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Senate Democrats Meet With National Hispanic Leaders

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Senate Democratic Hispanic Task Force (HTF) hosted a roundtable with national Hispanic leaders.  The group discussed top priorities of the Latino community for the 114th Congress, including immigration reform, women’s reproductive health, climate change, No Child Left Behind, and diversity in corporate America. “At yesterday’s roundtable, national Hispanic community leaders…

Klobuchar Hosts Meeting on Improving Our Transportation Infrastructure

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, Chair of the Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee, hosted a meeting with national interest groups to discuss ways to improve our nation’s transportation infrastructure. The meeting was an opportunity to engage stakeholders and focus on policy solutions that will improve our aging infrastructure and boost the economy through good-paying jobs.…

Klobuchar Hosts State of the Union Response Meeting

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, Chair of the Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee, hosted a meeting with national interest groups to respond to President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address. The meeting was an opportunity for Senate Democrats to engage stakeholders and focus on the key priorities outlined in the President’s speech. The discussion included sharing policy…

Senate Democrats Host Reception for the Conclusion of the 113th Congress

Washington, D.C.—Senate Democrats hosted a reception thanking guests for their continued work with the Democratic Caucus. Senator Mark Begich welcomed his colleague, Senator Amy Klobuchar, as the new Chair of the Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee. Senate Democrats expressed their gratitude to all those who attended the reception. While Senate Democrats have fought to improve…

Women’s Advocacy Organizations

Washington, D.C. – Today, Senate Democrats met with leaders of national women’s organizations to discuss post-election analysis and strategies for the coming year to move policies that promote working women and their families.  It is important to highlight that voters supported progressive policies at the state and local level.  Ballot initiatives to increase the minimum…

LGBT Community Leaders

Washington, D.C. – Today, Senate Democrats met with leaders in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community to discuss shared legislative priorities essential to ensuring equal protection under the law.  Senate Democrats reaffirmed their commitment to the LGBT community and vowed to work together to create the same opportunities for all Americans.  Senate Democrats,…