“We’re going to continue to fight for good things for this country. We understand the rich are getting richer, the poor are getting poorer, the middle class is being squeezed literally out of existence. And we’re going to do everything we can to fulfill the expectations the middle class has that we will continue to fight for them.”
Senate Republicans and Senator McConnell in particular have spent a lot of time pretending to want more amendment votes. But the fact is that this Congress alone, Senate Republicans have blocked more than 73 amendment votes from taking place on the floor.
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Senate Democrats held an all-night talkathon on the Senate floor to stand up for climate change.
On Thursday, February 6, Republicans once again blocked a bill to renew emergency unemployment insurance, turning their backs on 1.7 million unemployed Americans and their families.
On the Senate Floor this morning, Senators Harry Reid and Dick Durbin explained how Republicans killed the effort to extend unemployment benefits.
The unemployment rate is still higher than when President Bush first signed emergency unemployment insurance.
The rules change brought about by Senator Reid and the Democratic Caucus is already providing important results in breaking the gridlock that has stymied the efficiency of government over the past few years …
Since Senator Reid and the Democratic Caucus voted to change the rules governing nominations, Senate Republicans have routinely voted to block nominations that they themselves support.