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Republican Senators Blocks Homeless Veterans Bill


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Uploaded by SenateDemocrats on Jun 29, 2010

Senator Patty Murray today called up a homeless women veterans bill on the Senate floor but it was blocked by Senate Republicans. The bill was introduced in June of 2009 and passed the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee on January 28, 2010 with strong bi-partisan support.

"I am deeply disappointed that Senate Republicans continued to put politics above people and blocked my bill that would provide support for homeless women veterans and their families," said Senator Patty Murray. "This is a bipartisan, common-sense bill that would support veterans in my home state of Washington and across the country. I am going to continue fighting for it to pass. And I urge Senate Republicans to end their obstruction and allow homeless women veterans across the country to get the support they have earned."

Help for Homeless Veterans -- Blocked by Republicans.


Sen. Boxer discusses Republicans blocking EDA Bill with MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell


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Uploaded by EPWChairmanBoxer on Jun 22, 2011

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer appeared on MSNBC's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell to discuss Senate Republicans blocking S.782, the Economic Development Administration (EDA) Bill and other job-creating bills.
Help for Unemployed Americans -- Blocked by Republicans.


Senate Republicans Block Women Equal Pay Bill


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Published on Jun 6, 2012 by MidweekPolitics

--Senate Republicans block an equal pay for women bill, and continue to cite nonsense about why equal pay isn't a real problem.
Equal-pay protection for American Women -- Blocked by Republicans.


Republicans Block Big Oil Bailout Bill


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Uploaded by SenateDemocrats on May 13, 2010

Senators Menendez, Lautenberg and Nelson today asked unanimous consent on their Big Oil Bailout Prevention Liability Act of 2010, a bill that would raise the liability caps for oil companies from $75 million to $10 billion to help ensure that they pay the full costs of economic and environmental disasters caused by their negligence. Sen. Murkowski, however, objected, essentially blocking passage of this important piece of legislation. Inexplicably, Republicans are protecting negligent oil companies like BP and blocking our efforts to prevent a BP bailout," said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. "Through their obstruction, Republicans are leaving taxpayers on the hook to pay for BPs negligence."
Making Big Oil pay-up when they screw up -- Blocked by Republicans.


In other words, Just another day's work for the Party of the Free Markets and Big Business.

Just another day of Opportunity and Fairness for the American People -- Blocked.  Thanks to the Do-Nothing Republicans.


Republicans: They Blocked That!

Originally posted to Digging up those Facts ... for over 8 years. on Tue Aug 28, 2012 at 07:02 PM PDT.

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