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May 12, 2017 Press Release

              “I am not certain what more the White House could do to signal its utter disregard for the democratic process in this country.  While we as a nation are trying to evaluate why the FBI director was fired shortly after he requested more funds to continue the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, the president moves to establish a so-called “election integrity

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May 5, 2017 Press Release

                “Just when I thought the news from the White House could not get any worse, Donald Trump signs another hypocritical executive order.  From the moment he set foot in the Oval Office, he has done exactly what he falsely accused President Barack Obama of doing.  He is by-passing the legislative role of Congress, negating the fundamental value of public argument and debate, and chan

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May 4, 2017 Press Release

“Today we are facing a crossroads in the history of this nation.  One day our children and our children’s children may turn to us and ask, “Which side were you on?”  In the aftermath of this vote, members of the House will have to look their constituents, their friends, their family and even their children in the eyes and tell them the painful truth.

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April 6, 2017 Press Release

“I watched in horror today at the news reports of the chemical weapons attack on the Syrian people.  Tiny little children, babies in their mothers’ arms were struggling for life.  Their innocent beauty and the hopefulness in their little eyes was deeply distressing, knowing that their lives have been change forever. 

March 31, 2017 Press Release

“Journalism is such a powerful force in American society.  Freedom of speech and of the press is the cornerstone of our democracy.  Walter Cronkite once said that, 'A free press is not just important to democracy, it is democracy.'

March 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Rep. John Lewis made this statement today during the debate to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with H.R.

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March 16, 2017 Press Release

Rep. John Lewis made this statement today on his bill H.R. 267, The Martin Luther King Jr.

March 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Representative John Lewis applauds the appointment today of Raphael Bostic to become the 15th president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.  Bostic is both the first African-American and the first openly-gay president of a regional Federal Reserve Bank. 

March 13, 2017 Press Release

                WASHINGTON—In response to tensions surrounding immigration during the election season in the Netherlands, Rep.

March 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—During a marathon 18-hour markup of the Ryancare proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Democrats on the House Ways & Means Committee engaged in a long struggle to amend the Ryan alternative.  They were concerned that, as written, the proposal robs the most vulnerable Americans, including millions who were only recently able to afford healthcare due to

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