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Jim Wright, Former House Speaker, Dies At 92

05/06/2015 12:04 pm ET | Updated May 06, 2015
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AUSTIN, Texas, May 6 (Reuters) - Former U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Jim Wright has died at the age of 92, the Dallas Morning News reported on Wednesday.

Wright, who represented a district in Fort Worth in the U.S. Congress for more than 30 years, resigned from the House in 1989 in the midst of an ethics scandal, it said. (Reporting by Jon Herskovitz; Editing by Doina Chiacu)

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