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Day September 9, 2008

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Concur in the House message to accompany S.2403 (Federal Courthouse naming, Richmond, VA)

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Senate Democrats are Working to Improve the Health and Health Care of Latinos and All Americans

American families are struggling to find affordable health insurance coverage.  Rising health care costs are straining family budgets as well as state budgets, forcing employers to drop or scale back health insurance coverage for their workers, increasing the number of uninsured Americans, and impeding access to needed health care services.  Over the last eight years,…

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Senate Democrats are Working to Improve the Health and Health Care of Latinos and All Americans

American families are struggling to find affordable health insurance coverage.  Rising health care costs are straining family budgets as well as state budgets, forcing employers to drop or scale back health insurance coverage for their workers, increasing the number of uninsured Americans, and impeding access to needed health care services.  Over the last eight years,…

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America Needs Tough, Fair, and Practical Immigration Reform

America’s immigration system is broken.  Inadequate pathways to legal immigration and ineffective law enforcement have contributed to millions of people living and working inside the United States without authorization, harming both American workers and undocumented immigrants.  Despite the efforts of Democrats, the majority of Republicans chose to block the advancement of comprehensive immigration reform in…

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America Needs Tough, Fair, and Practical Immigration Reform

America’s immigration system is broken.  Inadequate pathways to legal immigration and ineffective law enforcement have contributed to millions of people living and working inside the United States without authorization, harming both American workers and undocumented immigrants.  Despite the efforts of Democrats, the majority of Republicans chose to block the advancement of comprehensive immigration reform in…

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America Needs Tough, Fair, and Practical Immigration Reform

America’s immigration system is broken.  Inadequate pathways to legal immigration and ineffective law enforcement have contributed to millions of people living and working inside the United States without authorization, harming both American workers and undocumented immigrants.  Despite the efforts of Democrats, the majority of Republicans chose to block the advancement of comprehensive immigration reform in…

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America Needs Tough, Fair, and Practical Immigration Reform

America’s immigration system is broken.  Inadequate pathways to legal immigration and ineffective law enforcement have contributed to millions of people living and working inside the United States without authorization, harming both American workers and undocumented immigrants.  Despite the efforts of Democrats, the majority of Republicans chose to block the advancement of comprehensive immigration reform in…

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Hispanic Small Businesses: Diversity, Economic Growth, and Job Creation in America

America’s small businesses are the backbone of our economy, helping to keep the country competitive through innovation, new ideas and new jobs. Democrats recognize that one of our nation’s greatest assets is our diversity. Investing in minority-owned businesses, therefore, helps to increase the value of that asset and to promote economic growth and job creation.…

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Hispanic Small Businesses: Diversity, Economic Growth, and Job Creation in America

America’s small businesses are the backbone of our economy, helping to keep the country competitive through innovation, new ideas and new jobs. Democrats recognize that one of our nation’s greatest assets is our diversity. Investing in minority-owned businesses, therefore, helps to increase the value of that asset and to promote economic growth and job creation.…

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America Needs Tough, Fair, and Practical Immigration Reform

America’s immigration system is broken.  Inadequate pathways to legal immigration and ineffective law enforcement have contributed to millions of people living and working inside the United States without authorization, harming both American workers and undocumented immigrants.  Despite the efforts of Democrats, the majority of Republicans chose to block the advancement of comprehensive immigration reform in…

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