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On Wednesday morning, Democratic lawmakers launched a sit-in to force a vote on gun-control measures. Throughout the sit-in, lawmakers have come up to the podium one by one to share stories of how gun violence has affected their friends, family, and the collective psyche of the country.
WASHINGTON — It was a daring rescue mission that helped save the lives eight soldiers by flying a damaged, overloaded helicopter through intense enemy fire — a heroic act that, in retrospect, everyone seems to agree is deserving of the Medal of Honor.
Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton, county police chiefs and law enforcement officials, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, Washtenaw County commissioners and Department of Public Health Executive Director Ellen Rabinowitz appeared together for Washtenaw County Gun Safety Week, where community leaders called for residents to take measures to keep guns safe.
Congress may have low approval ratings, with the latest Gallup poll showing just 18 percent of the public thinks the House and Senate are doing a good job.
Despite the public anger toward Congress, many members work their hearts out for their constituents and the public.
It’s become common to hear or read about the political divisions in Congress. But what we don’t often see is that members of Congress, even on opposite sides of the aisle, often have good working relationships with each other. That includes members of Michigan’s delegation.
The Washtenaw Community College Honorary Associate Degree in Community Service is designed to recognize individuals who support WCC and its students in an extraordinary fashion. It also recognizes a life of service that has benefited the entire community.
ANN ARBOR, MI — The University of Michigan and Ann Arbor businesses are at the forefront of innovation, says U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, but lawmakers must make comprehensive reforms and invest more in research if they want them to succeed.
WASHINGTON — Two Michigan congresswomen wrote Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday asking him to vote to deny a Wisconsin city’s request to divert 8 million gallons of drinking water a day.
It’s time again for Take Five, when HOH talks with a member of Congress about topics relatively unrelated to legislative work.
This week, Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell of Michigan talks to Take 5 about poker nights in D.C. with her girlfriends, reading a book a day and her longtime love of the Beatles.
KINCARDINE, Ontario — If there was an off-key moment during the otherwise flawlessly executed trip to the U.S. Capitol this spring by the new Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, it might have come when he was cornered by Rep. Debbie Dingell.