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Patrick Leahy’s full-circle moment caps a half-century political career

In 1974, Patrick Leahy entered the Montpelier Statehouse as a 33-year-old insurgent with the seemingly impossible dream.

Senator Pat Leahy will not run again

Senator Pat Leahy will not run again

Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont and the chamber’s longest-serving member is one of a few senators who were decent toward Vietnam.

Afghanistan | Vietnam Redux

Afghanistan | Vietnam Redux

Perhaps policymakers would avoid such folly, such willful blindness to reality, such hubris, such wishful thinking in the future. Fat chance.