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NJ Sen. Frank Lautenberg says he will retire

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey, a staunch advocate of gun control and public infrastructure and a champion of the Amtrak railroad system, announced Thursday he will not seek re-election in 2014. "This is not the end of anything, but rather the beginning of a two-year mission to pass new gun safety laws, protect children from toxic chemicals, and create...