Congressional Gold Medal

Black congressional staffers hold their hands up as they pose for a group photo during a walkout December 11, 2014 on the steps of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. The staffers staged a walkout to protest over the recent Mike Brown and Eric Garner grand jury decisions.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senate Votes to Award Congressional Medal to Selma Marchers

The Senate has voted to award the Congressional Gold Medal to honor those who participated in the historic Selma civil rights protest 50 years ago, enduring police violence as they peacefully marched for the right to vote.


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House Votes To Honor Jack Nicklaus With Congressional Gold Medal

The House has voted to bestow the Congressional Gold Medal on golfing great Jack Nicklaus.