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  • National Clean Energy Project
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    National Clean Energy Project

    After opening remarks by several participants, policy makers and energy industry leaders spoke about building a modern electricity grid and reducing reliance on foreign oil. Among the topics the addressed were…

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  • Labor Day Campaign Rally
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    Labor Day Campaign Rally

    Vice President Gore and labor officials spoke at an annual Labor Day rally. Among the issues they addressed were creating a living wage, improving health care for seniors and children,…

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  • Earth Day Rally
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    Earth Day Rally

    On Earth Day, politicians, celebrities and activists held a rally on the Mall to raise awareness of environmental issues.

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  • Gore Campaign Speech
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    Gore Campaign Speech

    Vice President Gore thanked members of the AFL-CIO for their endorsement for the 2000 presidential campaign. He focused on the importance of labor unions and related stories of Americans…

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  • Climate Change Policy and US Economy
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    Climate Change Policy and U.S. Economy

    Deputy Secretary Summers and other economic experts discussed the impact of climate policy on the U.S. economy. They examined various economic incentives to reduce carbon emissions and how…

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  • Union Organizing Issues
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    Union Organizing Issues

    Vice President Gore addressed a union rally on organizing, which was an event prior to the opening of the AFL-CIO’s biennial convention. Mr. Sweeney and Mr. McEntee introduced the vice…

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  • Secretary Reich Tribute
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    Secretary Reich Tribute

    Friends and colleagues paid tribute to the outgoing Secretary of Labor, Robert Reich. They talked about his efforts to reform the department, his concern for his employees and all U.S.…

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  • AFLCIO Caucus Meeting
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    AFL-CIO Caucus Meeting

    More than 800 Democratic delegates from various labor unions gathered at a pre-convention caucus meeting to hear about their agenda for the Democratic Convention. In his remarks, Vice President…

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  • Labors Role in 1996 Elections
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    Labor's Role in 1996 Elections

    Vice President Gore spoke to an AFL-CIO special convention. He strongly criticized Republican Congress for being anti-labor on several issues, including the minimum wage and taxes. He also…

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  • Health Care Reform Panel Ten
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    Health Care Reform Panel Ten

    The task force heard testimony from a panel of labor leaders and representatives on proposals to better incorporate health care and insurance costs in the American business environment, and…

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  • Clinton Economic Conference
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    Clinton Economic Conference

    Economists and business leaders continued to discuss initiatives for improving the U.S. economy, concentrating on the deficit reduction, new technologies, and economic growth, in the second…

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