john conyers

6:13 am
Wed April 30, 2014

Questions Raised Over Conyers' Petition Signatures

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People not registered to vote may have collected signatures to get long-time Democratic Congressman on ballot
Rev. Horace Sheffield, a congressional candidate hoping to beat U.S. Rep. John Conyers, D-Detroit, in the August primary, may have found the perfect solution. The Detroit Democrat is challenging the petition signatures filed by Conyers, claiming that two of the people circulating petitions for the 49-year veteran of Congress weren't registered voters when they collected the signatures.
6:51 am
Tue December 24, 2013

Amash, Conyers vow to press fight on spying programs in new year

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New developments, including court ruling on blanket collection of phone records could change debate
Washington Michigans odd couple congressmen have a New Years resolution to press on with their fight against the federal governments spying programs. U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, a GOP sophomore lawmaker from western Michigan, and U.S. Rep.John Conyers, the longtime liberal leader from Detroit, narrowly lost a 217-205 vote this summer in their bipartisan crusade to rein in the National Security Agency’s phone surveillance program.
7:08 am
Wed October 30, 2013

Amash, Conyers again work to limit surveillance

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Current legislation believed to have better chance of passing
WASHINGTON - After narrowly losing an effort to rein in U.S. spying activities, two Michigan congressmen from opposite ends of the political spectrum are back as backers of a measure with an even better chance of passage.