Funeral held for Louisiana politician Lindy boggs

Funeral held for Louisiana politician Lindy boggs
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POSTED: Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 10:00pm

UPDATED: Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 10:04pm

One of the most beloved women in politics was laid to rest today.

Lindy Boggs was Louisiana's first woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, where she served for nearly 18 years.

State leaders, including House minority leader Nancy Pelosi, attended today's funeral service.

Boggs died Saturday at the age of 97.

State flags have been flying at half-staff across the state in her honor.

  

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