Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
  • Rep. Sewell Introduces the Voting Rights Advancement Act

    The Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2015 takes an expansive view of the need to protect access to the voting booth, and will offer more voter protection to more people in more states.
  • Rep. Sewell Outlines the Need for Stronger Consumer Protections

    Congresswoman Terri Sewell outlines the need to tighten payday lending regulations.
  • President Obama comes to Birmingham

    Rep. Sewell joins the President for his speech on middle-class economics at Lawson State.
  • President Obama Signs Gold Medal Bill

    The President signed into law H.R. 431, a bill Congresswoman Sewell sponsored that would award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Foot Soldiers of the Voting Rights Movement.
  • Rep. Sewell Honors the 50th Anniversary of Marchers Arrival to Montgomery

    The Congresswoman delivered remarks on the steps of the Alabama State Capitol to honor the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery March.
  • 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday in Selma

    President Obama and the First Family as well as President Bush joined us in Selma for the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday."

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Aug 26, 2015 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Terri Sewell expressed her condolences regarding the passing of 104-year-old civil rights legend Amelia Boynton Robinson.

Aug 19, 2015 Press Release

Birmingham, AL -- Congresswoman Terri Sewell issued the following statement regarding the passing of former U.S. Representative Louis Stokes:

Aug 12, 2015 Press Release

Today Congresswoman Terri Sewell welcomed U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to Alabama's 7th Congressional District where he announced that the U.S.

Aug 5, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Terri Sewell issued the following statement commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965:

In The News

Aug 27, 2015 In The News

Amelia Boynton Robinson, a matriarch of the civil rights movement immortalized in a photograph taken on Bloody Sunday, has died.

Aug 27, 2015 In The News

Amelia Boynton Robinson, a pivotal figure in the struggle for civil rights in Selma, Ala., whose picture, battered and left unconscious by police on the Edmund Pettus Bridge b

Aug 26, 2015 In The News

She never became a household name, but the grainy photos of Amelia Boynton Robinson crumpled on the side of the road in Selma, Ala., after being tear-gassed and beaten by stat

Aug 26, 2015 In The News

Amelia Boynton Robinson, who went from being beaten on a bridge in Selma, Ala., in 1965 to being pushed across the bridge in a wheelchair alongside the president of the United