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DATE/TIME CHANGE – Sen. Schumer to Deliver Remarks on the Rise and Outsized Influence of the Tea Party, How Progressives Can Exploit Fundamental Weakness and Fight Back
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DATE/TIME CHANGE – Sen. Schumer to Deliver Remarks on the Rise and Outsized Influence of the Tea Party, How Progressives Can Exploit Fundamental Weakness and Fight Back

** This event was originally scheduled for Wednesday, January 22. The event is now being held on Thursday, January 23 at 1:00 p.m. **

Washington, D.C. — On Thursday, January 23, Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) will deliver remarks at the Center for American Progress Action Fund on the factors that have given rise to the Tea Party in recent years and how the Tea Party’s anti-government philosophy is actually based on false premises.

Additionally, Sen. Schumer will urge Americans to consider the true economic roots of the Tea Party movement and pursue an agenda that addresses the economic anxiety that helped fuel the Tea Party. Sen. Schumer will prescribe an inclusive agenda for 2014 that addresses those concerns and will help curb the influence and power of the Tea Party in Washington.

WHO:

Introductory remarks:
Neera Tanden, Counselor to the Center for American Progress Action Fund, President of the Center for American Progress

Remarks:
Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-NY)

WHEN:

Thursday, January 23, 2014
1:00 p.m. ET – 2:00 p.m. ET

WHERE:

Center for American Progress Action Fund
1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005
Map & directions

RSVP:

RSVP required. Email Katie Peters at kpeters@americanprogressaction.org or 202.741.6285.

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