Monthly Archives: August 2012

Democrats have been united in fighting back against Republicans’ efforts to end the traditional Medicare guarantee. Watch: Rep. Paul Ryan has led House Republicans in voting to end the Medicare guarantee, which increases costs on seniors in order to give … Continue reading

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House Republicans rang the recess bell earlier this month and left behind a long list of unfinished business including a jobs agenda, middle class tax cuts, and the farm bill. Their unwillingness to work with President Obama and their failure … Continue reading

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77 years ago, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Social Security into law. As a result, seniors were rescued from poverty and the middle class was strengthened. Congressman Xavier Becerra’s office put together this helpful timeline to remind us of Social … Continue reading

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Congressional Republicans have been making the rounds in their districts, but there is one topic that they can’t run away from: their vote for the Ryan budget to end Medicare as we know it while shifting costs to seniors. While … Continue reading

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Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) has proposed a House Republican budget which achieves many terrible results for the nation. Among them, here are three important facts you need to know: 1. Ryan’s Budget Ends The Medicare Guarantee And Shifts Costs To … Continue reading

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Yesterday, House GOP leaders rang the recess bell and rushed to leave town for a five-week vacation. As one GOP member said on the House floor, “Let’s just go home!” The House Democratic Leader’s press office produced a video to … Continue reading

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In just 3 days, or even 2 days, House Republicans will recess for summer vacation leaving a long list of unfinished business behind. Instead of working with Democrats and President Obama to find solutions for the middle class, House Republicans … Continue reading

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The House will soon vote on H.R. 8, a Republican-sponsored measure which would end vital expansions of the Earned Income Tax Credit and the Child Tax Credit and ends the American Opportunity Tax Credit (which helps make college more affordable … Continue reading

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