URGENT - New York Democratic Rep. Louise Slaughter dead at 88

(CNN) -- New York Democratic Rep. Louise Slaughter, dean of the New York congressional delegation, died at 88, her of...

Posted: Mar 16, 2018 1:05 PM
Updated: Mar 16, 2018 1:05 PM

(CNN) -- New York Democratic Rep. Louise Slaughter, dean of the New York congressional delegation, died at 88, her office announced Friday, following injuries sustained from a fall. A major fixture in Democratic politics, she was the first woman to lead the powerful House Committee on Rules.

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