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(Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune) Salt Lake City - A fired-up Senate candidate Mike Lee talks to the over three thousand delegates who attended the Republican convention at the Salt Palace Convention Center Saturday May 8, 2010.
Making waves defines Lee’s short Senate career

First Published Oct 27 2013 01:01 am • Last Updated Oct 28 2013 05:47 pm

Washington • Sen. Mike Lee’s young political career is replete with instances in which he bucked convention and his own party in an attempt to advance his ideals.

His role in the government shutdown has led to a spike in national attention, tea party applause and tension in Republican ranks. But there have been other noteworthy moments in his nearly three years in office.

A timeline of Mike Lee’s short Senate career

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