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House observes moment of silence for former Rep. John Conyers

Members of Congress gathered on the House floor Tuesday to pay tribute to former Rep. John Conyers. (Screenshot/House Recording Studio)

Members of the Michigan delegation and the Congressional Black Caucus joined Rep. Brenda Lawrence, D-Mich., in the well of the House on Tuesday night for a moment of silence honoring former Rep. John Conyers who died Sunday. Lawrence noted the Michigan Democrat was the longest-serving African-American lawmaker in congressional history and celebrated his work in several civil rights fights.

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