Rep. Robert Matsui Dies Longtime California congressman Robert Matsui, who suffered from a rare blood disorder, died Saturday night at age 63. Matsui, who with his Japanese-heritage family spent a period of time in a World War II internment camp, is being lauded as a complex and even-handed legislator who exemplified a more genteel, bipartisan Congress. NPR's Libby Lewis reports.
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Calif. Democratic Rep. Robert Matsui Dies

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Calif. Democratic Rep. Robert Matsui Dies

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Longtime California congressman Robert Matsui, who suffered from a rare blood disorder, died Saturday night at age 63. Matsui, who with his Japanese-heritage family spent a period of time in a World War II internment camp, is being lauded as a complex and even-handed legislator who exemplified a more genteel, bipartisan Congress. NPR's Libby Lewis reports.