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Posted: December 26, 2012 at 12:12 a.m.

Rep. Ralph Hall, a Texas Republican who turns 90 in May, is now the oldest person ever to serve in the U.S. House, surpassing the record of North Carolina Rep. Charles Manly Stedman, who died in office in 1930 at age 89 years, 7 months and 25 days.

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