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  • Black History Month


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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-03-01

    REID. Mr. President, yesterday marked the end of Black History Month, which we honored here in the Senate by adopting a resolution sponsored by the junior Senator from New York, Mrs. Gillibrand. The...



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    Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr.

    From: PA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-02-29

    CASEY. Mr. President, I rise today, as I have every year since I came to the Senate, in commemoration of Black History Month, to recognize an individual who has made a considerable contribution to society...



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    Representative Joyce Beatty

    From: OH District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-02-26

    BEATTY of ohio in the house of representatives Friday, February 26, 2016 Mrs. BEATTY. Mr. Speaker, during Black History...



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    Representative Robert J. Dold

    From: IL District 10

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-02-26

    DOLD asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. DOLD. Madam Speaker, I rise today in recognition and in celebration of Black History...



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    Senator Barbara A. Mikulski

    From: MD

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-02-25

    MIKULSKI. Mr. President, in honor of the rich cultural heritage of the African-American community in Maryland and in memory of all the freedom fighters across the Nation, past and present, I am celebrating...



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    Senator Tim Scott

    From: SC

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-02-25

    SCOTT. Mr. President, as we celebrate Black History Month, we remember so many trailblazers. From William Flora's heroism during the American Revolution, to Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman, Rosa...



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    Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III

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    Date: 2016-02-12

    KENNEDY asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. KENNEDY. Mr. Speaker, this Black History Month, as we celebrate and honor those who...



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    Representative Loretta Sanchez

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    Date: 2016-02-12

    SANCHEZ of California asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. LORETTA SANCHEZ of California. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to commemorate...



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    Senator Benjamin L. Cardin

    From: MD

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-02-11

    CARDIN. Mr. President, I rise today to join the American people in celebrating Black History Month, but it should be noted that the immeasurable role African Americans have had in making the Nation the...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-02-11

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    Representative Bill Foster

    From: IL District 11

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-02-09

    FOSTER asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. FOSTER. Mr. Speaker, I rise to honor St. Elmo Brady. He was the first African American to obtain a Ph.D. degree in chemistry...



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    Representative Charles B. Rangel

    From: NY District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-12

    RANGEL of new york in the house of representatives Thursday, February 12, 2015 Mr. RANGEL. Mr. Speaker, in February, our nation...



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    Representative Al Green

    From: TX District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-04

    GREEN of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I thank the leader for allowing me to be a designee for this moment in time. I am also very appreciative for this special time. This is Black History Month, and it is a...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-04

    JACKSON LEE. I thank the gentleman very much for the yielded time, and I thank the floor staff and the representatives of the Democratic cloakroom, Republican cloakroom for their courtesies. I want...



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    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-02-27

    DURBIN. Madam President, I rise today in recognition of Black History Month. First established in 1976 as part of the U.S. Bicentennial, President Gerald Ford marked the inaugural Black History Month...



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    Representative Al Green

    From: TX District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-02-26

    GREEN of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank all of those associated with leadership who have allowed us to have this time tonight to discuss Black History Month. As you are aware, Black History...



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    Representative Beto O'Rourke

    From: TX District 16

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-02-26

    O'ROURKE. Mr. Speaker, it is a great honor to join my colleague from the State of Texas in this Special Order hour today to recognize our history in this country when it comes to achieving civil rights...



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    Representative Alan Grayson

    From: FL District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-02-26

    GRAYSON. Mr. Speaker, today is a sad anniversary. Twenty years ago today, the brilliant comedian, Bill Hicks, died of cancer at the age of 32. Hicks' comedy has been an inspiration to me and millions...



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    Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr.

    From: PA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-02-24

    CASEY. Mr. President, as I have every year since I came to the Senate now 8 years ago, I rise today to commemorate Black History Month by paying tribute to a distinguished American. This year we are...



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    Senator Marco Rubio

    From: FL

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-02-24

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    Senator Sherrod Brown

    From: OH

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-26

    BROWN. Throughout this month, students across my State, across Ohio, are reciting speeches by Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to commemorate Black History Month. ...



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    Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr.

    From: PA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-25

    CASEY. Mr. President, as I have every year since I came to the Senate, I rise to commemorate Black History Month. This year, we are privileged to recognize Bill Strickland, a man whose approach is unique...



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    Senator Patrick J. Leahy

    From: VT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-25

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