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Congressional Democrats pen letter to Goodell on Ray Rice case

Congressional Democrats pen letter to Goodell on Ray Rice case

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 (UPI) --Twelve Democrats from the House Judiciary Committee sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, condemning his lack of transparency in the Ray Rice case.
Aileen Graef
House GOP, Dems swap blame over unaccompanied children crisis

House GOP, Dems swap blame over unaccompanied children crisis

WASHINGTON, June 25 (UPI) --Lawmakers held a hearing Wednesday on the surge of children attempting to enter the U.S. illegally, blaming the president's policies for encouraging migration.
Gabrielle Levy
Deportations take center stage in immigration debate

Deportations take center stage in immigration debate

WASHINGTON, May 29 (UPI) --Republicans were reluctant to tackle immigration policy a day after President Obama ordered a delay of a DHS review, calling him an untrustworthy partner.
Gabrielle Levy
Judge puts Conyers on primary ballot

Judge puts Conyers on primary ballot

WASHINGTON, May 23 (UPI) --A federal judge has overruled the Michigan Secretary of State to put longtime Detroit Rep. John Conyers on the primary ballot.
Gabrielle Levy
Rep. John Conyers loses appeal to Michigan secretary of state on primary ballot

Rep. John Conyers loses appeal to Michigan secretary of state on primary ballot

DETROIT, May 23 (UPI) --The Michigan secretary of state ruled Friday that veteran Rep. John Conyers does not have enough valid petition signatures to get on Democratic primary ballot.
Frances Burns
Longtime Congressman John Conyers appeals in effort to get back on primary ballot

Longtime Congressman John Conyers appeals in effort to get back on primary ballot

DETROIT, May 16 (UPI) --Rep. John Conyers, who has represented the Detroit area for almost half a century, asked the Michigan secretary of state to put him back on the primary ballot.
Frances Burns
Conyers fails to qualify for primary ballot

Conyers fails to qualify for primary ballot

WASHINGTON, May 14 (UPI) --Longtime Detroit Rep. John Conyers has found his once easy re-election imperiled by failing to collect enough signatures to be placed on the primary ballot.
Gabrielle Levy
After half-century in Congress, Rep. John Conyers could be off the ballot this year

After half-century in Congress, Rep. John Conyers could be off the ballot this year

DETROIT, May 1 (UPI) -- A Detroit minister running against Rep. John Conyers in the Democratic primary has challenged the longtime congressman's nominating petitions.
Frances Burns

Conyers to run for Congress again

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., the second longest-serving member of Congress, will run for another term in 2014, he said.

Bipartisan, bicameral Voting Rights Act bill introduced

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- A bipartisan group of House and Senate members has introduced legislation to restore the core Voting Rights Act provision struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Decision of NSA data collection programs may be near

Decision of NSA data collection programs may be near

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama Thursday met with 16 members of Congress to discuss oversight of National Security Administration surveillance programs.
Strange bedfellows: House defeats effort to rein in NSA phone-tracking

Strange bedfellows: House defeats effort to rein in NSA phone-tracking

WASHINGTON, July 25 (UPI) -- A rare left-right bloc of House members vowed after a narrow loss to redouble efforts to curb a national-security program that amasses Americans' phone records.
House GOP, Dem. lawmakers angry about NSA domestic spying

House GOP, Dem. lawmakers angry about NSA domestic spying

WASHINGTON, July 18 (UPI) -- The National Security Agency better curb its U.S. spying or Congress will end it, a lawmaker warned as the NSA said phone intercepts were broader than admitted.

Black Caucus preparing legislation to address racial profiling

WASHINGTON, July 17 (UPI) -- Congressional Black Caucus members are preparing racial-profiling legislation in response to the fatal shooting of an unarmed black Florida teen, aides say.

Commentary: Global Peace Index

WASHINGTON, June 14 (UPI) -- In the 2013 Global Peace Index of 162 nations, Iceland ranks first, Afghanistan last.
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large
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Rep. John Conyers, D-MI, chairs a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the Justice Department on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 14, 2009. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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Carl Edward Conyers

John Conyers, Jr. (born May 16, 1929) is the U.S. Representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district, serving since 1965 (the district was numbered as the 1st District until 1993). He is a member of the Democratic Party.

He is currently the second longest-serving incumbent member of the House (just after fellow Democrat from Michigan, John Dingell) and the third-longest incumbent member of the entire Congress by length of service (after Dingell and Daniel Inouye). The district includes most of northwestern Detroit, as well as Highland Park, Hamtramck and part of Dearborn.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "John Conyers."
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