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The Final Word

"We're going to ask Aunt Kate to say, 'Sorry, Jimmy, we're going to beam you out.' "

- Ohio State Sen. Robert Hagan, who is challenging US Rep. James Traficant in the Democratic primary. Traficant often says "beam me up" in floor speeches, a phrase made famous by the "Star Trek" TV series. Hagan's brother Tim recently married actress Kate Mulgrew, who plays Starfleet Capt. Kathryn Janeway on "Star Trek: Voyager" and has promised to cut a TV spot for her new brother-in-law.

SOURCE: NATIONAL JOURNAL'S CONGRESSDAILY

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