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    Chamber of Commerce Forum on Infrastructure

    Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao delivered keynote remarks at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce forum on infrastructure investment. She announced that President Trump’s infrastructure plan…

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    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Trade and Labor Policy

    Richard Trumka gave the keynote speech at a National Press Club luncheon. He focused on the labor movement’s evolving political strategy, and about his AFL-CIO organization’s relationship…

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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Richard Trumka

    Richard Trumka spoke to reporters at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast on the labor movement agenda in the 2016 election. He harshly criticized Donald Trump, calling him a fraud and saying he…

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    Democratic National Convention, Day 1

    Day one of the 2016 Democratic National Convention included first lady Michelle Obama, 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and immigration advocate Astrid…

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    Pennsylvania Delegation Breakfast

    Senators Corey Booker (D-NJ) and Bob Casey (D-PA) and AFL-CIO President Robert Trumka were among the featured speakers at a breakfast for Pennsylvania delegates to the 2016 Democratic…

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    Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

    Cecilia Malmström spoke about negotiations over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the European Union and the U.S. After her speech, she participated in a…

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    Democratic Platform Drafting Committee Hearing, Day 2 Morning Session

    The 2016 Democratic Platform Drafting Committee held its second day of hearings to listen to party officials and policy experts on education, jobs, and the economy. “Moving America Forward:…

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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Richard Trumka

    Richard Trumka spoke with reporters at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast at the St. Regis Hotel. He discussed the state of the labor movement, including worker safety and actions by the…

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    Federal Infrastructure Investment

    Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx was among the speakers at an event on the future of federal investment in infrastructure, particularly surface transportation. “America on the Move: Investing is…

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    Trade Policy

    Thomas Donohue and Richard Trumka testified at a hearing on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade bill, and pending trade agreements. The TPP would give the president authority to…

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    Minimum Wage and the State of Labor Unions

    Richard Trumka talked about the AFL-CIO’s recent wage summit and the broader issue of the minimum wage. He also reacted to President Obama’s State of the Union address and talked about the…

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    Fast Track Authority

    Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Democratic lawmakers, union members, and consumer safety advocates held a news conference on their opposition to provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)…

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    National Summit on Rasing Wages, Part 2

    Panelists talked about ways to lessen income inequality and increase wages. Topics included the relationship between raising wages and collective bargaining, and the impact of raising wages on…

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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Richard Trumka

    Richard Trumka talked with reporters and responded to questions at a “Monitor Breakfast” hosted by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis Hotel. He spoke about the state of the U.S.…

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    Immigration and Deportation Policy

    To mark the June 27, 2013, one-year anniversary of the Senate passing immigration reform, the AFL-CIO hosted a forum on the economic and humanitarian impact of inaction on the issue in the…

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    So Much To Do

    Richard Ravitch talked about his book, So Much to Do: A Full Life of Business, Politics, and Confronting Fiscal Crises, in which he chronicles his life as a public servant and discusses what he did to…

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    2014 Economy Summit, Richard Trumka

    Richard Trumka was interviewed at The Atlantic’s the third annual Economy Summit. He talked about labor unions, the U.S. trade agenda, collective bargaining rights, and the state of the…

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    Transportation infrastructure Investments

    Thomas Donohue and AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka testified on federal funding for transportation infrastructure and MAP-21, the current transportation law that expires in September 2014.…

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    Economy and Labor Unions

    Richard Trumka was interviewed as part of Politico’s Playbook Breakfast series. He focused on the economy, jobs, and helping those struggling with income inequality. He also talked about…

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    AFL-CIO Agenda

    Richard Trumka talked about the AFL-CIO agenda with reporters at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis Hotel. He answered questions on the impact of the…

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