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Lobbyist Thomas 'Tommy' Boggs dies of heart attack

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 (UPI) --Thomas Boggs Jr., the son of two congressional representatives who spent much of his own life lobbying Congress, died Monday of a heart attack.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Dec. 27, 2013.
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Former U.S. Rep. Lindy Boggs dead at 97

CHEVY CHASE, Md., July 27 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Rep. and ambassador to the Vatican Lindy Boggs died Saturday at her home in Chevy Chase, Md., her family said. She was 97.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2006.
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Today is Tuesday, Dec. 27, the 361st day of 2005 with four to follow.
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Today is Monday, Dec. 27, the 362nd day of 2004 with four to follow.
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Today is Saturday, Dec. 27, the 361st day of 2003 with four to follow.
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TV news legend David Brinkley dead at 82

WASHINGTON, June 12 (UPI) -- Television news pioneer David Brinkley, one half of the legendary Huntley-Brinkley evening news team and host of the long-running Sunday public affairs program

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Cokie Roberts of ABC News speaks at the RSA Conference 2004 in San Francisco, Feb. 24, 2004. The conference deals with computer and internet security. (UPI Photo/Terry Schmitt)
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Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne Roberts (née Boggs) (born December 27, 1943), best known as Cokie Roberts, is an American Emmy Award-winning journalist and bestselling author. She is a contributing senior news analyst for National Public Radio as well as a regular roundtable analyst for the current This Week with Christiane Amanpour. Roberts also works as a political commentator for ABC News, serving as an on-air analyst for the network.

Roberts, along with her husband, Steven V. Roberts, writes a weekly column syndicated by United Media in newspapers around the United States. She serves on the boards of several non-profit organizations such as the Kaiser Family Foundation and was appointed by President George W. Bush to his Council on Service and Civic Participation.

Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne Boggs was born on December 27, 1943 in New Orleans, Louisiana. She received the sobriquet "Cokie" from her brother Tommy, who could not pronounce "Corinne". Cokie Roberts is the third child and youngest daughter of former ambassador and long-time Democratic Congresswoman from Louisiana Lindy Boggs and of the late Hale Boggs, also a Democratic Congressman from Louisiana who was Majority Leader of the House of Representatives. Her sister, the late Barbara Boggs Sigmund, was mayor of Princeton, New Jersey and a candidate for U.S. Senate from New Jersey. Her brother Tommy Boggs is a prominent Washington, D.C. attorney and lobbyist.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Cokie Roberts."
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