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Dean Phillips Leads Push Improve Objectivity at the UN Human Rights Council

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Today, Dean Phillips partnered with Brian Fitzpatrick and 47 other congressional representatives to advocate for greater objectivity in the United Nations’ investigations of alleged human rights violations in Israel and Palestine. In a letter to the U.S. Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Phillips advocated to reduce or eliminate funding for the UN Human Righ...

PHILLIPS ON SPEAKER PELOSI’S DECISION

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Dean Phillips issued the following statement. “Speaker Pelosi’s decision to pass the torch to a new generation of leadership in the Democratic Caucus is the right and honorable one. As the first female Speaker of the House and one of the most successful of all time, I honor Speaker Pelosi’s service to our country and our Congress – especially over these extraordinarily diff...

PHILLIPS INTRODUCES LOVE LIVES ON ACT

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) introduced the Love Lives On Act, a bipartisan bill that will allow spouses of deceased servicemembers to retain survivor benefits upon remarriage. Rep Richard Hudson (R-NC) and Gwen Moore (D-WI) serve as original cosponsors on the legislation. The bill compliments an NDAA amendment that Phillips introduced in July and is expected to pass. Th...

Brand Building

| Posted in Let's Grow

When it comes to paid advertising, corporations (and our campaigns!) hire the professionals. I believe House Democrats should too. In order to break through in a competitive landscape, my team worked with an outside firm to execute an ambitious digital advertising program before entering blackout this year. We partnered closely with our vendor and the House Communications Standards Commission to e...

Brand Building

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No, mail isn't dead. To get the most out of print medium, my team prioritizes layered outreach campaigns, QR code engagement opportunities, and most importantly, quality creative that surprises, delights, and informs. Let's make sure Democratic mail actually makes it in the front door!

REP. PHILLIPS VOTES TO DEFEND CONSTITUTION AND PROTECT FREE AND FAIR ELECTIONS

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Phillips voted for bipartisan legislation to protect free and fair elections, uphold the rule of law and defend the Constitution. Crafted by Reps. Liz Cheney (R-WY) and Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) in response to extremist attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election – including the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol – the Presidential Election Reform Act will imple...

PHILLIPS LEADS HOUSE DEMOCRATS IN INTRODUCING THE PRO-LIFE ACT

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Senate Republicans announced their plan to ban on abortions after 15 weeks nationwide this week, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) led 26 House Democrats in introducing the real PRO-LIFE Act. Phillips’s Providing Real Opportunities and Lifelong Investments For Everyone (PRO-LIFE) Act reclaims the moniker and is aimed at supporting women and families – during pregnancy and beyond. T...

Problem Solvers Caucus Backs Phillips's Bill to Crack Down on Package Theft

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Problem Solvers Caucus announced its endorsement of the Porch Pirates Act of 2022, a bipartisan bill to protect American consumers by closing loopholes to combat the rise in occurrences of porch package theft. The Porch Pirates Act would apply the same penalties to the theft of United States Postal Service mail to the theft of packages from commercial and private car...

PHILLIPS CALLS ON HOUSE LEADERSHIP TO BRING PATHWAYS TO POLICING BILL TO A VOTE

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Washington, D.C.—As discussions continue in the U.S. House of Representatives about the possibility of votes on a series of bills related to enhancing public safety and funding local police departments, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) today called on House leadership to include H.R. 7826, the Pathways to Policing Act, which is inspired by an innovative Minnesota program by the same name: “I meet with ...

Perfect Score, Democracy Scorecard

| Posted in Awards and Recognition

Never has it been more important for the American people to stand together and demand that elected leaders take action to ensure our democracy respects and works for everyone. As they evaluate their representatives’ actions in office, the American people must be able to discern truth from lies or disinformation, which is why the Common Cause Democracy Scorecard offers a factual, nonpartisan accoun...

Chaska, MN

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Rep. Phillips honored Vietnam-era veterans Steve Arnst, Thomas Barrett, Jerry Cerchia Jr., Richard Daniels, Thomas Erickson, Bob Johnston, Jim McEliece, Randall Merriman, Larry Moore, James Olson, Ervin Prom, Steve Tompkins, Jeffrey Towey, Norman York, Dave Schwalbe, Jim Meuffels as well as widow Janet Grieder (on behalf of Denis Nolan) and Gold Star Sister Hattie Webb (on behalf of Alfred Webb J...

Phillips Votes to Pass Inflation Reduction Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) released the following statement after voting to pass the Inflation Reduction Act. The landmark health care, climate change, cost-cutting and deficit-reducing bill now heads to the President's desk: "Today is a leap forward for young people, retirees, progressives, conservatives – and America. As a pragmatic problem solver, I’m particularly excited by...

PHILLIPS, MINNESOTA BUSINESS LEADERS CELEBRATE CHIPS ACT BECOMING LAW

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BLOOMINGTON, MN – This week, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) celebrated with Minnesota business leaders as the CHIPS and Science Act was signed into law. Phillips helped pass the bipartisan competitiveness bill through the House this July. It will strengthen Minnesota families’ financial future, revitalize our competitiveness on the world stage, and safeguard America’s economic and national security. “...

PHILLIPS TO CELEBRATE PASSAGE OF CHIPS BILL AT SKYWATER TECHNOLOGY

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***MEDIA ADVISORY *** TOMORROW, AUG. 4, 2022, 10:30 AM CT: BLOOMINGTON — Rep. Dean Phillips will join representatives from SkyWater Technology to herald legislation signed into law by President Biden that will invest billions of dollars in domestic semiconductor manufacturing and science research. The CHIPS and Science Act, which Biden plans to sign on Tuesday and was passed by a strong bipartisan...

Highest Common Ground Score

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First

The Common Ground Committee, a non-profit, non-partisan organization focused on healing incivility and polarization, ranks Rep. Phillips first on its Common Ground Scorecard (CGS). The Common Ground Committee works for towards the goal of “more progress, less division”, and with that goal in mind, developed the CGS to identify politicians who seek common ground (or not), and to celebrate officials...