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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
Aug. 25, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript:
Aug. 25, 2013 CNN "Newsroom" - "March"
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
Aug. 7, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Focus on Defeating Kony, LRA
Aug. 6, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Commemorates Signing of the Voting Rights Act
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
July 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Support for the Release of DREAM Activists
July 29, 2013 Letter to Representative Harold Rogers, Representative Jack Kingston, Representative Nita Lowey, and Representative Rosa DeLauro - Meals on Wheels
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 19, 2013 Whip Hoyer Introduces Election Assistance Commission Resolution
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
June 28, 2013 Pancreatic Cancer
June 27, 2013 Letter to Rep. Dave Camp - Ways and Means Democrats Call for Hearing with Treasury Inspector General
June 27, 2013 Save the Voting Rights Act of 1965
June 27, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Says DOMA Decision Is A Victory for Equality
June 25, 2013 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript - Voting Rights
June 25, 2013 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript - Supreme Court Decisions
June 25, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Calls Court Decision "a Dagger" in the Heart of Voting Access
June 20, 2013 Letter to Secretary Sally Jewell, Department of the Interior - Wild Horse and Burro Program
June 14, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Cost of War Act Passes as Part of Defense Authorization Bill
June 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
June 4, 2013 Letter to the State Child Welfare Administrators - Encourage States to Let Foster Kids Be Kids
May 31, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions
May 30, 2013 Letter to Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General of the United Nations - Haitain Cholera Epidemic
May 29, 2013 Rep. John Lewis on Visit to Atlanta VA Center
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 16, 2013 Rep. John Lewis on IRS Problems
May 16, 2013 The Introduction of the Every Child Deserves a Family Act
May 16, 2013 Repeal of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
May 15, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Criticizes Sweeping AP Probe
May 9, 2013 Full Faith and Credit Act
May 9, 2013 National Nurses Week
May 8, 2013 Sen. Gillibrand, Reps. Lewis and Ros-Lehtinen Bill Helps Solve Foster Care Adoption Crisis
April 30, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Cuba Travel Policy
April 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Prioritize Human Rights in Mexico
April 23, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Debt Ceiling
April 22, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Celebrates Earth Day
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Environmental Education Act Programs Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Endowment for the Humanities Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Landscape Conservation System Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson - National Endowment for the Arts Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
April 18, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Services Funding
April 18, 2013 Where is Our Courage
April 18, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Denounces Senate Inaction on Guns
April 12, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Proposes HHS Adjustment for Hospitals Serving Low-Income Patients
April 11, 2013 House Democrats Want President to Intervene in Mortgage Relief Backlog
April 10, 2013 "We have struck a new low… U.S. Must Pay Its Bills" Rep. John Lewis Fires Back at Republican Default Plan
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