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Discharge Petition on HJ Res 55 / 11-14-05

November 14, 2005

Discharge Petition HR 543 Filed for HJ Res 55

'Out of Iraq' Congressional Caucus

**** MEDIA ADVISORY ****

Who: 'Out of Iraq' Congressional Caucus Co-Founders:

Rep. Maxine Waters, Chair,
Rep. Lynn Woolsey, Co-Founder,
Rep. John Conyers, Co-Founder,
Rep. Charles Rangel, Co-Founder,
Rep. Barbara Lee, Co-Founder,
Rep. Jan Schakowsky, Co-Founder,
Rep. William Delahunt, Co-Founder,
Rep. John Lewis, Co-Founder, and

'Out of Iraq' Congressional Caucus Strategy Committee Members:

Rep. Neil Abercrombie,
Rep. Barney Frank,
Rep. Martin Meehan,
Rep. James McGovern,
Rep. William Lacy Clay,
Rep. Diane Watson,
Rep. John Larson, and

Other members of the 'Out of Iraq' Congressional Caucus

What: Announce a discharge petition strategy on H J Res 55,

Congressman Abercrombie's and Congressman Walter Jones' resolution to begin bringing US troops home from Iraq.

When: Wednesday, November 16, 2005 at 9:30 AM

Where: 1539 Longworth House Office Building

The 'Out of Iraq' Congressional Caucus was founded in June 2005 to pressure the Administration to end the war in Iraq. It has 69 members.

A discharge petition is a House rule that permits members to bring to the floor for consideration a measure not reported from committee if 218 members sign the petition.

H J Res 55 calls on the President to begin bringing US troops home from Iraq no later than October 1, 2006.

A complete list of the 'Out of Iraq' Caucus members is below.

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'Out of Iraq' Caucus Membership

Rep. Maxine Waters, Chair, Founder
Rep. Lynn Woolsey, Co-Founder
Rep. John Conyers, Co-Founder
Rep. Charlie Rangel, Co-Founder
Rep. Barbara Lee, Co-Founder
Rep. Jan Schakowsky, Co-Founder
Rep. William Delahunt, Co-Founder
Rep. John Lewis, Co-Founder
Rep. Neil Abercrombie
Rep. Tammy Baldwin
Rep. Xavier Becerra
Rep. Corrine Brown
Rep. Sherrod Brown
Rep. Lois Capps
Rep. Michael Capuano
Rep. Julia Carson
Rep. Donna Christensen
Rep. William Lacy Clay
Rep. Elijah Cummings
Rep. Danny Davis
Rep. Lloyd Doggett
Rep. Lane Evans
Rep. Sam Farr
Rep. Chaka Fattah
Rep. Bob Filner
Rep. Barney Frank
Rep. Raul Grijalva
Rep. Luis Gutierrez
Rep. Maurice Hinchey
Rep. Rush Holt
Rep. Michael Honda
Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee
Rep. Stephanie Tubbs-Jones
Rep. Marcy Kaptur
Rep. Carolyn Kilpatrick
Rep. Dennis Kucinich
Rep. John Larson
Rep. Jim McDermott
Rep. James McGovern
Rep. Cynthia McKinney
Rep. Michael McNulty
Rep. Carolyn Maloney
Rep. Edward Markey
Rep. Marty Meehan
Rep. George Miller
Rep. Gwen Moore
Rep. Jim Moran
Rep. Grace Napolitano
Rep. Richard Neal
Rep. Eleanor Holmes-Norton
Rep. James Oberstar
Rep. John Olver
Rep. Major Owens
Rep. Frank Pallone
Rep. Donald Payne
Rep. Nick Rahall
Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard
Rep. Bobby Rush
Rep. Linda Sanchez
Rep. Bobby Scott
Rep. Jose Serrano
Rep. Hilda Solis
Rep. Pete Stark
Rep. Bennie Thompson
Rep. John Tierney
Rep. Ed Towns
Rep. Nydia Velázquez
Rep. Diane Watson
Rep. Albert Wynn

 
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