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  Congressman Dean Phillips · [email protected]
June 7, 2024 at 10:22 PM

You're Invited: Donuts with Dean!

137 WORDS | 1.1 MINUTE READ  Hi John, Welcoming Minnesotans to Washington is one of my favorite parts of this job. That’s why I host gatherings called “Donuts with Dean”, where I get to meet with extraordinary constituents from every corner of our communit…
  Congressman Dean Phillips · [email protected]
May 23, 2024 at 6:21 PM

Updates from my time at home for John.

1050 WORDS | 8.1 MINUTE READ  Hi John, I’m hoping you and your loved ones are preparing for a relaxing and meaningful Memorial Day. Before you head off for a sunny long weekend, I’m checking in with a few updates! From inspiring conversations in springy Mi…
  Congressman Dean Phillips · [email protected]
May 9, 2024 at 4:09 PM

You're Invited: Service Academy Information Night

                     302 WORDS | 2.3 MINUTE READ  Hi John, As your congressman, I have the privilege of nominating a limited number of students from our community to the U.S. Service Academies each year. The academies allow talented and dedicated young people…
  Congressman Dean Phillips · [email protected]
April 19, 2024 at 6:38 PM

You're Invited: Congressional Art Competition Gallery Show

                     140 WORDS | 1.1 MINUTE READ  Hi John, Every spring, I host the Congressional art competition for high school artists in our community. I’m always so impressed with the talent of young people in our neck of the woods, and this year is no …
  Congressman Dean Phillips · [email protected]
April 12, 2024 at 3:52 PM

My March Recap for, John.

                     1412 WORDS | 10.9 MINUTE READ  Hi John, Spring has sprung in Minnesota and I'm writing to update you on everything I was up to in March. From celebrating International Women's Day, casting consequential votes, securing funding for our co…
  Congressman Dean Phillips · [email protected]
March 20, 2024 at 11:01 PM

Tax Filing Resources for John

1149 WORDS | 8.8 MINUTE READ  Hi John, Tax season is here, and I’m writing to make sure you have all the resources you need. Whether you’re still working on filing your taxes or you've already filed them, read on for important information. Remember, the Int…
  Congressman Dean Phillips · [email protected]
March 8, 2024 at 9:56 PM

My February Recap for John

1036 WORDS | 8.0 MINUTE READ  Hi John, I hope you and your loved ones had a wonderful February. From celebrating veterans, casting consequential votes in Washington, paying tribute to fallen Minnesota heroes, and so much more, it was a memorable month. Rea…
  Dean Phillips · [email protected]
March 7, 2024 at 1:02 PM

THANK YOU from Dean

Just one year ago, the thought of running for President hadn’t crossed my mind. Hi Friend, Just one year ago, the thought of running for President hadn’t crossed my mind. I was focused on raising the alarm about President Biden’s eroding support and encouraging the best positioned Democrats to enter…
  Dean Phillips · [email protected]
March 2, 2024 at 3:53 PM

Here's the data. Come to your own conclusions.

There's still time to prevent a Trump presidencyHi Friend, Our movement has been about the future of our country, the future of democracy, and empowering the next-generation. To improve the outlook for us all, we will continue to say the quiet part out loud.   If we continue on a path to revisit the…
  Dean Team · [email protected]
February 29, 2024 at 5:12 PM

Leap Into a Better America

February gave us a little something special this year Hi Friend, February gave us a little something special this year – an extra day! It’s an extra opportunity for all of us to take an additional step towards our goals, take a moment for rest or reflection, or just have some fun!  For the Dean Team…
  Dean Team · [email protected]
February 19, 2024 at 4:02 PM

🔔 DeanTeam Membership 🔔

We're a little over a week away from Michigan! 2024 Membership Status: PendingDean Team Suggested Support Level: MemberMember: $50Friend: $150Advocate: $500Leader: $1800Champion: $3300 Hi Friend,This is it! We are moments away from the next primary election in Michigan. It seems you haven’t joined u…
  Dean Team · [email protected]
February 14, 2024 at 5:53 PM

What is love? Congress Don’t Hurt Me, Don’t Hurt Me No More

HAPPY VALENT-DEAN’S DAY! Hi Friend, 💘HAPPY VALENT-DEAN’S DAY 💘 This Valentine's Day, let's root for our government to come together and work for everyone, not just the select few. It's an opportunity to celebrate the instances when love for our country transcended political divides, and bipartisan e…
  Dean Team · [email protected]
February 11, 2024 at 8:20 PM

Before Kickoff, Do Us One Favor

Forget about the game, imma spit the truth. Hi Friend,It’s almost kickoff for the 58th Super Bowl. A match-up we didn’t want, but one we are getting.Before things get started in Sin City, invest $5.80 for the future of this country. $5.80 for the American Dream. $5.80 for an affordable future. $5.80…
  Congressman Dean Phillips · [email protected]
February 9, 2024 at 11:42 PM

My votes in Washington this week

468 WORDS | 3.6 MINUTE READ  Hi John, I'm writing to update you on my time in Washington, where I was back for consequential votes on Articles of Impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Speaker Johnson's Israel funding bill. Re…
  Dean Phillips · [email protected]
February 9, 2024 at 12:32 PM

We’re Ready For a Fresh Start

It’s difficult to read Robert Hur’s report regarding President Biden.Hi Friend,It’s difficult to read Robert Hur’s report regarding President Biden. It’s clear that the government has work to do to improve the security of national security information, but it’s even more disheartening to read about …
  Dean Team · [email protected]
February 7, 2024 at 9:05 PM

Dean Speaks the Truth on the Border

Dean’s all about saying the quiet part out loudHi Friend, Dean’s all about saying the quiet part out loud — and lately the one issue his colleagues in Congress can’t seem to get over the line: the border. Here’s a sneak peak:  Border security is a massive crisis and a failure of multiple administrat…
  Dean Phillips · [email protected]
February 6, 2024 at 8:33 PM

Humanity First, Border Solutions

We’ve got a humanitarian, national security and constitutional crisis on our southern borderHi Friend, We’ve got a humanitarian, national security and constitutional crisis on our southern border. It is entirely fixable. For the first time, we’ve got a bipartisan bill that can fix it.   This bill is…
  Dean Team · [email protected]
December 23, 2023 at 2:17 PM

Festivus for the Rest of Us

We have collected this year's grievances  Hi Friend,In the holiday spirit, we have collected this year's grievances that we know Dean is ready to tackle, thanks to your help!  😤 Bipartisanship Blues: The lack of bipartisanship in Washington is reaching epic Festivus proportions. Can we get a little …
  Congressman Dean Phillips · [email protected]
December 22, 2023 at 4:32 PM

Happy Holidays!

396 WORDS | 3.0 MINUTE READ  Hi John, It’s almost hard to believe, but this will be my last update of 2023! The future is full of possibility. Thank you for sharing your hopes, dreams, ideas, and even criticisms over this past year. It is the honor of my li…
  Congressman Dean Phillips · [email protected]
December 1, 2023 at 1:18 AM

The Honor of a Lifetime

335 WORDS | 2.6 MINUTE READ  Hi John, I hope you had a meaningful and restorative Thanksgiving. I spent time with family and friends and reflected on how grateful I am to represent the most engaged and extraordinary community in the nation. From weathering e…
  Congressman Dean Phillips · [email protected]
November 22, 2023 at 8:12 PM

Planting the Seeds of Peace

990 WORDS | 7.6 MINUTE READ  Hi John, With Thanksgiving around the corner, I'm reflecting on how thankful I am for my family, my friends, and the extraordinary community I have the honor to represent. However you plan to celebrate, I hope your Thanksgiving …
  Congressman Dean Phillips · [email protected]
November 15, 2023 at 10:52 PM

Honor Through Advocacy

1188 WORDS | 9.1 MINUTE READ  Hi John, As a Gold Star Son who lost my birth father, Artie, in the Vietnam War, my gratitude to our veterans and their families is immeasurable. I thought of him and all those who have sacrificed so much for our remarkable nat…
  Congressman Dean Phillips · [email protected]
October 28, 2023 at 5:18 PM

Restoring Order

1261 WORDS | 9.7 MINUTE READ  Hi John,  My update begins as it has far too many times, with profound heartbreak over another mass shooting, this time at a bowling alley and restaurant in Lewiston, Maine. Like so many of you, I've heard enough thoughts and p…
  Congressman Dean Phillips · [email protected]
October 20, 2023 at 9:32 PM

Working For You

868 WORDS | 6.5 MINUTE READ  Hi John,  I'm checking in from Washington, where the Republican majority has failed several times to choose a Speaker of the House. While we wait for order to be restored, I want to fill you in on what I was up to last week in Mi…
  Congressman Dean Phillips · [email protected]
October 13, 2023 at 6:40 PM

Condemning Hamas’ Heinous Attacks

684 WORDS | 5.3 MINUTE READ  Hi John,  It has been a horrifying week for humankind. The terrorist attack by Hamas in Israel on October 7th is considered by many Israelis to be their own 9/11. Hamas, the Iran-backed terrorist organization, killed over 1,300 …
  Congressman Dean Phillips · [email protected]
October 5, 2023 at 9:30 PM

What do you think of Tuesday's decision, John?

794 WORDS | 6.1 MINUTE READ  Hi John, When I checked in about government funding negotiations last week, more than 3,000 of you shared perspectives, concerns, and personal stories, and the results were loud and clear: our community wants Congress to take ac…
  The DeanTeam · [email protected]
October 3, 2023 at 4:34 PM

400 Days from Election Day

Friend,  We’re 400 days away from 2024 Election Day. While that number may seem insignificant, there is going to be so much on the line in just over a year. After seeing the bickering and fighting over simple functions like keeping the government open, it’s imperative that we restore good governance…
  Darby Cusack (Phillips for Congress) · [email protected]
September 30, 2023 at 4:14 PM

FINAL CHANCE: Help Us Reach Our Goal

Friend, Today is the last day of the month and we’re still short of our fundraising goal. But we’re within reach. We need all hands on deck to ensure that we can reach this goal and show potential opponents that we mean business and will hold onto this seat to ensure we can make a positive impact. C… · [email protected]
September 29, 2023 at 9:35 PM

Government Shutdown Update: Where Things Stand

Friend,  Since Dean’s first run for Congress he’s been on a mission to restore faith in government. However, as you’ve seen in the news, House Republicans are trying to advance an extreme agenda and are expected to shut down the government. This doesn’t have to be the way things go in Washington. De…
  Sarah Morrow (Phillips for Congress) · [email protected]
September 29, 2023 at 5:15 PM

Why This Month is So Important

Friend, The month of September is a crucial month for candidates across the country. This month marks the end of the FEC Quarter which means we must report our fundraising totals. Folks across the country will be checking into our campaign to measure our progress. More importantly, potential opponen…
  Congressman Dean Phillips · [email protected]
September 28, 2023 at 9:14 PM

Government Shutdown Update for John.

368 WORDS | 2.8 MINUTE READ  Hi John, Funding for the federal government is currently set to expire at midnight on September 30th. If Congress fails to fulfill its obligation to pass a budget by that time, the federal government would be forced to shut down…
  Dean Phillips · [email protected]
September 27, 2023 at 3:17 PM

What We're Building Toward

Friend, Congress is back in session, and as I’m sure you’ve seen, some of my colleagues are getting right back to work dividing America as much as possible. As they continue to create wedges between Americans, I know that we can and must choose a different direction.  I’ve always prided myself on we…
  Dean Phillips · [email protected]
September 26, 2023 at 2:42 PM

Thank You For Our Conversation

Friend,  Earlier this month I was honored to host a conversation with folks across the Third. Being able to chat with constituents is one of the best parts of my job. I was able to hear thoughtful ideas and concerns from folks about what needs to be done to make sure we have a government that works … · [email protected]
September 25, 2023 at 6:14 PM

DeanTeam Support Status: PENDING

Friend, We’re coming to the end of September and your supporter status is still pending. We’re reaching the end of the quarter and need to reach our critical FEC Deadline goal.  Can we count on you to chip in and help us reach our goal? If you've saved your payment information with ActBlue Express, …
  The DeanTeam · [email protected]
September 23, 2023 at 3:09 PM

DeanTeam Update: September

Friend, Happy September, DeanTeam! We hope you’re having a great month and are enjoying these welcome stretches of cool weather! Before we dive further into fall, we’d like to share two special thank yous. First, we want to express thanks to the team of extraordinary students who joined the campaign…
  Dean Phillips · [email protected]
September 21, 2023 at 6:46 PM

Back to Work in Washington, D.C.

Friend,  After a long recess, Congress is back in session and that means I’m back in Washington, D.C., representing you and working to make sure that as a nation we are focusing on the correct priorities. I am honored to be seated at the leadership table of the Democratic Caucus, working to ensure t…
  Congressman Dean Phillips · [email protected]
September 15, 2023 at 11:03 PM

Updates from a memorable week at home

                                                                                       1276 WORDS | 9.8 MINUTE READ Hi John, However you commemorated September 11th, I hope it included some time to reflect on the lessons we’ve learned as a nation since. On …
  Darby Cusack (Phillips for Congress) · [email protected]
September 15, 2023 at 4:52 PM

MID MONTH UPDATE: End of Quarter Goal

Friend, We’re halfway through September and I want to update you on where we are in regards to our end quarter deadline goal.   To be frank, we’re not quite where we hoped to be at this point of the month, but thankfully with your help we can catch right back up and stay on pace to meet our goal.  C… · [email protected]
September 12, 2023 at 4:03 PM

FWD: Our Upcoming FEC Deadline

Friend,  We know this time of year is often hectic with back to school, activities starting up, and so much more. So we wanted to re-up this email from the beginning of the month to make sure you saw it! We’re still a ways away from hitting our goal this month and need your help! Chip In to Help Us…
  Congressman Dean Phillips · [email protected]
September 8, 2023 at 10:22 PM

You're invited: Dial-in with Dean

                                                                                       79 WORDS | 0.3 MINUTE READ Hi John,  Representation begins with listening! That’s why I’m inviting you to share your perspectives, concerns, and most importantly, ideas, a…
  Dean Phillips · [email protected]
September 8, 2023 at 5:35 PM

Representation Begins With Listening

Friend, I’ve always believed that the thing that makes a good representative is being a good listener. It’s common to see politicians on TV fueling the anger-tainment industry by talking, talking, and talking some more. The reality is that’s not how to do the job. Doing my job means listening to you…
  Darby Cusack (Phillips for Congress) · [email protected]
September 6, 2023 at 8:44 PM

Our Upcoming FEC Deadline

Friend,  The start of September means that we’re coming up on a critical FEC Quarter deadline. We’ve set an ambitious goal and we know we can hit it thanks to our wonderful supporters like you. We need to make sure that when we hit the end of the month, we know that we’ve done everything possible to…
  Congressman Dean Phillips · [email protected]
September 6, 2023 at 8:29 PM

Updates from my Congressional Delegation to Israel, Türkiye and Saudi Arabia

                                                                                       555 WORDS | 4.3 MINUTE READ Hi John, I’m checking in to share updates from my second trip representing American interests abroad as Ranking Member of the House Foreign Aff…
  Sarah Morrow (Phillips for Congress) · [email protected]
September 1, 2023 at 7:14 PM

The Great Minnesota Get-Together

Friend, As the Minnesota State Fair comes to a close, I want to write to you about why Dean loves the Great Minnesota Get-Together so much. This year is his 53rd State Fair, and they just keep getting better every year. The State Fair represents what finding common ground is all about. What demonstr…
  Darby Cusack (Phillips for Congress) · [email protected]
August 31, 2023 at 4:42 PM

Next Month’s End of Quarter Deadline

Friend,  Today is the last day of August, and with September just hours away, we’re facing yet another FEC Deadline. We know all the hard work that Dean and his campaign do for the people of the Third but we need your help to make sure we’re able to continue spreading the word and engaging with vote…
  Sarah Morrow (Phillips for Congress) · [email protected]
August 30, 2023 at 4:40 PM

Minnesota Summer

Friend, We’re right about at the end of August, and while it’s always sad to see the end of another beautiful Minnesota summer, I am so proud of all that we achieved these last couple months.  The DeanTeam has been hard at work sending postcards, marching in parades, reaching out to voters, and work…
  Congressman Dean Phillips · [email protected]
August 24, 2023 at 9:41 PM

Recap for John from my memorable week at home.

                                                                                       790 WORDS | 6.1 MINUTE READ Hi John, As summer speeds to an end, I enjoyed another busy, wonderful week at home in Minnesota. From visiting businesses to fighting food ins…
  Sarah Morrow (Phillips for Congress) · [email protected]
August 24, 2023 at 7:42 PM

You’re Invited: A Conversation w/ Dean

Friend, I hope your Thursday is off to a wonderful start! I’m writing to invite you to a DeanTeam Conversation with Dean that we’re hosting Thursday, September 7, from 5:30–7:00 PM. We’ll be discussing current issues and would love for you to join us! RSVP HERE As always, Everyone’s Invited to ou…
  Dean Phillips · [email protected]
August 22, 2023 at 6:49 PM

The Uncomfortable Truth

Friend,   I woke up the morning after the 2016 election to find my teenage daughters in tears. Their fear about the future left an immediate and indelible mark on me, and that morning at the breakfast table I promised them I would do something.  And in 2019, with the support and encouragement of y…
  Congressman Dean Phillips · [email protected]
August 19, 2023 at 12:21 AM

Updates from a busy week in Minnesota

                                                                                       1201 WORDS | 9.2 MINUTE READ Hi John, I’m enjoying another beautiful – and busy – week at home in Minnesota. From going “On the Job” to giving back as a volunteer, and ce…