Senate Democrats

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Day December 6, 2007

Reid: Bush Should Show Leadership, Convince Senate Republicans To Stop Blocking FHA Bill

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to President Bush’s remarks this afternoon on the nation’s subprime mortgage crisis: “The President is right to address the nation’s housing crisis, but wrong in his assessment of why it is stalling in Congress.  Democrats support this bill and have tried twice…


Ten Reasons to Support the Democratic Energy Bill

The Bush-Cheney energy policy has delivered higher energy prices for the American people, record profits for the major oil companies, and increased energy dependence on the Middle East.  The Senate’s consideration of H.R.6, the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 provides the opportunity to give the American people a new and better energy policy that will…


Democratic Energy Bill Promotes Energy Independence, Saves Taxpayer Money, and Protects the Environment

Last year, Americans voted to take the United States in a new direction by electing Democrats to lead Congress.  Democrats promised to pass an energy bill that would to take steps towards achieving energy independence, protect the environment, and deliver savings to the American people.  Democrats have delivered on that promise by agreeing to an…


Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, December 06, 2007

Motion to Proceed to H.R.3996, Temporary Tax Relief Act