January 18, 2007 Blog
'By investing in American ingenuity, Democrats will accelerate the implementation of existing clean, energy-efficient technologies...
January 18, 2007 Blog
'Today, I am proud to announce plans to create a Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming to raise the visibility of these urgent issues and gather critical information to protect America's security. The Select Committee will not have legislative jurisdiction, but will help develop information that will help us give these issues the legislative priority they demand...
January 17, 2007 Blog
'Democrats will continue to work to ensure that every young person that is determined to earn a higher education is able to do so. Our young people should be driven by their dreams, not weighed down by debt...'
This crucial legislation requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate for lower prescription drug prices on behalf of the more than 22 million Americans in Medicare prescription drug plans...
January 12, 2007 Blog
'More than 40 years ago, Martin Luther King came to Washington to say, 'We have also come to this hallowed spot to remind America of the fierce urgency of now. This is no time to engage in the luxury of cooling off....Now is the time to make justice a reality for all God's children.'
January 11, 2007 Blog
Washington, D.C. - Today, congressional leadership from both the House of Representatives and Senate made good on their commitment to America's veterans.
'The Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007 will expand federal funding for enormously promising embryonic stem cell research, using stem cell lines generated from embryos that would have otherwise been discarded by fertility clinics. ...'
January 10, 2007 Blog
'While we all want to see a stable and peaceful Iraq, many current and former senior military leaders have made clear that sending more American combat troops does not advance that goal...'
January 7, 2007 Blog
'The deaths of 3,000 U.S. soldiers in Iraq is a sad reminder of the consequences of the Administration's failed policy...'
January 5, 2007 Blog
'House Democrats got straight to work this week by passing the toughest Congressional ethics reform in history...'