john dingell http://wemu.org en Ypsilanti Attorney Seeks Democratic Nomination in 12th Congressional District http://wemu.org/post/ypsilanti-attorney-seeks-democratic-nomination-12th-congressional-district <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A prominent </span>Ypsilanti<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Attorney will seek to fill the vacancy being created by the retirement of U-S Representative <a href="http://dingell.house.gov/">John </a></span><a href="http://dingell.house.gov/">Dingell</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Democrat <a href="http://www.attyraymullins.com/">Raymond Mullins </a>has announced his candidacy for the </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">12</span><sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> District Congressional seat that’s been held by the 87-year old </span>Dingell<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> for nearly 60-years. &nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 08:43:35 +0000 David Fair 43473 at http://wemu.org Ypsilanti Attorney Seeks Democratic Nomination in 12th Congressional District Congressman John D. Dingell Addresses Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber http://wemu.org/post/congressman-john-d-dingell-addresses-ann-arborypsilanti-regional-chamber <div>Retiring Congressman John Dingell headlined today's Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber lunch meeting.</div><p></p><div>Dingell says organizations like chambers of commerce are an important part of the community, offering the chance for people to speak with elected officials and make sure government is running as it should.</div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dingell</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has announced he won't seek re-election when his current term is up. &nbsp;His wife, Debbie, is running to replace him in the </span>12th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Congressional district, as is </span>Ypsilanti<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> resident Terry Bowman who's running as a Republican.</span></p><div> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 18:12:49 +0000 Bob Eccles 42584 at http://wemu.org Congressman John D. Dingell Addresses Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber State Senator Rebekah Warren Will Not Seek Congressional Seat http://wemu.org/post/state-senator-rebekah-warren-will-not-seek-congressional-seat <p>There will be a new Representative in the 12th Congressional District next year, but it won't be current State Senator Rebekah Warren. The Ann Arbor Democrat posted the following statement on her Facebook page: &nbsp;</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 19:11:27 +0000 David Fair 42485 at http://wemu.org State Senator Rebekah Warren Will Not Seek Congressional Seat Ypsilanti Republican Joins Race in 12th Congressional District http://wemu.org/post/ypsilanti-republican-joins-race-12th-congressional-district <p>United States Representative John Dingell (D-Dearborn) has announced he will not seek re-election this year, after serving in Congress for nearly 60-years. His wife, Debbie, last week announced she will seek the Democratic nomination to fill the 12th Congressional seat. Today, an Ypsilanti man announced he will seek to replace the 87-year old political legend, as a Republican.</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 16:18:49 +0000 David Fair 42267 at http://wemu.org Ypsilanti Republican Joins Race in 12th Congressional District AUDIO: Rebekah Warren Announces Congressional Exploratory Committee http://wemu.org/post/audio-rebekah-warren-announces-congressional-exploratory-committee <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> <link href="http://wemu.org/post/audio-rebekah-warren-announces-congressional-exploratory-committee" rel="standout" /> </p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> <meta content="Rebekah Warren, John Dingell, Debbie DIngell, Congress" name="news_keywords" /> </p><p><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">State of Michigan Senator Rebekah Warren has announced today on <strong>89.1 WEMU</strong>&nbsp;she will officially launch a Congressional Exploratory Committee&nbsp;for the seat being vacated by Representative John Dingell.<iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/137189886%3Fsecret_token%3Ds-g3iEU&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Warren made the announcement herself Friday morning during the&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">Morning Edition with 89.1&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">WEMU’s</span><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;David Fair</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">Listen to Warren’s announcement above.</span></p><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 12:42:19 +0000 Patrik Holubik & David Fair 42180 at http://wemu.org AUDIO: Rebekah Warren Announces Congressional Exploratory Committee Debbie Dingell Expected to Announce Run for Husband's Seat Friday http://wemu.org/post/debbie-dingell-expected-announce-run-husbands-seat-friday <div>&nbsp;A Democratic official says Debbie Dingell will seek the House seat currently held by her husband, who has announced plans to retire after the longest congressional career in history.</div><p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 20:54:50 +0000 Associated Press 42048 at http://wemu.org Rep. John Dingell on the importance of Public Broadcasting http://wemu.org/post/rep-john-dingell-importance-public-broadcasting <p>The architect of the Public Broadcasting Act, Rep. John Dingell&nbsp;spoke to WEMU advocates at the first <strong><em>State of the Station</em></strong>&nbsp;in 2013 on the importance of&nbsp;public broadcasting in the community.</p><p></p><div>John Dingell, who served a record 58 years in Congress, <a href="http://wemu.org/post/rep-john-dingell-who-has-served-record-58-years-retiring">has announced he will be retiring after his current term</a>.&nbsp;Among Dingell's many achievements in Congress, he&nbsp;helped sign the <em><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_Broadcasting_Act_of_1967" target="_blank">Public Broadcasting Act of 1967</a></em> into law, which paved the way for the CPB, PBS and NPR. &nbsp;</div><div> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:14:46 +0000 Patrik Holubik 41983 at http://wemu.org Rep. John Dingell on the importance of Public Broadcasting Rep. John Dingell To Retire http://wemu.org/post/rep-john-dingell-retire <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> <meta content="http://www.freep.com/article/20140224/NEWS06/302240060/John-Dingell-longest-serving-U-S-representative-retire" name="standout" /> </p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> <meta content="John Dingell,Carl Levin,Fred Upton, John Conyers, Ann Arbor" name="news_keywords" /> </p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:34:54 +0000 Associated Press 41980 at http://wemu.org Rep. John Dingell To Retire Rep. John Dingell, Who Has Served A Record 58 Years, Is Retiring http://wemu.org/post/rep-john-dingell-who-has-served-record-58-years-retiring Michigan Democratic Rep. John Dingell, who was first elected to Congress in 1955 to fill a seat his father had held, says he will not seek re-election later this year.<p>He'll leave office having served in Congress longer than anyone else in history. Last June, <a href="http://www.freep.com/article/20130607/NEWS06/306070013/John-Dingell-Congress-record-history" target="_blank">Dingell passed the previous record holder</a>, the late Sen. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:28:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 41979 at http://wemu.org Rep. John Dingell, Who Has Served A Record 58 Years, Is Retiring Locals Call For Immigration Reform At All Levels Of Government http://wemu.org/post/locals-call-immigration-reform-all-levels-government <p>Local supporters of immigration reform are calling for action on federal, state, and local levels&nbsp; of government. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, the group, <em>Organizing for Action Washtenaw,&nbsp;</em>hosted a forum on immigration reform Wednesday evening at the University of Michigan.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 10:22:01 +0000 Andrew Cluley 34258 at http://wemu.org Locals Call For Immigration Reform At All Levels Of Government Dingell Calls for Passage of Violence Against Women Act http://wemu.org/post/dingell-calls-passage-violence-against-women-act <p>U-S Representative John Dingell joined Washtenaw County officials and local domestic violence groups at Safehouse yesterday to call for the re-authorization of the Violence Against Women act.&nbsp; Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.</p><p></p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 14:26:24 +0000 Andrew Cluley 25893 at http://wemu.org Dingell Calls for Passage of Violence Against Women Act Dingell Kicks off Re-Election Bid http://wemu.org/post/dingell-kicks-re-election-bid <p>Congressman John Dingell has been serving in the House since 1955.<br />_________________________</p><p>Dingell says his re-election campaign should be about service, not age.</p> Thu, 03 May 2012 13:31:47 +0000 Andrew Cluley 13352 at http://wemu.org Earth Day is Sunday http://wemu.org/post/earth-day-sunday <p>Congressman John Dingell talks with WEMU&#39;s David Fair about new congressional battles to protect the environment.</p> Fri, 20 Apr 2012 14:13:00 +0000 David Fair 12766 at http://wemu.org