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It is time that we provide clarity for our seniors, informing them of the services available that will lower the costs of their prescription drugs and strengthen the overall integrity of the Medicare entitlement.
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#American Politician #Clarity

I'm certainly not going to support diverting $2 trillion from Social Security into creating personal savings accounts,
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#Security

While we must pursue any legislative option to extend this program, I also urge my colleagues to consider the National Dairy Equity Act as a fiscally responsible means of providing price stability to our dairy industry,
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#Colleagues

This desperation tactic, by those who seek to dismantle the reconstruction process, will only solidify the determination of the United States and the international community to rid Iraq of these henchmen of Hussein's brutal regime and bring stability to the country,
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#Desperation

Our patience is running thin.
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#Patience

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month reminds us all that when it comes to breast cancer, the difference between life and death for many women can be measured in a commitment to mammograms, self-exams, and regular doctor visits.
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#Awareness

At an unprecedented time with the worst attack ever on our soil, our President displayed extraordinary determination, leadership and resolve when history was thrust upon him and the United States.
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#American Politician

Indeed, we must foster cost-saving competition. And that means joining the marketplace of other industrialized countries - not just for the manufacturers who sell drugs, but for consumers as well.
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#American Politician #Competition

Most breast cancer-related deaths can be prevented through simple and painless preventive measures. A late diagnosis can result in more serious, long-term consequences.
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#American Politician #Cancer

In today's world, it is no longer unimaginable to think that business can operate - and even thrive - in an environmentally-friendly manner.
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#American Politician

Unfortunately, money in politics is an insidious thing - and a loophole in our campaign finance system was taken advantage of with money going to existing or new 527 groups with the sole purpose of influencing the election.
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#American Politician

We recognized in 1996 that, with progress in the field of genetics accelerating at a breathtaking pace, we need to ensure that advances in treatment and prevention of disease do not constitute a new basis for discrimination.
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#American Politician

Manufacturers and sellers acting within the law should not be held responsible for the actions of criminals who misuse their products.
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#American Politician

Hopefully, 21 years later, Judge Roberts possesses an openness with respect to issues of gender-based wage discrimination.
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#American Politician

Clearly the understanding is explicit that the package remain at 350 [billion dollars] ... Our voices have clearly been heard at every level.
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#Understanding

travesty and a strategic blunder of epic proportions on the part of the Defense Department.
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#Defense

Just because we have different views, that doesn't mean that we lack principles.
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#Principles

I think that public discussions thus far, without a specific proposal, has created and enhanced a lot of confusion and fear among seniors, wondering if their benefits now are going to be cut.
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#Confusion

The existing program, as it has been developed in the last 70 years, provides a stable monthly income that has prevented seniors, almost 50 percent from falling into poverty. I don't think we want to erode the principles of that system.
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#Income

To allow this program to lapse could potentially jeopardize thousands of dairy farms throughout the United States,
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#United States

We have to be concerned about future obligations,
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#Future

There's various scenarios and interpretations about that urgency. I think first we have to get the facts. There are too many interpretations of the facts, and those scenarios could change based on the variables incorporated in those projections,
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#Facts

We should not be acting precipitously to undermine the basic tenet of this program, that has worked well for 70 years by providing a defined, guaranteed benefit,
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#Acting And Actors

As a Greek-American, I am especially pleased that Ambassador Negroponte has earned the honor of being nominated to this most prominent position of responsibility in the intelligence community. He is a role model to all Greek-Americans, making the entire Hellenic community proud.
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#Honor

Does the difficulty in ensuring each and every employee of such companies is not tied to insurgent groups and not potentially providing useful targeting information to these groups argue against continuing to employ such firms unless there is no alternative?
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#Difficulty

I find it regrettable that there are those who are trying to resurrect a filibuster even as there is clearly nothing in the record that constitutes extraordinary circumstances.
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#Trying

We like to think that was the Maine influence rubbing off. Or better yet, that of his wonderful, exceptional wife, because to know Cap was to know Jane. They were truly one soul.
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#Influence