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To: canuck_conservative

I had a letter from John Boehner, soliciting moral support and money in an effort, if I understood him, to become Speaker?! Since when does a member of the minority party ever get to be Speaker?

Anyhow, the letter went into the round file along with all the other junk mail, and such things will continue to go there until someone with an R behind their name grows a backbone at least one-one hundredth as strong as the one that beautiful, courageous Sarah Palin has! What a SORRY bunch of pantywaists we are stuck with right now!!!

21 posted on 08/22/2009 9:41:17 PM PDT by Tucker39 (I Tim. 1:15b " .....Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief.")
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To: Tucker39



House members

All members are members of the Democratic Party or caucus with the Democratic Party. There are currently (July 2009) 83 total declared Progressives including 79 voting Representatives, 2 non-voting Representatives and 2 Senators.

[edit] Arizona

* Ed Pastor (AZ-4, Phoenix)
* Raúl Grijalva (AZ-7, Tucson) - Co-Chair

[edit] California

* Lynn Woolsey (CA-6, Santa Rosa) - Co-Chair
* George Miller (CA-7, Richmond) - Chairman, House Education and Labor Committee
* Barbara Lee (CA-9, Oakland) - Chairwoman, Congressional Black Caucus
* Pete Stark (CA-13, Fremont)
* Michael Honda (CA-15, San Jose)
* Sam Farr (CA-17, Monterey)
* Henry Waxman (CA-30, Los Angeles) - Chairman, House Energy and Commerce Committee
* Xavier Becerra (CA-31, Los Angeles)
* Judy Chu (CA-32, El Monte)
* Diane Watson (CA-33, Los Angeles)
* Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-34, Los Angeles)
* Maxine Waters (CA-35, Inglewood)
* Laura Richardson (CA-37, Long Beach)
* Linda Sanchez (CA-39, Lakewood)
* Bob Filner (CA-51, San Diego) - Chairman, House Veterans Affairs Committee

[edit] Colorado

* Jared Polis (CO-02, Boulder)

[edit] Connecticut

* Rosa DeLauro (CT-3, New Haven)

[edit] Florida

* Corrine Brown (FL-3, Jacksonville)
* Alan Grayson (FL-8, Orlando)
* Robert Wexler (FL-19, Boca Raton)
* Alcee Hastings (FL-23, Fort Lauderdale)

[edit] Georgia

* Hank Johnson (GA-4, Lithonia)
* John Lewis (GA-5, Atlanta)

[edit] Hawaii

* Neil Abercrombie (HI-1, Honolulu)
* Mazie Hirono (HI-2, Honolulu)

[edit] Illinois

* Bobby Rush (IL-1, Chicago)
* Jesse Jackson, Jr. (IL-2, Chicago Heights)
* Luis Gutierrez (IL-4, Chicago)
* Danny Davis (IL-7, Chicago)
* Jan Schakowsky (IL-9, Chicago)
* Phil Hare (IL-17, Rock Island)

[edit] Indiana

* André Carson (IN-7, Indianapolis)

[edit] Iowa

* Dave Loebsack (IA-2, Cedar Rapids)

[edit] Maine

* Chellie Pingree (ME-1, North Haven)

[edit] Maryland

* Donna Edwards (MD-4, Fort Washington)
* Elijah Cummings (MD-7, Baltimore)

[edit] Massachusetts

* John Olver (MA-1, Amherst)
* Jim McGovern (MA-3, Worcester)
* Barney Frank (MA-4, Newton) - Chairman, House Financial Services Committee
* John Tierney (MA-6, Salem)
* Ed Markey (MA-7, Malden)
* Mike Capuano (MA-8, Boston)

[edit] Michigan

* Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (MI-13, Detroit)
* John Conyers (MI-14, Detroit) - Chairman, House Judiciary Committee

[edit] Minnesota

* Keith Ellison (MN-5, Minneapolis)

[edit] Mississippi

* Bennie Thompson (MS-2, Bolton) - Chairman, House Homeland Security Committee

[edit] Missouri

* William Lacy Clay, Jr. (MO-1, St. Louis)
* Emanuel Cleaver (MO-5, Kansas City)

[edit] New Jersey

* Donald Payne (NJ-10, Newark)
* Frank Pallone (NJ-06)

[edit] New Mexico

* Ben R. Luján (NM-3, Santa Fe)

[edit] New York

* Jerry Nadler (NY-8, Manhattan)
* Yvette Clarke (NY-11, Brooklyn)
* Nydia Velazquez (NY-12, Brooklyn) - Chairwoman, House Small Business Committee
* Carolyn Maloney (NY-14, Manhattan)
* Charles Rangel (NY-15, Harlem) - Chairman, House Ways and Means Committee
* Jose Serrano (NY-16, Bronx)
* John Hall (NY-19, Dover Plains)
* Maurice Hinchey (NY-22, Saugerties)
* Louise Slaughter (NY-28, Rochester) - Chairwoman, House Rules Committee
* Eric Massa (NY-29, Corning)

[edit] North Carolina

* Mel Watt (NC-12, Charlotte)

[edit] Ohio

* Marcy Kaptur (OH-9, Toledo)
* Dennis Kucinich (OH-10, Cleveland)
* Marcia Fudge (OH-11, Warrensville Heights)

[edit] Oregon

* Earl Blumenauer (OR-3, Portland)
* Peter DeFazio (OR-4, Eugene)

[edit] Pennsylvania

* Bob Brady (PA-1, Philadelphia) - Chairman, House Administration Committee
* Chaka Fattah (PA-2, Philadelphia)

[edit] Tennessee

* Steve Cohen (TN-9, Memphis)

[edit] Texas

* Sheila Jackson-Lee (TX-18, Houston)
* Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30, Dallas)

[edit] Virginia

* Jim Moran (VA-8, Alexandria)

[edit] Vermont

* Peter Welch (VT-At Large)

[edit] Washington

* Jim McDermott (WA-7, Seattle)

[edit] Wisconsin

* Tammy Baldwin (WI-2, Madison)
* Gwen Moore (WI-4, Milwaukee)

[edit] Non-voting

* Donna M. Christensen (Virgin Islands)
* Eleanor Holmes Norton (District of Columbia)

[edit] Senate members

* Bernie Sanders (Vermont)
* Tom Udall (New Mexico)

[edit] Former members

* Sherrod Brown (OH-13) - Elected to Senate
* Julia Carson (IN-07) - Died in December 2007
* Lane Evans (IL-17) - Retired from Congress
* Cynthia McKinney (GA-4) - Lost Congressional seat to current caucus member Hank Johnson
* Major Owens (NY-11) - Retired from Congress
* Nancy Pelosi (CA-8) - Left Caucus when Elected House Minority Leader
* Hilda Solis (CA-32) - Became Secretary of Labor in 2009
* Stephanie Tubbs Jones (OH-11) - Died in 2008
* Paul Wellstone (MN Senate) - Died in plane crash in 2002

The CPC was founded in 1991 and currently has more than eighty members. The Caucus is co-chaired by Representatives Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Lynn Woolsey (D-CA).

Of the twenty standing committees of the House, eleven are chaired by members of the CPC.

22 posted on 08/22/2009 9:44:27 PM PDT by Rome2000 (Hussein Baraka Mook Kebba)
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To: Tucker39

I agree with you... If the GOP is anti-Socialism I sure can’t see much evidence of it in complete honesty. I honestly wonder if there is ANYONE in DC, or the GOP at ALL, that REALLY care about this country vs. making sure they get a piece of the socialist(fascist) pie Obama is baking. [I guess I should say that this group doesn’t include Palin — as far as I can tell she may have an (R) after her name, but she’s more of a “free-agent” type...]

38 posted on 08/22/2009 11:09:11 PM PDT by LibertyRocks ( ~ ANTI-OBAMA STUFF :
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