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Three former presidents — Obama, Bush, Clinton — pay tribute to civil rights icon John Lewis

In an essay written shortly before he died, the congressman recounted that he came to Black Lives Matter Plaza in Washington last month to see for himself that “truth is marching on.” PowerPost

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The Daily 202: Trump skipping John Lewis’s memorial events is part of a pattern of snubbing foes, even in death

The president was more animated about Regis Philbin’s death than Lewis’s. PowerPost

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John Lewis to be honored by Biden, lawmakers and the public as he lies in state at the Capitol

A motorcade took the casket of the civil rights icon, who died July 17, past the Lincoln Memorial and Black Lives Matter Plaza outside the White House. PowerPost

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Power Up: John Lewis makes his final journey to U.S. Capitol

The civil rights icon will lie in state today inside the Rotunda. PowerPost

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John Lewis to make final crossing over Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma

The body of the late congressman and civil rights leader will be carried on a horse-drawn caisson. PowerPost

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At memorial service, John Lewis’s family urges Americans to keep his legacy alive

The service in Troy, Ala., began six days of events and tributes to the late congressman and civil rights icon. PowerPost

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List of possible Democratic successors to John Lewis narrowed to five

A high-profile panel in Georgia moved briskly to narrow a list of 131 applicants to succeed the civil rights icon. PowerPost

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John Lewis harnessed his history to become a moral compass for Republicans and Democrats

Through biography and his own charm, the civil rights leader and congressman cast the type of long shadow that every president — except Trump — felt comfortable sitting under. PowerPost

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