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Sen. Mel Martinez

U.S. Senator Mel Martinez (R-FL) stands on the Senate steps after leaving the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol April 27, 2006 in Washington, DC. Senator Melquiades "Mel" Rafael Martinez was sworn in as Florida's thirty-third Senator on January 4, 2005 and became the first Cuban-American to... MARK WILSON, AFP/GETTY IMAGES