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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
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage
Feb. 5, 2014 Hearing of the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - IRS Commissioner John Koskinen
Feb. 5, 2014 Rep. John Lewis's Opening Statement at Oversight Hearing on IRS
Feb. 3, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Don't Squeeze Taxpayers with More Debt Ceiling Brinksmanship
Jan. 30, 2014 Rep. John Lewis Takes Issue with Farm Bill
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Catherine Lhamon, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education - Campus Sexual Assaults
Jan. 29, 2014 Rep. John Lewis on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 28, 2014 Hoyer, Pelosi, Slaughter & DeGette, Along with 87 Members of Congress File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Contraceptive Coverage Requirement Challenge
Jan. 27, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary, US Department of State - P-2 Refugee Status for Ahiska Turks
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Deportations Now
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Hearings on Funding Options for the Federal Highway Trust Fund
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Jan. 8, 2014 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Minimum Wages and Low Income Assistance
Dec. 12, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Leads Push Toward Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
Dec. 3, 2013 Rep. John Lewis on Possible Exhaustion of Fulton County Energy Assistance Funds
Dec. 3, 2013 Rep. John Lewis on Possible Exhaustion of Fulton County Energy Assistance Funds
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp - Turn Focus to Economy
Nov. 22, 2013 Rep. John Lewis on the Legacy of President John F. Kennedy
Nov. 18, 2013 Rep. John Lewis on Senate Judicial Nomination Process
Nov. 14, 2013 Lawsuit Reduction Act of 2013
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Work with Congress on Fair TPA Legislation that Creates Jobs and Grows U.S. Economy
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Federal Defender Services Funding
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 24, 2013 Letter to Chairman David Camp, Committee on Ways and Means - Tax Reform Must Be Product of Bipartisanship in House
Oct. 17, 2013 Rep. John Lewis on End of Government Shutdown
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - US Airways and American Airlines Lawsuit
Oct. 8, 2013 Wall Street Journal - Mall Protesters Want Immigration Back in Spotlight
Oct. 7, 2013 Congressional Black Caucus
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Oct. 3, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Leader Nancy Pelosi - Comprehensive Immigration Reform with Strong Labor Protections
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
Oct. 1, 2013 Rep. John Lewis on Federal Government Shutdown
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling
Sept. 23, 2013 64 Members of Congress, Led by Congressman Dan Kildee, Call on Iran to Release Amir Hekmati As U.N. General Assembly Starts
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Todd Jones, Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives - We Support Obama Administration Firearm Policies
Sept. 20, 2013 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Sept. 18, 2013 Hearing of the House Ways and Means Committee - IRS Exempt Orgs Post-TIGTA Audit
Sept. 11, 2013 Letter to Defense Secretary Hagel - Rep. Johnson Fights to Keep Commissary at Fort McPherson Open
Sept. 11, 2013 Rep. John Lewis on President Obama's Speech
Sept. 8, 2013 Rep. John Lewis: No Praise for Snowden
Aug. 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Military Action in Syria
Aug. 26, 2013 CNN "Newsroom" - Race Relations, Equal Rights
Aug. 25, 2013 CNN "Newsroom" - "March"
Aug. 25, 2013 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript: Civil Rights
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