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Foley served us all

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It was 1964 when Tom Foley, son of a Spokane judge and a protegé of the great and powerful Sen. Henry Jackson, challenged an 11-term Republican incumbent, Wenatchee’s Rep. Walt Horan, and won a seat in Congress representing Eastern Washington’s 5th District. Foley represented Wenatchee in Congress until the 5th and 4th districts were changed from an east-west to north-south split in the redistricting of 1970. But, in Foley’s 30 years in Congress, being in or out of his district…

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