Late civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis will be memorialized at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda next week.
Lewis, who died over the weekend after a battle with pancreatic cancer, will be placed on the East Front Steps of the rotunda for public viewing, which will be allowed on Monday from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday. Attendees are instructed to wear masks in preparation for what will be an unprecedented ceremony for the Georgia Democrat.
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The United States bid farewell to Rep. Cummings over a two day period as he was honored at the US Capitol and thereafter at his Church. President Obama and President Clinton spoke--For this edition of Notations, We are honored to feature the statements by President Obama and President Clinton along with Rep. Cummings as we pay tribute to the life and times of the Honorable Elijah Cummings, The Gentleman from Baltimore--It was great to see all from across the political spectrum including Congressman Jim Jordan and Mark Meadows along with Adam Schiff all come together--we join all in saying RIP @RepCummings--you made a difference and we agree you made America better: