Category: Debbie Dingell

Episode 32 – LIVE! Debbie & John Dingell talk healthcare, impeachment, and a president who lost an aircraft carrier

Episode 32 – LIVE! Debbie & John Dingell talk healthcare, impeachment, and a president who lost an aircraft carrier

The show notes for Episode 32 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/05/episode-32-live-debbie-john-dingell-talk-healthcare-impeachment-and-a-president-who-lost-an-aircraft-carrier.html We’d like to thank all the folks who came to our annual fundraiser at the Corner Brewery (aka “ABC Microbrewery”) in Ypsilanti last Friday night and were there for a live recording of today’s podcast. We’d like to thank some folks for their help in making the event a smashing success: […]

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Some measured optimism for the Trump Era from the great John Dingell

Some measured optimism for the Trump Era from the great John Dingell

“He’s going to be amazed with what he can’t get away with. And you will too.” Institutions are all that Americans can rely on now to protect us from Trump’s sleep-starved, anti-democratic impulses. And John Dingell is an institution. That’s the thesis of my argument in USA Today that my former representative in Congress should be named to give the […]

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AG Schuette engages in “superficial posturing”, wants to be on both sides of #FlintWaterCrisis suit (& much more news)

AG Schuette engages in “superficial posturing”, wants to be on both sides of #FlintWaterCrisis suit (& much more news)

There is a lot of news to report today about the ongoing public health crisis in Flint. We cover this issue every week in our podcast, as well, so be sure to have a listen. Before we get started, it’s worth noting that last Thursday was the 1,000th day since Flint started using the Flint River for its drinking water […]

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell introduces bill to compel more transparency in trade negotiations for things like the #TPP

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell introduces bill to compel more transparency in trade negotiations for things like the #TPP

Michigan Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today introduced the Promoting Transparency in Trade Act, a bill designed to shine more sunshine on trade negotiations that result in treaties like the much-maligned Trans-Pacific Partnership. If signed into law, the legislation will require government officials to publically release the text of ongoing trade negotiations and ensure the position of the Office of the […]

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VIDEO: Rep. Debbie Dingell’s powerful House floor speech on guns during Democratic sit-down strike

VIDEO: Rep. Debbie Dingell’s powerful House floor speech on guns during Democratic sit-down strike

Can’t you come to the table? Can’t we have a discussion? Can’t we say enough is enough? Yesterday, starting at 11:25 a.m., House Democrats staged a dramatic sit-in protest on the floor of the House of Representatives, demanding a vote on legislation that would prevent suspected terrorists of being able to purchase a gun and require universal background checks. The […]

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I need a favor and it won’t cost you a thing

I need a favor and it won’t cost you a thing

This past weekend, former Dean of the House John Dingell and his wife Congresswoman Debbie Dingell were gracious enough to participate in our Eclectafundraiser party. It’s hard to repay such generosity to a power couple like them but I’m going to try anyway. Congresswoman Dingell is in a competition with her colleagues in Congress to see who can get the […]

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VIDEO: Congresswoman Debbie Dingell gives a fiery floor speech slamming Fast Track and TPP

VIDEO: Congresswoman Debbie Dingell gives a fiery floor speech slamming Fast Track and TPP

Since I live in Michigan’s 7th District which is “represented” by the odious tea partier Tim Walberg, I have adopted neighboring 12th District Congresswoman Debbie Dingell as my true Representative in Congress. Congresswoman Dingell has been an outspoken critic of Fast Track and the Trans Pacific Partnership. You can read about her positions on that in an interview I did […]

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