SENATE RESOLUTION HONORING SEN. WARREN RUDMAN

November 29, 2012

Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) submitted the following Senate Resolution honoring the life of former U.S. Senator Warren Rudman of New Hampshire.

Relative to the death of the Honorable Warren B. Rudman, former United States Senator for the State of New Hampshire.

Whereas Warren B. Rudman served in the United States Army during the Korean War with the rank of Lieutenant, earning the Bronze Star for action in combat as an infantry commander;

Whereas Warren B. Rudman rendered exceptional service to the State of New Hampshire as Attorney General for six years, an office to which he brought honor;

Whereas Warren B. Rudman served the people of New Hampshire with distinction for 12 years in the United States Senate;

Whereas Warren B. Rudman served the Senate as Chairman of the Select Committee on Ethics in the Ninety-ninth Congress;

Whereas Warren B. Rudman served the Senate as Vice Chairman of the Select Committee on Secret Military Assistance to Iran and the Nicaraguan Opposition with impartiality and honesty;

Whereas while serving in the Senate Warren B. Rudman authored laws to support small business and reduce our nation’s budget deficits;

Whereas Warren B. Rudman co-founded the Concord Coalition to educate the public about the dangers of federal budget deficits;

Whereas the hallmarks of Warren B. Rudman’s public service were integrity, courage and an unflagging commitment to the common good;

Whereas with his death his State and the Nation have lost an outstanding lawmaker and public servant: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the Senate has received with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the passing of the Honorable Warren B. Rudman, a former member of the United States Senate.

Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate communicate these resolutions to the House of Representatives and transmit an enrolled copy thereof to the family of the deceased.

Resolved, That when the Senate adjourns today, it stand adjourned as a further mark of respect to the memory of the Honorable Warren B. Rudman.

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