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Lawmakers share their memories of John Lewis

From left, Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Ala.,  Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., and other House Democrats leave Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 28, 2012, in protest of a House vote holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress.
From left, Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Ala., Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., and other House Democrats leave Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 28, 2012, in protest of a House vote holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress.(Jacquelyn Martin | AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Published: Jul. 20, 2020 at 2:35 PM EDT
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WASHINGTON (Gray DC) - Following the passing of John Lewis on Friday, lawmakers are sharing their stories of the civil rights icon. From his fight for civil rights as a young man to his work on voting rights in Congress, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are praising Lewis’ impact and legacy.

Watch the one-on-one interview with Rep. Drew Ferguson (R-GA):

Watch the one-on-one interview with Sen. Doug Jones (D-AL):

Watch the one-on-one interview with Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC):

Watch the one-on-one interview with Rep. Joe Cunningham (D-SC):

Watch the one-on-one interview with Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA):

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