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IBB reception draws members of Congress, aides

Labor allies, officials also attend

SOME TWO DOZEN members of Congress attended the Boilermakers’ legislative reception at the Capitol Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., May 16. Labor allies from the AFL-CIO, including President Rich Trumka, along with representatives from international unions and government officials such as NLRB member Philip Miscimarra, also joined the event.

The annual reception gives LEAP delegates an opportunity to interact with their elected representatives and their aides in a setting that is more relaxed than what is possible in the busy halls of Congress. Delegates take advantage of the reception to establish or strengthen relationships and to communicate their issues to politicians who can influence legislation and policies that impact our union and our members.

Photo Gallery

REP. BRAD ASHFORD (D-NE 2nd), center, with IST Bill Creeden, left, and IVP Larry McManamon.
REP. BRAD ASHFORD (D-NE 2nd), center, with IST Bill Creeden, left, and IVP Larry McManamon.
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REP. ROBERT ADERHOLT (R-AL 4th), fourth from left, with (l. to r.) IVP Warren Fairley; Ronnie Dexter, District Lodge 3 BM-ES; Larry Phillips, L-455; IP Newton Jones; IST Bill Creeden; Tim Simmons, L-108; and Edwin “Trey” Howard III, L-455.
REP. ROBERT ADERHOLT (R-AL 4th), fourth from left, with (l. to r.) IVP Warren Fairley; Ronnie Dexter, District Lodge 3 BM-ES; Larry Phillips, L-455; IP Newton Jones; IST Bill Creeden; Tim Simmons, L-108; and Edwin “Trey” Howard III, L-455.
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AFL-CIO PRESIDENT Richard Trumka, third from left, with (l. to r.) IVP Warren Fairley, IP Newton Jones and IST Bill Creeden.
AFL-CIO PRESIDENT Richard Trumka, third from left, with (l. to r.) IVP Warren Fairley, IP Newton Jones and IST Bill Creeden.
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REP. JOYCE BEATTY (D-OH 3rd) with IP Newton Jones, sixth from left, IVP Larry McManamon, seventh from left, IR-CSO Pat Stefancin, second from left, and the Ohio delegation.
REP. JOYCE BEATTY (D-OH 3rd) with IP Newton Jones, sixth from left, IVP Larry McManamon, seventh from left, IR-CSO Pat Stefancin, second from left, and the Ohio delegation.
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REP. RUBEN GALLEGO (D-AZ 7th), fourth from left; with IP Newton Jones, fifth from left; IVP J. Tom Baca, far right; and (l. to r.) AIP/D-CRS Gary Evenson, Louis Dodson Jr., L-4; and Jacob Evenson, L-627.
REP. RUBEN GALLEGO (D-AZ 7th), fourth from left; with IP Newton Jones, fifth from left; IVP J. Tom Baca, far right; and (l. to r.) AIP/D-CRS Gary Evenson, Louis Dodson Jr., L-4; and Jacob Evenson, L-627.
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REP. JOHN CONYERS (D-MI 13th), eighth from left, with IP Newton Jones, seventh from left; IST Bill Creeden, sixth from right; IVP Larry McManamon, fourth from right; IR-CSO Pat Stefancin, sixth from left; and members of the Michigan delegation.
REP. JOHN CONYERS (D-MI 13th), eighth from left, with IP Newton Jones, seventh from left; IST Bill Creeden, sixth from right; IVP Larry McManamon, fourth from right; IR-CSO Pat Stefancin, sixth from left; and members of the Michigan delegation.
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SEN. TIM KAINE (D-VA), center, with IP Newton Jones, sixth from left, and l. to r. SAIP-BSO Bridget Martin, SAIP-BSO; D-GA-PLD Cecile Conroy; IR Frank Hartsoe; Danny Watson, L-45; IST Bill Creeden; IVP Warren Fairley; and Jermaine Taylor, L-684.
SEN. TIM KAINE (D-VA), center, with IP Newton Jones, sixth from left, and l. to r. SAIP-BSO Bridget Martin, SAIP-BSO; D-GA-PLD Cecile Conroy; IR Frank Hartsoe; Danny Watson, L-45; IST Bill Creeden; IVP Warren Fairley; and Jermaine Taylor, L-684.
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REP. GENE GREEN (D-TX 29th), center, with IP Newton Jones, left and Mark Thompson, L-132.
REP. GENE GREEN (D-TX 29th), center, with IP Newton Jones, left and Mark Thompson, L-132.
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REP. BOBBY SCOTT (D-VA 3rd), seventh from left, and Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA), fifth from left, with (l. to r.) Jermaine Taylor, L-684; D-GA-PLD Cecile Conroy; IVP Warren Fairley; IR-ISO Dwain Burnham; IP Newton Jones; IST Bill Creeden; Maritime Trades Dept. Executive Sec.-Treas. Daniel Duncan; Danny Watson, L-45; and IR Frank Hartsoe.
REP. BOBBY SCOTT (D-VA 3rd), seventh from left, and Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA), fifth from left, with (l. to r.) Jermaine Taylor, L-684; D-GA-PLD Cecile Conroy; IVP Warren Fairley; IR-ISO Dwain Burnham; IP Newton Jones; IST Bill Creeden; Maritime Trades Dept. Executive Sec.-Treas. Daniel Duncan; Danny Watson, L-45; and IR Frank Hartsoe.
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REP. MARK POCAN (D-WI 2nd), second from left, with IP Newton Jones, third from left, and (l. to r.) IR-ISO Dwain Burnham, IST Bill Creeden, Matt Bales, L-107, and IVP Larry McManamon.
REP. MARK POCAN (D-WI 2nd), second from left, with IP Newton Jones, third from left, and (l. to r.) IR-ISO Dwain Burnham, IST Bill Creeden, Matt Bales, L-107, and IVP Larry McManamon.
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REP. DEREK KILMER (D-WA 6th), seventh from left, with IP Newton Jones, eighth from left; IST Bill Creeden, ninth from left; IVP J. Tom Baca, fourth from right; A/D-ISO Gary Powers, third from right; IR-ISO Fred Rumsey, fourth from left; and members of the Washington delegation.
REP. DEREK KILMER (D-WA 6th), seventh from left, with IP Newton Jones, eighth from left; IST Bill Creeden, ninth from left; IVP J. Tom Baca, fourth from right; A/D-ISO Gary Powers, third from right; IR-ISO Fred Rumsey, fourth from left; and members of the Washington delegation.
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REP. TIM MURPHY (R-PA 18th), center, with IP Newton Jones, ninth from left; IST Bill Creeden, second from right; and members of the Pennsylvania delegation.
REP. TIM MURPHY (R-PA 18th), center, with IP Newton Jones, ninth from left; IST Bill Creeden, second from right; and members of the Pennsylvania delegation.
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REP. BRENDA LAWRENCE (D-MI 14th), ninth from left, with IP Newton Jones, seventh from left; IST Bill Creeden, fifth from right; IVP Larry McManamon, fourth from right; SAIP-CSO/D-NCA Tony Jacobs, sixth from left; and members of the Michigan delegation.
REP. BRENDA LAWRENCE (D-MI 14th), ninth from left, with IP Newton Jones, seventh from left; IST Bill Creeden, fifth from right; IVP Larry McManamon, fourth from right; SAIP-CSO/D-NCA Tony Jacobs, sixth from left; and members of the Michigan delegation.
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REP. ELEANOR HOLMES NORTON (D-DC), third from left, with IP Newton Jones, fourth from left; and l. to r. IR-CSO Frank Hartsoe, Daniel Weber, L-193; IST Bill Creeden; and D-GA-PLD Cecile Conroy.
REP. ELEANOR HOLMES NORTON (D-DC), third from left, with IP Newton Jones, fourth from left; and l. to r. IR-CSO Frank Hartsoe, Daniel Weber, L-193; IST Bill Creeden; and D-GA-PLD Cecile Conroy.
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REP. CAROLYN MALONEY (D-NY 12th), with IP Newton Jones, fourth from right; IST Bill Creeden, third from right; and members of the New York delegation.
REP. CAROLYN MALONEY (D-NY 12th), with IP Newton Jones, fourth from right; IST Bill Creeden, third from right; and members of the New York delegation.
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REP. MICHAEL HONDA, (D-CAL 17th), fourth from left, with, l. to r. Abel Parra, L-1998; Robert Navarro, L-1998; IVP J. Tom Baca; IST Bill Creeden; IP Newton Jones; IR-ISO Robert Godinez; Jay Rojo, L-92; and O-ISO Robert Godinez II.
REP. MICHAEL HONDA, (D-CAL 17th), fourth from left, with, l. to r. Abel Parra, L-1998; Robert Navarro, L-1998; IVP J. Tom Baca; IST Bill Creeden; IP Newton Jones; IR-ISO Robert Godinez; Jay Rojo, L-92; and O-ISO Robert Godinez II.
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REP. MARK TAKANO (D-CA 41st), center, with IP Newton Jones, fourth from right, and l. to r. Abel Parra, L-1998; Jay Rojo, L-92; Robert Navarro, L-1998; IVP J. Tom Baca; IST Bill Creeden; IR-ISO Robert Godinez; and O-ISO Robert Godinez II.
REP. MARK TAKANO (D-CA 41st), center, with IP Newton Jones, fourth from right, and l. to r. Abel Parra, L-1998; Jay Rojo, L-92; Robert Navarro, L-1998; IVP J. Tom Baca; IST Bill Creeden; IR-ISO Robert Godinez; and O-ISO Robert Godinez II.
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REP. ALAN LOWENTHAL (D-CA 47th), third from right, with IP Newton Jones, second from right, and (l. to r.) IR-ISO Robert Godinez; Abel Parra, L-1998; Robert Navarro, L-1998; AIP/IR-CSO Jim Cooksey; IVP J. Tom Baca; and Jay Rojo, L-92.
REP. ALAN LOWENTHAL (D-CA 47th), third from right, with IP Newton Jones, second from right, and (l. to r.) IR-ISO Robert Godinez; Abel Parra, L-1998; Robert Navarro, L-1998; AIP/IR-CSO Jim Cooksey; IVP J. Tom Baca; and Jay Rojo, L-92.
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SEN. RICHARD BLUMENTHAL (D-CT), third from right, with IP Newton Jones, second from right, and (l. to r.) Frank Ward, L-614; Lucas McDonald, L-237; Christopher O’Neill, L-237; and John Adamson, L-614.
SEN. RICHARD BLUMENTHAL (D-CT), third from right, with IP Newton Jones, second from right, and (l. to r.) Frank Ward, L-614; Lucas McDonald, L-237; Christopher O’Neill, L-237; and John Adamson, L-614.
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REP. ANN KIRKPATRICK (D-AZ 1st) with IP Newton Jones, third from left, and (l. to r.), Wesley Dale, L-627; Louis Dodson Jr., L-4; AIP/D-CRS Gary Evenson; AIP/IR-CSO James Cooksey; IST Bill Creeden; ED-CSO/AD-AAIP Kyle Evenson; IVP J. Tom Baca; and Jacob Evenson, L-627.
REP. ANN KIRKPATRICK (D-AZ 1st) with IP Newton Jones, third from left, and (l. to r.), Wesley Dale, L-627; Louis Dodson Jr., L-4; AIP/D-CRS Gary Evenson; AIP/IR-CSO James Cooksey; IST Bill Creeden; ED-CSO/AD-AAIP Kyle Evenson; IVP J. Tom Baca; and Jacob Evenson, L-627.
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SEN. STEVE DAINES (R-MT), second from left, with IP Newton Jones, center, and (l. to r.) Jason Small, L-11; IVP Warren Fairley; and IST Bill Creeden.
SEN. STEVE DAINES (R-MT), second from left, with IP Newton Jones, center, and (l. to r.) Jason Small, L-11; IVP Warren Fairley; and IST Bill Creeden.
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PHILIP MISCIMARRA (NLRB), third from left, with IP Newton Jones, fourth from left, and (l. to r.) IVP J. Tom Baca, IST Bill Creeden, IVP Larry McManamon and IVP Warren Fairley.
PHILIP MISCIMARRA (NLRB), third from left, with IP Newton Jones, fourth from left, and (l. to r.) IVP J. Tom Baca, IST Bill Creeden, IVP Larry McManamon and IVP Warren Fairley.
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REP. SANDER LEVIN (D-MI 9th), center in brown suit, with IP Newton Jones to Levin’s right; IVP Larry McManamon third from left; SAIP-CSO/D-NCA Tony Jacobs, seventh from left; IST Bill Creeden, eighth from left; and members of the Michigan delegation.
REP. SANDER LEVIN (D-MI 9th), center in brown suit, with IP Newton Jones to Levin’s right; IVP Larry McManamon third from left; SAIP-CSO/D-NCA Tony Jacobs, seventh from left; IST Bill Creeden, eighth from left; and members of the Michigan delegation.
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REP. ELIOT ENGEL (D-NY 16th), fourth from left, with IP Newton Jones, fifth from left; IST Bill Creeden, sixth from left; and members of the New York delegation.
REP. ELIOT ENGEL (D-NY 16th), fourth from left, with IP Newton Jones, fifth from left; IST Bill Creeden, sixth from left; and members of the New York delegation.
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REP. MARCY KAPTUR (D-OH 9th), fourth from left, with IP Newton Jones, center; IVP Larry McManamon, seventh from left; D-GA-PLD Cecile Conroy, fifth from left; IR-ISO Dwain Burnham, fourth from right; and members of the Ohio delegation.
REP. MARCY KAPTUR (D-OH 9th), fourth from left, with IP Newton Jones, center; IVP Larry McManamon, seventh from left; D-GA-PLD Cecile Conroy, fifth from left; IR-ISO Dwain Burnham, fourth from right; and members of the Ohio delegation.
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REP. MARC VEASEY (D-TX-33rd), second from right, with IP Newton Jones and l. to r., Mark Thompson, L-132; IVP Warren Fairley; AIP/IR-CSO Clay Herford; and IST Bill Creeden.
REP. MARC VEASEY (D-TX-33rd), second from right, with IP Newton Jones and l. to r., Mark Thompson, L-132; IVP Warren Fairley; AIP/IR-CSO Clay Herford; and IST Bill Creeden.
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Published on the Web: June 16, 2016

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