Debbie Dingell

Ben Cardin

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE DEBBIE DINGELL

D-MICHIGAN DISTRICT 12

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VOTING RECORD: Project Vote Smart, Govtrack US

 

BIOGRAPHY POLITICAL CAREER

PARTY: Democrat

BORN: 11/23/1953

EDUCATION: Georgetown University (B.S.); (M.S.)

OCCUPATION: Public Television Host

FAMILY: Married

RELIGION: Catholic

Career:

  • U.S. House of Representatives (2014-present)

Committees:

  • Committee on Energy & Commerce 

Elected: 2014

 

ISRAEL


  • Support a two-state solution 
  • Joined statement reafirming the U.S. commitment to a two-state solution
  • Supported the JCPOA (Iran Nuclear Deal)

 

CHOICE


  • Supports Roe v. Wade
  • Opposes defunding Planned Parenthood
  • Received 100% rating from Planned Parenthood
  • Supported Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive insurance coverage policy 
  • Longtime advocate for women's issues

 

In Her Own Words


"“Now we must ensure that every woman -- no matter where they live or how much they earn -- can get comprehensive, safe quality healthcare when they need it. A woman's health decisions are her own, in consultation with her family, her doctor, her faith, and that right should not be undermined.” 1

SOURCES: 1 debbiedingell.house.gov

 

Interesting Facts


Founder of the National Women's Health Resource Center

Married to former Congressman John Dingell, Jr.