Category Archives: US Senate

Sen. Franken’s Floor Statement Showing Health Care Reform Helped Extend Life of Medicare

Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) touted two new reports estimating that Medicare will be solvent for longer than previously expected in part due to measures passed in 2010′s health reform law.

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In Speech, Sen. Franken Urges Passage of Immigration Reform Bill

In a Senate floor speech today, Sen. Franken urged his colleagues to support the immigration reform bill because it provides commonsense solutions to help fix the broken immigration system and will be a boon to Minnesota’s economy.

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Reid: Pass Immigration Reform, Eliminate Exploitation of Immigrants

The 11 million people living in America without the proper documentation are particularly vulnerable to abuse by unscrupulous employers. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) points out the bipartisan immigration reform bill in the Senate can help put an end to this.

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Did Republicans Mean What They Said On Background Checks?

Senate Democrats video. April 4, 2013

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Senator Reid: Every Idea to Curb Gun Violence Should Get a Vote

Nevada Senator Harry Reid tells the Senate he is deeply troubled by Senate Republicans, threatening to block debate on gun violence. “There is simply no reason for this blatant obstruction except for the fear of considering anti-violence proposals in full view,” he explained.

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