Dean Phillips

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U.S. REPRESENTATIVE DEAN PHILLIPS

D-MINNESOTA 3RD DISTRICT

RACE: Defeated Republican incumbent Erik Paulsen in the 2018 midterm election 

VOTING RECORD: Project Vote Smart, Govtrack.us

 

BIOGRAPHY POLITICAL CAREER

PARTY: Democratic

BORN: 1/20/1969

EDUCATION: Brown (BA), University of Minnesota (MBA)

OCCUPATION: Entreprenuer

FAMILY: Engaged, 2 daughters 
 
RELIGION: Jewish
 

CAREER:

  • U.S. House of Representatives, Minnesota 3rd District (2019-present)
  • President, Phillips Distilling (2000-2019)

COMMITTEES:

  • Financial Services
  • Foreign Affairs 

ELECTED: 2018

 

ISRAEL


  • Supports a strong U.S. - Israel relationship 
  • Strongly condemns anti-Semitism in all forms 
  • Uses his experience as a Jewish person in America to foster conversations about the harmful effects of anti-Semitism in America 

 

CHOICE


  • Opposes efforts to undermine the protections provided to women under the Affordable Care Act 
  • Supports a women's right to choose 
  • Denounces sexual harrasment and will work to ensure safe and respectful workplaces for women 

 

In His Own Words

"I strongly condemn anti-Semitism in all its forms... As elected leaders, it is our collective responsibility to set standards of respect and elevate understanding between the communities we represent. "1

"I remember my mother wearing a green "ERA Now' pin almost 50 years ago. As a member of Congress, I will champion the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment and the advancement of women's health, economic security, and reproductive freedom."2

 


 

SOURCES: 1) phillips.house.gov   2) phillipsforcongress.com

 

Interesting Facts


Serves on the board of Temple Israel in Minneapolis

Phillip's paternal grandmother was the author of the "Dear Abby" advice column. 

Founder of Talenti Gelato.