Tag: John Dingell

Pro-Israel Group Drops Brutal Ad Against Walter Jones

Pro-Israel Group Drops Brutal Ad Against Walter Jones

The Emergency Committee for Israel (ECI) dropped a brutal new television ad against Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC), the first time the group has waded into a primary that has become something of a proxy battle in the Tea Party war

Debbie Dingell Launches Campaign for Husband's Congressional Seat

Debbie Dingell Launches Campaign for Husband's Congressional Seat

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 28 (UPI) —Debbie Dingell kicked off her campaign for her husband’s Michigan congressional seat Friday, telling a crowd in Dearborn she knows “just how big” his shoes are. Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., 88, who announced his retirement

Wife of John Dingell Running for Seat He Is Stepping Down From

Wife of John Dingell Running for Seat He Is Stepping Down From

If you think the Kennedy dynasty seems to have lasted forever, that’s nothing compared to Michigan’s 12th congressional district, where Democratic Congressman John Dingell, Jr., 87, who succeeded his father in 1955 and is the longest serving Congressman in U.S.

John Dingell, Longest-Serving Congressman, to Retire

John Dingell, Longest-Serving Congressman, to Retire

SOUTHGATE, Mich. (AP) — Rep. John Dingell, who played a key role in some of the biggest liberal legislative victories of the past 60 years, said Monday that he will not try to add to what is already the longest

Rep. John Dingell (D-MI) 57 Years / 20,997 Days and Detroit

Voters should be ashamed of themselves. Can’t blame Rep. Dingell for all of it but what has been their return on investment for supporting him and Democrats almost exclusively? Detroit 57 years ago is booming and the Lions go 9-3-0 and taking

Taxpayer-Funded A 123 Green Energy Company Handed to Chinese

Taxpayer-Funded A 123 Green Energy Company Handed to Chinese

A 123 Systems, the “green,” federal stimulus-funded lithium ion battery manufacturer, announced atrocious quarterly results today. Most expected that A 123’s results would be dark red. What was a surprise was the simultaneous announcement that the company had entered into

Brian Terry's Family Feels Abandoned By Their Congressman

Brian Terry's Family Feels Abandoned By Their Congressman

Brian Terry’s family claims the family’s lifelong congressman, John Dingell, has abandoned them. They’re upset he invoked Agent Terry’s name to make a case against holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt today, while talking to Politico earlier this week.

The Oil Leak and the Blame Game: Déjà vu All Over Again

We are almost seven weeks and counting into the massive oil spill wreaking havoc in the Gulf of Mexico and causing an unprecedented ecological disaster along the Louisiana coast. Neither the owners of the well, BP America, or their contractual

Majority of U.S. House Oppose FCC Effort to Reclassify Broadband

The Federal Communications Commission’s bid to subject broadband services to stricter regulation encountered a new hurdle last Friday, as an informal count of legislators revealed more than half of the members of the House oppose reshaping the regulatory framework through

Waxman Cancels Healthcare Show Trial

Health insurance company CEOs will apparently be spared the public thrashing planned for April 21 by House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman (D-Hollywood). Waxman notified committee members of the cancellation in a memo released Wednesday. The memo implies

Why has Obamacare become a TEA Party issue?

Obamacare has become a TEA Party issue, and that’s a good thing for the TEA Partiers, and all freedom-loving Americans. At the April 15 TEA Party gathering here in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, speakers will include a hopeful candidate for Congress, a

Daily Gut: Plants

So you remember Barbara Boxer’s attack on the townhall protesters, calling them disruptive “plants,” because they were too well dressed to be protesters. She had a point: they were well dressed. And most protesters of the lefty persuasion are not–a

Dem. Congressman Has Millions In GM Stock Options

Rep. John Dingell’s (D-MI) current financial disclosure filed in May lists GM stock worth up to $350,000, options worth up to $1 million more, and a GM pension fund. In 2000, among the Dingells’ GM assets were stock options worth