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As we celebrate Black History Month we should be grateful for the achievements they made and inspired by their legacies to continue their work.
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At the same time, Republicans are pushing a $70 billion tax package that will overwhelmingly benefit the most wealthy Americans and actually increases the deficit by $16 billion.
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Black History Month must be more than just a month of remembrance; it should be a tribute to our history and reminder of the work that lies in the months and years ahead.
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Congress must make the Voting Rights Act permanent and the time to do it is now.
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First of all, I'm in favor of making price gouging a crime, and in fact, one the reasons I didn't vote for the Republican House version was because there were too many breaks for the oil companies.
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For three years now, our brave men and women in uniform have done everything their country has asked of them, yet President Bush still does not have a plan to win the peace in Iraq and bring our troops home.
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Forty-five percent of Iraqi citizens think it is morally okay to attack American troops.
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I don't want to remember 2005 as a year that the government heaped unnecessary burdens upon American families. Stealing from the poor and middle class and giving to the rich, while increasing the deficit, is hardly responsible.
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I support responsible spending, and balancing the budget, but this tax cut and the budget cuts of last month accomplish neither of these goals.
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In April of last year, the shocking photographic evidence of prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib became public. In an instant, America's new image in the war on terror was published around the world with photos of Iraqi prisoners being subjected to cruel, unusual, and degrading treatment.
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It is never too late to regain our credibility around the world.
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Middle class families are forced to work more and save less. This means less time to spend with family and less money to put away for retirement.
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Our own State Department polls say that 80 percent of Iraqis view the United States as an unpopular occupier.
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Over the past few years special interests have had a larger and larger say over who gets what in America, and the voices of average citizens are being shut out.
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Part of the problem is that Congress passed an energy bill that frankly gave more breaks to the oil and gas industry.
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Parts of the Voting Rights Act are due to expire next year if Congress doesn't extend them, including the section that guarantees that voting rights will be protected by the federal government.
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Real lobbying reform must end the practice of corporate lobbyists writing our laws.
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Recently, lobbyists for the pharmaceutical industry wrote a prescription drug bill that increased their profits and did nothing to help seniors. The result: seniors are stuck with a confusing prescription drug plan that does little to help them with their costs.
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Recently, this Congress cut Food Stamps, student loans, child support and Medicaid.
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Regrettably, it has become clear that torture of detainees in United States custody is not limited to Abu Ghraib or even Iraq. Since Abu Ghraib, there have been increasing reports of torture.
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So if, in fact, Iraqis are ready to keep security in their own country, surely now is the time to let them do that.
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The 55% of American households that make less than $40,000 will get a tax break of only $7 while the households that make more than $1 million will receive an average tax break of $32,000.
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The fact is I've been in Massachusetts for the last two weeks, and it seems over the last few days that the price is increasing by the hour at the pump, so there needs to be an aggressive investigation.
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The poorest residents of the gulf coast were most affected by the devastating hurricanes, and the poorest Americans have shouldered a disproportionate share of the burden in Iraq.
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The reality is that we have missed a lot of opportunities in Iraq because of a failed policy.
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The worst excesses of the Congress of the 1980s pale in comparison with what is going on in Washington today.
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Three years after the start of this war, a plan to win the peace is long overdue.
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Under the leadership of President Bush and Vice President Cheney, the United States has given up the moral high ground that we used to occupy as an international leader.
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We need a tougher enforcement program and, most importantly, we need to fix the badly broken ethics system.
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Well, Mr. Speaker, if so many of these Iraqis are ready to come up and to provide the security, the police work in the country, then surely there should be no problem with putting American forces into the background instead of having them up front.
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What's interesting is there are $12 billion of breaks in the energy bill that passed, yet we see that the sixth major oil companies in America last year made $1.1 trillion.
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