Congressional Gold Medal News
Holocaust Survivor, Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel Dies at 87
Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, has died, Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial said. He was 87. He was described in his Nobel prize citation as "a messenger to mankind." "His message is one of peace, atonement and human dignity," the statement said. "His belief
Obama Women Travel to Morocco
First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters dine with the Princess of Morocco.
CIA to Pay Benghazi Contractor Glenn Doherty's Family $400K
The family of Glen Doherty , a CIA contractor killed in the 2012 Benghazi attack, will receive nearly half a million dollars from the spy agency under a newly-revealed program to provide “enhanced death benefits” to those working with the Agency who were killed in the line of duty since the early
Nancy Reagan, Former First Lady, Dies at 94
Former Actress, First Lady and Anti-Drug Advocate Known for her Devotion to Husband
3 Years Later, The Fight for Benefits and Medals for Benghazi Hero
As Hillary Clinton and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle today praised the heroism of the four Americans who died in Benghazi in 2012, the family of one of the fallen CIA contractors continues to fight to receive his death benefits and a national honor that was proposed for the contractors
'Ace' Fighter Pilots Honored on Capitol Hill
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'Ace' Fighter Pilots Receive Congressional Gold Medal
They’re a rare breed of fighter pilots: “aces,” those who have shot down five or more hostile aircraft in combat. And today, those still living received the nation’s highest civilian honor -- the Congressional Gold Medal . “We are proud to honor the American fighter aces with a Congressional Gold
Why a Legendary Golfer Brought John Boehner to Tears
John Boehner is notorious for letting his tears flow, publicly displaying his emotions from time to time during his four-plus years as House Speaker. So, when Congress honored one of Ohio ’s most-beloved sons -- golfing legend Jack Nicklaus, 75 -- it was a safe bet that Boehner, an avid and capable
First Special Service Force Honored With Congressional Gold Medal of Honor
Known as the "Devil's Brigade," the American/Canadian Unit was formed in World War II.