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June 20, 2007 Blog
Today the House debated the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act. The Act is named in honor of Emmett Till, a teenager who was brutally murdered and mutilated while on a summer vacation in Money, Mississippi in 1955.
June 20, 2007 Blog
Once again, the President has ignored the will of the American people, of leading medical researchers, and of a bipartisan majority of the Congress. His cruel veto says 'no' to the hopes of million of families across America.
June 20, 2007 Articles
"In an effort to maintain pressure on Republicans over the Iraq War, House Democrats are readying another series of votes on the issue --including a motion to deauthorize the war -- that could come to the floor as early as July."
June 20, 2007 Blog
The New York Times reports today that President Bush will try to temper the political blowback of his veto of expanded stem cell research by offering a new proposal in its place:

June 19, 2007 Press Release
"'This terrible tragedy is a sad reminder of the daily acts of courage performed by all ofAmerica's first responders, who often sacrifice their own safety and well-being to protect us in our homes and neighborhoods. I hope that it is a comfort to those who are grieving today for their lost loved ones and brothers that so many are thinking of them and praying for them at this sad time.'"
June 19, 2007 Blog
"'In his famous Gettysburg address, President Abraham Lincoln promised a new birth of freedom in our nation. And today we commemorate the day of new birth in which all people in America were made free: June 19, 1865."
June 19, 2007 Press Release
"'Although we were very honored when the Prime Minister spoke to the Congress, this is my first opportunity as Speaker of the House to welcome Prime Minister Olmert to the Capitol."
June 19, 2007 Press Release
"'When we visited the GulfCoast, we saw the tremendous need, we saw the urgency. We saw the challenge to conscience that Katrina posed to our country and we were determined to meet that challenge as best we could."

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