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October 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Dean Phillips (D-MN) and Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) came together in a show of bipartisanship today to sign the Braver Angels “What we will do to hold America together” public letter, promoting bipartisanship in the lead-up and following this year's Presidential election.

October 21, 2020 Press Release

Minnetonka, MN Today, Dean Phillips released a speech he is submitting to the official Congressional Record honoring the life of longtime Star Tribune columnist and Minnesota legend Sid Hartman, who passed away on Sunday, Oct. 18, at the age of 100.

October 6, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) released the following statement on Trump’s decision to end COVID relief negotiations:

October 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips took to the floor of the House of Representatives to call on his colleagues to disavow dangerous anti-Semitic conspiracy theories like QAnon that are weaponizing the political process.

WATCH: Dean Phillips speaks on the House floor.

Remarks as prepared:

October 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, Rep. Dean Phillips voted against “HEROES 2.0,” the $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill offered by Nancy Pelosi and House leadership, joining 17 other Democrats, 189 Republicans and one Independent as the bill passed the House 214 to 207. Phillips released the following statement:

October 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON –  Congressmen Dean Phillips (D-MN) and Tom Reed (R-NY), along with U.S.

September 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) and Steve Chabot (R-OH) announced they have introduced the bipartisan Telehealth Coverage and Payment Parity Act (H.R. 8308) aimed at improving Americans’ access to health care whenever and wherever they need it.

September 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus – 25 Democrats and 25 Republicans – unveiled its “March To Common Ground” framework to help break the gridlock on the latest COVID-19 relief package and encourage negotiators to get back to the table. 


In The News

August 18, 2020 In The News

On the day two juveniles were charged in connection with the attack of a Dar Al-Farooq imam in Bloomington, political and religious leaders from Minnesota gathered to denounce the attack.

August 18, 2020 In The News

Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) joined Chuck Todd on Meet the Press to talk about the bipartisan negotiations he's leading between White House Chief of Staff Meadows and the Problem Solvers Caucus, and the future of the USPS.

August 15, 2020 In The News

On August 6, Imam Mohamed Mukhtar was assaulted on his way to evening worship. At Park Avenue and 82nd Street East, just outside the Islamic Center, Mukhtar was found clutching his left shoulder, which was fractured in two places. He told police he’d been kicked and hit by a white male and a Black male.

August 15, 2020 In The News

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers spoke with White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows in an effort to advance stalled discussions on the coronavirus economic stimulus package, a person at the meeting told NBC News Saturday. 

August 14, 2020 In The News

We cannot let divisive rhetoric prevent us from working toward a compassionate immigration policy that lives up to the ideals of the American Dream.


What one reform if adopted by the federal government would move the nation forward in addressing the challenges and opportunities of immigration to the United States?

August 14, 2020 In The News

This moment presents a once-in-a-generation opportunity to leverage increased support for public lands to create greater equity in the outdoor world.


August 7, 2020 In The News

Last-minute talks on Capitol Hill to continue virus aid, including the $600 worth of weekly supplemental unemployment benefits, have collapsed this afternoon.

Minnesota Congressman Dean Phillips tells WCCO's Chad Hartman he's troubled by what he calls the "obstinance" that is rewarded in Congress instead of the conclusions. Phillips says the President may end up stepping in.

July 20, 2020 In The News

After Gold Star wife Cheryl Lankford was diagnosed with cancer, she spent the final few months of her life working to make sure that military health and financial benefits for her 15-year-old son, Jonathan Jr., wouldn’t die with her.

July 7, 2020 In The News

Dean Phillips was elected to Congress representing Minnesota’s Third District less than two years ago. The consensus-focused businessman and philanthropic leader gained national attention in recent weeks when he co-authored the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act, designed to fix problems in Congress’ Paycheck Protection Act which made it impossible for many small businesses to access.