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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

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Apr 25, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representatives Mark Pocan (WI-02), Dan Kildee (MI-05), and Hank Johnson (GA-04) today wrote a letter to Ron Dermer, the Israeli Ambassador to the U.S., calling on Israel to allow Members of Congress to enter Gaza.
Apr 12, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representatives Mark Pocan (WI-02), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Keith Ellison (MN-05), Barbara Lee (CA-13), and Henry C. “Hank” Johnson Jr. (GA-04) released the following statement in advance of demonstrations scheduled to take place on Friday within the territory of Gaza
Apr 12, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement regarding the Balanced Budget Amendment that Republicans brought to the House Floor for a vote.
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Apr 12, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement regarding reports that President Trump is requesting to rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership after campaigning against the agreement and declaring it dead last year.
Apr 9, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today responded to Governor Scott Walker’s letter outlining his support for ‘President Donald Trump’s aggressive actions to secure America’s southern border.’ Walker’s letter comes three days after Pocan called on Walker to refuse to send any National Guard members from Wisconsin as part of President Trump’s plan.
Apr 6, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today wrote to Governor Scott Walker, calling on him to reject President Trump’s plan to deploy National Guard members to the southern border and refuse to send any National Guard members from Wisconsin.
Mar 22, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) led 23 members of the House of Representatives in introducing the Debt-Free College Act, legislation that will reverse the growing student debt crisis in the United States.
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Mar 22, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today released the following statement regarding the $1.3 trillion spending bill that the House of Representatives voted on today.
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Mar 20, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today pressed U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on several issues, including her position on gun violence prevention, her support for school choice programs, and her failure to visit low-performing schools.
Mar 17, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) today extended an offer of employment to Andrew McCabe, the former Deputy Director of the FBI, so that he can reach the needed length of service after President Trump fired him just days before he was set to retire.

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May 24, 2016 In The News

Wisconsin Gazette

By Rep. Mark Pocan 

What a difference a decade has made for LGBT equality in Wisconsin. During a terribly homophobic week in Congress last month, I had to stop and remind myself of this point.

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May 19, 2016 In The News

Janesville Gazette 

By Frank Schultz

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Mark Pocan says he usually gets along with his neighboring congressman, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, but Pocan appears to be seeing red about action in the House this week.

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May 3, 2016 In The News

Wisconsin Gazette

Democrats Tammy Baldwin, Ron Kind, Gwen Moore and Mark Pocan this week called on the U.S. Department of Justice to conduct a review of Wisconsin's voter identification requirements.

May 2, 2016 In The News

Wisconsin Public Radio

By: Laurel White

Members of Wisconsin's congressional delegation are asking the federal Department of Justice to review Wisconsin’s voter ID law.

Apr 26, 2016 In The News

Washington Blade 

By: Michael K. Lavers

More than 30 members of Congress have signed a letter to Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the U.S. that expresses concern over the country’s LGBT rights record.

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Jan 13, 2016 In The News

The Cap Times

By Laurel White

At one point during Tuesday night’s State of the Union, northeast Madison Ald. Samba Baldeh was near tears.

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