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Day April 30, 2008

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, April 30, 2008

H.R.5715, Federal Student Loan Program, with Kennedy-Enzi amendment S.1760, Healthy Start Initiative S.Res.511, Citizenship of McCain

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Senate Democrats Discuss Efforts To Make Air Travel Safer And More Efficient, Protect Consumer Rights

Washington, DC—Democratic Senators Barbara Boxer, Frank Lautenberg and Robert Menendez joined aviation experts Wednesday to discuss Democratic efforts to make air travel saver and more efficient, and to protect consumer rights.  Our nation’s economic well-being depends on our air-traffic systems being as safe and as efficient as possible, and Democrats are committed to achieving that…

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Middle-Class Life Under Bush: Less Affordable and Less Secure

For millions of hard-working, middle-class families, life under the Bush presidency has grown less affordable and less secure. President Bush’s record of fiscal incompetence and mismanagement and Republicans’ close ties with special interests have helped lead to both lower wages and skyrocketing costs for basic necessities like gas, health care, and college tuition. As an…

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Middle-Class Life Under Bush: Less Affordable and Less Secure

For millions of hard-working, middle-class families, life under the Bush presidency has grown less affordable and less secure. President Bush’s record of fiscal incompetence and mismanagement and Republicans’ close ties with special interests have helped lead to both lower wages and skyrocketing costs for basic necessities like gas, health care, and college tuition. As an…

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Middle-Class Life Under Bush: Less Affordable and Less Secure

For millions of hard-working, middle-class families, life under the Bush presidency has grown less affordable and less secure. President Bush’s record of fiscal incompetence and mismanagement and Republicans’ close ties with special interests have helped lead to both lower wages and skyrocketing costs for basic necessities like gas, health care, and college tuition. As an…

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Middle-Class Life Under Bush: Less Affordable and Less Secure

For millions of hard-working, middle-class families, life under the Bush presidency has grown less affordable and less secure. President Bush’s record of fiscal incompetence and mismanagement and Republicans’ close ties with special interests have helped lead to both lower wages and skyrocketing costs for basic necessities like gas, health care, and college tuition. As an…

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Middle-Class Life Under Bush: Less Affordable and Less Secure

For millions of hard-working, middle-class families, life under the Bush presidency has grown less affordable and less secure. President Bush’s record of fiscal incompetence and mismanagement and Republicans’ close ties with special interests have helped lead to both lower wages and skyrocketing costs for basic necessities like gas, health care, and college tuition. As an…

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Reid se reúne con Presidente de Guatemala Álvaro Colom

Washington, D.C. – El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy luego de reunirse con el Presidente de Guatemala, Álvaro Colom:   “Me complace darle la bienvenida al Presidente Álvaro Colom al Capitolio de los Estados Unidos.  Construir lazos más fuertes y robustos entre los Estados Unidos y nuestros…

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The War in Iraq Has Contributed to Pain at the Pump

Higher gas prices are just one of the many costs of the war in Iraq. The price of gasoline when the war began was $1.57. Since then, disruptions from the war, insurgent attacks on the oil industry and a lack of investment have all strangled Iraq’s oil production. Coupled with concerns about greater Middle East…

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Middle-Class Life Under Bush: Less Affordable and Less Secure

For millions of hard-working, middle-class families, life under the Bush presidency has grown less affordable and less secure. President Bush’s record of fiscal incompetence and mismanagement and Republicans’ close ties with special interests have helped lead to both lower wages and skyrocketing costs for basic necessities like gas, health care, and college tuition. As an…

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