We must do better by our veterans.

Happy Veterans Day to the brave men and women who have served the United States of America. When I began my term in Congress this year, I was disturbed to learn how poorly Michigan ranks in the receipt of military benefits for our veterans.  Our country must do better by those who…

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Standing Strong.

This is a fascinating time to be in the United States Congress.  In the last few days alone we’ve witnessed the Speaker of the House announce his resignation, the Pope address Congress, the federal government veer dangerously close to shutting down and conservative Republicans demand elimination of women’s health funding. This morning, the…

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Reflecting on Independence Day.

This Fourth of July I am reflecting on our Declaration of Independence, including this passage: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. …

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Congressional Update.

Since there’s been so much going on in Washington recently, I wanted to give you an update about what I’ve been working on — and how you can help me keep fighting for us in Congress. Fighting Unfair Trade Agreements These past few weeks have seen heated debate in Congress regarding the…

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We Need Your Help.

Brenda Lawrence’s first big test will be on Tuesday.   She faces her first FEC deadline as a new member of Congress.    The clock is ticking… Will you help set a record and get us to 500 grassroots donations   Before the deadline hits TOMORROW NIGHT? If you’ve saved your…

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