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Ex-House Speaker Tom Foley Dies At 84

Tom Foley, the first Speaker of the House to be booted from office by his constituents since the Civil War, died Friday at the age of 84 of complications from a stroke, according to his wife, Heather.

CBS Seattle–10/18/2013

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Opinion: Billions Are Being Spent On This Election, But Will It Change Anything?

For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.

10/01/2012

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