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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
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
Jan. 23, 2013 Senator Gillibrand Teams Up With Civil Rights Leader Rep. John Lewis to Reintroduce Voter Empowerment Act in Senate
Jan. 15, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Helps Read Constitution
Jan. 15, 2013 Rep. John Lewis on the Legacy of Eugene Patterson, former Editor and Columnist
Dec. 20, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
Dec. 19, 2012 Rep. John Lewis Speaks Out on Possible Cuts to Social Security and Medicare
Dec. 18, 2012 Rep. John Lewis on Passing of Jesse Hill Jr.
Dec. 14, 2012 Rep. John Lewis on the Tragic School Shooting in Connecticut
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Medicare Eligibility
Dec. 11, 2012 Letter to President Obama, House and Senate Leadership
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
Sept. 28, 2012 Letter To Artur Davis
Sept. 21, 2012 Senator Gillibrand Teams Up With Civil Rights Leader Rep. John Lewis to Introduce Voter Empowerment Act in Senate
Sept. 21, 2012 Democratic Leaders Challenge GOP to Change Least Productive Record
Sept. 21, 2012 Reps. Stark, Lewis, and Peters Call for Renewal of Computer Donation Tax Deduction
Sept. 21, 2012 Reps. Lewis, Stark, and Peters Call for Renewal of Computer Donation Tax Deduction
Sept. 21, 2012 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - Medicare Advantage
Sept. 21, 2012 Congressmen Peters, Stark and Lewis Introduce Legislation to Renew Computer Donation Tax Deduction
Sept. 21, 2012 Disapproving Rule Relating to Waiver and Expenditure Authority with Respect to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program
Sept. 20, 2012 Reps. Lewis, Scott & Johnson to Host "For the People" Voter
Sept. 14, 2012 Rep. John Lewis Mourns the Loss of Four State Department Officials in Libya
Sept. 11, 2012 Hearing of the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - Internal Revenue Service's Implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
Aug. 14, 2012 Rep. John Lewis Commemorates 77th Anniversary of Social Security
July 30, 2012 Ways and Means Democrats Introduce Senate-Passed Tax Cut Bill
July 25, 2012 Hearing of the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - Public Charities
July 24, 2012 Ways and Means Democrats Call for Extension of EITC, CTC and AOTC
July 18, 2012 Rep. John Lewis Speaks Out Against Repeal of Healthcare Reform
July 17, 2012 Boustany, Lewis Request Information on IRS Technology Budget
July 17, 2012 Letter to Honorable Douglas H. Shulman, Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service
July 13, 2012 Levin Applauds Effort to Spur State Innovation in Helping Welfare Recipients Find Jobs
July 12, 2012 Ways and Means Democrats Introduce Extension of Research and Development Tax Credit
July 10, 2012 Repeal of Obamacare Act
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
July 5, 2012 Rep. John Lewis Scores Transportation Safety Victory
June 29, 2012 Rep. John Lewis Advocates Expansion of Student Loan Interest Deduction for Families
June 28, 2012 Rep. John Lewis on Court Decision to Uphold Healthcare Bill
June 28, 2012 Rep. John Lewis on Court Decision to Uphold Healthcare Bill
June 27, 2012 Rep. John Lewis on the Groundbreaking of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights
June 26, 2012 Bipartisan Leaders in House and Senate Urge GAO to Probe Success Rate of Efforts to Identify and Prevent Medicare Fraud
June 25, 2012 Joint Statement of Reps. Lewis, Scott, Johnson regarding use of mortgage settlement funds
June 22, 2012 Reps. Lewis, Scott, Johnson to Governor Deal: Invest mortgage settlement funds in foreclosure prevention
June 21, 2012 Domestic Energy and Jobs Act
June 18, 2012 Rep. John Lewis on President's Directive on Immigration Policy
June 12, 2012 Letter to President Obama
May 30, 2012 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
May 29, 2012 Letter to Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Mr. Edward DeMarco, Acting Director
May 22, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama President of the United States
May 18, 2012 Rep. John Lewis Amendment Demanding An Accounting For the Cost of War Is Part of the Defense Authorization Act
May 17, 2012 Ill-Conceived Violence Against Women Act Passes the House
May 17, 2012 Rep. John Lewis Joins with House Leaders for Voter Empowerment, Not Disenfranchisement
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