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    Congressional Progressive Caucus on Health Care

    Members of the Progressive Congressional Congress spoke to reporters about their demand that health care reform legislation include a public option.

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    House Democrats on Immigration Reform

    House Democratic leaders and members of the Hispanic Caucus held a press conference to push for passage of immigration legislation.

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    Winter Olympics Security

    Participants spoke to reporters about increaded security measures to be implemented at the Winter Olympic Games to be held in Salt Lake City. Following their remarks they answered…

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    Resolution to Condemn Bob Jones University

    Democratic leaders told reporters they intended to introduce a resolution condemning the policies and views of Bob Jones University. They said there was no place for racism,…

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    Presidential Investigation

    Representatives Canady and Rogan talked about President Clinton’s videotaped testimony before a grand jury. They expressed their concern about the president’s behavior, but…

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    Holiday Security

    Lieutenant Nichols talked about how the U.S. Capitol Police are providing security for special events and demonstrations within their jurisdiction. He answered questions from members…

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    Terrorist Attacks and Muslim Americans

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    Congressional Recognition of Hank Aaron

    Representative Chambliss, Mr. Aaron and others talked to reporters about the congressional recognition of former baseball player Hank Aaron. They reflected on Aaron’s…

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    Impeachment Decision

    Representative Pappas announced that he would vote to impeach President Clinton in the House of Representatives. After his remarks he answered questions from reporters.

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    Judicial Appointments of Women & Minorities

    Congressional leaders and activists talked to reporters about the Republican Senate leadership’s decision to block a vote on the floor on confirmation of two judges to the Ninth…

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    Impeachment Process

    Rep. Conyers, ranking member, and other Democratic Judiciary Committee members talked with reporters about the impeachment inquiry process and an alternate resolution. They took…

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    Crime Legislation

    Representative Schumer spoke about the crime legislation before the House, especially in refutation of Republican charges against the bill. Other supporters of the bill briefly spoke…

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    Cuban Political Prisoners Initiative

    Congressional leaders announced a new initiative to free political prisoners in Cuba. The news conference was held on the eve of Former President Carter’s trip to the island in…

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    Opposition to Faith-Based Proposals

    Democratic members of the U.S. House and representatives of other groups talked with reporters about President Bush’s Faith-Based Initiative. They opposed the initiative, saying…

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    California 46th Contested Election Dismissal

    Former Rep. Dornan reacted to the decision by the House of Representatives to dismiss the claims of voter fraud in the 1996 congressional election in California’s 46th…

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    Impeachment Inquiry

    Senator Barr and others talked with reporters about upcoming impeachment inquiry in the House Judiciary Committee. They discussed the desire of many groups to see the impeachment…

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    Economic Stimulus Bill

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    Cost of Government Day

    Participants held a news conference in honor of the day which some have designated as the day on which citizens have paid for all the direct and indirect costs of the federal government for…

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    FALN Clemency Report

    Representatives Burton and Fossella released a report critical of the Clinton administration for granting clemency to Puerto Rican nationalists convicted of terrorist activities in the…

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    Judiciary Committee Statements

    Democratic Judiciary Committee members spoke with reporters about their proposed resolution on fairness in the impeachment process. They talked about the releasing of the Starr…

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