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A Progressive Answer to the GOP's Regressive Budget

Rep. John Conyers | Posted 05.18.2015 | Politics
Rep. John Conyers

By strengthening the safety net and investing in 21st-century infrastructure, manufacturing, education, and environmental protection, the Congressional Progressive Caucus' "People's Budget" will create 8.4 million new jobs and give low- and moderate-income Americans a much-needed raise. And it's important to note that the CPC's budget achieves all this without breaking the bank.

A Tale of Two Futures: Ryan Against the Congressional Progressive Caucus

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

Both parties agree that we suffer from mass unemployment, declining wages, and growing inequality. Both agree that rising future deficits should be addressed. But they offer completely different responses to these realities. The question, of course, is where Congress lines up.

72000+ to 2: "Wired for Republican" Media Ignores CPC/Dem Back-to-Work Budget

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.13.2013 | Media
Dave Johnson

This week the Republican "Ryan Budget" was released. As I write this Google News yields more than 72,000 stories. The Congressional Progressive Caucus released their "Back To Work Budget" this morning. So far a Google News search for "Back To Work Budget" yields... two results.

And Then There Were Five

Jim Worth | Posted 07.22.2011 | Politics
Jim Worth

Last Tuesday, Senator Tom Coburn announced he was leaving the Gang of Six, citing differences between himself and his colleagues over cuts in Medicare. What caused Coburn's departure, and how will it affect the workings of the group?