Norton Statement On The Passing Of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter
Norton Statement on the Passing of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter
Mar 16, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released the following statement on the tragic passing of her good friend Representative Louise Slaughter (D-NY).
“My heart was broken upon learning of the loss of my good friend Representative Louise Slaughter, a leader in the House and a Member from New York, whose Southern accent and way with words managed to convey charm and toughness at the same time. Louise, a former chair and, most recently, ranking member of the powerful Rules Committee, led the House through almost all our important legislation, co-authoring the Violence Against Women Act …