December 11 – In a new video clip as part of the "CBS This Morning" series "Note to Self," U.S. Rep. John Dingell reflects on his long career in Congress. In the four-minute video, Dingell reads a letter to his younger self, reflecting on what he's learned, what he's experienced, and what he believes will help get the current Congress on track and more productive
November 12 – On this Veterans Day, I extend my deepest gratitude to the brave men and women who have served and are currently serving our country in the Armed Forces. Our soldiers, sailors and airmen have always served with dignity, selflessness and honor. Whatever the danger, they fight valiantly to protect us and our cherished liberties.
The Michigan Democratic Congressional Delegation released the following letter urging former Rep. Mark Schauer to run for governor, and pledging to support his campaign:
As members of Michigan’s Democratic Congressional delegation, we’ve each had the opportunity to work closely with you in our service to our state and nation.
That’s why we support you and strongly encourage your candidacy for Governor of our state, and we write to let you know we will be proud to support you. You’ve always been guided by principle, and you’ve always been on the side of the people versus the powerful special interests.
We need a new direction in Lansing, and we know from your long record of public service that you will lead Michigan in a better direction that works for all people, creates good middle class jobs, and makes Michigan a global leader again.
We stand ready to fight along-side you to move Michigan forward.
Thank you for your leadership and we look forward to working with you.