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Last night, members of Congress from both sides of the aisle came together to watch a screening of Selma.


Just a few years ago, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy had the privilege of walking with Representative John Lewis through Selma, Alabama, on the same path of the Selma-to-Montgomery march that John led.

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It has now been 50 years since the Selma to Montgomery March. In the past half century, our country has grown and changed. And as a country we must honor those who so courageously faced state troopers and deputized citizens all to hold America up to its highest ideals of guaranteeing liberty and justice for all.

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They truly made America a better place, and we are indebted to them.