The Alternative State of the Union

As part of the Institute for Policy Studies' ongoing series "Defining the Issues," we are pleased to present a special three-part program from the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

Providing a more reality-based assessment of the state of our nation, these senators and representatives gathered today for these three discussions:

Part One: Press Conference
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Featuring:


  • Katrina Vanden Heuvel, The Nation

  • John Cavanagh, IPS

  • Lynn Woolsey (CA)

  • Barbara Lee (CA)

  • Hilda Solis (CA)

  • Dianne Watson (CA)

  • Maxine Waters (CA)

  • Jim McDermott (WA)

  • Bob Filner (CA)

  • Pete Stark (CA)

  • Raul Grijalva (AZ)

  • Dennis Kucinich (OH)


Panel 1: The State of Domestic Policy
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  • Moderator: John Nichols, The Nation

  • Diane Watson (CA)

  • Dennis Kucinich (OH)

  • Hilda Solis (CA)

  • Pete Stark (CA)


Panel 2: The State of Foreign Policy
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  • Moderator: John Cavanagh, IPS

  • Danny Davis (IL)

  • Barbara Lee (CA)

  • Lynn Woolsey (CA)

  • Maxine Waters (CA)
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