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February 12, 2008 Press Release

In a speech honoring the legacy of African Americans President Bush saluted the work of historian Carter G. Woodson, former Secretary of Transportation William Coleman, one of the Little Rock Nine Ernest Green, former Temptation Otis Williams, and Rep. John Lewis.            

January 29, 2008 Press Release

The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5140, the Recovery Rebates and Economic Stimulus for the American People Act by a vote of 385 to 35.  Democratic leadership in the House-Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA-8), members of the Ways & Means committee chaired by Rep. Charles Rangel (NY-15) and the Financial Services Committee chaired by Rep.

January 29, 2008 Press Release


The Congress will continue to work with President Bush in a bi-partisan manner to meet the needs of the American people.  However, for a nation that is facing a potential economic crisis, I was dismayed that the President offered no new ideas to the American people and no perspective on the span of his Administration.

January 24, 2008 Press Release


WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman John Lewis and Senator Edward M. Kennedy, along with 26 House colleagues and more than a dozen Senate members, introduced the Civil Rights Act of 2008, which will strengthen accountability when civil rights and workers' rights are violated.

December 21, 2007 Press Release


On December 19, 2007 Congress completed consideration of H.R. 2764, the fiscal year 2008 omnibus appropriations bill.

December 6, 2007 Press Release

Speaker Nancy Pelosi will join House Republican Leader John Boehner and Representatives John Lewis and Vic Snyder today at 12:30 PM to recognize the desegregation of the Little Rock Central High School.