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John Lewis' Public Statements

Full Name: John R. Lewis
Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Lillian; 1 Child: John
Birth Date: 02/21/1940
Birth Place: Troy, AL
Home City: Atlanta, GA
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
Rep. John Lewis on Prudential Financial's $1 Million Gift to King Memorial
Issue Position: Labor
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Healthcare
Issue Position: Unemployment
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Non-Proliferation
Issue Position: Crime
Issue Position: Social Security - Ending the Disability Backlog
Issue Position: Poverty & Homelessness
Issue Position: Iraq/Iran
Issue Position: Tax Relief
Issue Position: Appropriations
Issue Position: Children, Youth, and Families
Issue Position: 9/11 Health and Compensation Act
Issue Position: Unemployment
Issue Position: Georgia Drought
Issue Position: Foreign Affairs
Issue Position: Energy & Gas Prices
Issue Position: Voting Rights
Issue Position: Housing
Issue Position: Social Security
Issue Position: Education
Aug. 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urge President to Take Big, Broad Actions
Aug. 14, 2014 Rep. John Lewis on Shooting of Michael Brown and Events in Ferguson, Missouri
Aug. 1, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5230, The Secure the Southwest Border Act of 2014; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5272, Prohibitions Relating to Deferred Action for Aliens; and Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules
July 30, 2014 Authorization to Initiate Litigation for Actions By the President
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
July 23, 2014 Hearing of the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - Affordable Care Act and Ongoing GAO Investigation
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action
June 26, 2014 CNN "Anderson Cooper 360 Degrees" - Transcript: Affordable Care Act
June 26, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Hearing on Highway Funding
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 20, 2014 Rep. John Lewis 50th Anniversary of Mississippi Freedom Summer and the Lives of Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
June 17, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Africa Immigration Issue
June 16, 2014 Rep. John Lewis Supports Pres. Obama's Action on ENDA
June 12, 2014 Introduction of the National Nonviolence Week Resolution
June 12, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy
June 10, 2014 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Oversight of the House Ways and Means Committee - Verification of Income and Insurance Information under the ACA
June 9, 2014 Authorizing Use of Rotunda for Ceremony Commemorating 50th Anniversary of Enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
May 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program
May 30, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
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