Ex-Utah Sen. Bob Bennett, ousted in tea party wave, has died

FILE- In this Dec. 9, 2010, file photo, Sen. Robert Bennett, R-Utah, heads for the Senate floor for cloture votes on Capitol Hill in Washington. An assistant says former Republican Sen. Bob Bennett of Utah, one of the first incumbents ousted in a national wave of tea party-led anger in 2010, has died. He was 82. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg, File)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett of Utah, who was known during his 18 years representing the conservative state as someone who could work across the aisle, has died at age 82.

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