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"I am proud to sign this pledge to do my part to solve the climate crisis," said Reid. "By working together on all levels, at home, school, work, and church, we can all play a role in protecting our planet for future generations. I encourage everyone to sign this pledge and get involved in this important movement to help raise awareness about the things we can and must do to avert global warming."
June 28, 2007
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"'Today, Republicans in the Senate had an historic chance to act in the interests of the American people, but chose not to. Although the immigration bill before the Senate was far from perfect, it would have served as a starting point to address this critical issue for our nation."
June 28, 2007
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"'I am extremely disappointed in the Supreme Court's decision overriding the efforts of local communities to grapple with the complex issue of diversity in our schools. This decision is a retreat from our nation's commitment to opportunity and equality in our schools and a retreat from the fundamental values of our country.'"
June 28, 2007
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"'Today, the House Foreign Affairs Committee made a strong statement in support of human rights by passing a resolution in support of the comfort women, who were coerced into sexual slavery by the Japanese Imperial Armed Forces during the World War II era."
June 26, 2007
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"'Once again, Senate Republican leaders have chosen partisanship over progress by blocking consideration of the 9/11 and lobbying reform bills, both of which passed the House and Senate by large bipartisan majorities."
June 26, 2007
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"'I extend my sympathies to the family and friends who today mourn the passing of Madale Long Watson, whose vision and leadership helped promote progressive policy and increased women's participation in California politics and government."
June 26, 2007
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"'The right to vote is the very foundation of our democracy. More than 40 years ago, the Voting Rights Act guaranteed millions of Americans an equal opportunity to participate in the electoral process. Unfortunately, the problems with voting in the last four election cycles have many Americans concerned their voices will not be heard."
June 25, 2007
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"'The bipartisan State-Foreign Operations Appropriations bill provides a new direction for our foreign assistance initiatives that will help defend our country, preserve our planet, and express the compassion of the American people for those that suffer from hunger, disease and extreme poverty."
June 22, 2007
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"'We look forward to having a serious discussion of issues raised by many of our Members relating to democracy in Vietnam, about our trade relationship, and other issues that the President wishes to discuss."
June 21, 2007
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"'Once again, the President has ignored the will of the American people, of leading medical researchers, and of a bipartisan majority of the Congress. His cruel veto says 'no' to the hopes of million of families across America."
June 20, 2007

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