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Veteran lawmakers head for the exits on Capitol Hill

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Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon stood at the podium of the House Armed Services Committee room, looking wistful. He was there to announce the end of a 22-year career in Congress , including two terms as chairman of the powerful panel that oversees America's military. "It's time to walk away," said the California Republican. And with that, McKeon added his name to a growing list of veteran...

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