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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

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March 6, 2017 In The News

The Dearborn-based Arab American Civil Rights League and ACLU of Michigan vowed Monday to challenge President's Donald Trump's new executive order on immigration, saying the policy continues to discriminate against a group of individuals in a way the courts already rejected as unconstitutional. “It also slams the door on the world’s most vulnerable people, shutting down the U.S.

March 6, 2017 In The News

A group of Democratic members of Congress from Michigan on Monday criticized President Donald Trump's new executive order banning travel from six countries -- one fewer than the previous version -- arguing that it still discriminates against Muslims.

March 6, 2017 In The News

Even as President Donald Trump’s rewritten travel order was besieged Monday by critics who say it still amounts to a ban on Muslims, at least one Michigan Republican (Congressman Trott) voiced worries that it may now do too little to protect Christians and other religious minorities facing violence in Iraq and Syria. Michigan Democrats – including U.S. Reps.

March 2, 2017 In The News

Attorney General Jeff Sessions decided Thursday to withdraw from any federal inquiry into Russia’s alleged role in the 2016 presidential election, following calls from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle for him to do so.

March 1, 2017 In The News

Democrats today invited some South Asian Muslim immigrants, including from India, to President Donald Trump's first joint address to Congress to make a political statement against his immigration policies. Immigrants from countries like India, Pakistan and Bangladesh were present during the address.

March 1, 2017 In The News

Democrats today invited some South Asian Muslim immigrants, including from India, to President Donald Trump's first joint address to Congress to make a political statement against his immigration policies. Immigrants from countries like India, Pakistan and Bangladesh were present during the address.

February 28, 2017 In The News

Two Metro Detroit members of Congress are bringing constituents along to President Donald Trump's address to a joint session to Congress on Tuesday. U.S. Rep. Sander Levin, D-Royal Oak, is bringing Lindsay Helfman, of Hazel Park, to Trump's address. U.S. Rep.

February 27, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. John Conyers didn’t attend President Donald Trump’s inauguration last month, but the Detroit Democrat plans to be at Trump’s first major address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night.

February 26, 2017 In The News

From banners draped over freeways to daily protests and both real and faux town hall meetings, this congressional recess has shaped up as a call to arms for activists looking to resist the administration and policies of President Donald Trump.

February 25, 2017 In The News

Michigan Democrat Rep. Brenda Lawrence has endorsed Rep. Keith Ellison in the race for DNC chair. She discusses the race ahead of Saturday's vote. The Democratic National Committee is voting for a new leader later this morning. It is a tight race, and the top contenders have different visions for the party. We're joined now by Representative Brenda Lawrence who is a Democrat from Detroit.

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