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Congressman John Conyers

Representing the 13th District of Michigan

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July 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13) today released the following statement after Senate Republicans voted to start debate on repealing the Affordable Care Act:

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July 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, July 19 – At a time when over 5.3 million young people in America do not have jobs, Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), and Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) announced Wednesday at the Sasha Bruce Youthwork center in Washington, D.C., that they will introduce legislation to help young people find work.

June 26, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON) – Today, Representative John Conyers, Jr.

June 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) led a group of House Democrats in sending a letter to President Trump today, expressing concern over slowing job growth under Trump’s leadership and cautioning him against proposing pro-Wall Street, anti-jobs candidates to the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors.

June 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. today released the following statement after President Donald Trump announced via Twitter that he will nominate Christopher A. Wray, the former Assistant Attorney General, to be the next Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director:

June 5, 2017 Press Release

Last week, Representative John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich), visited student participants in the Capitol Hill Challenge from Detroit Delta Preparatory Academy for Social Justice and Barth Primary Academy. During these visits, the congressman spoke about the benefits of this challenge

May 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, May 24th at 9:45AM, Members of Congress will hold a press conference at the House Triangle to provide an update on the status of legislation to expand Medicare to a national, single payer system. Rep. John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), the sponsor of H.R.

May 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA), and Congressman Jim McGovern led a letter signed by 64 Democratic Members of the House of Representatives to rebuke President Trump’s inconsistent and dangerous statements regarding U.S.

May 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13) released the following statement after reports that Ford will cut 10 percent of its workforce:

May 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), First Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), CPC Peace and Security Taskforce Chair Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), and Rep. John Conyers, Jr.

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September 18, 2015 In The News

The Federal Reserve may not have raised its benchmark interest rate on Thursday, but advocates of full employment still worry it could do so before the economy is ready.

January 19, 2015 In The News

The "dean" of the House of Representatives is only a ceremonial role -- there's no salary bump, extra staff or security detail. But it's a special honor for Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), who is now the longest active serving member of Congress and the first African American to earn the distinction.

August 14, 2014 In The News

From time to time, we get fleeting glimpses into the possibility of a left-right alliance on issues where the preoccupations of civil liberties progressives and libertarian conservatives intersect: The surprising bipartisan alliance to defund NSA surveillance; the demand for more transparency into Obama’s drone program; the increasing chatter on drug war and sentencing reform.