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Congressman Hank Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Georgia


March 2, 2018 Editorial

As we prepare to take in the Academy Awards, which turn 90 on Sunday, a recent report from UCLA shows while we’ve made some progress with diversity in Hollywood, we have long way to go.

When the Oscar nominations came out in 2015, not a single actor nominated for any lead or supporting role was a person of color.

December 19, 2017 Editorial

Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life – Oscar Wilde 1889

December 19, 2017 Editorial

No person holding any office of trust shall, without the consent of Congress, accept any present Emolument of any kind whatsoever from any king, prince or foreign state.

The Emoluments Clause – Article 1 Section 9.8 of the Constitution – is clear and unambiguous.

December 19, 2017 Editorial

“A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty.” – James Madison, Constitutional Convention (1787).

December 16, 2016 Editorial

Yesterday, House Judiciary Democrats convened a forum on “The Electoral College and the Future of American Democracy.” It has been nearly twenty years since the last hearing on this topic in 1997, and much has happened since then. 

October 3, 2016 Editorial

The Guardian: America's funding of Honduran security forces puts blood on our hands: | Originally published July 8, 2016

October 3, 2016 Editorial

Boston Globe: What comes after ISIS matters: | Original published November 19, 2015.