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  • Medicare Legislation Vote
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    Medicare Legislation Vote

    Democratic senators responded to the passage of the Medicare bill with warnings that it is inadequate and that seniors would soon demand revisions. After their remarks the senators answered…

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  • Health Care Reform Rally
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    Health Care Reform Rally

    Democratic leaders held a rally outside the Capitol on health care reform, criticizing the health savings accounts mentioned in the State of the Union Address, as well as problems with the…

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  • Alito Confirmation Committee Vote Reaction
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    Alito Confirmation Committee Vote Reaction

    Senate Minority Leader Reid and Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee spoke to reporters about the confirmation process for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Samuel A. Alito,…

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  • Democratic Response to Presidents Flu Plan
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    Democratic Response to President's Flu Plan

    Democratic Senators spoke to reporters about the strategy of the Bush Administration regarding a possible avian flu pandemic. Among the issues they discussed were federal assistance to…

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  • Oil Company Profits
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    Oil Company Profits

    Democratic U.S. Senators spoke about post-Katrina oil prices. Using charts, they discussed rising heating oil and gasoline costs to consumers despite record profits for oil companies. The…

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  • Roberts Nomination Hearing Reactions
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    Roberts Nomination Hearing Reactions

    Outside of the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing room, Senator Hutchison and members of the Senate Judiciary Committee spoke about United States Supreme Court nominee Judge John…

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  • Federal Judicial Nominations
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    Federal Judicial Nominations

    Senator Byrd and other Democrats addressed MoveOn.org’s “Rally to Save the Courts.” They opposed the Republican “nuclear option” to remove the Senate rule requiring a two-thirds vote to stop a…

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  • Future of the Democratic Party
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    Future of the Democratic Party

    Senator Kennedy talked about the future of the Democratic Party, the results of the 2004 elections, and carrying the Democratic message to a broader coalition of Americans. He also talked…

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  • emBrown v Board of Educationem Anniversary
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    Brown v. Board of Education Anniversary

    Congressional Democrats hosted an event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case that ended school segregation in the U.S. Rep. Cummings,…

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  • Medicare Legislation
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    Medicare Legislation

    Democratic senators talked about the future of the debate on the Medicare bill that night. They argued that with the passage of the bill seniors would pay more for healthcare and loose…

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  • Judicial Nominations Debate Reactions
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    Judicial Nominations Debate Reactions

    Democratic senators met with reporters shortly after the end of nearly 39 continuous hours of debate on judicial nominations. Senator Daschle reaffirmed his position not to vote for cloture on certain federal…

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  • Democratic Party Agenda
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    Democratic Party Agenda

    Senator Kennedy spoke about the Democratic legislative agenda and criticized the Bush administration on several fronts. Among the topics he addressed were potential military action with…

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  • Outlook for 2002
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    Outlook for 2002

    Senator Kennedy talked about responses to September 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S., economic stimulus, education, health care, and the Democratic agenda. Following his remarks he answered…

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  • Democratic Fundraiser Speech
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    Democratic Fundraiser Speech

    Senator Kennedy spoke to supporters about issues facing the Democratic Party, legislative issues before the Senate, and gaining control of the Congress in 2002.

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  • Senator Pastore Funeral Service
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    Senator Pastore Funeral Service

    Senator Kennedy and family members eulogized the late Senator John Pastore. Several heartwarming and humorous anecdotes were recounted.

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  • Policy Speech
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    Policy Speech

    Senator Kennedy talks about the direction of the nation as it enters the new century and his perspective on the next session of the 106th Congress. Among the issues he discussed were health…

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  • Legislative Agenda
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    Legislative Agenda

    Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about their legislative agenda, particularly a patient’s bill of rights.

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  • Impeachment Trial
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    Impeachment Trial

    Senator Kennedy stated that the Republican proposal of finding of fact is a desperate attempt to further embarrass the president and to save its case. He also mentioned that the Republican…

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  • Senate Republican Budget Plan
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    Senate Republican Budget Plan

    Senate Democratic leaders criticized the Senate Republican budget reconciliation proposal. They also briefed reporters about the amendments they would offer in several areas, including…

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  • Democratic Budget Amendments
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    Democratic Budget Amendments

    Democratic Senators talked to reporters about their proposed amendments to the Republican budget resolution.

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