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The first woman elected to represented Texas in the U.S. Senate is retiring. Kay Bailey Hutchison is returning to the private sector.

Texas elected her to the U.S. Senate in a special election in 1993. On December 19 Hutchison gave an emotional goodbye on the Senate floor.

KENS 5's Deborah Knapp looks back on her nineteen years in office and the trail she blazed for Texas.

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