Matt Longjohn makes statement on Upton refusing to answer question

Longjohn makes statement on Congressman Upton Portage, MI – Today, Dr. Matt Longjohn, a national public health leader and Democratic candidate in Michigan’s 6th Congressional District, made a statement on the recent news that Congressman Fred Upton would not answer a question about whether or not he or his staff were involved in any secret payouts to settle a […]

Matt Longjohn releases year-end fundraising numbers

Longjohn announces year-end fundraising total Portage, MI – Today, Dr. Matt Longjohn, a national public health leader and Democratic candidate in Michigan’s 6th Congressional District, announced that his campaign has raised over $330,000 from 1093 donors since announcing in July.  “I am blown away by the support this campaign is receiving from individuals all over this district, and across the country from […]

Doctor and Public Health Leader Matt Longjohn comments on the Government Shutdown

Matt Longjohn comments on the Government Shutdown  Portage, MI – Today, Dr. Matt Longjohn, a public health leader and the former National Health Officer for the YMCA, commented on the government shut down. “We expect the people we send to Washington to do their jobs and they have failed at the most basic task-keeping the […]

Doctor and Public Health Leader Matt Longjohn comments on the Republican Tax Scam passed today

Matt Longjohn comments on Republican Tax Scam  Portage, MI – Today, Dr. Matt Longjohn, a public health leader and the former National Health Officer for the YMCA, commented on the tax bill that was passed today by the House Representatives and voted Yes on by Fred Upton. “Fred Upton once again chose to sell out his […]

Matt Longjohn endorsed by Saugatuck Mandate.

Saugatuck Mandate endorses Matt Longjohn for Congress  Portage, MI – Today, Dr. Matt Longjohn, a public health leader and the former National Health Officer for the YMCA, announced his campaign for Congress had been endorsed by local community activist group Saugatuck Mandate.   “We invited all six Democratic candidates running to unseat Fred Upton in Michigan’s 6th […]

Matt Longjohn releases statement on Congressman Upton being named to the tax conference committee

Dr. Longjohn makes a statement on Upton being named to the tax committee responsible for merging the House & Senate tax bills Portage, MI –  Dr. Matt Longjohn, a public health leader and candidate for Congress in Michigan’s 6th district, today released a statement on Congressman Fred Upton being named to the tax conference committee. “Congressman Upton played a crucial […]

Matt Longjohn’s Statement on Upton’s Decision to Not Run for Senate

Portage, MI –  Dr. Matt Longjohn, a national public health leader and candidate for Congress in Michigan’s 6th district, today released a statement on Fred Upton’s announcement for re-election. “Congressman Upton will have to deal with his increasingly out of touch record in 2018 as he seeks his 16th term. His reliable support for Speaker Ryan’s failed […]

Matt Longjohn Calls on Congressman Upton to Vote against Republican Tax Scheme

Longjohn Joins Michiganders to Deliver Petition with nearly 900 Signatures to Upton’s Congressional Office Today WATCH THE VIDEO HERE. Portage, MI — Today, Dr. Matt Longjohn, a public health leader and candidate for Congress in Michigan’s 6th District, joined Michiganders to deliver a petition with nearly 900 signatures to Congressman Upton’s Kalamazoo office, urging him to vote […]

New York Times Magazine: A Post-Obama Democratic Party in Search of Itself

On Nov. 9, 2016, about 12 hours after Hillary Clinton conceded defeat to Donald Trump, Nancy Pelosi, the House minority leader, convened a conference call with her fellow House Democrats. Most of them were still back home in their respective districts and still in shock. Not only would Trump be president, but the Senate remained […]

MLive: Petitioners ask Upton to vote against GOP tax reform bill

KALAMAZOO, MI — Sixth District Congressional candidate Dr. Matt Longjohn delivered a petition to Rep. Fred Upton’s Kalamazoo office Monday, demanding Upton vote against a Republican-led tax reform bill. Upton, R-St. Joseph, is supportive of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and is expected to vote in favor of the bill if it comes to […]