Rep. Dean Phillips joined fellow members of Congress on Wednesday in urging President Donald Trump to reopen the entire federal government, using a private meeting to push for an end to the nearly monthlong shutdown.
House Democrats unveiled the outline for “H.R. 1” — their first legislative push in the new Congress — aimed at substantial government reforms.
One of the biggest wins in the last election was the double-digit victory by Dean Phillips over five-term incumbent Erik Paulsen, Esme Murphy reports.
Dean Phillips and Ilhan Omar are both newly-elected Democratic members of Congress. But that’s pretty much where the similarities end.
Democratic Congressman-elect Dean Phillips is in Washington this week with the four other new members of Minnesota’s Congressional delegation.
Phillips continues to be a vocal advocate for infrastructure investments, such as the Southwest and Bottineau Light Rail lines in Minnesota’s 3rd District.
Dean Phillips, grandson of Sioux City native Abigail Van Buren, heads to Washington to represent Minnesota’s 3rd District in the U.S. House of Representatives.
After prevailing by an impressive 56-to-44 margin, Phillips addressed 700+ volunteers and supporters who gathered at the campaign’s election-night celebration.