Chen to Meet Pelosi, Boehner

    FILE - In this file photo taken Wednesday, May 2, 2012. and released by the U.S. Embassy Beijing Press Office, blind activist Chen Guangcheng, center, holds hands with U.S. Ambassador to China, Gary Locke, at a hospital in Beijing. Chen told The Associated Press Saturday, May 10, 2012 that he is now at the Beijing airport on his way to the United States after leaving hospital. (AP Photo/U.S. Embassy Beijing Press Office, File)

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    Chen Guangcheng, the blind Chinese activist who escaped house arrest in May and fled to the U.S., will meet with U.S. Reps. Nancy Pelosi and John Boehner and other members of Congress on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. They will address reporters after the meeting. Chen, a self-taught lawyer who fought human rights abuses, had been under house arrest since 2006. He now lives in New York.

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