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July 8, 2011

...everybody in America is going to be hurt. Everybody -- every economist that i've talked to says that interest rates are going to spike, stock markets are going to be at risk and millions people who have pension funds and who have interest in their pensions are going to be adversely affected. The housing market which is struggling is going to be hurt. The economy that is struggle something going to be hurt...

June 24, 2011

"America must Lead; we must not equivocate. Such a course would encourage the enemies of peace, the bullies of the world….People around the world look to our country’s strength in their struggle for democracy and basic human rights...

June 14, 2011

When we say “women and children first,” it means to save them, not to throw them overboard. “Women and children first” means that the most vulnerable need to be lifted up, need to be protected, need to be given a hand up, not a handout. I rise in opposition to this bill, because we must not balance the budget on the backs of children. We must not balance the budget on the backs of women who need nutrition and health care...

June 2, 2011

...unfortunately this week we played a game. We played a game where the Republicans on the debt limit knowing full well that it must be extended, and it would be catastrophic if we didn't have put on a piece of legislation designed to fail. In fact, every Republican voted against it. I decided not to play the game...

June 1, 2011

...Everybody realized it was a political gotcha game. In fact, it wasn't clean. Its premise was that we have this debt because of President Obama's policies. That's simply not true. And the world knows it's not true. And the Republicans know it's not true. We went from a $5.6 trillion surplus that George Bush inherited to over $10 trillion, 11-plus trillion of debt when George Bush left office...

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