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Day August 21, 2007

New Data Shows Middle-Class Americans Are Struggling Under the Bush Economy

While President Bush is in Canada, new data was released showing that average Americans are struggling under the Bush economy. In recent weeks, Bush has touted his Administration’s economic record, but the numbers show what most Americans are feeling: that it is harder to make ends meet.  Democrats in Congress are working to ease the…


Reid: President Bush’s Comparison Of Iraq To Conflicts In East Asia Misses Mark

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today, in advance of President Bush’s planned speech at the Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention tomorrow morning.  “President Bush’s attempt to compare the war in Iraq to past military conflicts in East Asia ignores the fundamental difference between the two. Our nation was misled…


Reeling from Defeat, Bush Administration Seeks to Cut Kids from the Children’s Health Insurance Program

According to reports this morning, the Bush Administration, mandated new restrictions making it more difficult for states to provide health care for low income children. The Administration will now require that states certify that children were uninsured for at least one year before providing health insurance for children from families earning more than 250 percent…