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  1. Georgia reps react to stimulus voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2009 | Examiner.com

    Declaring that the Obama stimulus package " a plan that is unlikely to stimulate the economy but will ultimately add more than a trillion dollars to the national debt," Georgia Republican Phil Gingrey issued a statement explaining why he joined the entirety of House Republicans in voting "no" on HR 1, Wednesday. Backing away from any appearance of bipartisanship, the GOP in the House of Representatives made sure they were laying the entire package at the feet of the Democrats.

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  2. Founders Day Ceremony Held at MonticelloRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | NBC29

    Thomas Jefferson would have turned 272 Monday. The third president's legacy was honored at a Founders Day celebration held at Monticello.

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  3. Lobbyists-Turned-Staffers Disclose Salaries, ClientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Roll Call

    Shockey, left, chats with Rep. Jerry Lewis before a markup of the House Approriations Committee in 2006. He's back on the Hill after a stint on K Street.

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  4. Today's History:Adolf Hitler decided to break the military terms by ordering the rearming of GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... became the instant, celebrated hit "Man of La Mancha," died in New York. Today's Birthdays: Comedian-director Jerry Lewis is 89. Country singer Ray Walker (The Jordanaires) is 81. Movie director Bernardo Bertolucci is 74. Game show host Chuck ...

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  5. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Daily-Jeff.com

    ... Black Sea region with the country it was part of for some 250 years. Today's Birthdays: Comedian-director Jerry Lewis is 89. Game show host Chuck Woolery is 74. Actor Erik Estrada is 66. Rock singer-musician Nancy Wilson (Heart) is 61. Movie ...

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  6. Congressman John Lewis and VotingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Daily Kos

    "We have never solved a problem in this country with less democracy, and so the persistent efforts from some in political power to restrict the right to vote should be a call to action for us all. This week we have reflected on Bloody Sunday not to celebrate a battle long since won.

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  7. This day in history: March 16, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... became the instant, celebrated hit "Man of La Mancha," died in New York. Today's Birthdays: Comedian-director Jerry Lewis is 89. Country singer Ray Walker (The Jordanaires) is 81. Movie director Bernardo Bertolucci is 74. Game show host Chuck ...

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  8. Today in History: March 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | WHDH

    ... became the instant, celebrated hit "Man of La Mancha," died in New York. Today's Birthdays: Comedian-director Jerry Lewis is 89. Country singer Ray Walker (The Jordanaires) is 81. Movie director Bernardo Bertolucci is 74. Game show host Chuck ...

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  9. Today In History, March 16thRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | WBNS

    ... became the instant, celebrated hit "Man of La Mancha," died in New York. Today's Birthdays: Comedian-director Jerry Lewis is 89. Country singer Ray Walker (The Jordanaires) is 81. Movie director Bernardo Bertolucci is 74. Game show host Chuck ...

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  10. Katy Burns: Uncivil rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Concord Monitor

    On Tuesday, University of Oklahoma students march to the now closed University of Oklahoma's Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house in Norman during a rally in reaction to an incident in which members of a fraternity were caught on video chanting a racial slur. President Barack Obama embraces Rep. John Lewis of Georgia after Lewis introduced the president with an emotional speech by the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., on the 50th anniversary of A'Bloody Sunday," a landmark event of the civil rights movement, on March 7. Rep. Lewis was beaten during "Bloody Sunday" and is a leader of the civil rights movement.

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  11. The Commemoration in SelmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Daily Kos

    Watching America's first Black President with Congressman John Lewis together in Selma was a testament to the honor and ultimate victory of struggle. Lewis is the single living American who did the most for us to be able to have a Black President-after all it was Congressman John Lewis who organized and led the first march in Selma and almost died from the beating.

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  12. Did you see the hypocrites marching in Selma?: Jarvis DeBerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Crowds gather before a symbolic walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge, Sunday, March 8, 2015, in Selma, Ala. This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday," a civil rights march in which protestors were beaten, trampled and tear-gassed by police at the Edmund Pettus Bridge, in Selma.

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  13. Oklahoma Treasurer: Insurance Bills 'Shameful'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Insurance Journal West

    State Treasurer Ken Miller says two bills that would keep his office from linking Oklahoma residents with rightful life insurance proceeds are "shameful" and vowed to sue the state if one of the measures becomes law. Miller, a Republican who oversees Oklahoma's Unclaimed Property Fund, said it received $18 million in unclaimed insurance proceeds over the last 12 months that his office will try to return to the rightful owners.

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  14. Obama, Selma, and the right to voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Al Jazeera

    Stuck in Alabama. That sounds like the title to a country album but in my case that's what I was after covering the anniversary of the "Bloody Sunday" march in Selma.

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  15. Oklahoma treasurer describes insurance bills as 'shameful'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | Durant Daily Democrat

    Treasurer Ken Miller says two bills that would keep his office from linking Oklahoma residents with rightful life insurance proceeds are "shameful" and vowed Friday to sue the state if one of the measures becomes law. Miller, a Republican who oversees Oklahoma's Unclaimed Property Fund, said it received $18 million in unclaimed insurance proceeds over the last 12 months that his office will try to return to the rightful owners.

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  16. Treasurer says insurance bill is 'shameful' 28 mins agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | KJRH

    Treasurer Ken Miller says two bills that would keep his office from linking Oklahoma residents with rightful life insurance proceeds are "shameful" and vowed Friday to sue the state if one of the measures becomes law. Miller, a Republican who oversees Oklahoma's Unclaimed Property Fund, said it received $18 million in unclaimed insurance proceeds over the last 12 months that his office will try to return to the rightful owners.

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  17. "Cabbage" Cars Might Better Protect Passengers in Push TrainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | NBC Los Angeles

    ... does not need to be turned around, but simply runs in reverse. The FRA report was requested by then Congressman Jerry Lewis in response to the horrific 2005 incident in Glendale that claimed 11 lives. A Metrolink push train derailed after colliding ...

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  18. Civil rights activist John Lewis visits Tim Cook at Apple HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Cult of Mac Blog

    Congressman John Lewis paid a visit to Tim Cook at Apple's Cupertino campus today as part of the civil rights icon's northern California tour for his new book. The Georgia congressman played a pivotal role in the bloody Selma march that's back in the spotlight thanks to the events 50th anniversary and the Oscar-nominated film by the same name.

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  19. Crestline Connect: seven years of networkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | The Alpenhorn News

    An important milestone was reached last Wednesday in Crestline when Crestline Connect met for the 350th time. Not bad for a simple idea of locally involved people who want to make a difference while meeting together for breakfast.

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  20. Civil Rights icon John Lewis named Elms College 2015 commencement speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | MassLive.com

    In this March 7, 1965 file photo, John Lewis, center, of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, is forced to the ground by a trooper as state troopers break up the demonstration on what has become known as "Bloody Sunday" in Selma, Ala. Supporters of black voting rights organized a march from Selma to Montgomery to protest the killing of a demonstrator by a state trooper and to improve voter registration for blacks, who are discouraged to register.

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