Next week, Native American code talkers will be honored for their valor and dedication during World War I and World War II at a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in Emancipation Hall of the Capitol Visitor Center.

WASHINGTON, DC - House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced today that they will hold a U.S. Capitol ceremony later this month to present Native American code talkers with the Congressional Gold Medal.

House and Senate leaders, along with Presidents Clinton and Obama, celebrated the life of former House Speaker Thomas S. Foley (D-WA) Tuesday at a ceremony held in Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol.

House Speaker John Boehner and Members of Congress held a Remembrance Ceremony on the steps of the U.S. Capitol observing the 12th anniversary of the September 11th attacks.

Speaker Boehner and other Congressional leaders came together yesterday in Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol...

Yesterday afternoon, Speaker John Boehner met with Israeli Ambassador to the United States, Michael Oren, in his office at the U.S. Capitol.  Click HERE for the high-res photo on Flickr. 

(Official Photo by Heather Reed)

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced today that they will posthumously present the Congressional Gold Medal to Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, and Cynthia Wesley, victims of the 1963 Birmingham bombing.

Earlier this week, Congressional leaders held a special ceremony observing the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced that they will hold a ceremony observing the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington

Speaker Boehner honored Frederick Douglass as a “man for all generations” at a statue dedication ceremony in Emancipation Hall of the United States Capitol.


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