Hillary Clinton, Pelosi to speak at Rep. Slaughter's funeral on Friday
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHAM/AP) -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Georgia Congressman John Lewis will be among the speakers at the funeral of New York Congresswoman Louise Slaughter.
Slaughter's office announced Wednesday that the dignitaries will join family and friends in speaking at Friday's service at the Eastman Theatre in Rochester.
Slaughter represented parts of western New York for 31 years and was the first woman to chair the House Rules Committee. She was her party's top member on the panel when she died.
Calling hours are being held Wednesday and Thursday at a Rochester funeral home. The funeral service, set for the theater's Kodak Hall, is open to the public.
More information about the times, dates and locations can be found here.