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Entry Title Date
Student Loan Debt February 4, 2016
Patty Murray, D-WA
"It has been just one week since I asked students and families to submit their stories online to us, and I want to hear from many more because I know there are so many people out there who are struggling. But I must admit, I was taken aback by the constant theme that showed up in so many of the experiences that I have seen so far. I heard story after story from people who said they felt hopeless. They feel buried under student debt, and they see no end in sight. It shouldn’t have to be this way. Democrats are offering solutions, and I sincerely hope our Republican friends will join us."
Flint, Michigan, Water Crisis February 2, 2016
Harry Reid, D-NV
"I urge my colleagues, especially my Republican friends, to support the Stabenow-Peters amendment to give the people of Flint the relief they so desperately need."
Flint, Michigan, Water Crisis And Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Leak February 2, 2016
Barbara Boxer, D-CA
"This is what my Republican friends did in the environment committee. I think they ought to change the name of that committee to the pollution committee. What is that? In addition, the underlying bill says you can never regulate the lead in fishing tackle under TSCA. Lead. Hello? We now know what lead does when it gets into drinking water. If there are ways to have less toxic fishing tackle, shouldn’t we try to make that happen if it is available?"
Energy Policy Modernization Bill January 27, 2016
Harry Reid, D-NV
"We tried to get this done. The Senator from Ohio came to me and said: We need to get this done. I said: I agree with you; so what do you need? He told me what he needed, and we agreed to that. But I am sorry to report that on at least two separate occasions, my Republican friends chose obstruction that prevented the Senate from passing this bipartisan piece of legislation. Then, even the Republican sponsor of the bill wouldn’t vote for it—his own bill. He voted against it."
Energy Policy Modernization Act Of 2015—Continued January 27, 2016
Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI
"I have to ask my Republican friends, what is your best bet on whether this climate and oceans problem gets better or worse in the next 20 or 40 years? I ask this seriously because a great party’s reputation is on the line here. How are you going to bet—with the 97 to 98 percent of the scientists and 100 percent of the peer research? Do you want to bet the reputation of the Republican Party that suddenly all of this is going to magically get better?"

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