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While I am pleased with the action of Congress admitting Alaska, I am extremely disturbed over reports that no action is contemplated by the current Congress on pending legislation

June 23, 1989 — The US Supreme Court refused to shut down the “dial-a-porn” industry, ruling Congress had

June 22, 1942 — The Pledge of Allegiance is formally adopted by US Congress.

March 4, 1916 — Jeannette Rankin of Montana becomes the first female member of the United States House of Representatives. She was elected to a second term in 1940 at the age of 60 and remains the only woman elected to Congress from the state of Montana.

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