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  • CPC Statement Demanding Removal of CFPB Fair Lending Chief

    U.S. Representatives Mark Pocan (WI-02) and Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-03), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), today called on Acting Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Mick Mulvaney, to fire Eric Blankenstein, a high level appointee at CFPB tasked with enforcing anti-discrimination laws, following the Washington Post's recent report detailing Blankenstein's history of racist and sexist writing.

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  • CPC Urges Withdrawal of Judge Kavanaugh's Nomination and Vows to Exercise House Oversight on Perjury Allegations

    Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Mark Pocan (WI-02) and Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-03), along with CPC First Vice Chair Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) led a letter to President Trump calling for the withdrawal of Judge Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court. The group of 39 Democrats, including eight CPC Members who serve on the House Judiciary Committee, further committed to exercising constitutional oversight to investigate evidence of possible perjury committed by Judge Kavanaugh. Lying under oath to the Senate would be a federal crime.

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  • CPC Commends Exclusion of Big Pharma Bailout in Opioid Crisis Response Act

    Following today's passage of the Opioid Crisis Response Act in the House of Representatives, Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Mark Pocan (WI-02) and Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-03), along with CPC Vice-Chair and Health Task Force Chair Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), released the following statement celebrating the exclusion of a proposed multi-billion-dollar bailout of the pharmaceutical industry from the final bill.

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