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Day July 31, 2008

The Bush-Republican Record of Failure in Combating Global Terrorism

Nearly seven years after September 11, 2001, the United States and the world face a global terrorist threat that is as resilient and, in many ways, even more complex and dangerous than it was prior to the 9/11 attacks. According to our nation’S.16 intelligence agencies, al Qaeda has fully reconstituted its core operational capacity, reopened…

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The Bush-Republican Record of Failure in Combating Global Terrorism

Nearly seven years after September 11, 2001, the United States and the world face a global terrorist threat that is as resilient and, in many ways, even more complex and dangerous than it was prior to the 9/11 attacks. According to our nation’S.16 intelligence agencies, al Qaeda has fully reconstituted its core operational capacity, reopened…

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S. 3001, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009

Summary S.3001, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009, would authorize $612.5 billion in budget authority for defense programs in Fiscal Year 2009. This amount is consistent with the Fiscal Year 2009 Budget Resolution, and consistent with the President’s overall request for the national defense budget, which included a base budget request of…

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Democratic Accomplishments in the 110th Congress: A New Direction for America (Highlights)

In the Face of Relentless Republican Obstructionism, Senate Democrats Remain Committed to Working for Change In 2006, Democrats were elected to take the country in a new direction by advancing the priorities of the American people. Under Democratic leadership, the 110th Congress has made significant down-payments on those expectations. After nearly a decade of Republican…

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Democrats Have Consistently Kept Our Focus on Afghanistan and Al Qaeda

For years, Senate Democrats have advocated for a refocused commitment to the mission in Afghanistan – the central front in the fight against al Qaeda. While the White House and its Republican allies have continued to divert critical resources away from the campaign in Afghanistan in support of its endless war in Iraq, Senate Democrats…

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Democrats Have Consistently Kept Our Focus on Afghanistan and Al Qaeda

For years, Senate Democrats have advocated for a refocused commitment to the mission in Afghanistan – the central front in the fight against al Qaeda. While the White House and its Republican allies have continued to divert critical resources away from the campaign in Afghanistan in support of its endless war in Iraq, Senate Democrats…

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Senate Democrats Work to Make the American Dream More Affordable Despite Efforts of the ‘Grand Obstructionist Party’

“The strategy of being obstructionist can work or fail…and so far it’s working for us.” — Former Republican Whip, Senator Trent Lott (Roll Call, 4/18/07) Since January 2007, the Democratic-led, 110th Congress has made a significant down-payment on our promise to take the country in a new direction after nearly a decade of Republican control.…

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S. 3001, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009

Summary S.3001, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009, would authorize $612.5 billion in budget authority for defense programs in Fiscal Year 2009. This amount is consistent with the Fiscal Year 2009 Budget Resolution, and consistent with the President’s overall request for the national defense budget, which included a base budget request of…

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Senate Democrats Work to Make the American Dream More Affordable Despite Efforts of the ‘Grand Obstructionist Party’

“The strategy of being obstructionist can work or fail…and so far it’s working for us.” — Former Republican Whip, Senator Trent Lott (Roll Call, 4/18/07) Since January 2007, the Democratic-led, 110th Congress has made a significant down-payment on our promise to take the country in a new direction after nearly a decade of Republican control.…

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Senate Democrats Work to Make the American Dream More Affordable Despite Efforts of the ‘Grand Obstructionist Party’

“The strategy of being obstructionist can work or fail…and so far it’s working for us.” — Former Republican Whip, Senator Trent Lott (Roll Call, 4/18/07) Since January 2007, the Democratic-led, 110th Congress has made a significant down-payment on our promise to take the country in a new direction after nearly a decade of Republican control.…

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