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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
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 Honorable 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 Repeal of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
May 16, 2013 The Introduction of the Every Child Deserves a Family Act
May 15, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Criticizes Sweeping AP Probe
May 9, 2013 National Nurses Week
May 9, 2013 Full Faith and Credit Act
May 8, 2013 Sen. Gillibrand, Reps. Lewis and Ros-Lehtinen Bill Helps Solve Foster Care Adoption Crisis
April 30, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Cuba Travel Policy
April 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Prioritize Human Rights in Mexico
April 23, 2013 Letter to Honorable John A. Boehner, Speaker of the House - Debt Ceiling
April 22, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Celebrates Earth Day
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson - National Endowment for the Arts Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
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 Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Landscape Conservation System Funding
April 18, 2013 Where is Our Courage
April 18, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Services Funding
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
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
April 9, 2013 Letter to House and Senate Leaders - Immigration Reform Must Include Strong Civil Rights and Due Process Protections
March 22, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Rejects Ryan-Republican Budget to Favor More Balanced, Fair Solutions
March 22, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Highlights Thousands Benefiting from Affordable Care Act
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
March 21, 2013 Letter to The United States Department of Justice Advisory Policy Board - Urging Stronger Action to Protect Sikh, Hindu, Arab-American Communities from Hate Crimes
March 19, 2013 Rep. John Lewis on 10th Anniversary of Invasion of Iraq
March 18, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Condemns Congressional Inaction
March 18, 2013 Sequestration Cuts Harming Americans
March 14, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Concerns About Japan's Possible Entry to the Trans-Pacific Partnership
March 11, 2013 Rep. John Lewis: Sequestration Hurts Recovery
March 7, 2013 Congressional Leaders Announce New House Website Dedicated To Civil Rights History
March 1, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Applauds Passage Of Violence Against Women Act
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
Feb. 27, 2013 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Voting Rights
Feb. 27, 2013 Rep. John Lewis on Unveiling of Rosa Parks Statue in the Capitol
Feb. 20, 2013 Reps. Lewis and Reichert Lead Charitable/Exempt Organizations Tax Reform Working Group
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Feb. 15, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Supports President's Push to Strengthen Early Childhood Education
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