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  • Congressional Progressive Caucus Statement on NAFTA Renegotiation

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Elli...

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  • Congressional Progressive Caucus Condemns GOP Joint Economic Committee Members for Providing Platform for Charles Murray

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ), and First Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement after the Joint Economic Committee's held a hearing with extremist Charles Murray yesterday morning. Murray is most famous for his controversial book The Bell Curve, which argues that individuals of certain races are genetically predisposed to lower intelligence levels. The book draws on a number of questionable sources including Mankind Quarterly, a journal which has been repeatedly discredited by numerous social scientists for its commitment to racist pseudo-science and close ties to the Nazi regime.

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  • Congressional Progressive Caucus Calls on Administration to Provide Refuge for Gay Men, LGBT Community Fleeing Persecution in Chechnya

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), and First Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement today after news reports surfaced that more than 100 gay men have been abducted, detained, and tortured in Chechnya and at least three gay men have been murdered. U.S. United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley and the State Department have both called for a thorough investigation into these human rights violations by Chechen authorities.

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