Sen. Lautenberg, 86, Is A Big Lady Gaga Fan

The 24-year-old singer has broad appeal. Among Lady Gaga's fans is 86-year-old Sen. Frank Lautenberg. The Washington Post reports on a fundraiser featuring the New Jersey Democrat and Lady Gaga's music. For $2,500, you too could join the senator in a private suite at the Lady Gaga concert.

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RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

This next news item is not exactly a May-December romance, but it may be a sign of the wide appeal of the singer Lady Gaga.

STEVE INSKEEP, host:

She is 24, and her fans include Senator Frank Lautenberg, who is 86. The Washington Post reports on a fundraiser featuring the New Jersey senator and Lady Gaga's music.

MONTAGNE: For $2,500, you, too, could join the oldest senator in a private suite at the Lady Gaga concert. An aide says the event was Lautenberg's idea. Politico reports he celebrated his birthday at a Lady Gaga concert.

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