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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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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 Pass Landmark Legislation to Safeguard the American Dream of Homeownership

Years of abuse by the mortgage lending industry and under-regulation by the Bush Administration have resulted in a serious housing crisis that is crippling the American economy and undermining the American people’s sense of security.  It is estimated lenders file thousands of new foreclosures per day,[1] and that over the next two years, more than…

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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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Democrats Pass Landmark Legislation to Safeguard the American Dream of Homeownership

Years of abuse by the mortgage lending industry and under-regulation by the Bush Administration have resulted in a serious housing crisis that is crippling the American economy and undermining the American people’s sense of security.  It is estimated lenders file thousands of new foreclosures per day,[1] and that over the next two years, more than…

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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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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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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 Pass Landmark Legislation to Safeguard the American Dream of Homeownership

Years of abuse by the mortgage lending industry and under-regulation by the Bush Administration have resulted in a serious housing crisis that is crippling the American economy and undermining the American people’s sense of security.  It is estimated lenders file thousands of new foreclosures per day,[1] and that over the next two years, more than…

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Reid: Republicans’ Rejection Of Defense Authorization Bill Shows Lack Of Support For Troops

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after Senate Republicans blocked the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009: “As has been their hallmark this Congress, Bush-McCain Republicans have once again run away from an important debate, failing to back up their words with action.  Despite their strong rhetoric on…

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