After 40 years, Orrin Hatch has been honored as the longest-serving Republican senator in U.S. history.
The 82-year-old Hatch surpassed the late Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska on Thursday for longevity. As Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell marked the milestone for colleagues, he noted that it doesn't appear Hatch is slowing down anytime soon.
Original Story by: The AP
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