FILE - In this Friday, May 8, 1987 file photo, Sen. Daniel 

FILE - In this Friday, May 8, 1987 file photo, Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii, left, and Rep. Lee Hamilton, of Indiana, who are the chairmen of the Senate and House select committees on the Iran-Contra affair, confer as the group continued hearings on Capitol Hill in Washington. Inouye, the influential Democrat who broke racial barriers on Capitol Hill and played key roles in congressional investigations of the Watergate and Iran-Contra scandals, died of respiratory complications, Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, according to his office. He was 88. (AP Photo/Lana Harris, File)
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FILE - In this Friday, May 8, 1987 file photo, Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii, left, and Rep. Lee Hamilton, of Indiana, who are the chairmen of the Senate and House select committees on the Iran-Contra affair, confer as the group continued hearings on Capitol Hill in Washington. Inouye, the influential Democrat who broke racial barriers on Capitol Hill and played key roles in congressional investigations of the Watergate and Iran-Contra scandals, died of respiratory complications, Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, according to his office. He was 88. (AP Photo/Lana Harris, File)
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