Senate Democrats

October 2007
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Day October 23, 2007

Democrats Invest in the Priorities of the American People

Democrats Invest in the Priorities of the American Middle Class, President Bush Opposes these Efforts and seeks Even More Funding for Iraq After spending roughly half a trillion dollars on his failed Iraq policy and increasing the federal debt by more than $3 trillion, President Bush is picking a partisan political fight with Congress over…


Bush Targets Low-Income Children Again, Threatens to Veto Key Education Programs

Today the Senate continues debate on the Labor-Health and Human Services-Education spending bill. The measure provides a significant investment in the nation’s children, from their health to their education. Having just come off his veto of the bi-partisan Children’s Health Insurance Program reauthorization, the President has now set his sights on vetoing this bill. As…


FACT SHEET: President Bush’s Hypocrisy on Appropriations

President Bush’s $200 billion request for funding for the war in Iraq highlights his hypocrisy on federal spending. In almost the same breath that he asks for an additional $200 billion for an intractable civil war in Iraq, he continues to threaten to veto efforts to invest in domestic priorities like homeland security, bridge repairs…


Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, October 23, 2007

H.R.3043, the Labor, HHS, Education Appropriations bill