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Day May 22, 2008

Middle-Class Life Under Bush Republicans: 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 Republicans: 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 Republicans: 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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H.R. 2642, the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008

Summary H.R.2642, the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008, includes provisions to meet the needs of our troops and fund ongoing operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, while also addressing critical international and domestic needs. The bill provides a 21st century G.I. bill that honors the service and sacrifice of our service members and veterans; ensures extended unemployment…

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H.R. 2642, the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008

Summary H.R.2642, the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008, includes provisions to meet the needs of our troops and fund ongoing operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, while also addressing critical international and domestic needs. The bill provides a 21st century G.I. bill that honors the service and sacrifice of our service members and veterans; ensures extended unemployment…

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Middle-Class Life Under Bush Republicans: 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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H.R. 2642, the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008

Summary H.R.2642, the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008, includes provisions to meet the needs of our troops and fund ongoing operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, while also addressing critical international and domestic needs. The bill provides a 21st century G.I. bill that honors the service and sacrifice of our service members and veterans; ensures extended unemployment…

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Reid: Democrats Rewarding Military Families With $2 Billion In Tax Breaks

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the U.S. Senate passed the Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act of 2008: “On the same day Democrats led passage of the G.I. Bill to ensure our brave veterans can readjust to civilian life, we continued to support our troops by passing…

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At Hearing, Will General Petraeus Add His Voice in Support of the 21st Century G.I. Bill?

Today, General Petraeus will appear before the Senate Armed Services Committee for his pending nomination to be commander of CENTCOM as the Senate continues to work on the supplemental appropriations bill. The hearing is a reminder that we are spending $12 billion a month on the Iraq war. We are also draining the readiness of…

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H.R. 2642, the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008

Summary H.R.2642, the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008, includes provisions to meet the needs of our troops and fund ongoing operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, while also addressing critical international and domestic needs. The bill provides a 21st century G.I. bill that honors the service and sacrifice of our service members and veterans; ensures extended unemployment…

More