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Families of Parkland Victims Unite to End Violence in Schools Spotlight
Families of Parkland Victims Unite to End Violence in Schools
September 26, 2018
by TWN Staff
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In the wake of the unspeakable tragedy that unfolded at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School earlier this year, families of the 17 victims have joined together to stop school violence. Read More

Headed into Midterms, Blue Dogs Focus on Rural America Spotlight
Headed into Midterms, Blue Dogs Focus on Rural America
September 22, 2018
by TWN

As the midterm elections draw near, the Blue Dog Coalition turned its attention to rural America this week. Read More

A New Poll Released in Key CA Congressional Districts Shows Overwhelming Support  for Environmental Issues Across Party Lines 2018 Midterms
A New Poll Released in Key CA Congressional Districts Shows Overwhelming Support for Environmental Issues Across Party Lines
September 22, 2018
by TWN Staff

The environment is shaping up to be a key issue in California battleground congressional districts this election, according to a new poll released from the CA League of Conservation Voters. Read More

Trump Tariffs are Hurting Illinois Businesses – I’ve Seen It Firsthand Opinions
Trump Tariffs are Hurting Illinois Businesses – I’ve Seen It Firsthand
September 19, 2018
by TWN

President Trump’s irresponsible trade war continues to spiral further out of control, and while the adverse effects are being felt by American businesses large and small, the ultimate victims... Read More

Himes on the Challenges of a Changing Economy: It’s a Legacy Problem, Not a Political One Innovation
Himes on the Challenges of a Changing Economy: It’s a Legacy Problem, Not a Political One
September 19, 2018
by TWN

Leaders across the country at all levels of government and private sector are working to implement innovative policies that address the challenges facing American workers every day. Read More

O’Halleran: Leading the Fight for Rural America Spotlight
O’Halleran: Leading the Fight for Rural America
September 19, 2018
by TWN Staff

Cruising down the Arizona highway in an RV, Congressman Tom O’Halleran, Chairman of the Blue Dog Rural Task Force, was on a mission over August recess: meeting as many constituents as possible. Read More

Bipartisan Group of Senators Move to Hold Chinese Telecom Firm ZTE Accountable in “Significant, Painful” Way Congress
Bipartisan Group of Senators Move to Hold Chinese Telecom Firm ZTE Accountable in “Significant, Painful” Way
September 18, 2018
by TWN Staff

Following a controversial deal by the Trump Administration that lifted a ban on the export of U.S. parts and components to ZTE for seven years, a bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation that would force the Chinese state-directed telecommunications firm to comply with the probationary conditions of that deal. Read More

Panetta Fights for Veterans’ Education Education
Panetta Fights for Veterans’ Education
September 15, 2018
by TWN Staff

First term Congressman Jimmy Panetta is well known on Capitol Hill for being a principled and pragmatic lawmaker who regularly puts policy over politics. This week, he is back in California’s 20th District on the Central Coast, living up to his reputation by addressing one of our country’s most overlooked issues – veterans’ education. Read More

Veasey, Wyden Lead Efforts to Boost Voter Registration Ahead of Midterms Congress
Veasey, Wyden Lead Efforts to Boost Voter Registration Ahead of Midterms
September 12, 2018
by TWN Staff

Today, Rep. Veasey (D-TX) is introducing a Resolution with Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) to make September National Voting Rights Month.  Read More

This Week in Washington: CBCF Annual Legislative Conference In The News
This Week in Washington: CBCF Annual Legislative Conference
September 12, 2018
by TWN Staff

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) kicks off its Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) today in Washington, DC. Read More

Ben McAdams: Mayor, Dad and Candidate for Congress Spotlight
Ben McAdams: Mayor, Dad and Candidate for Congress
September 12, 2018
by TWN Staff

An exclusive conversation with one of country’s emerging young leaders and member of the New Deal Read More

Rep. Bustos: The Path to the Majority Runs Through the Heartland Featured
Rep. Bustos: The Path to the Majority Runs Through the Heartland
September 12, 2018
by TWN Staff

Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos is a rising star in Congress who has been able to connect with voters in the heartland. The Well News sat down with her to figure out just how she does it. Excerpts from the interview: How do you feel about the candidates who are running… Read More

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