Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Steve Israel led political sessions for House Democrats on Wednesday afternoon during their Maryland retreat.
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) said the speech was “so very consistent with all of the messages that we have been working on.”
Obama is scheduled to deliver closed-door remarks to the Caucus Friday before Members return to their districts for the weekend. Vice President Joseph Biden is also slated to appear before the Caucus on Friday.
“We’ll have an interaction with him that I know will be very productive for the American people,” Pelosi told reporters.
James Jones, communications director for DC Vote, tapes a "DC Constituents Service Day" sign on the wall as he stands with other DC residents outside of Rep. Andy Harris's office on Capitol Hill to protest Harris' actions against D.C.'s marijuana laws on Thursday, July 24, 2014. DC Vote encouraged DC residents to bring their complaints about city services to the Maryland congressman.