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Murray becomes first female president pro tempore in Senate

Jan. 03, 2023 19:19 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Washington Sen. Patty Murray was elected to the Senate in 1992, she says, male senators treated her with some trepidation. But now she has outlasted almost all of them, becoming the first woman appointed president pro tempore — a senior member of the majority who presides...