Senate Democrats

October 2010
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
« Sep   Nov »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  

Month October 2010

Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, October 29, 2010

Pro Forma Session

More

Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Pro Forma Session

More

Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, October 22, 2010

Pro Forma Session

More

Democrats Cut Taxes by $509 Billion, Putting Taxes at Lowest Level Since 1950

Since President Obama took office, Democrats successfully passed a total of $509 billion in tax cuts for American families and small businesses.  Due to these Democratic efforts, the tax burden on Americans is now at its lowest level in 60 years. [USA Today, 5/12/10; CBPP, 4/14/10]  The following list identifies the major tax cuts enacted…

More

Senate Democrats Are On Your Side: Implementing Health Reform that Works for Middle-Class Americans

Earlier this year, Congress passed and the President signed landmark health insurance reform legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (P.L. 111-148) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act (P.L. 111-152), and Americans are already experiencing the benefits.  These two laws, together referred to as the Affordable Care Act, put control over health…

More

Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Pro Forma Session

More

Miembros de Grupo de Trabajo Demócrata del Senado Para Asuntos Hispanos Exhortan al Presidente Obama a Otorgar Medalla Presidencial a Dolores Huerta

WASHINGTON –  Miembros del Grupo de Trabajo Demócrata para Asuntos Hispanos, liderados por el Presidente del mismo, el Senador Robert Menéndez (D-NJ), enviaron una carta al Presidente Obama exhortándolo a otorgar a Dolores Huerta, la Medalla Presidencial de Libertad; la más alta condecoración de nuestro país. La carta fue firmada por el propio Senador Menéndez,…

More

Reid Se Une a los Senadores Demócratas en Llamado a McConnell Para Que Deje de Obstruir la Aprobación del Ajuste de Costo de Vida Para Adultos Mayores Y Veteranos

Washington, D.C. – El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid y 18 colegas demócratas del Senado escribieron hoy una carta al Líder de la Minoría del Senado Mitch McConnell instándole que le ponga fin a la obstrucción republicana para aprobar un ajuste de costo de vida (COLA, por sus siglas en inglés) para los beneficiarios del…

More

Reid Joins Senate Democrats To Call On McConnell To End Obstruction Of Cost-Of-Living Adjustment For Seniors And Veterans

Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and 16 Senate Democratic colleagues penned a letter to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell today calling for an end of Republican obstruction of a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for Social Security recipients and disabled veterans.  Republicans, led by Senator McConnell, blocked passage of a COLA for these seniors…

More

Strong Third-Party Support For Senate Passage Of Emergency Assistance For America’s Seniors And Veterans

Several important organizations, including two leading groups representing America’s seniors, are urging the Senate to pass a critical cost-of-living adjustment for millions of Social Security recipients and disabled veterans.  The Social Security Administration announced last Friday that, for the second straight year, more than 50 million Social Security recipients and disabled veterans will go without…

More