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The Clintons were Broadway bound Friday night, and the word spread quickly!

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It sounds like there’s some serious buyer’s remorse going on with the last Presidential election because people went wild for Hillary Clinton Friday night.

Hillary, Bill and Chelsea hit up “To Kill a Mockingbird” — the hottest ticket on Broadway —

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Hillary Clinton to participate in Selma’s 27th annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee

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Hillary Clinton is headlining the 2019 Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee hosted Feb. 28–March 4, at which she plans to announce her support of the national initiative Lift Our Vote 2020.

At the jubilee, Clinton will be awarded the International Unity Award as well as inducted into the National Voting Rights Museum Women’s Hall of Fame.

She will also be giving several speeches throughout the days-long event, including at the Martin and Coretta King Unity Breakfast on the Wallace Community College Selma campus at 7:30 a.m. on March 3 and at the Historic Brown Chapel AME Church.

She will then participate in the Bloody Sunday March.

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Hillary and Bill Clinton accompanied U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell to her husband’s funeral. Bill Clinton delivered the eulogy.


WASHINGTON — A week after his death in Dearborn, former U.S. Rep. John Dingell was remembered Thursday in the nation’s capital by several legislative colleagues and one old hunting buddy — former President Bill Clinton.

“The thing that I loved most about him was that he was a world-class doer,” said Clinton of Dingell, who during more than 59 years in Congress helped write and pass some of the most important civil rights, environmental and health care legislation in the nation’s history. “John Dingell was just about the best doer in the history of American public life.”

Dingell, a Democrat who became the longest-serving member of Congress, died last week at age 92. A funeral was held for him in Dearborn on Tuesday and another service began Thursday shortly after 10:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in northwest Washington, D.C.

A veteran, he is expected to be interred at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday.

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Bill Clinton turns comforter-in-chief as he hugs John Dingell’s widow Debbie at longest-ever serving Congressman’s Washington D.C. funeral attended by political leaders and Wonder Woman

  • Former president leads mourners at Washington D.C. funeral for John Dingell, who died last week aged 92
  • Longest-serving Congressman in history was praised for his 59 years representing Michigan district
  • Clinton and his wife flanked Debbie Dingell, the congressman’s widow, who now holds his district
  • Clinton joked that it was only time people could get the last word from Dingell and hugged his widow
  • Also eulogized by John Boehner, the former GOP speaker, John Lewis, the civil rights icon and Democratic Congressman, and Steny Hoyer, second most powerful Democrat in Congress
  • Mourners included Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Nancy Pelosi, presidential hopefuls Amy Klobuchar and Kirsten Gilibrand – and Lynda Carter, who played Wonder Woman

By Associated Press

Published: 11:18 EST, 14 February 2019 | Updated: 15:50 EST, 14 February 2019

Longtime Rep. John Dingell was remembered Thursday as ‘one of the greats’ as lawmakers and former colleagues hailed his record-breaking service in the House.

The 92-year-old Dingell who died last week, served 59 years in Congress, longer than anyone else in U.S. history. The Michigan Democrat was the longtime chairman of the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee.

Many of the laws forged over the past 60 years reflect Dingell’s influence, former House Speaker John Boehner and other speakers said, and touch on everything from health care to the environment, civil rights and the auto industry, which Dingell fiercely defended throughout his tenure.

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Funeral Mass Held For Rep. John Dingell At D.C.'s Holy Trinity Catholic Church : News Photo

Funeral Mass Held For Rep. John Dingell At D.C.'s Holy Trinity Catholic Church : News Photo

Funeral Mass Held For Rep. John Dingell At D.C.'s Holy Trinity Catholic Church : News Photo

Funeral Mass Held For Rep. John Dingell At D.C.'s Holy Trinity Catholic Church : News Photo

Funeral Mass Held For Rep. John Dingell At D.C.'s Holy Trinity Catholic Church : News Photo

Funeral Mass Held For Rep. John Dingell At D.C.'s Holy Trinity Catholic Church : News Photo

Funeral Mass Held For Rep. John Dingell At D.C.'s Holy Trinity Catholic Church

Funeral Mass Held For Rep. John Dingell At D.C.'s Holy Trinity Catholic Church

 

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Last month, Bill and I traveled to Puerto Rico, where we met with Governor Rosselló to discuss recovery, and the obstacles the island is facing without the federal aid they’d been promised by the Trump administration — aid that has since been significantly reduced. We also met with farmers who are working in conjunction with local food programs to rebuild agricultural infrastructure and ensure that no one is without access to a warm, healthy meal.

At Cosechas Tierra Viva farm, recycled tires that build up across the island become raised beds for cucumbers, and rainwater is harvested to water fruit trees. Franco and Natalia Marcano Medina, along with their team, are creating a model for modern farming that their neighbors can learn from and replicate. Their innovation and leadership should be heralded as the best of our country.

Stories like these have been lost recently amid the latest drama out of the White House. But when we lose the opportunity to hear each others’ stories, we lose the compassion that is so critical to our ability to move forward as one nation.

I’m proud to be a part of a team that has always been committed to focusing on people, and I’m so glad that we’re a part of each others’ stories.

Onward!

Hillary

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I cannot let the sun set on this day without mentioning this.

Hillary’s policy plans remain online for anyone to copy. It seems silly to take offense when Democrats do it. She encourages the behavior.

Hillary Clinton: “We Are Stronger Together”

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