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  1. Congressional Gold Medal For Selma MarchersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTVY Dothan

    ... up to the very ideals on which it was founded," said Rep. Terri Sewell. "I would like to thank Representative Martha Roby, Senator Jeff Sessions, Senator Corey Booker, and all of the members of the Alabama Congressional delegation for standing with ...

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  2. No House Republican leaders are going to Selma this weekend. That's a dumb move.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The eyes of the political world will be on Selma, Ala., tomorrow as President Obama will be in town to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the civil rights marches that began there -- and drew the attention of the country to its racial divide. Know who won't be in attendance? Anyone from the House Republican leadership.

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  3. 2015 Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage to AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell left and Martha Roby speak during a stop at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute in Birmingham, Ala., during the Faith & Politics Institute 2015 Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage to Alabama, Friday, March 6, 2015.

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  4. 94 members of Congress arrive in Birmingham for civil rights pilgrimageRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    More than 90 members of Congress arrived in Birmingham today as part of the 15th annual Congressional civil rights pilgrimage to Alabama, highlighted by this weekend's 50th anniversary of the 1965 Bloody Sunday march in Selma. U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell of Alabama's seventh district said there were 98 members of Congress expected on the trip.

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  5. 2 members from Alabama's Washington delegation to miss Selma anniversary celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Alabama Live

    President Obama will be joined by all but two members of Alabama's congressional delegation at Saturday's 50th anniversary of the civil rights march in Selma. U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Tuscaloosa, and U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Huntsville, will miss the event, according to spokespeople in their offices.

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  6. Republican Congressional Leaders Skipping Selma AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Outside the Beltway

    This weekend, President Obama, former President George W. Bush, and countless numbers of other Americans will gather in Selma, Alabama to mark the 50th anniversary of one of the most significant events of the Civil Rights Era, but there won't be any representatives from the Republican leadership in either the House or the Senate there: Scores of U.S. lawmakers are converging on tiny Selma, Alabama, for a large commemoration of a civil rights anniversary. But their ranks don't include a single member of House Republican leadership - a point that isn't lost on congressional black leaders.

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  7. GOP Leaders Faulted for Skipping 50th Anniversary of Selma MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | News Max

    Republican leadership is in the hot seat for skipping this weekend's 50th anniversary commemoration of "Bloody Sunday" in Selma, Alabama, Politico reports. The three-day event, honoring the 54-mile highway march from Selma to Montgomery to highlight black American's fight for the right to vote, will include some 100 members of Congress, President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush, but House Republican leaders and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will be conspicuously absent.

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  8. Obama Heads To Selma For 50th Anniversary Of Voting Rights MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WCKX-FM Columbus

    Fifty years ago, several hundred peaceful protesters marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge from Selma, Ala., to Montgomery to underscore the need for Black voting rights. Demonstrators were brutalized and beaten by White police officers in what has become known as "Bloody Sunday."

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  9. House GOP leaders not bothering with Selma anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday," when civil rights activists trying to march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., to the state capital of Montgomery to work for voting rights were instead beaten with billy clubs by state troopers and local police. Nearly 100 members of Congress will be in Selma during a three-day event to mark the anniversary, as will President Obama and former President George W. Bush.

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  10. US House panel investigating Benghazi to issue subpoenas for Hillary Clinton's personal emailsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    The special House committee investigating the 2012 attacks on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, will issue subpoenas for former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's personal emails, congressional aides said Wednesday. The move comes amid the disclosure that Clinton, the potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, relied exclusively on a personal email account during her tenure as the nation's top diplomat.

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  11. GOP backs voting rights event, but not legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

    A record number of lawmakers will help celebrate the 50th birthday of the Voting Rights Act this weekend, but only a few have committed to supporting legislation that would restore a key piece of the landmark law. President Obama likely will raise that issue on Saturday, when he delivers a speech on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., to a crowd that will include about 100 members of Congress.

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  12. GOP leaders to skip Selma eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Politico

    Scores of U.S. lawmakers are converging on tiny Selma, Alabama, for a large commemoration of a civil rights anniversary. But their ranks don't include a single member of House Republican leadership - a point that isn't lost on congressional black leaders.

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  13. Alabama lawmakers fire back at proposed AR-15 ammo banRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Alabama Live

    The proposal would ban SS109 and M855 5.56 ammunition - known as "green tips" - most often used in AR-15 sporting rifles. Proponents of the ban said the ammunition is particularly dangerous as it can pierce armor worn by law enforcement.

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  14. House committee to subpoena Clinton emails in Benghazi probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Pocono Record

    A congressional committee investigating the terror attacks on a U.S. mission in Libya was expected as early as Wednesday to subpoena the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state - and used a computer email server now traced back to her family's New York home. The Republican-led House Select Committee on Benghazi planned the subpoenas to demand additional material from Clinton, congressional aides told The Associated Press.

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  15. House panel investigating Benghazi to issue subpoenas for Hillary Clinton's personal emailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Star Tribune

    The special House committee investigating the 2012 attacks on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, will issue subpoenas for former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's personal emails, congressional aides said Wednesday. The move comes amid the disclosure that Clinton relied exclusively on a personal email account during her tenure as the nation's top diplomat.

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  16. News from America, 3:16 AMClinton in Hot Water for Using Personal E-mail While in OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Former United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appears to be in hot water over her use of a personal e-mail account for diplomatic business while serving as the top American diplomat, Yahoo News reports. The New York Times revealed on Tuesday that Clinton used a personal address during her entire four years as secretary of state.

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  17. Alabama GOP Congressional delegation cites immigration in opposing Homeland Security fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Alabama Live

    All six of Alabama's Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives voted against the bill that passed on a 257-167 vote. U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell of Birmingham was among the 182 Democrats who supported the bill without dissent.

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  18. Conservatives accuse Boehner of 'capitulation' after Congress...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Daily Mail

    Conservatives accuse Boehner of 'capitulation' after Congress approves long-term Homeland Security funding bill that doesn't affect President Obama's immigration actions It was a blow to Republicans who wanted Congress to hold out for a bill that included language blocking President Obama's immigration orders The House, 257-167, backed a Senate-passed funding bill stripped of any immigration provisions, ending a bitter fight on 'This is a very, very sad day,' said Republican Rep. Matt Salmon of Arizona.

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  19. Stopgap DHS funding fails in US House, midnight shutdown loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | ABS-CBN News

    The US House rejected Republican leadership Friday, failing to approve a three-week extension of Department of Homeland Security funding and setting up a dramatic showdown hours before the agency goes into partial shutdown. Funding for crucial national security programs freezes at midnight.

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  20. As GOP looks to bolster Selma support, House Majority Whip Scalise says he'll go 'next year'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Alabama Live

    The Times-Picayune about the recent news that he likely spoke at a white nationalist conference in 2002. President Obama and former President George W. Bush will be in Selma this weekend for the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights March.

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