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Deceased Senators Honored with Flowers

December 18, 2012

A tradition in the Senate is to place flowers and a black cloth on the desk of deceased senators. Below are the tributes to eight senators captured in the C-SPAN Video Library.

Daniel Inouye, D-HI December 20, 2012

Daniel Inouye, D-HI December 18, 2012

Robert C. Byrd, D-WV June 28, 2010

Edward M. Kennedy, D-MA September 8, 2009

Craig Thomas, R-WY June 5, 2007

Paul Wellstone, D-MN, October 28, 2002

Paul Coverdell, R-GA July 19, 2000

John Chafee, D-RI October 25, 1999

Spark Matsunaga, D-HI April 19, 1990

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