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Remembering Edward Augustine Savoy December 2, 2013
Eleanor Norton, D-DC
"Edward Augustine Savoy was a third-generation Washingtonian born to a father who was a former slave and a mother who was a teacher in Northwest Washington, D.C. in 1855. Edward Savoy’s illustrious career spanned 64 years, during which he worked for 21 Secretaries of State. Through 14 presidencies he played a significant role in many of the historic events in our nation. Even though Edward Savoy never ascended higher than Chief Messenger to the State Department because of the color of his skin, Edward Savoy still managed to become a great public servant, and was well known and respected by politicians, dignitaries, and international emissaries alike."
In Recognition Of The Paralympians In London, England September 12, 2012
Allen West, R-FL
"Paralympic athletes complement the narrative of our history by reinforcing the notion that determination and dedication trump any of the hurdles circumstance may send our way. Their remarkable achievements as Paralympians alike shatter misconceptions that physical disability implies shortcoming of any kind. I am proud to stand alongside them and support them as emissaries of the United States."
Emissaries Of Memphis Music March 30, 2012
Marsha Blackburn, R-TN
"Mr. Speaker, the Tennessee 7th Congressional District is full of great land, great people, and great music. From the annual Fiddler’s Convention in Clarksville to the Horseshoe Riverbend Festival in Clifton, this area of the country is known for its “noted” legacy. I rise today in celebration of another great tribute to our distinct sound, the Emissaries of Memphis Music."
2011 Emissaries Of Memphis Music November 30, 2011
Marsha Blackburn, R-TN
"Barbara Blue, Dani, Lil Rounds, Dawn Hopkins, Valerie June, Amy LaVere, Sheri Jones Moffett, and JoJo Jefferies were named recently as the 2011 Emissaries of Memphis Music. Honored for their contributions to the culture of music that is uniquely Tennessean and uniquely American, these eight women are deserving of praise. I ask my colleagues to join with me in honoring the Emissaries of Memphis Music and thank all of those who add their distinct notes to the musical history of Tennessee."
Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions June 22, 2011
Roy Blunt, R-MO
"As we observe the political upheavals occurring throughout the region, we need to remember that this region is the birthplace of three of the world’s major religions. I am particularly interested in ensuring that the shrinking minority of Christians in places like Egypt, Iraq, the West Bank, and Afghanistan receive adequate attention by our foreign emissaries."

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