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A Look At Georgia’s 5th U.S. Congressional District Special Election

Blogged by: @politickingtheapp On September 29th, residents of Georgia’s 5th Congressional District will elect Georgia State Senator, Nikema Williams, or Conservative activist, Angela Stanton-King as the district’s interim representative. Georgia Governor, Brian Kemp, called for a special election to fill the 5th Congressional District seat, in light of Lewis’ passing. …

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Congressman John Lewis’ Legacy Celebrated With ‘Good Trouble’ Campaign To Inspire Social Change

The companies behind the upcoming documentary “John Lewis: Good Trouble,” have launched a voting rights campaign designed to educate and encourage civic participation among audiences to celebrate Juneteenth. The Good Trouble campaign will provide opportunities to learn about voter suppression, support voting rights, and participate in civic engagement and register …

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Rep. John Lewis Diagnosed With Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer

Georgia Rep. John Lewis, a longtime congressman, and civil rights leader, announced on Sunday that’s he’s undergoing treatment for stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Lewis, a Democrat who has represented Georgia’s 5th Congressional District for over 30 years, revealed doctors recently discovered cancer during a routine visit. “While I am clear-eyed …

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