Memorial service for Tom Foley on Capitol Hill

October 29, 2013 2:20 p.m.  •  1 comment

A memorial service for the late former House Speaker Thomas S. Foley was held, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Foley was a 30-year veteran of the House who died last week at the age of 84.

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President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton, and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, join family members of the late former House Speaker Thomas S. Foley, and current and former members of Congress as they sing the National Anthem during a ceremony honoring Foley, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Foley was a 30-year veteran of the House who died last week at the age of 84.

Manuel Balce Ceneta Associated Press Link

President Barack Obama watches the passing of the colors while attending a memorial service for the late former House Speaker Thomas S. Foley, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Foley was a 30-year veteran of the House who died last week at the age of 84.

Manuel Balce Ceneta Associated Press Link

President Barack Obama, center, and former President Bill Clinton, left, join family members of the late former House Speaker Thomas S. Foley, and members of Congress during a memorial service on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. Foley was a 30-year veteran of the House who died last week at the age of 84.

Manuel Balce Ceneta Associated Press Link

President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton, and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, right, join Heather Foley, second from right, widow of former House Speaker Thomas Foley, during a ceremony honoring the former House Speaker, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Foley was a 30-year veteran of the House who died last week at the age of 84.

Manuel Balce Ceneta Associated Press Link

President Barack Obama says the nation needs leaders who put problem solving ahead of politics as he talks at the memorial for former House Speaker Tom Foley in the U.S. Capitol
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President Barack Obama speaks in Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, during a memorial service for the late former House Speaker Thomas S. Foley. Foley was a 30-year veteran of the House who died last week at the age of 84.

Pablo Martinez Monsivais Associated Press Link

President Barack Obama sits with House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio during memorial service for former House Speaker Tom S. Foley, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, in Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington. Foley was a 30-year veteran of the House who died last week at the age of 84.

Pablo Martinez Monsivais Associated Press Link

Heather Foley widow of former Speaker of the House of Representatives Thomas S. Foley, speaks during a ceremony honoring her husband at the Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013.

Manuel Balce Ceneta Associated Press Link

Former President Bill Clinton, left, speaks during a memorial ceremony for the late former Speaker of the House of Representatives Thomas S. Foley at the Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013.

Pablo Martinez Monsivais Associated Press Link

President Barack Obama, left, greets Heather Foley, center, widow of former House Speaker Thomas S. Foley, as House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, right, watch during a memorial service for Foley, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, in Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington. Foley was a 30-year veteran of the House who died last week at the age of 84.

Pablo Martinez Monsivais Associated Press Link

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, right, escorts Heather Foley, center, wife of former House Speaker Thomas S. Foley, with President Barack Obama at left, following a memorial service for Foley, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, in Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington. Foley was a 30-year veteran of the House who died last week at the age of 84.

Pablo Martinez Monsivais Associated Press Link


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