John Conyers, Jr. is a U.S. Congressman from Michigan firt elected in 1965. In January 2007, John became chairman of the House Judiciary Committee in the 110th United States Congress. He is one of the 13 founding members of the Congressional Black Caucus, and has served longer in Congress than any other African-American.
Civil rights icon Rosa Parks served on Conyers? staff between 1965 and 1988. He is known as one of the supporters of the drive to regulate online gambling. He appeared in Michael Moore’s documentary “Fahrenheit 9/11” discussing the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks. Since May 2005, he’s been a contributing blogger at The Huffington Post and his own blog.
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