Representative John R. Lewis's Public Statements

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Full Name: John R. Lewis
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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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 8/26/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urge President to Take Big, Broad Actions 8/14/14 Rep. John Lewis on Shooting of Michael Brown and Events in Ferguson, Missouri 8/01/14 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 7/30/14 Authorization to Initiate Litigation for Actions By the President 7/25/14 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 7/23/14 Hearing of the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - Affordable Care Act and Ongoing GAO Investigation 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 7/02/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action 6/26/14 CNN "Anderson Cooper 360 Degrees" - Transcript: Affordable Care Act 6/26/14 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Hearing on Highway Funding 6/26/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence 6/20/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions 6/20/14 Rep. John Lewis 50th Anniversary of Mississippi Freedom Summer and the Lives of Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner 6/18/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash 6/17/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Africa Immigration Issue 6/16/14 Rep. John Lewis Supports Pres. Obama's Action on ENDA 6/12/14 Introduction of the National Nonviolence Week Resolution 6/12/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei 6/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy 6/10/14 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Oversight of the House Ways and Means Committee - Verification of Income and Insurance Information under the ACA 6/09/14 Authorizing Use of Rotunda for Ceremony Commemorating 50th Anniversary of Enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 5/30/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program 5/30/14 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking 5/29/14 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations 5/29/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras 5/28/14 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses