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Congressman Dan Kildee Sworn in to 117th Congress

January 3, 2021
Press Release
Kildee to Help Lead Democratic Caucus As Chief Deputy Whip, Delivering Results for Michigan Workers, Families and Small Businesses

Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, was sworn in to the 117th Congress today, having been recently re-elected to his fifth term in Congress.

Kildee will continue to serve as Chief Deputy Whip in the new Congress, where he will act as an important liaison between Members of Congress and Leadership to help lead the caucus and build support for Democratic priorities.

“I am humbled and honored to continue representing Michigan’s Fifth Congressional District in Congress,” Congressman Kildee said. “I am eager to get to work with the incoming Biden administration and our Democratic majority in the House on the important issues facing families in Flint, Saginaw and Bay City, including defeating the coronavirus, rebuilding our economy and improving our crumbling infrastructure. I look forward to bringing the voices of Michiganders and the Midwest to the table in this new Congress.”

First elected to Congress in 2012, Congressman Kildee is the most senior Democrat in Michigan’s House delegation. In addition to Chief Deputy Whip, Kildee serves in various leadership roles, including as co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional PFAS Task Force. Kildee currently serves on both the prestigious House Ways and Means Committee and House Budget Committee.

117th Congress Swearing In Ceremony