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4 hrs ago | Independent.ie

US civil rights veteran finds 'dream' job

He was the warm-up speaker for Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream' speech in 1963, and has been a leading civil rights campaigner for more than 50 years.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Travel, Europe Travel, Ireland Travel, Dublin, Ireland Travel

17 hrs ago | Newms360.com

Famed Civil Rights leader to speak at UM

U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., will be the featured speaker at the University of Mississippi School of Law graduation on May 10 in the Grove.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, University of Mississippi

21 hrs ago | Roll Call

An Honesty Gap in the Pay Gap Debate | Commentary

President Barack Obama and the Democratic leadership in Congress have begun rallying this month to a long-suffering legislative solution to gender pay inequities, cocksure that Republican opposition to the measure will weaken the ascendant rabble-rousers ahead of the November midterms.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Hank Johnson, US Senate, Republican, Saxby Chambliss

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Mississippi briefs: John Lewis to speak at Ole Miss law school graduation

Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., will be the guest speaker for the University of Mississippi School of Law graduation on May 10, the university announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Mississippi Government, Mississippi, University of Mississippi

The Baltimore Sun

O'Malley heads to Dublin, Amsterdam

Gov. Martin O'Malley left Tuesday for a five-day trip to Europe that includes a "congressional pilgrimage" to northern Ireland and a conference in Amsterdam.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maryland, Nancy Pelosi, Al Gore

City Paper

Year Two of Awesome Con Was Bigger, But Was It Better?

"Last year this was a local convention. This year, it's a national convention," said Awesome Con co-founder Steve Anderson at the convention, which took place this past weekend.

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Related Topix: World Records, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Gaithersburg, MD

Switched

6 Books You Should Read This Spring

This month we're reading a novel that explores a passionate affair, an enigmatic thriller from Emma Donoghue and more.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, New York, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Derry Today

MLK friend 'looking forward' to Derry visit

A close associate of assassinated peace icon Dr. Martin Luther King says he's looking forward to walking across Derry's Peace Bridge this week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Activism, Lincoln Memorial, US National Parks, iPhone

Mon Apr 21, 2014

War Is A Crime

Easter and Weaponry

When Jonathan Schell, the most cogent moral philosopher of the nuclear age, died of cancer last month, it left a rift in the moral fabric of our small planet, a hole similar in size to those left by the three Alberts-Camus, Einstein and Bigelow.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Military, US Air Force, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Liberal Political News

Roll Call

HOH: Who You Gonna Call? John Lewis

It's not every day that you can be within 10 feet of both a member of Congress and a Ghostbuster.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Roll Call

HOH: Rep. John Lewis' 'March' Nominated for Will Eisner Award

A trailblazer in more ways than one, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., has another first to add to the list: the first member of Congress to be nominated for a Will Eisner Comic Industry Award.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

NewsBlaze

Bi-Partisan Letter Calls for Obama to Address #1 Cause of Death Among Youth

Rep. Lance and 100+ Bi-Partisan Members Send Letter to President: "Implement the Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan" PABI Plan will combat leading cause of death and disability for American Youth Representative Leonard Lance and 100+ Members today announced a bi-partisan letter to the President urging the implementation of National Pediatric ... (more)

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Related Topix: Representative Leonard Lance, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jon Runyan, Donald Payne, Democrat, Representative Hank Johnson

The Hill

Clock ticking fix to the Voting Rights Act

This is the first in a four-part, weekly series on voting in America. Time is running out for Congress to fix the Voting Rights Act.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, James Sensenbrenner, Representative Sean Duffy, Democrat, Fred Upton, Steve Chabot

News Max

Social Security Card Photo Proposal Meets Resistance

A proposal to add photos to Social Security cards is running into some resistance.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Examiner.com

Ceasar Huerta Cantu: President Obama cuts sentence of convicted drug-dealer

U.S. Rep. John Lewis greets President Barack Obama before the president's speech the third day of the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library April 10, 2014 in Austin, Texas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, Austin, TX

Arkansas Times

Nate Powell's 'March' nominated for 2014 Eisner Awards

The Eisner Awards , given out an award ceremony on the last night of Comic-Con and often called the Oscars of the comic industry, announced their 2014 nominees this afternoon, and "March: Book One," the collaboration between North Little Rock native Nate Powell , Congressman John Lewis and co-writer Andrew Aydin , earned nods in three categories: ... (more)

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR, North Little Rock, AR, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Arkansas, Alexander, AR

The Wall Street Journal

Michelle Nunn Raises $2.4 Million in 1st Quarter for Georgia Senate Race

Senate candidate Michelle Nunn smiles towards Rep. John Lewis at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Service at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, on Jan. 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Broun, Democrat, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WDBZ-AM Cincinnati

Roland Martin: 'Dr. Dyson, West, Glaude, Perry - Do What's Right For Black Folks!'

"How is it that we have the ability to say, Mr. President, we love you and respect you, but when it comes to the parent plus loan we disagree with you?" Martin questions.

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Related Topix: African-American, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Examiner.com

Coming attractions in and around Atlanta April 14 2014

Monday April 14th is being visited by music performances from Swedish band The Sounds at Terminal West.

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Related Topix: The Sounds, Pop/Rock, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Atlanta, GA, Painting, Arts

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Media Matters for America

Meet ABC News' Newest Contributor, Laura Ingraham

ABC host George Stephanopoulos announced on This Week that talk radio host and Fox News contributor Laura Ingraham is the network's "newest contributor."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, Immigration Reform, Liberal Political News

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