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July 13, 2007 Press Release

This morning Congressman John Lewis appeared before the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles to speak on behalf of Mr.

June 25, 2007 Editorial
When Emmett Till's broken body was sent from Mississippi back to Chicago, his mother took one look at her son's body and demanded an open-casket funeral. Fifty thousand people came to see that body, and his battered face. There must be few things more wrenching for a mother than to put her deceased son on display. But she chose to do just that, rather than to seal the truth in a casket.
June 25, 2007 Press Release
On Sunday June 24, Rep. John Lewis will receive the Lincoln Medal awarded by the Ford's Theater in Washington, DC to "individuals who through their body of work, accomplishments or personal attributes exemplify the lasting legacy and mettle of character embodied by...President Abraham Lincoln." 
May 7, 2007 Press Release
Today Rep. Lewis met with Rev. Hutchins, informant Alex White, and other members of Congress, including Rep.
May 7, 2007 Press Release

Congressman Lewis made this statement in response to Prudential Financial's generosity.

May 4, 2007 Press Release
On Tax Day, yesterday evening, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation shepherded by Rep. John Lewis that takes important steps to protect taxpayers from fraud.
May 4, 2007 Press Release
"When we send our young people off to college, we think they are going to learn, to grow, and to become productive and good citizens. We would never dream that they would become victims of senseless acts of violence. As a nation and as a people, this tragedy demonstrates what we know in our hearts and minds is true. We must find a way to break the cycle of violence that is gripping our society.
May 4, 2007 Press Release
Today, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) joined Rep. Stephanie Tubbs-Jones (D-OH) and Senators Hillary Clinton (D-NY), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) and Barbara Boxer (D-CA) to introduce the Count Every Vote Act. Rep. Lewis made this statement at the news conference today. "It is so fitting and appropriate that we will reintroduce the Count Every Vote Act today.
February 23, 2007 Press Release

The U.S. House of Representatives has undertaken four days of five-minute debates regarding House Concurrent Resolution 63 which, if passed, would indicate that members of the House disapprove of the President's decision to send twenty thousand more troops to Iraq.