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  • Awarding Congressional Gold Medal to Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, and Cynthia Wesley


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    Representative Terri A. Sewell

    From: AL District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-24

    SEWELL of Alabama. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself 5 minutes. Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to join my colleague, Spencer Bachus, as we begin consideration of our bill, H.R. 360. I am proud to have had...



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    Representative Aaron Schock

    From: IL District 18

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-04-24

    SCHOCK. Mr. Speaker, in March, I had the honor to join my friends from Alabama in traveling to Birmingham as part of the 13th annual Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage. I was joined by my esteemed...



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    Representative Maxine Waters

    From: CA District 43

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-24

    WATERS. I rise today in support of H.R. 360. The bill posthumously honors the lives of Addie Mae Collins, Denise [[Page H2263]] McNair, Carole Robertson, and Cynthia Wesley who were tragically lost...



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    Representative James E. Clyburn

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    Date: 2013-04-24

    CLYBURN. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of H.R. 360. This timely legislation will provide for the posthumous awarding of the Congressional Gold Medal to Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole...



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    Senator Nancy Pelosi

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    Date: 2013-04-24

    PELOSI. Mr. Speaker, I thank our distinguished colleague, Congresswoman Sewell, for yielding. As you can see, there are many of us who are very eager. Our distinguished Democratic whip, Mr. Hoyer,...



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    Representative Robert B. Aderholt

    From: AL District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-04-24

    ADERHOLT. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to join my colleagues, as mentioned, in support of H.R. 360, and to honor the memory of Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, and Cynthia Wesley, who...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-24

    HOYER. I thank Congresswoman Sewell for her leadership and for yielding this time, and I thank my good friend Spencer Bachus for his leadership as well, and I congratulate him and his family for the...



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    Representative Jeb Hensarling

    From: TX District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-04-24

    HENSARLING. I thank the gentleman for yielding. I rise in strong support of H.R. 360 to posthumously bestow Congress' highest civilian honor to Addie Mae Collins, Cynthia Wesley, Carole Robertson,...



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    Representative Michael G. Fitzpatrick

    From: PA District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-04-24

    FITZPATRICK. I thank my friend from Alabama (Mr. Bachus). Mr. Speaker, I rise also to urge passage in support of the bill as we commemorate the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham. ...



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    Representative John Lewis

    From: GA District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-24

    LEWIS. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my friends, Congresswoman Sewell and Congressman Bachus. It is true that I grew up in Alabama, and I represent Georgia, but Alabama is in my blood. I want to thank...



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    Representative Sanford D. Bishop Jr.

    From: GA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-24

    BISHOP of Georgia. I thank the gentlelady for yielding. Alabama named me, but Georgia claimed me. I remember vividly the Sunday of the bombing as a young boy in Mobile, Alabama. I'm reminded of the...



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    Representative Emanuel Cleaver

    From: MO District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-24

    CLEAVER. Mr. Speaker, I say congratulations to Ms. Sewell and Mr. Bachus. I had returned home from a movie. If we went to church, we had the opportunity to do other things; and I went on to church,...



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    Representative Terri A. Sewell

    From: AL District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-24

    SEWELL of Alabama. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself 5 minutes. Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to join my colleague, Spencer Bachus, as we begin consideration of our bill, H.R. 360. I am proud to have had...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-24

    JACKSON LEE. Mr. Speaker, often we are taught in the Christian Baptist and African American tradition, which is paraphrasing the words of the Bible, give honor unto those upon whom honor is due. For...



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    Representative Danny K. Davis

    From: IL District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-24

    DAVIS of Illinois asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. DANNY K. DAVIS of Illinois. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the gentlewoman from Alabama for yielding me this time....



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    Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson

    From: TX District 30

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-24

    JOHNSON of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I think many times people wonder why so often we go back and give homage to our past. It's because we still suffer the damages of the past. And we don't forget the families...



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    Representative Carolyn B. Maloney

    From: NY District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-24

    MALONEY of New York. Mr. Speaker, I rise as a supporter of today's legislation that would award a Congressional Gold Medal to commemorate the lives of Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robinson...



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    Representative Paul Cook

    From: CA District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-04-24

    COOK. Madam Speaker, on rollcall No. 121 on the ordering of the previous question for H. Res. 175, I am not recorded because I was absent due to a death in the family. Had I been present, I would have...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-24

    JACKSON LEE of texas in the house of representatives Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Ms. JACKSON LEE. Mr. Speaker, I rise today...



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    Representative Keith J. Rothfus

    From: PA District 12

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-04-24

    ROTHFUS of pennsylvania in the house of representatives Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Mr. ROTHFUS. Mr. Speaker, I want to commend...