Democrat from Georgia
Civil Rights icon John Lewis represents Georgia's 5th Congressional District. He was the recipient of the presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, in February 2011. Lewis is the oldest surviving keynote speaker of the 1963 March on Washington.
Recent statements involving John Lewis
U.S. Reps. Hank Johnson, John Lewis and other members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus are "socialists who are openly serving in the U.S. Congress."
Recent stories featuring John Lewis
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