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Veteran Senate subway operator reaches the end of the line
Veteran Senate subway operator reaches the end of the line

The subway ride between the Russell Senate Office Building and the Capitol basement takes no more than 25 seconds to cover a fifth of a mile. But over an estimated 130,000 trips shuttling lawmakers, staff and visitors, train operator Daryl Chappelle was known for making that time count. As one senator put it, Chappelle, who retired Thursday after 41 years of service, was “the undisputed champion of making the most of a brief encounter.” That’s a notable distinction in a body where many have made their mark with hours-long speeches. But so it was with Chappelle. “My philosophy in life is, if I put a smile on your face, I’m happy and you’re...

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