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Senate discusses throw pillows

Date: April 21, 2011
By: Andrew Weil
State Capitol Bureau

With only 3 weeks left in the legislative session, the Missouri Senate discusses...throw pillows.
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Wrap: Republican Cape Girardeau Senator Jason Crowell's upcoming marriage was a topic of interest on the Senate floor.

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Description: "Do you realize I'm learning? I'm learning Senator that I am supposed to spend hundreds of dollars on throw pillows that we can never lay on."

Republican Washington Senator Brian Nieves says he's been married for 24 years and advised Crowell on what to expect.

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Description: "You ain't even begun to learn what you're about to learn, okay."

The Senators discussed everything from bed skirts to hand towels. 

Reporting from the State Capitol, I'm Andrew Weil.

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