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September 19, 2007 Press Release

Rep. John Lewis, who began his career in political activism as a student during the Civil Rights Movement, praised student involvement in the Jena 6 case.

September 10, 2007 Press Release

Thousands of our nation’s 9/11 heroes have become sick as a result of their exposure to environmental toxins at Ground Zero. Some have even died.

September 6, 2007 Press Release

With the resignation of top law enforcement official Attorney General Alberto Gonzales leaving the Department of Justice in disarray, the Senate Judiciary Committee has called for testimony regarding the historic significance of the Civil Rights Division of DOJ and the continuing need for its services. 

August 29, 2007 Press Release

"Forty-four years since the March on Washington, that unbelievable gathering on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, this nation has come a great distance toward laying down the burden of race."

August 27, 2007 Press Release

“It was time for Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to go."

August 16, 2007 Press Release

“Asa Hilliard was a mentor and educator who touched the lives of thousands of students.  Through his work and his teaching many young people and those not so young learned the mastery and accomplishment of their African heritage for the first time.

August 16, 2007 Press Release

“The victory that was won on May 17, 1954, when the U.S. Supreme Court decided the Brown v.

July 31, 2007 Press Release

Health care policy is complex and remains one of the most important issues confronting Americans, according to most national opinion surveys. This week the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the Children’s Health and Medicare Protection Act of 2007 (CHAMP) in an attempt to address some of these concerns.

July 25, 2007 Press Release

Yesterday, two health insurance company lobbyists tried to stage a bogus media event outside of Congressman Lewis’s district office to scare seniors about proposed changes to the Medicare Advantage program.  Other members of the U.S.

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