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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
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."
The Three Coequal Branches Of Government July 11, 2014
Rob Woodall, R-GA
"I want to get good policy out of this Chamber, too. I want to get policy out of this town. I want to make a difference in the lives of people back home, but not at the expense of the birthright that I have inherited, which is this great country and the experiment in self-government. I believe we are worthy of that birthright. I believe we can rise to that occasion, but it is not going to happen by accident, and it is not going to happen just inside the four walls of this building. It has got to happen in the hearts and the minds of every single family in this country, who are the true leaders of this Nation, and I hope those will be their instructions to us each and every day."

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