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Tom Foley

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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

U.S. President Bill Clinton (R) discusses the nation's economy with House Speaker Thomas Foley (L) and Rep. Dan Rostenkowski (C), D.-Ill., during a 27 January, 1993 meeting in the White House Oval Office in Washington, D.C. Rostenkowski is chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. (Photo credit should read LUKE FRAZZA/AFP/Getty Images)

Friends Celebrate Former House Speaker Foley

With former House Speaker Tom Foley in declining health, friends are taking time to remember the achievements of the Democratic congressman who represented Eastern Washington in Congress for three decades.

08/19/2013

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