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Obama Praises Waxman For Extraordinary Service

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January 30, 2014 AT 8:01 PM
President Barack Obama issued a statement Thursday praising U.S. Representative Henry Waxman, a Democrat from California who announced his retirement after four decades in Congress: The statement in part saying; "Thanks to Henry's leadership, Americans breath cleaner air, drink cleaner water, eat safer food, purchase safer products, and, finally, have access to quality, affordable healthcare. Henry will leave behind a legacy as an extraordinary public servant and one of the most accomplished legislators of his or any era."