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Congressman Andre Carson

Representing the 7th District of INDIANA


Press Releases

Jan 19, 2015 Press Release

INDIANAPOLIS - “Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a champion not only for the rights of African Americans, but for people of all races, ethnicities, and backgrounds.  Today, we honor Dr.

Jan 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - This week, Congressman André Carson (IN-07) was named to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence by the Democratic Leader of the House, Nancy Pelosi.

Jan 9, 2015 Press Release

INDINANAPOLIS – Today, Congressman André Carson announced the names of the 10 young men and women from Indiana’s 7th Congressional District who have been selected as nominees to the United States Services Academies.  Their names have been submitted for consideration as members for the academy classes entering in July 2015. 

Dec 31, 2014 Press Release

INDIANAPOLIS - Today, Congressman André Carson released the following statement in response to his attendance at the ICNA (Islamic Circle of North America) Chicago convention last weekend.

On Saturday, December 27, I attended the ICNA Chicago convention to deliver a speech on the importance of civil engagement and developing leaders in the community.   

Dec 4, 2014 Press Release

INDIANAPOLIS – “Tonight, we lost a leader who dedicated his life to our community.  As a businessman, philanthropist, and activist, Bill Mays helped improve the lives of countless Hoosiers throughout his life. I pray that God gives peace and comfort to his wife, Rose, his daughters Kristin and Heather, and to the countless others for whom Bill is “family.”


Dec 4, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2015, which included provisions authored by Congressman Carson to protect the mental health of deployed service members.  The NDAA containing Congressman Carson’s  provisions is expected to pass the Senate next week before making its way to the President’s

Nov 24, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman André Carson issued the following statement in response to the decision of the Ferguson Grand Jury not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown:

“Tonight, my prayers are with the Brown family who lost their son far too soon.  No parent should have to live through such an ordeal.

Nov 24, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman André Carson issued the following statement in response to the announcement that Charles “Chuck” Hagel will step down as Secretary of Defense once a successor is confirmed:

Nov 20, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman André Carson (IN-07) released the following on President Barack Obama's Executive Action on immigration:

Nov 16, 2014 Press Release

"My deepest condolences go out to the friends and family of Abdul-Rahman Kassig, formerly known as Peter. The brutality shown to Kassig is in stark contrast to the bravery he displayed while serving his nation as an Army Ranger and dedicated humanitarian.  My prayers are with the family and those still suffering under the violence in the Middle East."