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House of Representatives, Great Lakes fleet honor Oberstar

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The U.S. House of Representatives honored former Rep. Jim Oberstar on Tuesday evening, observing a moment of silence after the day’s business was conducted on the chamber floor.

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Oberstar, who died in his sleep early Saturday, was Minnesota’s longest-serving Congressman, elected to 18 consecutive terms in Congress and serving through 2011. He was 79 years old.

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