DIED. WILLIAM NATCHER, 84, Congressman; in Washington. The Kentucky Democrat was living proof that much of success is just showing up: in his 40 years on the Hill, no one showed up as often as Natcher, whose career-long record of never missing a roll-call vote (18,401 votes in all) ended with his worsening health last month.
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