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Remarks of President Barack Obama Weekly Address

Remarks of President Barack Obama
Weekly Address

Lemont, Illinois
March 16, 2013

Hi, everybody. As a nation, our top priority is growing our economy and creating good middle class jobs. That’s why this week I’m speaking to you from the Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois, because few areas hold as much promise as what they’re focused on right here – harnessing American energy.

Reps. Lipton and Knezek Vote Against Gutting Public Schools

March 13, 2013

Education reform plan fails students in struggling schools

House Education Committee Vice Chairwoman Rep. Ellen Cogen Lipton (D-Huntington Woods) and committee member Rep. David Knezek (D-Dearborn Heights) today voted against an education reform proposal that enables for-profit charter school companies to take over public schools and opens a back door to school vouchers.

Remarks of President Barack Obama - Weekly Address

March 9, 2013

In his weekly address, President Obama said that businesses have created jobs every month for three years straight – nearly 6.4 million altogether, and have added 246,000 new jobs in February. We must keep this momentum going, and that’s why the President recently met with Republican leaders to discuss how we can replace the harmful, arbitrary budget cuts, called the “sequester,” with balanced deficit reduction. By working together, the President is confident we can reduce the budget by investing in areas that help us grow, and cutting what we don’t need.

The audio of the address and video of the address will be available online at at 6:00 a.m. ET, Saturday, March 9, 2013.

Coffee Hours with Senator Gregory & Representative Cogen Lipton

March 9, 2013

Coffee Hours with Rep. Ellen Cogen-Lipton

Monday, March 18, 2013 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Senator Carl Levin Decides Not to Run for Re-Election in 2014!

Sen. Carl Levin
March 7, 2013

I have decided not to run for re-election in 2014.

This decision was extremely difficult because I love representing the people of Michigan in the U.S. Senate and fighting for the things that I believe are important to them.

As Barbara and I struggled with the question of whether I should run again, we focused on our belief that our country is at a crossroads that will determine our economic health and security for decades to come. We decided that I can best serve my state and nation by concentrating in the next two years on the challenging issues before us that I am in a position to help address; in other words, by doing my job without the distraction of campaigning for re-election.

Michigan 20/20 Plan is Reintroduced

Gretchen Whitmer
Michigan Senate Democratic Leader
March 5, 2013

Friends –

As the leader of the minority party in the Michigan Senate, I often have to write to you about the harmful legislation I see moving through the Capitol and what we need to do to stop it. Today, however, I'm writing about legislation that I've been proud to work on over the past year and was excited to help reintroduce today, The Michigan 2020 Plan.

Thank You

by Steve Baker
Thursday, February 28, 2013

It is my great pleasure to welcome and congratulate Marcia Ham as our new Secretary and officer of the Berkley Democratic Club. She brings a passion for our democratic principles, a wealth of creativity and fresh perspectives, and a dedication to helping move the club and our region forward.

Chair's Corner

The State Party Convention
Phil O'Dwyer, BDC Chair
February 26, 2013