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Remembering ‘Dean’ of Congress John Dingell

February 8, 2019 (Washington, DC) – It is with heavy hearts that we learn of the passing of an American patriot, former U.S. Representative John Dingell. Former Congressman John Dingell with wife and current Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Gold Medalist...

Statement on the Passing of Senator Harris Wofford

January 23, 2019 (Washington, DC) – The Congressional Award Foundation joins the nation in mourning the loss of former U.S. Senator Harris Wofford of Pennsylvania. In addition to being a devoted civil rights activist and adviser to President John F. Kennedy,...

2019 Gold Medal Submission Deadline

In order to be eligible for the 2019 Gold Medal Ceremony in June 2019 (exact date TBA), participants must submit their Gold Medal Record Book to the national office no later than February 1, 2019. This is a postmark, email, and fax deadline. Submissions made after...

Remembering the life of former Rep. Ed Pastor

November 28, 2018 (Washington, DC) – The Congressional Award Foundation mourns the loss of former U.S. Representative Ed Pastor and expresses our condolences to family and friends. Congressman Pastor was the first Hispanic member of Congress elected from Arizona...

Reps. Clarke, Maloney Honor New York Youth with Congressional Award

New York, NY — On October 21, 2018, U.S. Representatives Yvette Clarke (NY-09) and Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) hosted The Congressional Award’s 2018 New York Statewide Ceremony at New York Law School in the Tribeca neighborhood of Lower Manhattan, New York City. The...

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