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February 25, 2014 5:48 PM

Black senators say their careers symbolize racial progress

Just a few blocks from the U.S. Capitol, where they sometimes joust over taxes, health care and other partisan issues, Tim Scott and Cory Booker shared both gratitude and amazement Tuesday at their historic status as the first two African-Americans to serve in the United States Senate at the same time.

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