Tom Carper, U.S. Senator for Delaware

Carper Statement on Senate’s Failure to Pass Commonsense Gun Safety Reforms “It is unconscionable that, barely one week after the deadliest mass shooting in our nation’s history, this body cannot come together to approve commonsense reforms to prevent this kind of horrific gun violence," Senator Carper said... Read More
Carper Statement on Supreme Court Nomination Senator Tom Carper released a statement after President Obama nominated Merrick Garland, chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, to serve on the Supreme Court. “The president has done his job, and now it’s time that we do ours..." Read More
Senator Carper Seeks Information on VA Efforts to Assist Veterans Harmed by Closure of For-Profit Colleges Senator Carper sent a letter to Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald seeking information on what the VA is doing to assist veterans who may have been harmed by using their Post 9/11 G.I. Bill educational benefits at Corinthian and other for-profit colleges that close... Read More
Congress Approves Bill to Improve Presidential Transitions Congress approved The Edward “Ted” Kaufman and Michael Leavitt Presidential Transitions Improvements Act of 2015, Senator Tom Carper's bipartisan legislation that would help presidential candidates navigate the transition process and manage a smooth transition into the executive office... Read More
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Creating Jobs and Restoring our Economy
Senator Carper shares his vision for getting Americans back to work and putting ...
Reducing the Deficit and Debt
Senator Carper is working to reduce our staggering deficit and debt by crafting ...
Strengthening Health Care in Delaware
Finding better health outcomes while lowering health care costs is a central foc...
Delaware National Park
National parks are an invaluable resource for understanding our nation’s h...
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November 15, 2016:On Tuesday at 4:00 p.m., following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each until 5:00 p.m. At 5:00 p.m., the Senate will proceed to the consideration of H.R. 4511, Gold Star Fam... read more