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Bronze statue of Gerald Ford dedicated in Capitol

House and Senate leaders dedicated a bronze statue of President Gerald Ford on Tuesday, remembering the former Michigan lawmaker as a man of integrity who helped the nation heal from the Watergate crisis.Full story

Gifts marks formal adjournment of Ark. Legislature

The Arkansas Legislature formally adjourned Wednesday, marking the end of a legislative session that included $35 million in tax cuts and the creation of new boundaries for the state's four congressional districts. Full story

Rape survivor is prolific advocate at Fla. Capitol

Sometimes sexual abuse survivor Lauren Book deals with anger by smashing plates against the side of the house. Other times, she channels her energy into changing laws, efforts that began soon after she turned in her nanny for repeatedly raping her. Nine years later she has a reputation as Florida's Full story

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Congressional Leaders Dedicate Statue Of President Gerald Ford
Congressional Leaders Dedicate Statue Of President Gerald Ford

WASHINGTON - MAY 03: Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan speaks during a dedication ceremony of the statue of former President Gerald Ford at the Rotunda of the Capitol May 3, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The statue will become a part of the National Statuary Hall Collection of the U.S. Cap