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    Financial Collapse of Enron

    Witnesses testified about the collapse of Enron and the possible impact on investors and financial markets. Among the topics addressed were auditing practices, charges of financial…

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    2000 Democratic Convention Day 2, Afternoon

    Democratic officials spoke to supporters about the upcoming 2000 election. They urged voters to support Vice President Al Gore.

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    Democratic National Convention, Day 4 Afternoon

    Democratic Party leaders spoke about party platform issues, the Bush administration record, and Senator John Kerry’s presidential campaign. Entertainment portions and short…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration

    Participants gathered at the Ebenezer Baptist Church where Dr. King and his father preached to honor him on what would have been his 67th birthday. Mr. Gregory spoke about…

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    Future of the American Labor Movement

    Richard Trumka talked about his vision for the future of the trade union movement and the challenges and choices facing organized labor today. Among the topics he addressed were rising…

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    AFL-CIO Turn Around America Rally

    AFL-CIO leaders and officials addressed union representatives during a rally for Sen. Obama. Topics included labor issues and Sen. Obama’s positions on them.

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    U.S.-China Economic Relations

    The committee heard testimony about U.S. economic relations with China. There was testimony that China is an important but unstable market. China is working to develop its own…

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    The Growing U.S. Trade Deficit

    The AFL-CIO and U.S. Business and Industry Council held a day-long conference on America’s growing trade deficit, “Trade Summit 2006: Crisis and Opportunity.” The first…

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    World Bank-IMF Protest Rally, Part 1

    Participants spoke to protesters about the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. They said the organizations did little to relieve poverty, acted only in corporate interests,…

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    Civil Rights and Labor Rally Against Florida Election

    Labor leaders and civil right activists spoke on the steps of the Florida Supreme Court building about the 2000 election results and the inauguration of George W. Bush. Among the…

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    Vigil Against Normalized Trade Relations with China

    Opponents to permanent trade relations with China spoke to reporters and others about their opposition to the legislation. Among the issues they discussed were human rights in China,…

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    2005 Labor Convention

    America’s union members and leaders came together at Chicago’s Navy Pier July 25-28 for the convention “Building New Strength and Jobs for Working Families,” the…

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    Overtime Pay Regulations

    Witnesses testified about proposed changes to regulations governing overtime pay for white collar workers. Among the topics they addressed were the types and number of workers affected…

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    Former Enron Employees' Meeting

    After meeting with former Enron employees, Rev. Jackson and Mr. Trumka talked with reporters about the loss of retirement funds caused by the Enron bankruptcy. They answered

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    NAFTA Review

    As the president traveled to Mexico, several opponents of the North American Free Trade Agreement briefed reporters on the negative impact of the treaty. They examined its economic and…

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    Democratic Platform Committee Meeting, Morning

    The DNC Platform Drafting Committee presented its 2004 platform recommendations to the full platform committee. The full DNC Platform Committee had 186 members responsible for…

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    Rally Against Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China

    Union leaders and others urged Congress not to enact legislation granting China permanent normal trade relations, saying that such a status would take American jobs, do nothing to curb…

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    Entitlement and Tax Reform

    Commission members heard testimony from representatvies of several groups concerning procedures for reforming entitlement programs and the tax structure.

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    AFL-CIO Political Strategies

    Delegates from 78 unions met to discuss the status of the labor movement. They discussed various items, including whether to create a $35 million fund to educator workers about…

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    Chinese Currency Control

    Mr. Trumpka and others called on the Bush administration to take bold action against China’s unfair manipulation of currency. Members of the panel used charts and graphs to…

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