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

    Friday Feb 27 | 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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  2. Civil rights activist John Lewis visits Tim Cook at Apple HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | 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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  3. Crestline Connect: seven years of networkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | 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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  4. Civil Rights icon John Lewis named Elms College 2015 commencement speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | 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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  5. The Tea Party Movement Standing Strong and Tall.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Examiner.com

    The Town Criers, a committee of the St. Augustine Tea Party , returned to the streets to assess public sentiment in the wake of the renewed terrorist activity and to assess the reaction of the public to the new Republican controlled Congress. The Town Criers have been engaging a national audience in the historic district of St. Augustine, Florida for over three and a half years.

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  6. CSUF `musicologist' spreads musical understandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Orange County Register

    ... Stylistics, the Five Blind Boys of Alabama, the Gerald Wilson Orchestra, Scott Baio, Rosey Grier, Merv Griffin, Jerry Lewis, Avery Schreiber, John Travolta and John Wayne. Authored textbooks: "Popular Music in America: Forging the American Spirit," ...

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  7. FCC's Patrick Halley Joins Wilkinson Barker KnauerRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Freshnews

    ... musician. While in college, Mr. Halley was a legislative intern in the Capitol Hill office of former Rep. Jerry Lewis (CA). Mr. Halley received his B.A. in International Affairs ( magna cum laude ) from The George Washington University, and his J.D. ...

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  8. 6 things I learned from the speaker voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Washington Post

    U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi passes a gavel to U.S. House Speaker John Boehner during the first session of the 114th Congress in the House Chamber on Jan. 6. By now, you probably know that despite facing historic levels of opposition from his own party, John Boehner won election to a third term as speaker of the House on Tuesday. I wrote a piece analyzing what that victory and rebellion meant for the GOP immediately after the vote.

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  9. 6 things I learned from the speaker voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Washington Post

    U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat from California, left, passes a gavel to U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, during the first session of the 114th Congress in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg By now, you probably know that despite facing historic levels of opposition from his own party, John Boehner won election to a third term as Speaker of the House on Tuesday.

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  10. Changing of the guardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... has been working staff positions on Capitol Hill since his start in 1991 as a staff assistant for ex-Rep. Jerry Lewis, R-Calif. He worked his way up to legislative director for Lewis before going to work in 1999 for the government relations firm ...

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  11. The New Indian LobbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Politico

    November wasn't kind to the political power of Indian-Americans. In the hundreds of congressional and gubernatorial races across the country, only five Indian-American candidates were on the ballot.

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  12. Notable deaths last weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ... as "General Hospital" and "Perry Mason," and films such as "Girl Happy" with Presley and "Three on a Couch" with Jerry Lewis. It was on that film she met her husband, actor Gary Collins, who died in 2012. • Ernest Brace, a civilian who was ...

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  13. Oprah-produced film on Rep. Lewis gets DC premiereRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Hill

    WE HEAR: Rep. John Lewis rubbed elbows with Oprah Winfrey as one of the former talk show queen's special guests over the weekend at a California screening of the upcoming film, "Selma." Winfrey and Brad Pitt are the producers behind the historical drama about the 1965 voting rights marches from Selma, Ala.

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  14. Former Miss America Mary Ann Mobley dies at 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    ... as "General Hospital" and "Perry Mason," and films such as "Girl Happy" with Presley and "Three on a Couch" with Jerry Lewis. It was on that film she met her husband, actor Gary Collins, who died in 2012. Mobley Collins was also a documentarian, ...

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  15. TDS / ColbertRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... written by Lear, and within days his career in television began. Before long his work with Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis (and later Martha Raye and George Gobel) made him the highest-paid comedy writer in the country, and he was spending his summers ...

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  16. Jeff Shockey Goes for the Reverse Revolving Door AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Roll Call

    ... the House Appropriations Committee. Shockey's start on Capitol Hill was in 1991 as a staff assistant for ex-Rep. Jerry Lewis, R-Calif. He worked his way up to legislative director for Lewis before going to work in 1999 for the government relations ...

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  17. Rep. Schock receives 2014 Lewis-Houghton Leadership AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Illinoisreview

    Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock received the 2014 Lewis-Houghton Leadership Award at a Fall Gala hosted by the Faith and Politics Institute. The award recognizes leaders who have "exhibited conscience, courage, and compassion in their roles as public servants."

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  18. Jones poised to keep GOP leaders post held since 2002Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Townsend Times

    House Minority Leader Brad Jones says he has the votes to be re-elected to lead the Republican caucus in 2015. Jones loyalists in May delivered a vote of confidence in the veteran North Reading Republican in the face of criticism of his leadership from a small, vocal group of conservative House lawmakers.

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  19. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Lucianne.com

    Civil rights icon and Congressman John Lewis believes that Ferguson is a "turning point" for the modern civil rights movement, and that the nation will see massive protests if a grand jury does not indict Officer Darren Wilson in the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. While appearing on Roland Martin's radio show, Rep. Lewis was asked whether the numerous stories of African-American men being shot by police - Brown's death chief among them - was "the modern-day Selma", referring to the 1963 march that saw hundreds of protestors beaten and arrested for demanding African-American voting rights.

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  20. Pelosi Defiant: 'When Was the Last Time You Asked Mitch McConnell' if He's Too Old?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Roll Call

    In her first public remarks since Election Day last week, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi defended her decision to run to keep her post atop the House Democratic Caucus, and doesn't sound likely to relinquish it anytime soon. "I don't understand why this question should even come up," the California Democrat said at a press conference Thursday.

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