CBC Reflections on Opening Day and the Future

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  • James Clyburn
  • Cedric Richmond
  • Elijah Cummings
  • Gregory Meeks
  • Joyce Beatty
  • Donna Edwards
  • Terri Sewell
  • Rep. Barbara Lee
  • Emanuel Cleaver
  • "Conscience of the Congress"
  • Rep. Marcia Fudge
  • Rep. Bennie Thompson
  • Rep. Donald Payne Jr.
  • Rep. Lacy Clay

Rep. Elijah Cummings: If you could achieve just one thing this session, what would it be?

Jobs. Getting some type of legislation through that targets jobs, working with the president to get legislation through that will target job creation. So many of our people suffer because they have no jobs or they're underemployed or working part-time when they really want to work full-time. 

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