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  • CPC Vows to Avert Escalation with Iran After President Trump Decertifies Nuclear Deal

    Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) reacted to President Trump's declaration to decertify Iran's compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Action (JCPOA), a deal that has successfully curtailed the country's nuclear program.

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  • CPC: Current Disaster Relief to Puerto Rico is Not Enough

    Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement regarding the ongoing relief efforts for Puerto Rico after yesterday's passage of a $36.5 billion disaster relief package in the House.

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  • CPC Health Taskforce Releases 2018 ACA Marketplace Improvements as Trump Continues Sabotage

    Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), CPC Healthcare Taskforce Chair Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), and taskforce members today sent a letter to Congressional leadership, urging passage of policies to improve the Affordable Care Act marketplace for enrollees in 2018. The letter comes as President Trump signed an executive order further sabotaging the ACA by exempting "association" health plans from essential benefit requirements (such as coverage of maternity, mental health and autism benefits) and consumer protections. These plans will skew the risk pool by discriminating against people with pre-existing conditions and offering skimpier coverage, driving up premiums for everyone else.

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