May 12 2017
There is a problem in American elections that was proven by thousands of pages of evidence and months of field hearings in communities across America- that problem is voter discrimination.
May 05 2017
From the moment he set foot in the Oval Office, he has done exactly what he falsely accused President Barack Obama of doing. He is by-passing the legislative role of Congress, negating the fundamental value of public argument and debate, and changing the foundation of American law.
Apr 29 2017 • Atlanta Journal-Constitution
More than 200 gun control advocates rallied Saturday in downtown Atlanta, joined by the city's U.S. Rep. John Lewis in what they say was an effort to counter the annual convention happening blocks away for the National Rifle Association.
Apr 17 2017 • WABE 90.1 FM
U.S. Rep. John Lewis has been named this year's recipient of the Gleitsman Citizen Activist Award for his decades-long work on human rights and civil liberties.
Mar 24 2017
Mr. Speaker, I have said it time and time again -- health care is a right. It is not a privilege reserved for a wealthy few. For what does it profit this body to pass this bill and lose our soul? This bill is a shame. It is a disgrace.
Mar 24 2017 • The Washington Post
For the most part, Democrats have flown under the radar in this health-care debate, preferring to step back and let Republicans shoot themselves in their leather-soled feet. But on Friday, Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), one of the most stirring speech givers in Congress, threw himself into the health-care debate in a big way.
Mar 16 2017
At no additional cost to taxpayers, this bill will create the first national, historic park in the state of Georgia. This small change will significantly improve the way the National Park Service preserves, shares, and presents the history of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Mar 13 2017
Atlanta is the cradle of the Civil Rights movement, so it is only fitting that our city be home to the first African-American head of a Federal Reserve Bank.
Mar 11 2017 • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
It was easy to be green Saturday in Atlanta, as revelers warmed up for St. Patrick’s Day with a parade on Peachtree Street in Midtown. The event began at noon with U.S. Rep. John Lewis as grand marshal.
Mar 03 2017
To mark tenth anniversary of the tragic Bluffton University bus crash on Interstate 75 in Atlanta, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) and Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) sent a letter to the new Secretary of Transportation, Elaine Chao, to continue their efforts to encourage the federal government to implement safety improvements to buses in America.