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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    House and Senate leaders honored the fallen heroes of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks by presenting a Congressional Gold Medal to each of the memorial sites. The medals were…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring Shimon Peres

    House and Senate leaders awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to outgoing Israeli President Shimon Peres at a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda. It is the highest civilian honor bestowed…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    House and Senate leaders posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to Martin Luther King, Jr., and Coretta Scott King at a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights…

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    House Speaker on Secretary Shinseki's Resignation

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) spoke about the resignation of Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki. He said the resignation did not absolve President Obama of his…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring Native American Code Talkers

    House and Senate leaders held a ceremony to honor Native American code talkers. They told the stories of some of the members of Native American tribes who served in WWI and WWII, using…

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    Memorial Service for Speaker Tom Foley

    House members and President Obama attended a memorial service in Statuary Hall for the late Speaker Thomas S. Foley.

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring 1963 Birmingham Bombing Victims

    House and Senate leaders posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to the victims of the 1963 16th St. Baptist Church bombing. On September 15, 1963, shortly after the…

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    Frederick Douglass Statue Dedication Ceremony

    A statue of abolitionist, author, and statesman Frederick Douglass was unveiled and dedicated in Emancipation Hall in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. The ceremony included…

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    Celebration for Representative John Dingell

    Congressional leaders held a celebration recognizing Representative John Dingell (D-MI) as the longest-serving member of the U.S. Congress.*Elected in 1955, Congressman Dingell had served…

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    House Speaker Weekly Briefing

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) spoke to reporters and answered questions on a number of topics including immigration reform, disaster aide, the IRS scandal, and the Republican agenda.

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    House Speaker Weekly Briefing

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) spoke to reporters about the House Republican’s legislative agenda. In his remarks he talked about a number of issues including an investigation…

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    House Ceremonial Swearing-In, Part 1

    House Speaker John Boehner held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly-elected representatives. The event happens at the start of each Congress. The official swearing-in…

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    House Ceremonial Swearing-In, Part 3

    House Speaker John Boehner held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly-elected representatives.The event happens at the start of each Congress.The official swearing-in ceremony took…

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    House Ceremonial Swearing-In, Part 2

    House Speaker John Boehner held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly elected representatives. The event happens at the start of each Congress. The official swearing-in…

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    Republican House Leaders on the Fiscal Cliff

    House Speaker John Boehner spoke to reporters and answered questions on unsuccessful efforts to pass a “plan B” proposal to avoid the “fiscal cliff” and automatic…

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    Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

    House Speaker John Boehner members of the California congressional delegation, and other spoke about the Capitol Christmas tree. Speaker Boehner and Johnny Crawford, a 7-year old home…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring Distinguished Astronauts

    Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives held an event honoring former astronauts John Glenn, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin with the Congressional Gold…

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    House Speaker News Briefing

    House Speaker John Boehner gave his weekly legislative briefing to the press along with Representatives John Mica, Doc Hastings, and Steve Stivers. He announced a jobs bill that he…

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    Congressional Gold Medal for Japanese-American Veterans

    Members of Congress held a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony to honor Japanese-American veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion and the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, as well as the…

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    Congressional September 11 Remembrance

    Congressional leaders gathered on the steps of the U.S capitol to honor the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The ceremony included a moment of silence, singing of…

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