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  • Outlook for House Democrats in Midterm Elections
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    Outlook for House Democrats in Midterm Elections

    Democratic Reps. Watson and Woolsey talked about building a liberal majority. Topics included the outlook for House Democrats in the November 2006 midterm elections, and the accomplishments…

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  • Democratic Party Platform Hearing Afternoon
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    Democratic Party Platform Hearing, Afternoon

    The Democratic National Committee held its third hearing on their party’s 2004 national platform at the Indian School in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The previous hearing had been cancelled due to…

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  • Action for Change
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    Action for Change

    In a panel discussion entitled “Organizing for Activism,” Democratic lawmakers and activists spoke about the 2004 Presidential Election and the need to defeat President George W. Bush. Representative…

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  • A Liberal Agenda for a Secure Nation
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    A Liberal Agenda for a Secure Nation

    Mr. Jontz delivered departing remarks to members of the organization, focusing on the future of global trade and threats to workers and consumers. Specifically he talked about trade in…

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  • Bias in Political Reporting
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    Bias in Political Reporting

    Audio is poor during small group discussions (15 minutes).

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  • Labor Issues and International Trade
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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 fundraising speech and…

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  • Social Security Reform
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    Social Security Reform

    Rep. Nadler and other panelists criticized recent proposals to preserve the Social Security system. They said the proposed legislation would reduce benefits for too many beneficiaries and…

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  • Americans for Democratic Action
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    Americans for Democratic Action

    Mr. Jontz talked about the philosophies of liberals and the Democratic Party. He looked forward to the upcoming congressional elections and the importance of overtaking the House of…

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  • Liberal Platform for the 21st Century Part 1
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    Liberal Platform for the 21st Century Part 1

    Participants gathered to discuss a progressive agenda on economics, foreign policy, education and other issues. and economic stratification. Mr. Sheinkman was joined by several Democratic…

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  • Campaign Almanac
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    Campaign Almanac

    Washington congressional and California gubernatorial and senatorial campaign coverage included background information on the states and the candidates, the issues, and the status of the…

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  • Campaign Almanac
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    Campaign Almanac

    Washington House and New York gubernatorial campaigns coverage included background on the states and the candidates, the issues, and the status of the races. A live simulcast of the KXLY-TV…

    258 views
  • Indiana Senatorial Debate
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    Indiana Senatorial Debate

    Mr. Bode moderated this debate on state and national issues including crime and health care reform.

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  • Campaign Almanac
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    Campaign Almanac

    Texas senatorial and gubernatorial campaign coverage included background information on the state and candidates, the issues and how the races are playing. Also campaign commercials from a…

    82 views
  • North American Free Trade Agreement
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    North American Free Trade Agreement

    The guests discussed the effort by the Clinton administration’s efforts to pass the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Topics included the role of lobbyists in the campaign for…

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  • North American Free Trade Agreement
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    North American Free Trade Agreement

    The AFL-CIO opposed the North American Free Trade Agreement because of the loss of American jobs they felt would result. Jim Jontz, currently the director of the Citizens Trade Campaign,…

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  • North American Free Trade Agreement
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    North American Free Trade Agreement

    Citizens from throughout the U.S. spoke about their experiences upon losing jobs that were moved to Mexico. They stated that the North American free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will continue…

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  • North American Free Trade Agreement
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    North American Free Trade Agreement

    The participants discussed their combined efforts to persuade the public that the North American Free Trade Agreement is not in the U.S. best interests. They analyzed different tactics in…

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  • North American Free Trade Agreement
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    North American Free Trade Agreement

    Representatives of labor and consumer groups spoke in a news conference to announce their opposition to the North American Free Trade Agreement, legislation that would lower tariffs between…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    H.R. 918: A bill to modify the requirements applicable to locatable minerals on public domain lands, consistent with the principles of self-initiation of mining claims. H.J.Res. 560: A resolution to waive certain…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    S 3144: A bill to amend title ten, United States Code, to improve the health care system provided for members and former members of the armed forces and their dependents. HR 2164: A bill to amend the…

    View in Congressional Chronicle186 views
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