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Congressman John Conyers

Representing the 13th District of Michigan


August 11, 2017 Op-eds

By: Elijah E. Cummings, John Conyers

August 11, 2017 Op-eds

My colleagues and I have taken the extraordinary step of filing a federal lawsuit against President Donald Trump for his violations of the U.S. Constitution’s Foreign Emoluments Clause.

August 11, 2017 Op-eds

Last week, President Trump’s administration notified Congress of his intent to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Act, better known as NAFTA.  As someone who fought against NAFTA’s passage and who has watched unfair competition with low-wage nations tear apart his district—count me among the unimpressed.

August 11, 2017 Op-eds

I’m as happy as anyone with the way the Republicans’ plan to wreck our healthcare system crashed and burned last week. And President Donald Trump is right: Republicans lost because Democrats beat them. We beat them because we were organized, we were unified and we were backed by unprecedented grassroots energy. Members of the U.S.

August 11, 2017 Op-eds

Two months into the Trump presidency, our nation stands on the verge of turning away from our historic role as a place of refuge and tolerance and, instead, heading down a path of xenophobia and paranoia.

December 8, 2016 Op-eds

John Conyers, Jr., is a U.S. representative for Michigan.

'Democrats must publicly push for accountability'

September 23, 2016 Op-eds

By John Conyers

Sept. 22, 2016 7:15 p.m. ET

The power of impeachment is a responsibility entrusted to the House of Representatives by the Constitution and to the House Judiciary Committee by our peers. I take this charge very seriously—and, for the most part, so do my colleagues in the majority.

July 27, 2016 Op-eds

I have spent my career fighting for the principles I believe in – Jobs, Justice, and Peace — while at the same time working across the aisle, whenever possible, to achieve positive results for the constituents I represent in my congressional district.  This includes key legislation concerning public health and safety; civil and criminal justice; civil rights and civil liberties; and most import

July 20, 2016 Op-eds

 Looking back five decades and into the present turmoil, it's easy to draw comparisons, but the galvanization of people for justice is just as much required now as it was in the 60s

by Rep. John Conyers, July 20, 2016

May 20, 2016 Op-eds

A new report reveals that our public schools are still largely segregated by race and class