WATCH: Carl Levin gives farewell address to U.S. Senate in 2014

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Posted at 8:25 AM, Jul 30, 2021

(WXYZ) — Carl Levin, Michigan's longest-serving U.S. Senator, gave his farewell speech in front of the Senate on Dec. 12, 2014.

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Levin died at the age of 87 on Thursday night. He was also the fourth-longest serving incumbent in the Senate, served the people of Michigan for 36 years from 1978 until his term ended with his retirement in January 2015.

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In his farewell address, he addressed the polarization of Congress and encouraged bipartisanship.

You can watch the entire speech below.