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    Manufacturing and American Jobs

    Panelists talked about increasing American manufacturing. Topics included creating new trade agreements, training programs, policy changes to encourage investment, and what can be…

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    Framing National Energy Policy

    Representatives from industry, labor and finance sectors spoke about U.S. energy policy and the economy. They focused on the state of renewable energy technology, and outlined the…

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    Creating Green Jobs

    Vice President Joe Biden convened the first meeting of the Middle Class Task Force, with a focus on a green jobs as a pathway to a strong middle class. The panel included…

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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. AFL-CIO…

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    Liberal Political Strategy

    The speakers talked about creating Democratic infrastructure within states, grassroots movements, union members, historical accomplishments, timing of presidential primary elections,…

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    Take Back America

    Democratic legislators, party leaders, labor officials, community organizers, and others spoke at a meeting of progressive activists about the Democratic party agenda and outlook for the…

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    Future of Progressive Politics

    Progressive Democratic Party leaders talked about the role of the progressive wing of the party, the legacy of the late Senator Paul Wellstone, voter mobilization in the 2004 general…

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    Gephardt Campaign Rally

    Labor leaders and Iowa politicians spoke in support of Rep. Gephardt’s candidacy at the United Steel Workers Local 310 Hall. They talked about their reasons for supporting…

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    Steel Industry Rally Part 1

    Members of Congress from steel-producing states, union representatives and others rallied in support of tariffs on foreign steel imports, asking President Bush to save the U.S. steel…

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    Steel Industry Rally Part 2

    The rally continued. Members of Congress from steel-producing states, union representatives and others rallied in support of tariffs on foreign steel imports, asking President Bush to…

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    U.S. Steel Tariffs

    Within the next week President Bush is expected to announce whether or not he will impose tariffs on steel imports. Mr. Gerard, who was in Washington for a steel industry rally,…

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    Global Safeguard Investigation on Steel Imports

    The commission heard testimony from members of Congress, union executives and others about steel import safeguards. The program begins in progress and is interrupted by technical…

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    Labor Issues and International Trade

    Addressing the Americans for Democratic Action 54th annual convention, Mr. Gerard talked about labor issues and the problems facing workers in the today. Mr. Jontz gave a…

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