Former Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kan., pets "Milo" during the ASPCA's Fourth Annual Paws for Celebration pet adoption event in Cannon Building, July 30, 2015. 
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Wanna see something cute? Congressman cuddles with puppies

Rep. John Lewis may be best known for his civil rights work, but on Thursday, he showed America a softer side when he stopped by the ASPCA’s Paws for Celebration event on Capitol Hill.

Earlier in the day, Lewis delivered a speech to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, which President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law on Aug. 6, 1965 with Lewis and other civil rights leaders in attendance.

Below are three photos of the Democratic congressman from Georgia cuddling with some seriously adorable canines. No political agenda here, just cuteness.

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Wanna see something cute? Congressman cuddles with puppies