September 25, 2008
I support this bill for two reasons: first because it provides essential tax relief to american families and businesses and secondly just as importantly because it is paid for. The tax credit extended by this bill are some of the most necessary that support renewable energy and energy efficiency.
September 24, 2008
We are debating frankly a c.r. today because we did not complete the appropriations process. I think that's regrettable. I hope we do not repeat that next year.
September 24, 2008
The irresponsibility, frankly of management on wall street, that has gotten us to this point. The risks that have been taken without any real concern about the ability of people to pay back debt should not be rewarded without substantially protecting the taxpayers...
September 19, 2008
We need to act and we need to act very, very soon and we need to act in a decisive way, and I think what they heard and I think when you played Hank Paulson's comments a little earlier was a response that there was an understanding in a bipartisan way that this matter was extraordinarily serious.
September 18, 2008
The Fed in this instance acted under authority that had been granted in depression era days. We have not seen this situation in our economy since those days. The bush management of our economy has been a very poor one. A debt did not matter and that has led us to this past. Unfortunately, the taxpayers are being put at risk.

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