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April 19, 1992 | WILLIAM J. EATON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
She is an intensely private person in a public maelstrom, feeling unjustly accused but unwilling to strike back openly at her critics. Much to her shock and surprise, Heather Foley has found herself caught up in the increasingly nasty debate over who deserves the blame for the political scandals surrounding the slipshod financial operations of the House bank and post office. As the wife of Speaker Thomas S. Foley (D-Wash.
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April 19, 1992 | WILLIAM J. EATON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
She is an intensely private person in a public maelstrom, feeling unjustly accused but unwilling to strike back openly at her critics. Much to her shock and surprise, Heather Foley has found herself caught up in the increasingly nasty debate over who deserves the blame for the political scandals surrounding the slipshod financial operations of the House bank and post office. As the wife of Speaker Thomas S. Foley (D-Wash.
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March 26, 1992 | RONALD J. OSTROW and SARA FRITZ, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In a new twist in the emerging House Post Office scandal that may involve obstruction of justice, federal authorities are investigating the possibility that funds found to be missing from the post office till were surreptitiously replaced last summer.
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March 27, 1992 | WILLIAM J. EATON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Stung by public reaction to the House bank scandal, a bipartisan congressional task force has agreed in principle to abolish the age-old patronage system used for filling thousands of jobs on Capitol Hill, a leading Democratic member said Thursday.
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June 7, 1989 | WILLIAM J. EATON, Times Staff Writer
In an unprecedented change of command, House Majority Leader Thomas S. Foley (D-Wash.) became House Speaker in mid-term of the congressional session Tuesday and immediately appealed for an end to recriminations stemming from predecessor Jim Wright's dramatic resignation from the post. Foley, picking up the gavel that symbolizes the enormous power of the presiding officer of the House, made his plea for a truce in political warfare even before taking the oath of office in the chamber.
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May 6, 1994 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the pitched battle to shape the telecommunications legislation now working its way through Congress, phone companies, cable operators and other wealthy and influential corporate giants would seem the most formidable warriors.
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March 5, 1987 | BETTY CUNIBERTI and ELIZABETH MEHREN, Times Staff Writers
It was a spectacle, First Lady Nancy Reagan and White House Chief of Staff Donald Regan feuding, hanging up on each other's phone calls, the cross fire ceasing only when the former Marine and Wall Street executive left with what appeared to be a female footprint on his back. Some may have seen it as an embarrassing case of feminine meddling, endangering the Republic. But others saw it very differently. "My role model" is how Janis Berman, the wife of Rep.
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