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  • Congressional Progressive Caucus Condemns Daines' Sham Amendment on Single-Payer

    WASHINGTON, D.C.– Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement regarding the Daines Amendment. "As a caucus that has championed the cause of Medicare For All for the past 25 years, the Congressional Progressive Caucus condemns Senator Daines' sham single-payer amendment. The debate on health care occurring in the U.S. Senate is not a game and Senator Daines' attempt to score political points at a moment when millions of Americans are at risk of losing access to live-saving health care, affordable medicine, and financial security is truly shameful.
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  • Congressional Progressive Caucus Responds to Trump Banning Transgender Individuals from U.S. Military

    WASHINGTON, D.C.– Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement regarding President Trump's decision to ban transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military and reports indicating that the Department of Justice's plans to file a brief rejecting LGBT protections under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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  • GOP Spending bill Jeopardizes Economic Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C.– Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement today, responding to the Republican vote on the ‘minibus' bill that includes appropriation bills for Defense, Military Construction-Veterans Affairs, Legislative Branch, and Energy and Water Development.
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  • Congressional Progressive Caucus Statement on Sanctions Legislation

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement today regarding H.R.3364, The Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, legislation on sanctions against Iran, North Korea, and Russia.
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  • Congressional Progressive Caucus Calls on Congress to Abandon House Republican Budget, Support People's Budget

    WASHINGTON, D.C.– Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) today released the following statement regarding the House Budget Committee's markup of the House Republican budget.
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  • Congressional Progressive Caucus Responds to DHS Appropriations Bill

    WASHINGTON, D.C.–Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement after the House Appropriations Committee voted to approve the FY 2018 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill yesterday. The bill includes a $1.6 billion border wall fund, increased funding for additional border patrol agents, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers, and immigration detention beds.
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  • Congressional Progressive Caucus Highlights Progressive National Security Ideas and Reforms

    WASHINGTON, D.C.– Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) made the following statement following the submission of dozens of amendments by Congressional Progressive Caucus Members to the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
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  • Congressional Progressive Caucus: The Open Internet Must Be Protected

    WASHINGTON, D.C.– Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) made the following statement today on the "Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality."
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  • Quad-Caucus Leadership Calls on ICE to Publish Data Transparently

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Leadership of the Congressional Quad-Caucus – which is composed of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), sent a letter to the Acting Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
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