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A New Direction for America
Reid: The American People Have Demanded a New Direction

"The American people have spoken and they have demanded change. They want, they deserve, and they are going to get a new direction--at home and in Iraq. Americans chose Democrats because we fought for the people and we fought for change. Now the Congress must honor that choice with a new beginning.

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Clean Energy Development for a Growing Economy

Clean EDGE Democratic Senators Debbie Stabenow, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Maria Cantwell today joined Dan Seligman, the National Campaign Director for the Apollo Alliance, to unveil a new report that shows state-by-state how the Democrats' CLEAN Edge Act will create hundreds of thousands of new jobs across the country. Bush Republican policies have left America addicted to oil and the middle class struggling to get by. The new report, prepared by the Apollo Alliance and the Economic Policy Institute, proves that Democrats are offering innovative solutions to revolutionize America's energy future, and to stand up for middle-class Americans.

» Read the Clean EDGE report. (pdf)

Stem Cell Research: Finding a Healthier Future

Stem Cell Research: Finding a Healthier Future This week, after months of delay, the Senate is finally taking up stem cell legislation that will open the doors of hope to millions of Americans who suffer from illnesses like diabetes, spinal cord injuries and ALS.

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Democratic Women for Change

Democratic Women for Change The nine democratic women in the U.S. Senate are calling for a new direction. Their “checklist for change” is a list of nine challenges that can be met right now.

Click here for more information on this challenge to change the agenda.

Democrats Release Devastating Report on Bush Energy Policies

FOR AND BY BIG OIL: A Special House and Senate Democratic Report Oil companies are raking in record profits while consumers are struggling to pay the price of gas, and the American people are asking why. Today, House and Senate Democrats joined together to release For and By Big Oil: A Special Joint House and Senate Democratic Report. The report, a blistering critique of Bush Republican energy policies that have put Big Oil before the American people, describes Democratic plans to provide immediate relief to consumers and to put America on the path toward energy independence.

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Today in the Senate
November 13:

The Senate will convene at 2:00 p.m. and will be in a period of morning business with Senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each.

The Senate may proceed to consideration of H.R. 5385, the Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act during Monday's session.

Senate Jobs
To learn more about career opportunities at the United States Senate, please visit the following links:

US Senate Virtual Reference Desk: Employment

Senate Placement Office and Employment Bulletin

Senate Employment Bulletin (pdf)

Place your resume in the Democratic Resume Bank




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