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    A picture of Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman

    Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman

    From: NJ District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-03-04

    WATSON COLEMAN. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent that all Members may have 5 legislative days in which to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on the subject of my Special...



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    Representative Raúl M. Grijalva

    From: AZ District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-03-04

    GRIJALVA. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlewoman from New Jersey for having this opportunity for us to come and talk about the root issue, as she explained, the root issue that caused almost the potential...



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    Representative Mark Pocan

    From: WI District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-24

    POCAN. Mr. Speaker, I am very proud to be here today on behalf of the Progressive Caucus, along with other members of the Progressive Caucus. We have long fought for the middle class and those aspiring...



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    Representative Danny K. Davis

    From: IL District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-24

    DAVIS of Illinois. Thank you very much. I am pleased to be here to join you, Mr. Pocan, and other members of the Progressive Caucus as we talk about the real deal in terms of what it is that you do...



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    Representative Gwen Moore

    From: WI District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-24

    MOORE. Will the gentleman yield? Mr. POCAN. I yield to the gentlewoman from Wisconsin. Ms. MOORE. Mr. Davis, you are a member of the Ways and Means Committee so perhaps we can seek some clarification...



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    Representative Barbara Lee

    From: CA District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-24

    LEE of California. Thank you very much. Let me thank you, Mr. Pocan, for yielding but also for organizing, not only this Special Order tonight, but for having these Special Orders in order to really...



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    Representative Mark Takano

    From: CA District 41

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-24

    TAKANO. I thank the gentleman from Wisconsin for yielding. Earlier today, your colleague from Wisconsin (Mr. Ryan) released his long-awaited antipoverty plan. This is a bold step for Mr. Ryan because,...



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    Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    From: CT District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-24

    DeLAURO. I thank the gentleman. I can't thank you enough for the great work that you are doing and being such a leader on issues that focus on what this institution has, by way of offering opportunity...



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    Representative Tim Ryan

    From: OH District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-24

    RYAN of Ohio. I thank the gentleman. My office does get a lot of phone calls against this budget, but they are not realizing that I am supporting them against the Paul Ryan budget. I think these reforms--and...



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    Representative Hakeem S. Jeffries

    From: NY District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-24

    JEFFRIES. I thank my good friend, the distinguished gentleman from the Badger State, for yielding to me, as well as for the tremendous leadership that you continue to exhibit week after week in leading...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-24

    JACKSON LEE. I can't thank you enough for leading this Special Order. Again, the passion that you have shown in your service here in the United States Congress really speaks to what Americans send their...



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    Representative Mark Pocan

    From: WI District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-04-09

    POCAN. Mr. Speaker, I am glad to be here on behalf of the Progressive Caucus Special Order hour. We are going to be talking about the budget. Everyone is talking about the budget, the Paul Ryan Republican...



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    Representative Alan S. Lowenthal

    From: CA District 47

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-04-09

    LOWENTHAL. I want to thank the gentleman from Wisconsin for his work on the Congressional Progressive Caucus budget, the CPC budget, and for just being an all-around good guy. ...



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    Representative Matt Cartwright

    From: PA District 17

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-04-09

    CARTWRIGHT. Thank you, Mr. Pocan. Madam Speaker, I rise not only in support of the Congressional Progressive Caucus budget, but in opposition to the abomination that is this Ryan budget. I am from...



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    Representative Mark Pocan

    From: WI District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-13

    POCAN. Mr. Speaker, I am glad to be here on behalf of the Progressive Caucus today for the Progressive Caucus Special Order hour. We want to talk about the need to extend unemployment benefits in this...



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    Representative Suzanne Bonamici

    From: OR District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-13

    BONAMICI. Thank you very much, Congressman Pocan. Thank you for leading this discussion. The discussion about extending the emergency unemployment compensation program is such an important topic. Last...



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    Representative Jared Huffman

    From: CA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-13

    HUFFMAN. I want to thank the gentleman from Wisconsin for your leadership in organizing this hour of debate on such an important subject. I certainly want to lend my voice to the voices of my colleagues...



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    Representative Katherine M. Clark

    From: MA District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-13

    CLARK of Massachusetts. Thank you, Mr. Pocan, for your leadership on [[Page H2413]] this critical issue. I also want to thank the gentleman from Illinois for all he has done to try and bring this vote...



    A picture of Representative Hakeem S. Jeffries

    Representative Hakeem S. Jeffries

    From: NY District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-13

    JEFFRIES. I thank my good friend, the distinguished gentleman from the Badger State, for yielding some time, as well as for the leadership that you have continued to provide, week after week, in the...



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    Representative Marcy Kaptur

    From: OH District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-13

    KAPTUR. I want to thank Congressman Pocan for just a phenomenal presentation this evening and for lifting up those across our country who worked hard for a living and have fallen on hard times. Trying...



    A picture of Representative Matt Cartwright

    Representative Matt Cartwright

    From: PA District 17

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    CARTWRIGHT. Mr. Speaker, I rise this evening on behalf of the Congressional Progressive Caucus to repeat and enhance the calls made by our colleagues today to end the disastrous spending cuts known as...



    A picture of Representative Alan S. Lowenthal

    Representative Alan S. Lowenthal

    From: CA District 47

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    LOWENTHAL. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman from Pennsylvania, and I appreciate his leadership in holding this vital conversation. During my two decades in public service, I've heard many stories...



    A picture of Representative Barbara Lee

    Representative Barbara Lee

    From: CA District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-06-12

    LEE of California. Mr. Speaker, first of all, let me just say I am truly honored tonight to anchor this Special Order on the farm bill on behalf of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. And I just want...



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    Representative Keith Ellison

    From: MN District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-06-12

    ELLISON. Mr. Speaker, I just want to thank the gentlelady from California, Barbara Lee, who has been leading this country for years on the question of economic justice, civil rights and human rights....



    A picture of Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    From: CT District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-06-12

    DeLAURO. Thank you so much. It's an honor to join with you. I know where your heart, your head and your courage lie with regard to this issue. And we applaud you for your efforts with regard to the one...



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    Representative Henry C. "Hank" Johnson Jr.

    From: GA District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-06-12

    JOHNSON of Georgia. Thank you. I am very happy to participate in this Special Order, especially with the esteemed women who are here-- yourself, Barbara Lee, and Rosa DeLauro, a person of great justice...



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    Representative James P. McGovern

    From: MA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-06-12

    McGOVERN. I want to thank my distinguished colleague from California for organizing this and for her leadership on this and so many other issues aimed at trying to eliminate poverty in this country....



    A picture of Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton

    Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton

    From: DC District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-06-12

    NORTON. I thank the gentlelady from California for her consistent, heartfelt, energetic leadership on this issue for many years. And I see the gentleman from Georgia is here. I am so pleased he brought...