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Entry Title Date
Paycheck Fairness Act September 15, 2014
Barbara Boxer, D-CA
"This is not complicated, equal pay for equal work. We stand for that as Democrats, and we are going to keep on fighting for it. Tonight is that moment in time when we will see whether our Republican friends stand with us to give a fair shot to the women in this country—a fair shot—or they will block us as they have done before. I hope maybe they will see the light tonight. I don’t think anything I have said will influence them, but I hope it might, because I do think it is in their interests as well as the interests of the women in this Nation to stand united with the Democrats on this: equal pay for equal work, fairness and justice to the women in this Nation. They deserve it."
Affordable Care Act September 10, 2014
Earl Blumenauer, D-OR
"The result was not a bill that anybody would have designed, but it easily could have been made better, should our Republican friends have chosen. Instead, they have continued this unyielding assault."
School Certification September 10, 2014
Mazie Hirono, D-HI
"The very next day, here on the Senate floor, every single Republican Senator voted to filibuster the Paycheck Fairness Act, which failed on a procedural vote. I hope our Republican friends will reconsider their position on this important issue this time around."
Highway And Transportation Funding Act Of 2014 July 29, 2014
Thomas Carper, D-DE
"For the folks, our Republican friends who say: I don’t like that pension smoothing at all, the idea of mucking with people’s pensions in order to fund something entirely unrelated—and that is building roads, highways, bridges, and transit systems—well, you do not have to do that. You can use an honest pay-for, an honest set-aside, and feel good about doing that."
Transportation—A Vision For A Sustainable Future June 24, 2014
Earl Blumenauer, D-OR
"Now, we have heard gimmicks from our Republican friends. You know, last Congress, their solution was to take away all the guaranteed funding for transit and for transportation enhancements."

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