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Adam Schiff

U.S. Representative, CA 28th District

Adam Schiff Crosscut Festival 2022

Since his election in 2000, Congressman Adam Schiff has worked for transformational, progressive change, to make the economy work for everyone and address poverty, to make healthcare universal, to confront the urgent crisis of climate change and protect our environment, to bring about gun safety, and to address inequality. Adam Schiff is a proven leader in Congress in efforts to protect our democracy, our national security, and the right to vote for all Americans. Adam currently serves as the Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. Over the last four years, Adam Schiff was on the front lines of the struggle to protect and preserve our democracy and uphold the rule of law. Schiff is the lead author of a landmark reform package to prevent future abuses of executive power and build back our democracy better, including the Protecting Our Democracy Act.

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Keynote

A Nation on the Brink

Crosscut Festival 2022
Sat May 7, 2022 | 4:00pm

Few have been closer to the threat and the fight to protect democracy here at home than Congressman Adam Schiff. Join us as we discuss the state of the nation, the war in Ukraine and the committee to investigate the January 6th insurrection. Due to a technical difficulty, this session is not available for replay. 

Featuring: Adam Schiff, Nick Licata

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