early this morning, the scrappy fighter for a host of Democratic causes – and one that could possibly be considered nonpartisan, yet put him at odds with Gov. Chris Christie – died at 89 in a Manhattan hospital.

Christie, who remembered Lautenberg as “a fighter,” will appoint a successor, until a special election to replace the senator can be held.

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