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In the 111th Congress, Democrats have been working with President Obama to move America forward, restore Main Street values, and create jobs here at home. We are fighting for an approach that lifts every American, not just the privileged few—in … Continue reading

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On Veterans Day, we come together as a nation to honor the patriotism, courage, and service of all of our men and women in uniform. We pay tribute to those who served; those who returned from battle forever changed; those … Continue reading

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This morning, Speaker Pelosi was honored to join Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki, former Secretary of Veterans Affairs Anthony Principi, Co-Founder and Chair of the Disabled Veterans’ LIFE Memorial Foundation Lois B. Pope, and Gary Sinise at the groundbreaking … Continue reading

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House Republican Leader John Boehner appeared this morning on ABC’s “Good Morning America” to peddle the exact same failed economic agenda that got us in this mess in the first place – extending the Bush tax cuts for the wealthiest … Continue reading

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Today, House Republican Leader John Boehner gave a regrettably partisan speech before the American Legion in which he continued to criticize President Obama’s Iraq, security, and veterans’ policies, even as the President is keeping his promise to bring home all … Continue reading

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America’s brave men and women in uniform have done everything that has been asked of them in the war in Iraq; they have performed excellently. Soon, our nation will begin a new chapter in this effort, ending combat operations on … Continue reading

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In every generation, America sends our sons and daughters to distant shores to fight on behalf of our freedom, our values, and our safety and security. Their sacrifice is a source of pride for our nation; their service is a … Continue reading

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By a vote of 419-0, the House passed amendments to the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act (S. 1963) this afternoon. The bill: provides support to family and others who care for disabled, ill, or injured veterans enhances health … Continue reading

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By unanimous consent, the Senate has passed the TRICARE Affirmation Act, sending the bill to the President for his signature into law. TRICARE, TRICARE for Life, and Veterans' Health Care all meet the minimum quality of coverage requirements in the … Continue reading

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We have an obligation to care for and honor America's servicemen and women, their families, and our veterans for their bravery and sacrifice. Some health insurance reform opponents continue to spread myths, including saying that reform will undermine the health … Continue reading

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