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Obama hails legacy of late Rep. Lindy Boggs

3 years 5 months 3 weeks ago July 27, 2013 Jul 27, 2013 Saturday, July 27 2013 July 27, 2013 10:10 PM in News
Source: Associated Press

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is remembering late congresswoman Lindy Boggs as a champion of civil rights and women's rights.

Boggs represented her Louisiana district for nearly 18 years in the House. She died Saturday at her home in suburban Washington at the age of 97.

In a statement Saturday night, Obama says Boggs' legacy will continue to inspire generations to come.

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