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We are the Congressional Progressive Caucus, the largest Caucus of the Democratic Party.  We’ve been in existence since being founded in 1991, with a primary mission of giving a voice to the needs and aspirations of all Americans and to build a more just and humane society.

Today we held a press conference and unveiled the People’s Budget- a more realistic view of what can be done to balance the budget while making sure the burden is being borne by all, including the wealthiest 2% of our citizens who haven’t been shouldering their fair share.  

Tomorrow, Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Raúl Grijalva and Keith Ellison, along with leading members of the Caucus will be here from noon til 2 pm EST to answer any questions you have about how we can work together to restore the American Dream. Members participating will be:

Rep. Raúl Grijalva (AZ), Co-Chair

Rep. Keith Ellison (MN), Co-Chair

Rep. Hank Johnson (GA), Whip

Rep. David Cicilline (RI)

Rep. Mike Honda (CA)

Rep. Dennis Kucinich (OH)

Rep. Jim McDermott (WA)

Rep. Jared Polis (CO)

Rep. Charlie Rangel (NY)

Rep. Peter Welch(VT)

We hope to see you here tomorrow as we start a conversation with you, the Progressive community so that we can work together to build a better country for us all.

Originally posted to Congressional Progressive Caucus on Wed Apr 13, 2011 at 04:00 PM PDT.

Also republished by New York State.

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