U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Atlanta, last year at the opening of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta. Bob Andres, bandres@ajc.com

John Lewis on Bernie Sanders’ civil rights work: ‘I never saw him’

1:53 pm Feb. 11, 2016

Hillary Clinton’s Southern firewall is stirring. Up in Washington, John Lewis just cut Bernie Sanders cold. The congressman’s comments came only a few hours after, down in Atlanta, Mayor Kasim Reed did the same. First, Lewis’ remarks via the Associated Press:

WASHINGTON — Civil rights leader John Lewis on Thursday dismissed Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ 1960s work on racial equality, saying, “I never saw him. I never met him.”

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A 71,429% misread of Syrian refugees in New Orleans

9:07 am Nov. 16, 2015

On Sunday, three days after the triple terror strikes in Paris, Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley let it be known that he wouldn’t cooperate with any federal effort to relocate Syrian refugees in his state.

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