John Lewis
yesterday at 18:49. Facebook
Mr. Speaker, today my heart breaks for the disabled, for women, for seniors, and working families. My heart aches for those who are living paycheck-to-paycheck. My heart mourns for innocent, little children whose very life depends on if their families can pay the bills. This is the right and wrong of it. This is the heart and soul of the matter. We cannot abandon our principles. Mr....
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Rep. John Lewis Speaks Against Republican Repeal Bill

Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) speaks against the Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act on the floor of the House of Representatives March 24, 2017

John Lewis
yesterday at 01:44. Facebook
Wishing everyone a happy #NationalPuppyDay
John Lewis
03/21/2017 at 17:12. Facebook
52 years ago today, I joined Dr King, Rev Abernathy, and more than 3000 people to begin our 3rd attempt to march from Selma to Montgomery.
Rep. King’s statement is bigoted and racist. It suggests there is one cultural tradition and one appearance that all of humanity should conform to. These ideas have given rise to some of the worst atrocities in human history, and they must be condemned.

Rep. John Lewis Criticizes Rep. King’s Comments on the need for a “Homogeneous” America
This amendment is simple but very important. It says that the Republican health bill will not go into effect unless we can certify that no person will lose his or her health insurance coverage.

Rep. John Lewis Wants Republicans to Ensure Americans Don't Lose Health Insurance

Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) offers an amendment to the Republican health care bill during a markup held by the Committee on Ways on Means. The amendment states th...

52 years ago today, we set out to march from Selma to Montgomery to dramatize to the nation that people of color were denied the right to vote.
My opening statement today in the Ways & Means Oversight Subcommittee Hearing on the Social Security Representative Payee Program.

Rep. John Lewis Opening Statement In Oversight Hearing on Social Security
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was my friend, my mentor; he was like a big brother. Dr. King taught us to recognize the dignity and worth of every human being. He was the moral compass of our nation. He marched for us. He protested for us. He went to jail for us. He gave his life for us. We honor Dr. King’s legacy through service to our community and adherence to the philosophy and discipline of...
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‪Wishing everyone peace and good will this Christmas holiday. I spent time today serving at Hosea Feed The Hungry. ‬
Every American has a right to know how their tax dollars are being spent. A variety of accounting methods are used to make it harder for Americans to comprehend how many billions, and even trillions of federal dollars are used to support these international conflicts, meanwhile services they may need to survive are placed on the chopping block due to the claim that our nation cannot afford...
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Rep. John Lewis's Cost of War Bill Included in Defense Authorization
61 years ago today, the Montgomery Bus Boycott began. It was the birth of the modern-day Civil Rights Movement. #goodtrouble
We must honor the service of our veterans by ensuring their well being when they return home.
I dream of a world that makes love it’s highest virtue. We must all participate. We must all exercise our right to vote. #goodtrouble
I’ve marched, protested, been beaten and arrested--all for the right to vote. Friends of mine gave their lives. Honor their sacrifice. Vote.
53 years ago today, we Marched on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. I spoke number six, Dr. King spoke number ten, and out of everyone who spoke that day, I'm the only one still around.
51 years ago today, the Voting Rights Act of 1965 was signed into law. In the 50 years that followed, the VRA changed the shape of electoral politics in America, giving millions a voice in our society for the first time in our history. It was hailed as one of the most effective pieces of legislation Congress had ever passed, but that all came to an end in 2013 when the U.S. Supreme Court...
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Nelson Mandela's legacy of service is a gift to mankind and a guiding light for future generations. #MandelaDay
I cannot believe that the Republican Members of Congress will leave Washington, leave the nation’s capital, for seven and a half weeks without taking a single step to respond to the real suffering, the real pain, the real despair of the American people.

Rep. Lewis Speaks on Congress' Inaction on Gun Violence