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John Lewis' Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 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
Issue Position: Foreign Affairs
June 26, 2014 CNN "Anderson Cooper 360 Degrees" - Transcript: Affordable Care Act
June 20, 2014 Rep. John Lewis 50th Anniversary of Mississippi Freedom Summer and the Lives of Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner
June 16, 2014 Rep. John Lewis Supports Pres. Obama's Action on ENDA
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Aug. 25, 2013 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript: 50 Years After the March on Washington
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Endowment for the Humanities Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson - National Endowment for the Arts Funding
Feb. 27, 2013 Rep. John Lewis on Unveiling of Rosa Parks Statue in the Capitol
Jan. 15, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Helps Read Constitution
April 4, 2012 Representative John Lewis Marks Anniversary of King's Death
Feb. 27, 2012 Congressman Cantor Announces Bipartisan Initiative To Preserve Testimonies From Landmark Civil Rights Events
Oct. 16, 2011 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript
July 4, 2011 Rep. John Lewis Celebrates 4th of July and the Power of the American Dream
May 6, 2011 Letter to Chairman Mica, Ranking Member Rahall, Chairman Duncan and Ranking Member DeFazio
Jan. 18, 2011 Authorizing Use of Capitol Rotunda for 50th Anniversary of Kennedy Inagural Address
Jan. 13, 2010 Honoring The Life And Work Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Oct. 15, 2009 20th Anniversary Of The Vision Of A Thousand "Points Of Light''
Sept. 29, 2009 United States Civil Rights Trail Special Resource Study Act Of 2009
Sept. 29, 2009 Honoring The Life And Works Of Senator Edward M. Kennedy
June 18, 2009 Lewis, Lincoln Continue Work to Honor Enslaved African Americans' Role in Capitol's Construction
June 10, 2009 Representative John Lewis On The Shooting At The Holocaust Memorial Museum
May 12, 2009 Rep. John Lewis Witnesses Obama Sign Bill to Preserve Civil Rights History
March 19, 2009 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Oversight of the House Ways and Means Committee - The Troubled Asset Relief Program: Oversight of Federal Borrowing and the Use of Federal Monies
Feb. 12, 2009 Remarks By Hilary Clinton, Secretary Of State - Cultural Delegation To India, Commemorating The 50th Anniversary Of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Tour
Jan. 21, 2009 The Washington Times - Obama's Quantum Leap in Citizen Service
Nov. 4, 2008 MSNBC "Decision '08" - Transcript
July 30, 2008 Rep. John Lewis Commends House For Slavery Apology
April 21, 2008 Rep. John Lewis Responds to McCain Speech in Selma
Jan. 23, 2007 Rep. John Lewis Comments on the State of the Union
July 28, 2006 Rep. John Lewis Calls for Peace in the Middle East
Feb. 6, 2006 Olver Opposes Warrantless Spying on Americans
Jan. 31, 2006 Rep. John Lewis Mourns the Death of Civil RIghts Leader Coretta Scott King
Dec. 7, 2005 Recognizing the 50th Anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott
Sept. 8, 2005 On the Contribution of the Press To the Civil Rights Movement
June 21, 2005 Rep. John Lewis Comments on the Decision of the Jury in the Killen Mississippi Murder Trial
June 22, 2004 Honoring the Life and Accomplishments of Ray Charles
June 21, 2004 Congratulating Randy Johnson of the Arizona Diamondbacks on Pitching a Perfect Game
June 21, 2004 Congratulating Detroit Pistons on Winning the 2004 National Basketball Association Championship
June 7, 2004 Congressman John Lewis On the Death of President Ronald Reagan
Feb. 13, 2004 Congressional Leaders: FEC Should Allow Political Organizations to Fully Participate in Elections
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