Austerity policy hurts families, harms economy.
In the wake of new developments in the Boston Marathon Bombing and Syria’s Civil War, Congressman Ellison appeared on NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ to make the case for increased U.S. humanitarian intervention in Syria and the need to protect the rights of all Americans in the fight against terrorism.
Last week President Obama announced a budget that includes something called “Chained CPI” as a way to reduce Social Security benefits. I will not support it.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and other Republican Party leaders have staked their party’s future on a false premise. They say the wealthy are already providing for everyone else, and middle class families need to sacrifice for a change while millionaires reap the benefits.
“As Co-Chairs of the largest Democratic caucus in the House of Representatives, we call on our colleagues to act now to address gun violence. Rather than waiting in vain for the next tragic event, we call for action now.”