Sen. Frank Lautenberg, the oldest member of the U.S. Senate, tells a gathering Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, in his hometown of Paterson, N.J., that he plans to retire at the end of his curren

 

              Sen. Frank Lautenberg, the oldest member of the U.S. Senate, tells a gathering Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, in his hometown of Paterson, N.J., that he plans to retire at the end of his curren
Sen. Frank Lautenberg, the oldest member of the U.S. Senate, tells a gathering Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, in his hometown of Paterson, N.J., that he plans to retire at the end of his current term. The 89-year-old says he'll fight for gun control, against global warming and press to ensure working families are not left behind. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)