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Sen . Patrick Leahy sworn in as president pro tempore

Sen. Pat Leahy, D-VT, has been sworn in as president pro tempore of the U.S. Senate.As the longest-serving Democrat now in the Senate, Leahy moves to third place in the line of presidential succession, behind Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner.Biden swore Leahy in Tuesday as the successor to Hawaii Sen. Daniel Inouye in the Senate post. Inouye, who also chaired the Senate Appropriations Committee, died Monday at age 88. A vase of white roses was on Inouye's desk on the Senate floor.Leahy, who represents Vermont, also is in line to succeed Inouye as chairman of the appropriations panel. The 72-year-old Leahy currently is chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee....

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