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  • Awarding Congressional Gold Medal to the Foot Soldiers Who Participated in Bloody Sunday, Turnaround Tuesday, or the Final Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March in March of 1965


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    Representative Bill Huizenga

    From: MI District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-11

    HUIZENGA of Michigan. Mr. Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and pass the bill (H.R. 431) to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Foot Soldiers who participated in Bloody Sunday, Turnaround Tuesday,...



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    Representative Terri A. Sewell

    From: AL District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-11

    SEWELL of Alabama. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of H.R. 431 and yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the gentleman from Michigan for joining me on the floor...



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    Representative Martha Roby

    From: AL District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-11

    ROBY. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding me time. I, too, want to echo the sentiments of my colleague from Alabama (Ms. Sewell) in thanking leadership and all the Members on both sides...



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    Representative Steve Cohen

    From: TN District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-11

    COHEN. I want to thank Ms. Sewell for having the foresight to bring this proposal. This is most fitting that we honor the foot soldiers. They were Americans, all races, who came together and saw injustice...



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    Representative Dennis A. Ross

    From: FL District 15

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-11

    ROSS. Mr. Speaker, today I rise in strong support of this bipartisan legislation that will award a Congressional Gold Medal to the civil rights leaders who so bravely marched for voting rights and equality...



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    Representative Alma S. Adams

    From: NC District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-11

    ADAMS. Mr. Speaker, today I rise in support of H.R. 431, a bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the foot soldiers who participated in Bloody Sunday, Turnaround Tuesday, and the final march from...



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    Representative Kevin McCarthy

    From: CA District 23

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-11

    McCARTHY. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding. I do want to thank the authors of this bill, Congresswoman Roby and Congresswoman Sewell, for their work on this. I appreciate it. We are...



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    Senator Nancy Pelosi

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2015-02-11

    PELOSI. I thank the gentlewoman from Alabama, Congresswoman Terri Sewell, for her leadership and for introducing and driving forth this legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the foot soldiers...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-11

    HOYER. I will say to my friend from Michigan, today we are all members of the Congressional Black Caucus, one people with one commitment and one idea. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of this...



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    Representative Joyce Beatty

    From: OH District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-11

    BEATTY. I thank the gentlewoman from Alabama. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to join Congresswoman Terri Sewell, my good friend, and my good friend from Alabama, Martha Roby, in strong support of H.R. 431,...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-11

    JACKSON LEE. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlewoman from Alabama, and I thank her particularly for her persistent leadership and for her generosity with inviting so many Members to her district. We have...



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    Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman

    From: NJ District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-11

    WATSON COLEMAN. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the gentlewoman from Alabama for bringing us together around this important issue. It is my honor to be a cosponsor of this endeavor, to take this opportunity...



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    Representative Chaka Fattah

    From: PA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-11

    FATTAH. I thank the gentlewoman from Alabama and those others who have cosponsored this, including Congresswoman Roby from Alabama. Mr. Speaker, this legislation is so vitally important. I take it as...



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    Representative Bob Goodlatte

    From: VA District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-11

    GOODLATTE. Mr. Speaker, I was unavoidably detained during the last vote of the second series on February 11, 2015. Had I been present, I would have voted yes on H.R. 431, legislation to award a Congressional...



    A picture of Representative David P. Roe

    Representative David P. Roe

    From: TN District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-11

    ROE of Tennessee. Mr. Speaker, I was unable to vote today because of a serious illness in my family. Had I been present, I would have voted: rollcall No. 74--``nay,'' rollcall No. 75--``yea,'' rollcall...



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    Representative Michael G. Fitzpatrick

    From: PA District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-11

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