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October 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) issued the following statement today after Senate Republicans filibustered legislation to protect our democracy, the Freedom to Vote Act:

October 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) praised the Biden Administration’s announcement of new protections of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCA) and surrounding watershed in northeastern Minnesota.

October 6, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN), along with Sens.

September 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep.

August 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) sent a letter to to the Army Corps of Engineers expressing concerns over the Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline.

Full text of the letter is available here and below: 

August 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) released the following statement today: 

July 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) introduced a bipartisan, bicameral resolution expressing support for the designation of August 1, 2021, as Gold Star Children’s Day to recognize the sacrifices of the children of fallen servicemembers. The initiative is co-led by Rep. Young Kim (R-CA), with Reps. Tim Ryan (D-OH) and Trent Kelly (R-MS) joining as original cosponsors. Sens.


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.