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Obama praises former Speaker Tom Foley at memorial service

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President Obama on Tuesday honored former Speaker Tom Foley, D-Wash., at a memorial service in the Capitol, praising his “ability to find common ground with his colleagues across the aisle.” Obama said that lawmakers today could learn from the example set by Foley, a 30-year veteran of the House, who died Oct. 18 at the age of 84. “At a time when our political system can seem more polarized and...

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