Congressional Progressive Caucus

The Congressional Progressive Caucus was established in the U.S. House of Representatives in the early 1990s. It reflects the diversity and strength of the American people, and we seek to give voice to the needs and aspirations of all Americans and to build a more just and humane society. The Co-Chairs of the 78-Member Congressional Progressive Caucus, U.S. Representatives Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), welcome your interest in the growing Progressive Caucus.

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Friday, May 13, 2016
CPC Co-Chairs Condemn New Wave of ICE Raids
The Co-Chairs of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), released the following statement condemning the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency’s plans for a new wave of forced deportations that would target Central American mothers...
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Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Congressional Progressive Caucus' The People's Budget Petition Surpasses 150,000 Signatures
Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), along with CPC First-Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), have released the following statement on grassroots support for the People’s Budget: “Less than one week after we formally announced The...
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Thursday, March 17, 2016
CPC Debt-Free College Resolution Offered to Amend House Republican Budget
Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), along with CPC First-Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released statements today after Rep. Pocan offered the CPC’s debt-free college resolution as an amendment to the House Republican budget...
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Thursday, March 03, 2016
Progressive Caucus Releases The People’s Budget for FY 2017
Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), and CPC First-Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) today released the Progressive Caucus’ budget for fiscal year 2017, called The People’s Budget: Prosperity Not Austerity; Invest in America. “ The...
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Friday, February 12, 2016
CPC Letter to Attorney General Lynch on Investigation into the Flint Water Crisis
Today, the Co-Chairs of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), and 33 members of Congress sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch urging a thorough investigation now that a criminal inquiry has been announced for the Flint water crisis...
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Thursday, February 11, 2016
81 House Democrats Offer Support, Guidance to FCC on its Plan to Expand Broadband Access through Lifeline Program
Today, Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Vice-Chair Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA) and CPC Co-Chairs Keith Ellison (D-MN), and Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) were joined by 78 Democrats in expressing support and providing recommendations for the Federal Communications Commission’s proposal to increase...
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Friday, January 08, 2016
CPC Co-Chairs Letter to President Obama Regarding ICE Raids and Deportations
The co-chairs of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), have sent the following letter to President Obama urging him to stop the aggressive raids and deportations being conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency. A signed copy of...
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Thursday, November 05, 2015
CPC Co-chairs and Rep. Marcia L. Fudge Introduce the Stop Social Security Garnishment for Student Debt Act
The Co-Chairs of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, Representatives Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), along with Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Representative...
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Friday, October 23, 2015
CPC Co-Chairs Introduce the Mobility, Opportunity, and Vocation Enabling (MOVE) Act
Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement announcing the introduction of H.R. 3788, The Mobility, Opportunity and Vocation Enabling (MOVE) Act: “America is falling behind when it comes to our transportation...
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Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Progressive Caucus Leaders Release the Back to Work Budget to Create 7 Million Jobs
Leaders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, including Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva and Keith Ellison and Budget Taskforce members Reps. Jim McDermott, Jan Schakowsky, Barbara Lee and Mark Pocan, today released their fiscal year 2014 budget alternative, the Back to Work Budget , which creates almost 7 million jobs over the first year and reduces the deficit by $4.4 trillion over the next 10 years.
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