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Congressman John Lewis, Last Surviving Speaker from 1963 March on Washington, dies at 80

Georgia Congressman John Lewis, one of the most prolific voices of the civil rights movement, has died following a months long battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 80. Lewis, whose death on Friday, was confirmed in a statement by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, announced in late December that he had Stage 4 pancreatic […]