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John Conyers · John James ConyersHouse passes landmark bill to overhaul sexual harassment policy on Capitol Hill Wynn Resorts stock price plummets after sexual misconduct report CNN: judges rarely face discipline for sexual harassment complaints MORE (D-Mich.) what provision of the Constitution ...
Former State Representative Rashida Tlaib has officially announced her campaign for the 13th Congressional district, a seat left vacant after John Conyers resigned in December amid a sexual harassment scandal. "My track record is based on a new approach to public service, one that is needed now ...

When Congressman John Conyers was forced to step down last December in the wake of multiple sexual harassment allegations, some political observers predicted there would be a crowd ... Rashida Tlaib is the latest person to jump into the race to replace longtime Detroit Congressman John Conyers.
Mayor Mike Duggan is endorsing a city council ally, President Brenda Jones, to replace Congressman John Conyers, who stepped down under pressure after facing allegations of sexual harassment, Rochelle Riley of the Detroit Free Press reports. "The mayor's endorsement from the City of Detroit is so ...
State Rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo says she's "exploring a run" for the U.S. House seat vacated by longtime Rep. John Conyers Jr. Conyers, 88, resigned in early December amid allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior with female aides. Gay-Dagnogo, a Democrat representing Michigan's 8th House ...
Mayor Mike Duggan, whose partnership with City Council President Brenda Jones has been a hallmark of the city's post-bankruptcy renaissance, will endorse her to replace retired U.S. Rep. John Conyers in the 13th Congressional district. "The mayor's endorsement from the City of Detroit is so important, ...

OK. Raise your hand if you're not planning to run for former U.S. Rep. John Conyers' seat to represent the 13th District. That would be easier to count. Let's see: Elmo, Chewbacca, Katy Perry, that woman from Orange is the New Black and the entire cast of Black Panther either have announced they're ...
John Conyers, D-Mich., both stepped down following allegations of misconduct. Men in other industries, including Entertainment and the media, also have been forced to resign or fired for improper behavior. The Review-Journal is owned by the family of Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman and CEO Sheldon ...
That attitude is likely to be viewed as tone deaf in light of the number of members, including Al Franken and John Conyers, who resigned after being accused of improper behavior. And in light of revelations of a secret? fund to settle claims. When pressed, some leading Senate Republicans are questioning ...
Detroit City Council President Brenda Jones says she's running for the congressional seat left vacant when former Rep. John Conyers resigned amid sexual harassment allegations. Jones, who is an at large council member, announced her bid Friday, becoming the first woman to join the race.
The elder Conyers endorsed his son during his interview with Gaddis in December. "I want you to know that my legacy will continue through my children," he said. "I have a great family here and especially in my oldest boy, John Conyers III, who incidentally I endorsed to replace me in my seat in Congress.".
State Sen. Ian Conyers picked a cold Friday morning in front of Sampson-Webber Leadership Academy on Detroit's west side to announce that he's running for the U.S. Congressional 13th District seat where his great uncle John Conyers reigned for decades. "This is where it started,'' said Conyers, flanked ...
Four days after the assassination of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., John Conyers introduced a bill to establish a federal holiday to honor the slain civil rights leader. On Nov. 2, 1983, President Ronald Regan signed a bill making Martin Luther King Day a federal holiday, effective Jan. 20, 1986.
When John Conyers retired from the U.S. House of Representatives officially on Dec. 5, 2017, an ... Detroit attorney Michael Gilmore, a candidate to replace John Conyers Jr. in the U.S. Congress, says he is upset with the governor of Michigan for not holding a special election for the position. (Courtesy ...
U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y. has been named the new Democratic Leader ("Ranking Member") of the House Judiciary Committee. It was the powerful post held by Rep. John Conyers, D-Detroit, who was pressured to resign from the position and then retire from Congress last month due to allegations of ...
(WJBK) - Congressman Dave Trott, the Republican from Birmingham, currently represents the 11th District. He has announced he's decided not to run in 2018. There's a long list of Democrats and Republicans who want his seat. The Let It Rip team has invited every viable candidate and tonight's edition ...
Conyers wanted his son to replace him, and his nephew has gotten the attention of the Democratic party. Meanwhile, Mathis, the 57-year-old former 36th Circuit Court judge, was asked to consider running for the seat. The election to fill Conyers' seat will be in November. Wayne County Sheriff Benny ...

Retired 36th District Court Judge Greg Mathis indicated Thursday that he is considering running for retiring Rep. John Conyers' seat in Congress. The syndicated television show judge and philanthropist was on vacation, but said through spokesman and executive assistant Stacy Leak that he is considering ...
Lansing -- A candidate vying to replace former Detroit U.S. Rep. John Conyers on Friday announced a lawsuit against Gov. Rick Snyder alleging that the Republican governor is denying voters in the 13th Congressional district their right to vote. A lawsuit filed by Detroit activist and attorney Michael Gilmore ...
A candidate who wants to replace U.S. Rep. John Conyers in Congress has filed a federal lawsuit against Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, alleging the 11-month delay in holding a special election to fill the vacant seat is unconstitutional. Michael Gilmore, a Detroit attorney who is one of several Democratic ...
With just a handful of days left in 2017, the Free Press has compiled a list of some of the top stories to emerge in 2017 -- and stories worth keeping an eye on as we head into the new year. Headlines ranging from U.S. Rep John Conyers retiring amid a deluge of sexual harassment claims to Detroit's ...
John Conyers of Michigan, who resigned in the wake of sexual harassment allegations. Nadler outdistanced Rep. Zoe Lofgren of California for the position, winning by a vote of 118-72. Democrats look forward to Nadler's "fierce, fearless leadership to defend the promise of justice and liberty for all," House ...
Democrats are set to vote this week on who will replace Rep. John Conyers Jr., the powerful top-ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee who resigned earlier this month due to accusations of sexual misconduct from former aides. The decision will shape the trajectory of the Judiciary Committee if ...
Washington (CNN) A special election to fill the seat vacated by Michigan Democratic Rep. John Conyers will be held next year, with a primary August 7 and the general election November 6. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announced the dates Saturday, which will coincide with the previously scheduled ...
WASHINGTON -- Representative John Conyers Jr., under intense pressure to resign amid multiplying allegations that he sexually harassed former employees, announced Tuesday that he would leave Congress immediately, and he endorsed his son John Conyers III to succeed him. Mr. Conyers, 88, the ...
"I have been watching the media coverage regarding Congressman John Conyers," James Marbury said. "I am deeply concerned and feel compelled to come forward and tell you that I worked as a security guard under federal contract through Homeland Security. My duties included perimeter security, ...
(Detroit) -- An attorney for Michigan Rep. John Conyers says the congressman will discuss in the coming days whether to resign following allegations of sexual misconduct. But Arnold Reed told a news conference Friday that the health of the 88-year-old Conyers will be the paramount consideration in ...
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other top House Democrats on Thursday increased the pressure on Rep. John Conyers, who is facing multiple accusations of sexual misconduct and a House Ethics Committee probe, by calling on him to resign from office. Pelosi's comments are a stark turnaround ...
John Conyers III formally announces bid for father's Congress seat ... Previous Next. (WXYZ) - John Conyers III has officially announced his bid for Michigan's 13th Congressional district, his father's previous seat. ... John Conyers, retired after battling sexual harassment allegations by former female staffers.
"As a millennial candidate for Congress," John Conyers III states in a press release, "I am adding my name to the list of proud young leaders, proclaiming that our time is now, not tomorrow. If millennials were fully represented in Congress, one quarter of the members of the House would be under 40.
WASHINGTON -- John Conyers III, whose father, former U.S. Rep. John Conyers, resigned amid sexual harassment allegations in December, has filed to run for his father's seat, setting up a potential political contest with his cousin, state Sen. Ian Conyers. According to the Federal Election Commission ...
Detroit (WXYZ) - Former U.S. Rep. John Conyers will speak for the first time since announcing his retirement just over a month ago. Conyers will speak with Dr. Bernard Lafayette Jr., who helped organize the historic march from Selma, Ala. to Montgomery. It's taking place at the United Central Methodist ...
Candidate who wants Rep. John Conyers' House seat sues Gov. Rick Snyder over election date. Michael Gilmore wants to speed up replacement process. By Rod Meloni - reporter, CFP ® , Amber Ainsworth. Posted: 6:31 PM, January 02, 2018 Updated: 6:31 PM, January 02, 2018 ...
Courtney Morse alleged that when she refused John Conyers' sexual advances, the congressman mentioned Chandra Levy, a former federal intern who went ... Last Tuesday, the longest serving member of the United States Congress John Conyers resigned amid multiple sexual harassment allegations.
Washington (CNN) A special election to fill the seat vacated by Michigan Democratic Rep. John Conyers will be held next year, with a primary August 7 and the general election November 6. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announced the dates Saturday, which will coincide with the previously scheduled ...
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Since John Conyers resigned Tuesday from his 13th District Congressional seat, which he held for 53 years, the race is shaping up to replace him. Zach Gorchow, editor of Gongwer News Service, and Rick Pluta, Michigan Radio's Lansing bureau chief, joined Stateside to discuss who's lining up to succeed ...
John Conyers. The 88-year-old congressman and civil rights leader from Detroit has been dogged by charges that he sexually harassed women on his staff and covered up. His Democratic colleagues were slow and stumbling in addressing his conduct, but eventually many, including Minority Leader ...
John Conyers is finally resigning amid sexual harassment allegations, and more Democrat senators are calling for fellow Democrat Sen. Al Franken to step down. This is actually good news for those in the Democratic party who know it cannot have a future with Nancy Pelosi and the rest of the old guard in ...
Rep. John Conyers casually mentioned missing slain federal intern Chandra Levy when a former office intern rebuffed his advances, the woman said. Courtney Morse told the Washington Post that she quit her internship with the Michigan Democrat after he made unwanted sexual advances after driving her ...
WASHINGTON -- Representative John Conyers Jr., under intense pressure to resign amid multiplying allegations that he sexually harassed former employees, announced Tuesday that he would leave Congress immediately, and he endorsed his son John Conyers III to succeed him. Mr. Conyers, 88, the ...
Representative John Conyers Jr. announced Tuesday that he would leave Congress, and he endorsed his son to succeed him. By trying to keep his Detroit-area seat in the family, Mr. Conyers, 88, the longest-serving African-American representative in history, may have touched off a family feud.
The stunning fall of Democratic Rep. John Conyers -- who resigned Tuesday amid a growing sexual-harassment scandal -- has left confusion, anger, resentment and bewilderment inside the ranks of the Congressional Black Caucus, a group that Conyers helped found nearly four decades ago. Many CBC ...
John Conyers Jr. endorsed his son, John Conyers III, to replace him Tuesday after announcing he's leaving Congress. The longest-serving current member on Capitol Hill faced allegations of sexual harassment from several women. He'd admitted to reaching a monetary settlement with a former staffer who ...
Representative John Conyers Jr. of Michigan, who faces allegations that he sexually harassed former employees, announced his resignation. The 88-year-old, who was the longest-serving current member of the House and the longest-serving African-American in history, called into a local radio show to ...
Longtime Rep. John Conyers endorses his son to replace him in Congress. Updated: Dec ..... John Conyers (all times local):. 10:40 a.m.. The House Ethics Committee will likely continue to investigate Rep. John Conyers, even though the veteran Democrat has announced he plans to retire. The ethics panel ...
Detroit (CNN) Rep. John Conyers' attorney Arnold Reed -- who has been speaking for the Michigan Democrat amid allegations of sexual harassment -- will make an announcement Tuesday morning on a Detroit talk-radio show, according to a tweet by the lawyer. "I have just concluded my talks with ...
The Michigan Democrat, who has served in Congress for more than 50 years, is facing accusations of sexual harassment and won't seek re-election. Conyers Resigning Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations · politics · Conyers Resigning Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations. facebook; twitter; Flipboard ...
"John Conyers has spent more than 50 years protecting the rights of everybody in this country," Evans told the crowd. Pelosi was a frequent target of the remarks, with community leaders pointing to her call for the congressman to resign as unfair because he had not been granted due process.
While Conyers endorsed his son, it's unclear whether John Conyers III would be the only member of the family running for that seat. Ian Conyers, the grandson of Conyers's brother and a state senator, told The New York Times in an interview before John Conyers' announcement that he intended to run.


 

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