Longtime Kansas congresswoman passes away

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Former six-term 3rd District Congresswoman Jan Meyers passed away early Friday. She was 90.

Meyers' former chief of staff, Mike Murray, early Friday evening confirmed the congresswoman's passing.

Meyers represented Kansas' 3rd District from 1985 to 1996 before retiring and giving way to Vince Snowbarger, who succeeded her in office in 1997.

Meyers' political career began on the Overland Park City Council in 1967. She went to the Kansas Senate in 1972 before moving to Congress in 1985.

In 1995, Meyers became the first Republican woman in . . .

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