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Monthly Archives: August 2009

Health insurance reform opponents, like Republican Congressman Eric Cantor, continue to spread myths about components of America's Affordable Health Choices Act. Labeled “key facts” the fact sheet sent by Cantor's office to each member of Congress simply peddles already disproven … Continue reading

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Today is a proud and historic moment for our country. Judge Sonia Sotomayor's life story, including her many years of distinguished service on the federal bench, is a testament to the American values of opportunity and justice. The confirmation of … Continue reading

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Last year, Congress enacted the new GI Bill for the 21st Century (or the ‘Post-9/11 GI Bill’) to restore the promise of a full, four-year college education for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans. On May 1st, veterans were able to start … Continue reading

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Health insurance reform opponents, including Republican Congressman Mike Pence of Indiana, continue to spread myths about America's Affordable Health Choices Act's effect on the deficit. Myth: “The American people know what government-run health care will mean: … bigger deficit…” — … Continue reading

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Health insurance reform opponents are trying to stop the debate. Those disrupting constituent town halls and other public events know that if Americans hear the facts about America's Affordable Health Choices Act the insurance companies and special interests will lose … Continue reading

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Today, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) released a report confirming previous estimates of the low costs and large benefits of the American Clean Energy and Security Act that the House passed in June: The overall impact on the average household, … Continue reading

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During the August district work period, Democrats are meeting with their constituents about the health insurance reform and America's Affordable Health Choices Act. Unfortunately, those not interested in health insurance reform are disrupting public meetings and not allowing concerned constituents … Continue reading

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