Brenda Lawrence

Brenda Lulenar Lawrence is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who served as the Mayor of Southfield, Michigan from 2001 to 2015. The Democratic nominee for Oakland County Executive in 2008 and for Lieutenant Governor in 2010, she was elected U.S. Representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district after winning the seat in the 2014 elections. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Brenda Lawrence has 159 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2008 House Committee as a Mayor. The year with the most videos was 2017 with 48 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2018 with an average of 7,428 views per program. Most appearances with Sheila Jackson Lee (13), Lois J. Frankel (8), Jackie Speier (8). Most common tags: State of the Union Address, House of Representatives, Gender Issues.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 2015 - Present U.S. Representative, D-MI 14th View Map Videos: 156 c. December 31, 2001 - Present Mayor,
D-Southfield
Videos: 3

Previously

U.S. Representative Candidate,
D-14
August 26, 2014 - c. November 4, 2014 Videos: 0 U.S. Representative Candidate,
D-14
January 1, 2012 - c. June 1, 2012 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed a war powers resolution requiring the president to get congressional authorization for military action in Yemen,…

  • Democratic Women's Working Group on Women in the U.S.

    Democratic Women's Working Group on Women in the U.S.

    On the day of President Trump’s State of the Union address, Representative Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) and other members of the…

  • House Democrats on Paycheck Fairness Act

    House Democrats on Paycheck Fairness Act

    Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) was joined by other House Democrats and equal pay activists to reintroduce the Paycheck Fairness…

  • House Session

    House Session

    On day 33 of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, the House passed a bill to reopen the government, excepting the…

  • House Session

    House Session

    On day 25 of a government shutdown, the House debated a bill that would have reopened the government through February 1. The…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed bills aimed at reopening part of the federal government, which was in day 20 of a partial shutdown, funding…

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