The 61 House Democratic women hold a photo op in front of the Capitol Thursday

(Photo: Frank Thorp / NBC News)

Final Capitol tribute to late Hawaii Sen. Inouye

(Photo: Frank Thorp / NBC News)

Sen. Daniel Inouye, the second-longest serving senator in U.S. history, was remembered Thursday as a man who gallantly defended his country on the battlefield and gracefully sought to better it during the 50-plus years he represented his beloved state of Hawaii. Colleagues and aides lined the Capitol rotunda five deep to say farewell.

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