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    Meeting on Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

    Members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus convened a meeting to hear about humanitarian concerns surrounding the flood of unaccompanied Central American immigrant children crossing…

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    House Democrats on Government Shutdown

    Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and other members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus held a rally on the steps of the U.S. Capitol to urge House Republicans to allow a vote on a…

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    Debt and Deficit Reduction

    Members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus held a press conference addressing automatic spending cuts and deficit reduction. During the briefing, Representatives Raul Grijalva and…

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    Progressive Caucus on Debt Ceiling Agreement

    Members of the Progressive Caucus reacted to the debt ceiling agreement. They said that they would not vote for the compromise legislation to raise the debt ceiling because the…

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    Iraq War Veterans Accounts

    Members of Iraq Veterans Against the War talked about their experiences in Iraq. Among the topics they addressed were hardships experienced by military personnel in Iraq and…

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    Book Discussion on Violent Politics

    William Polk talked about his book Violent Politics: A History of Insurgency, Terrorism, and Guerrilla War, from the American Revolution to Iraq, published by Harper. In his book he…

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    Alternative State of the Union

    Members spoke to reporters about alternatives to proposals expected to be put forth in the president’s State of the Union address. Among the topics they addressed were the…

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    Electricity Policy Proposal

    Progressive Caucus members spoke to reporters about President Bush’s energy proposals and offered their own alternatives to the plan. Among the topics the addressed were consumer…

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    Tax Cut Proposal

    Members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus talked to reporters about the Bush Administration tax cut proposal. They emphasized that too much of the tax cut would go to the…

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    Prescription Drug Program

    Democratic members spoke to reporters about their plans to provide prescription medication to seniors. Following their remarks they answered questions from the reporters.

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    The Real State of the Union

    Members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus met to discuss the state of the Union from their perspective. They touched on the major issues that they believed President Clinton…

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    Labor, Jobs and Wage Issues

    In a forum sponsored by Rep. Dellums and the Progressive Caucus, representatives of labor and other groups discussed wages, jobs, and workers' rights. H.R. 1050, Living Wage Jobs…

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