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Entry Title Date
Tsa Office Of Inspection Accountability Act Of 2015 September 30, 2015
David Price, D-NC
"Apparently the answer is “yes”. The Senate couldn’t pass a single appropriations bill. The House passed a few with Republican votes alone, and then the process collapsed under the weight of the Confederate battle flag debate. That was a particularly disgraceful episode, but the process was already on life support. It was never going to work, and Republican leaders have known that all year."
Antishutdown September 18, 2015
Scott Peters, D-CA
"This summer, the regular process for funding the government broke down because the majority couldn’t figure out its stance on the Confederate flag. Today, partisan extremists are threatening another shutdown over women’s health care that would be a self-inflicted hit to our economy."
Recognizing Michael R. Frey On The Occasion Of His Retirement As Sully District Supervisor September 18, 2015
Gerald Connolly, D-VA
"In a career spanning four decades, Michael’s accomplishments are many, but let me cite just a few to convey the magnitude of the imprint he will leave on the community and our county. Michael and I both share a passion for history, and the Sully District is a historically-rich community. It is home to several landmarks, including the Centreville Historic District and Park, which Michael helped to initiate and expand. The park contains remnants of one of the first fortifications constructed by the Confederate Army during the Civil War and was actually occupied by both sides during the conflict. He was instrumental in preserving historic Mount Gilead and the Sears House as well."
Hispanic Heritage Month And Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week September 17, 2015
Robert Menendez, D-NJ
"Hispanics fought alongside patriots in the American Revolution and rallied in the Civil War, serving bravely in both the Union and Confederate armies. Latinos rode in Teddy Roosevelt’s Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War, received Congressional Medals of Honor in both World Wars, and made the ultimate sacrifice for our country in Korea and Vietnam. As of July 31, 2015, more than 164,000 Hispanic Americans are actively serving with distinction in the United States Armed Forces."
Legislative Program September 11, 2015
Steny Hoyer, D-MD
"We suspended the appropriations process approximately in the middle of July when the Interior bill was pulled from the floor. Presumably, it was pulled because there was a possibility of amendments being offered regarding the Confederate battle flag, but notwithstanding that, half the appropriation bills have not been brought to the floor. No appropriation bills have passed the Senate."

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