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Local community leaders rallied in Ferndale Tuesday night to speak out against what they called an attack on women’s rights. Speakers at the demonstration organized by Fems for Dems decried efforts by President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans to defund Planned Parenthood.
Twitter activity: As of 2019-08-07, Brenda Lawrence (@RepLawrence) has 19028 Twitter followers, is following 1195 people, has tweeted 4837 times, has liked 1804 tweets, has uploaded 1552 photos and videos and has been on Twitter since November 2014.
Gun violence in the United States will continue to be an issue until we can all agree it is a national epidemic.
Over the last 35 years, we have experienced some of the deadliest mass shootings in our country’s history. These senseless acts of violence are taking the lives of nearly 100 Americans each day.
Even though more than half of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives support an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, a handful of Michigan’s Democratic House members are still exercising caution.
In the wake of deadly shootings in Texas and Ohio over the weekend, Michigan's Democratic members of Congress called on a Republican-led Senate to pass legislation tightening background checks for firearm purchases.
The U.S. House of Representatives sent a swift and powerful rebuke to the Trump Administration’s efforts to cut U.S.
In less than 24 hours, there were two mass shootings in America that killed 29 people and injured dozens more. The first was in El Paso, Texas at a crowded shopping center late Saturday morning. Twenty people were shot and killed and 26 people were injured in the mass shooting, which is now being considered domestic terrorism.
Officials and residents reacted to L. Brooks Patterson's death on Saturday, August 3, 2019. Many sent their condolences to the family via Facebook, Twitter or social media, or simply sent them by email. Here are some of their reactions: Brenda Lawrence, Congresswoman, MI-14: “I’m sending my deepest condolences to the family of longtime Oakland County Executive L.
More than half of all House Democrats now back opening impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, according to an ABC News analysis. At least 24 House Democrats have announced support for an impeachment inquiry since special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony, including several prominent committee chairs and freshman Democrats from formerly GOP-held congressional districts.
11 years after the start of the recession and housing crash, the ripple effects are still felt acutely across Detroit and Wayne County, members of a U.S. House subcommittee heard at a field hearing in Detroit on Friday. The issues are complex, but the numbers are stark: since the housing crisis began in 2009, Detroit has flipped from a majority-homeowner to a majority-renter city.