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Shimon Peres

Senate approves Congressional Gold Medal

13 Mar, 2014

Members of the US Senate vote unanimously in favor of passing bipartisan legislation to award a Congressional Gold Medal to Peres. The bill must also be passed in the House of Representatives for it to be enacted. One of four who introduced the bill, Democratic Senator Michael Bennet of Colorado, says about Peres:

His career will serve as a beacon for the next generation of leaders.