Nightly News | October 22, 2013
>>> and beneath the capitol dome , present day , in the house chamber today, a rare honor afforded to very few in our history, specifically those who serve as speaker of the house . in memory of former speaker, tom foley , who died last week, today the speaker's chair and desk were draped in black, the gavel resting upon it. his portrait was also draped in black. foley was a democrat from washington state , proud of his work as a conciliator. let's just say he served in a different era.