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FBI director defends electronic surveillance

FBI director defends electronic surveillance

WASHINGTON, June 13 (UPI) -- FBI Director Robert Mueller defended government monitoring Thursday, telling a U.S. House committee what has been done is legal and constitutional.
Rep. Conyers: Farrakhan's speech 'racist, anti-Semitic'

Rep. Conyers: Farrakhan's speech 'racist, anti-Semitic'

DETROIT, May 24 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., has described remarks made by Louis Farrakhan in a Detroit speech as "unacceptable racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic."

Former Detroit Councilwoman Monica Conyers ends confinement

DETROIT, May 16 (UPI) -- Former Detroit Councilwoman Monica Conyers, the wife of veteran U.S. Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., finished a term of home confinement Thursday.

Jesse Jackson protests Detroit manager

DETROIT, March 23 (UPI) -- The Rev. Jesse Jackson says the appointment of an emergency financial manager violates Detroiters' right to elect their own leaders.

Monica Conyers now in home confinement

DETROIT, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Former Detroit City Councilwoman Monica Conyers will be finishing her federal sentence for bribery at her home, federal officials say.
Report: Monica Conyers has large debts

Report: Monica Conyers has large debts

DETROIT, July 20 (UPI) -- Monica Conyers, the imprisoned wife of Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., owes thousands of dollars, her husband reported Friday on a disclosure form.
Report: Detective wanted Zimmerman charged

Report: Detective wanted Zimmerman charged

SANFORD, Fla., March 27 (UPI) -- Florida prosecutors overruled a police detective's recommendation to charge George Zimmerman with manslaughter in the death Trayvon Martin, ABC News reported.
Conyers' license suspended due to check

Conyers' license suspended due to check

DETROIT, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Veteran Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., says his driver's license was suspended because of a bounced $139 check for the renewal.

Detroit mayor perplexed by crime wave

DETROIT, May 20 (UPI) -- Detroit residents should not blame police for the violence in the city but should instead look for solutions to crime, Mayor Dave Bing said Thursday.
Conyers: Rove involved in political firing

Conyers: Rove involved in political firing

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Republican political operative Karl Rove played a key part in the firing of New Mexico U.S. Attorney David Iglesias, a report said.

Monica Conyers said weighing plea deal

DETROIT, June 17 (UPI) -- Detroit City Councilwoman Monica Conyers Wednesday was weighing a plea deal under which she would admit guilt to a federal bribery charge, sources said.

Conyers plans hearings on voting rights

WASHINGTON, March 11 (UPI) -- House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers is planning hearings into a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that reduces the scope of the Voting Rights Act.

Phoenix sheriff invites key congressman

PHOENIX, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio says he has invited a top congressman to take a ride-along with his anti-alien-smuggling unit.

Reps. call for probe of Ariz. sheriff

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Four members of Congress Friday called on the Justice Department to look into charges of misconduct by an Arizona county sheriff known for 'get-tough' policies.
Report: Bush orders Rove not to testify

Report: Bush orders Rove not to testify

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Former U.S. President George W. Bush has ordered former adviser Karl Rove not to testify before Congress, Newsweek reported Thursday.
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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.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "John Conyers."
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