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Daniel Inouye, the most senior senator in the U.S. Senate, has died of respiratory complications. He was 88.
Inouye, a Democrat from Hawaii, was hospitalized a week and a half ago at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where he said he was working with doctors to regulate his oxygen intake.
He is survived by his wife, Irene Hirano, and son, Daniel “Kenny” Inouye. Kenny is his son with Margaret Shinobu Awamura, who died in 2006.
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