Political Action

Rousing Speeches Rally Delegates at MEA Fall RA

In his address to the MEA Fall Representative Assembly on Saturday, the Honorable Thomas Perez invoked a brief period in 19th-Century American history to make a point about Donald Trump, comparing the Republican presidential nominee’s rise with the Know-Nothing movement of the mid-1850s. 
The Honorable Tom Perez

Michigan Teen Feeds a Passion for Politics at Democratic National Convention

Trenton High School sophomore Emily Madden already has a passion for politics – particularly women’s issues – which she got to feed last month by attending the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia as a guest of MEA President Steve Cook. 
Madden called it “really amazing” to witness history, watching Hillary Rodham Clinton become the first woman nominated for president by a major U.S. political party.