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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 lawmakers...

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