Michigan lost a seat because of population decline and will have a 14-Member House delegation in 2013. While the state as a whole lost less than 1 percent of its population from 2000 to 2010, Detroit and the surrounding area were hardest hit, according to census data. The city lost a quarter of its residents during that decade.
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Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.