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April 4, 2019

WASHINGTON – Today the House of Representatives voted 263-158 for the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019. Rep. Madeleine Dean was an original cosponsor.


April 2, 2019

WASHINGTON – On Clean Water Day, Rep. Madeleine Dean announced a series of steps for tackling PFAS water contamination issues in the Pennsylvania Fourth District – and around the country.


March 27, 2019

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Rep. Madeleine Dean cosponsored new health care legislation that will lower Pennsylvanians’ health insurance premiums, crack down on junk health insurance plans, and strengthen protections for people with pre-existing conditions.

March 22, 2019

WASHINGTON – Today, Special Counsel Robert Mueller completed his investigation into whether Russia interfered in the 2016 election – and whether anyone connected to the Trump campaign aided that effort.  Rep. Madeleine Dean offered a response.


March 8, 2019

Today, Rep. Madeleine Dean voted for H.R. 1, the For the People Act. The bill offers sweeping electoral and campaign finance reform and tightens government ethics standards. It passed by a margin of 234-193.


February 28, 2019

Today, the U.S. House passed a bill to close the Charleston loophole. Currently, federal law permits gun sales to proceed if the purchaser’s background check hasn’t cleared in three days. H.R.

February 27, 2019

Today, Rep. Madeleine Dean voted in favor of historic legislation to require universal background checks for firearm purchases. The bill, known as H.R. 8, also included Rep.

February 25, 2019

Today, Rep. Madeleine Dean denounced President Trump’s emergency declaration at a press conference with House leaders. Rep. Dean’s comments focused on how the President’s declaration threatens military projects across Pennsylvania – and around the world.


February 22, 2019

Rep. Madeleine Dean officially opened her two district offices this week.

February 15, 2019

Last night, Rep. Madeleine Dean voted to support legislation to fund the government, maintain vital services for the public, and avoid another Trump shutdown. She also adamantly opposed President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency.



In The News

March 23, 2019

As we wait for the Mueller Report to come out, local reaction is pouring in from local members of Congress and experts.

Special counsel Robert Mueller spent nearly two years investigating possible Russian collusion with the Trump campaign in the 2016 presidential election.

March 22, 2019

The House Judiciary Committee has asked Scott Lloyd, the former director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, to provide clarity on his testimony last month regarding the tracking of pregnant minors in ORR care.

March 16, 2019


March 15, 2019

 "In the hour we have scheduled for this press conference and questions, four or five more of our fellow citizens will be gone, another 15 will be wounded."

That was just part of the message Congresswoman Madeleine Dean, D-4th Dist., had about the issue of gun violence and the need for background checks.

March 14, 2019

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a resolution stating that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s forthcoming report on Russian election meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election should be made public.

March 8, 2019

For decades, America has struggled to talk about our gun violence problem. That’s changing.

March 8, 2019

Majority Democrats in the U.S. House on Friday pushed through a broad election reform and ethics bill that they’ve made their top legislative priority this Congress.

February 27, 2019

About 450 people from across the area came to Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel (KI) in Elkins Park on Feb. 19 and filled the sanctuary in anticipation of a speech by a Jewish 10th-grade student.

February 26, 2019

The Trump administration's former refugee director Tuesday told Congress he never passed along warnings to higher-ups that separating migrant families at the border could have long-lasting damaging health effects on children.