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The Unbreakable: Code Talkers to Receive Gold Medals

November 14, 2013

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. Read More

House & Senate Leaders Announce Gold Medal Ceremony for Code Talkers

November 04, 2013

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. Read More

“Man of the House”: Honoring Former Speaker Tom Foley

October 31, 2013

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. Read More

Speaker Boehner and Members of Congress Mark 12th Anniversary of the September 11th Attacks

September 11, 2013

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. Read More

Speaker Boehner Honors Victims of 1963 Birmingham Bombing

September 11, 2013

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

Speaker Boehner Meets with Israeli Ambassador Oren

September 11, 2013

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) Read More

House and Senate Leaders to Hold Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring 1963 Birmingham Bombing Victims

August 23, 2013

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. Read More

Fifty Years Since The March

August 02, 2013

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

House and Senate Leaders Announce Ceremony Observing 50th Anniversary of March on Washington

July 11, 2013

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 Read More

Speaker Boehner’s Tribute to Frederick Douglass

June 19, 2013

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

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