Cong. John Conyers National Press Club Newsmaker 10 AM Monday, March 14 -- Guns, Health Care, Afghanistan, Jobs, Workers' Rights, Supreme Court

Mar 10, 2011, 16:31 ET from Robert Weiner Associates

Conyers, Judiciary Ranking Member and Dean of Congressional Black Caucus, to Brief Media as National Press Club’s Invited Newsmaker

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-Detroit), Ranking Minority Member of the House Judiciary Committee, will be the National Press Club Newsmaker at 10 AM, Monday, March 14 (National Press Building, 14th and F Streets, NW, 13th Floor).  Conyers is expected to address pending congressional inaction on guns, and will also discuss health care, Afghanistan, jobs, workers’ rights, and the Supreme Court’s threat to voting rights.

Conyers is Dean of the Congressional Black Caucus and is the second longest serving member of the House.  He is co-author of the single payer health bill and was a key strategist in obtaining the votes for the Obama health legislation.  He is Chair of the Out of Afghanistan Caucus.  He is a former Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and the Government Operations Committee, and he is the author of the Martin Luther King Holiday law. On March 10, 1994, Jack Anderson, while renowned for muckraking many others, wrote a column on Conyers entitled, “John Conyers: Persistence and Power.”

The event is being organized by the National Press Club Newsmakers Committee.

Event coordinator: Bob Weiner 301-283-0821 or cell 202-306-1200,

Contact: Bob Weiner/Gavriel Swerling 301-283-0821/202-306-1200

SOURCE Robert Weiner Associates