Senate Democrats

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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…


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…