The Progressive Movement and Elections

Panelists talked about the progressive movement and the 2012 elections. Each called on progressives to mobilize, and make their voices… read more

Panelists talked about the progressive movement and the 2012 elections. Each called on progressives to mobilize, and make their voices heard in the presidential election. Van Jones said that progressives must win in November, as well as December, referencing impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement. He also called on President Obama to veto any extension of the tax cuts made during the George W. Bush administration. They responded to questions from the audience. close

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The Progressive Movement and Elections

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Program ID:
306641-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 18, 2012
Last Aired:
Jun 23, 2012

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  • Jun 18, 2012 | 10:37am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 18, 2012 | 2:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 18, 2012 | 10:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 19, 2012 | 1:10am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 19, 2012 | 4:53am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 22, 2012 | 10:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 23, 2012 | 4:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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