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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Jul 1, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker were among the dozens of dignitaries attending the funeral service for former Senate Majority Leader Howard H. Baker Jr.  today in his hometown of Huntsville, the Tennessean reports. Baker died last week following complications from a stroke. His body lay in repose yesterday at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at the University of Tennessee, Knoxnews reports. He was laid to rest with full military honors following the service.