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Saturday, May 4 • 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Washington Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal Fireside Chat

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She has been in congress for less than 3 years, but Pramila Jayapal is already shifting the conversation in the other Washington. As the co-chair of the House Progressive Caucus at the dawn of newfound Democratic power in the lower house, the civil rights activist-turned-politician has been instrumental in elevating Medicare for All and the Green New Deal. Expect to hear about those efforts and what it means to be a powerful progressive in the Trump era.

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Melissa Santos

Staff Reporter, Crosscut
Melissa Santos is Crosscut’s staff reporter covering state politics and the Legislature. She came to Crosscut from The Seattle Times editorial board, where she wrote columns and opinion pieces focusing on state government. Prior to that, she spent eight years as a reporter at The... Read More →

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Pramila Jayapal

Congresswoman, United States Congress
Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal represents Washington’s 7th District, which encompasses most of Seattle and surrounding areas including Shoreline, Vashon Island, Lake Forest Park, Edmonds and parts of Burien and Normandy Park.Congresswoman Jayapal is committed to ensuring that every... Read More →


Saturday May 4, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm
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