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Florida Reps’ Resolution to Honor Last Living Nuremberg Prosecutor Clears the House

Last week, led by U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., members of the Florida congressional delegation in the U.S. House helped pass a resolution to honor Benjamin Ferencz—the final surviving Nuremberg prosecutor–with the Congressional Gold...
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Neal Dunn Wants to Honor Bobby Bowden With Congressional Gold Medal

“Coach Bobby Bowden is a leader on the field and in his community. While his grit and determination led the Seminoles to victory on many occasions, his kindness and generosity are what make him one of the most highly respected individuals in the state of Florida. Coach Bowden’s spirit is the American spirit of which we can be proud and seek to emulate in both large and small ways,” said Dunn on Tuesday. 

Charlie Crist Wants Capitol Police Officer to be Honored With Congressional Gold Medal

Crist introduced the proposal on Wednesday with the support of U.S. Rep. Emmanuel Cleaver, D-Mo, and U.S. Rep. Nancy Mace, R-SC. The Florida congressman praised Goodman for his actions last week when a violent mob of supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump attacked the Capitol, leaving five people, including a Capitol police officer, dead. 
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Marco Rubio: Time to Honor Americans Killed in Benghazi Attacks With Congressional Gold Medal

On Monday, Rubio paired up with U.S. Sens. Shelley Moore Capito, R-WV, Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., Ed Markey, D-Mass., Jeff Merkley, D-Oreg., Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Ron Wyden, D-Oreg., bringing out a proposal to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to Stevens, Glen Doherty, Tyrone Woods and Sean Smith who were killed in the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi.
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