September 23, 2011

My friends, Americans need our help. They don't need Republican or Democratic help, they need all of our help. They need it now. They need it not mired in partisan bickering, as my friend from Arkansas said. They need us to come together on that which we can agree, giving our folks help when they need it. Now. And I will tell you that the Senate determined that there was twice the need, indeed three times the need that you have determined.

September 21, 2011

...we have lot of people who have suffered -- we have a lot of people who have suffered an emergency assault by hurricane, by tornado, by fire, by earthquake and they need help now...

September 15, 2011

...What the President has done is come before us and said, look, here's a jobs bill. We need to build jobs. ... the public believes that you need to invest to do that, by pretty good numbers. I'm for disciplining spending. I will vote to discipline spending, but I don't think that targeting job creation projects is the way to discipline it when Americans all over this country are really hurting because there are not jobs available for them.

September 15, 2011

...this bill shows clearly a basic difference between many of us on this side and many on that side of the aisle. And that is whether or not you believe that working men and women have the right to come together, to organize and to bargain collectively for their pay, their benefits and their working conditions.

September 15, 2011

...The President offered a getting jobs now bill. He wants American jobs to be created as soon as possible and offered a comprehensive package which is related to one another, putting money in the hands of businesses so they can hire and grow jobs, putting money in the hands of consumers so they will be able to purchase goods...

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