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Citizens Across the Country Support the Democrats’ Consumer-First Energy Act

A broad coalition of citizens from the labor, environmental, business and rural communities strongly supports the Senate Democrats’ Consumer-First Energy Act. Below are highlights from their letters and statements of support: Teamsters Said Consumer-First Energy Act Is a Common-Sense Approach to Protecting American Workers. In a statement, Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa said, “More than…


Bush Administration Has Gone Back on Its Word on Stop-Loss

The Bush Administration promised to minimize the use of a stop-loss policy that keeps troops in uniform past the time their service should end.  But earlier this week, a Pentagon official announced that the Army’s stop-loss policy would have to continue until at least the fall of 2009 and that the President’s “surge” had forced…