WASHINGTON: Obama to take part in Foley memorial

October 26, 2013 

President Barack Obama will take part in a memorial service for former House Speaker Tom Foley next Tuesday at the Capitol building.

Foley was a 30-year veteran of the House who died last week at the age of 84.

The Washington state lawmaker served as speaker from 1989 to 1995. He was ambassador to Japan under President Bill Clinton.

The Associated Press

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