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    Power Breakfast: Sen. George LeMieux Bids Capitol Hill Farewell

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    Sen. George LeMieux arrived on Capitol Hill less than a year and a half ago as a placeholder. The Florida Republican was appointed by his friend, Gov. Charlie Crist, to finish out the term of one abruptly departed Mel Martinez.

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