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Entry Title Date
Immigration November 19, 2014
Richard Durbin, D-IL
"It is fair. It is just. It recognizes our birthright as Americans, as a nation of immigrants. It says we are willing to stand and fight for fairness. I would hope—I would just hope that a few Republicans will stand and acknowledge this. I hope a few of them will join us in a bipartisan recognition that our broken immigration system cannot be fixed if the Congress of the United States—particularly the Republican House—refuses to even call the bill for a year and a half."
Kentucky Coal Jobs September 17, 2014
Mitch McConnell, R-KY
"So I am going to fight for that Kentucky coal miner to hold on to our State’s birthright. This war on coal is not over, not by a long shot."
School Certification September 10, 2014
Benjamin Cardin, D-MD
"These are just a few of Priscilla’s accomplishments. Suffice it to say that young children across America too numerous to count now have access to dental care, thanks to Priscilla Ross, although they will never know her name. Suffice it to say that seniors across America will be saved from premature death by preventive health screenings, thanks to Priscilla Ross, although they will never know her name. Because of Priscilla, we are closer to a more perfect union, which is the birthright of each and every American, regardless of race, color, creed, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or economic status."
Paycheck Fairness Act—Motion To Proceed September 10, 2014
Charles Grassley, R-IA
"I have made clear that this amendment abridges fundamental freedoms that are the birthright of Americans. The arguments made to support it are very unconvincing. The amendment will weaken, not strengthen, democracy. It will not reduce corruption but will open the door for elected officials to bend democracy rules to benefit themselves, and that is benefiting incumbency."
Detention Of Daniel Chong July 29, 2014
Charles Grassley, R-IA
"I have made clear that this amendment abridges fundamental freedoms that are the birthright of Americans. The arguments made to support it are unconvincing. The amendment will weaken, not strengthen, democracy. It will not reduce corruption, but will open the door for elected officials to bend democracy’s rules to benefit themselves."

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