Obama, Hagel & Cantwell Introduce Global Poverty Act in the Senate

Presidential candidate Barack Obama announced yesterday that he will introduce the Global Poverty Act in the Senate. Obama teamed with Republican Chuck Hagel of Nebraska and Democrat Maria Cantwell of Washington. Clint Borgen will be on Capitol Hill January 7th building support for the bill. The Global Poverty Act requires U.S. leadership to “develop and implement a strategy for addressing global poverty.” The bill passed in the U.S. House of Representatives in September.

The Borgen Project needs supporters calling their Senators.

Read Obama’s news release about the Global Poverty Act

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