Rep. Louise Slaughter, New York Liberal Democrat, Dies age 88

The first and only woman to lead the powerful Rules Committee, a liberal advocate of women’s rights and a Democratic congresswoman for over three decades, Rep. Louise Slaughter died Friday at George Washington University Hospital at 88 years of age.

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Following a fall at her home on Wednesday, Rep. Slaughter had been hospitalized and treated for a concussion.

 

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