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Day April 30, 2008

Mission Accomplished: Five Years On

On May 1, 2003, President Bush gave a speech aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln, declaring “mission accomplished” in Iraq and announcing the end of major combat operations.  In the five years that have followed, however, those words have rung hollow.  The conflict in Iraq has continued, with devastating consequences for American troops and for the…

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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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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Resume consideration of H.R.2881, FAA Reauthorization. The Senate will recess from 10:40am until 12:00pm for the Joint Meeting of Congress with the Prime Minister of Ireland, Bertie Ahern. The following amendments are pending: Rockefeller #4627 (substitute) Reid #4628 to #4627 (date change) Reid #4629 to #4628 (date change) Reid #4630 to H.R.2881 (date change) Reid…

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