WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 16: (L-R) Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), astronaut and former U.S. Senator John Glenn (D-OH), Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Apollo 11 Astronaut ... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 16: (L-R) Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), astronaut and former U.S. Senator John Glenn (D-OH), Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Apollo 11 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin and Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison participate in the Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol November 16, 2011 in Washington, DC. The gold medals were presented to Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth; and Aldrin and his fellow Apollo 11 crew members, Michael Collins and Neil Armstrong. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) less 
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