Representatives Foley and Michel Farewell Speeches

After losing re-election in 1994, House Speaker Tom Foley (D-WA) came to the floor to say goodbye to his colleagues. In a symbolic… read more

After losing re-election in 1994, House Speaker Tom Foley (D-WA) came to the floor to say goodbye to his colleagues. In a symbolic gesture Speaker Foley gave the speaker’s gavel to retiring Minority Leader Bob Michel (R-IL), who had never served in the majority. Representative Foley spoke about the need for civility and cooperation in Washington. close

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Representatives Foley and Michel Farewell Speeches

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Program ID:
61845-101
Category:
House Highlight
Format:
House Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 19, 2013
Last Aired:
Oct 20, 2013

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  • Oct 19, 2013 | 2:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 20, 2013 | 5:46am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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