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    Democratic National Committee Winter Meeting

    Democratic National Committee Chair Representative Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL) and other party leaders spoke at the committee’s winter meeting on their agenda and challenges for…

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    Netroots Nation Conference

    Senator Al Franken gave a keynote address at the Netroots Nation annual conference. In his remarks he spoke about the Democratic legislative agenda and focused on the need to preserve…

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    2008 Democratic Convention, Day 4

    The final day of the Democratic National Convention at Invesco Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado, had a theme of change. Events included the reading of party resolutions, and…

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    Democratic National Committee Fall Meeting

    Presidential candidates spoke to Democratic Party members about a number of campaign issues and the future of the party. Senator Clinton was scheduled to appear but cancelled following an…

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    Hispanic Public Policy Conference

    At a Congressional Hispanic Caucus public policy conference, participants talked about minority and labor issues. Among the topics they addressed were immigration, union organizing in…

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    National Day of Action on Immigrant Rights

    Representatives from community, religious, and labor groups spoke about immigration policy. In their remarks they advocated comprehensive immigration reform embracing laborers,…

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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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    Democratic Party Agenda

    Democratic National Committee chair Howard Dean participated in the DNC Executive Committee Meeting. Former Governor Dean talked about the DNC’s accomplishments to date and plans…

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    Q&A with Linda Chavez-Thompson

    Linda Chavez-Thompson was interviewed about her background, the history of the labor movement, her personal experiences with work on behalf of organized labor, the role of unions in…

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    Democratic National Convention, Day 1 Afternoon, Part 1

    In the first part of the opening session of the Democratic National Convention in Boston, Democratic lawmakers and convention officials conducted convention business such as credentialing…

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    2004 Elections

    Participants talked to reporters about a voter drive, the use of technology to engage voters, turning out Hispanic voters, and establishing a progressive grassroots movement. Following…

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    America and the Courts

    Two press events on the nomination of Miguel Estrada to a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit were shown. On Tuesday, March 4, 2003, Congressional Republicans held a…

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    2002 Election Results

    Labor leaders spoke about the results of the 2002 midterm elections, labor’s impact on the elections, and what the result could mean for the labor movement. Following their…

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    Working Women Study

    Participants talked to reporters about a recent survey on working women. Several women also spoke about their experiences in the workforce, conditions for women in the work place, and…

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    Equal Pay for Equal Work Rally

    Participants talked about inequality between men’s and women’s pay and voiced their support for the paycheck fairness act being considered by Congress.

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    Immigrant Worker Justice in the United States

    Participants talked about immigrant labor in the U.S. Among the issues they discussed were conditions in the immigrant workforce following September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, worker…

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    Privatizing Social Security

    Participants spoke to reporters about their objections to proposals to partially privatize individual Social Security accounts. Following their remarks they answered questions from the…

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    Pay Equity

    Participants talked to reporters about the pay equity gap between men and women. They announced legislation designed to help narrow the income disparity between men and…

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    Democratic National Convention Day 1 Afternoon

    Candidates, officials and others spoke to delegates about the Democratic agenda. They also approved reports from several committees and approved the party platform.

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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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