Aug. 8, 2012 – The speaker lineup for NAFCU’s 2012 Congressional Caucus on Sept. 11-14 continues to expand, with House Assistant Democratic Leader James Clyburn, D-S.C., and Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., the latest lawmakers confirmed to appear.
As Assistant Democratic Leader, Clyburn is the third-ranking Democrat in the House and is one of the Democratic Caucus’ primary liaisons to the White House. A longtime supporter of credit unions, Clyburn recently voted in favor of the ATM disclosure fix legislation (H.R. 4367). Clyburn is set to appear Sept. 12.
Reed serves on the Senate Banking Committee and is chairman of the Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment. He is also a senior member of the Armed Services Committee, the key committee on issues affecting service members. He is scheduled to speak Sept. 13.
Other speakers slated to appear at this year’s Caucus include Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., Rep. Peter T. King, R-N.Y., Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., Federal Housing Finance Agency Acting Director Edward DeMarco, Freddie Mac President and CEO Donald Layton, and political commentator Tucker Carlson. A full list of confirmed speakers can be viewed here.
With the fall elections just weeks away, the 2012 Caucus will provide participants with a prime opportunity to hear directly from lawmakers and regulators about issues affecting their operations and memberships.
The NAFCU Congressional Caucus is headquartered at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington. To register or learn more about the event, visit NAFCU’s Caucus page.