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Sen. John Edwards: Statement on Fighting Terrorism

Sunday, 10 June 2007, 6:56 pm | U.S. Senator

For six years, George Bush has used the language "war on terrorism" to force through an ideological agenda that undermines our values and does nothing to undermine terrorism. The Bush "Global War on Terror Doctrine" is a political slogan - a political slogan ... More >>

Sen Levin: Revisiting The Military Commissions Act

Tuesday, 15 May 2007, 12:23 am | U.S. Senator

America's standing in the world has taken a nosedive since the world embraced us after 9/11. According to a recent poll conducted by the Program on International Policy Attitudes, 67% of the people surveyed across 25 countries disapprove of the ... More >>

Sen. Edward Kennedy: Restoring the Rule of Law

Tuesday, 3 April 2007, 11:06 am | U.S. Senator

At the heart of many of the serious challenges we face is the Bush administration's lack of respect for the rule of law. The administration views our system of justice as merely another arena for furthering its rightwing ideology. It sees the Senate's ... More >>

Democratic Response to State of the Union Address

Thursday, 25 January 2007, 8:58 am | U.S. Senator

I'm Senator Jim Webb, from Virginia, where this year we will celebrate the 400th anniversary of the settlement of Jamestown - an event that marked the first step in the long journey that has made us the greatest and most prosperous nation on earth. More >>

John Kerry: The Case for Flip-Flopping

Thursday, 28 December 2006, 6:15 pm | U.S. Senator

There's something much worse than being accused of "flip-flopping": refusing to flip when it's obvious that your course of action is a flop. More >>

Sen. Dodd Proposes Military Commission Act Changes

Friday, 17 November 2006, 12:17 am | U.S. Senator

Washington- Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT), an outspoken opponent of the Military Commission Act of 2006, today introduced legislation which would amend existing law in order to have an effective process for bringing terrorists to justice. More >>

Pathetic Tony Snow Diversions and Distractions

Wednesday, 1 November 2006, 10:35 pm | U.S. Senator

Washington – Senator John Kerry issued the following statement in response to White House Press Secretary Tony Snow, assorted right wing nut-jobs, and right wing talk show hosts desperately distorting Kerry’s comments about President Bush to divert ... More >>

A Call for Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld to Resign

Monday, 18 September 2006, 10:22 am | U.S. Senator

September 11 has come and gone, and as we remember those lost on that fateful day, and contemplate events since the horrific attack, one truth stands out. The war in Iraq has backfired, producing more recruits for terrorism, and deep divisions within ... More >>

Sen. John Kerry - Kenyon College Commencement

Monday, 22 May 2006, 12:43 am | U.S. Senator

John Kerry Delivers Kenyon College Commencement Address By Senator John Kerry Kenyon College Saturday 20 May 2006 More >>

Senator John Kerry: The Right to Dissent

Monday, 24 April 2006, 1:32 pm | U.S. Senator

Thirty-five years ago today, I testified before the Foreign Relations Committee of the United States Senate, and called for an end to the war I had returned from fighting not long before. More >>

Kerry: Patriotism Is Truth, Today as in Vietnam

Monday, 24 April 2006, 1:18 pm | U.S. Senator

Thirty-five years ago today, I testified before the United States Senate. I was a 27-year-old Vietnam veteran who believed the war had to come to an end. It was 1971. More >>

Kerry Calls For Voting Rights for Katrina Victims

Tuesday, 4 April 2006, 8:01 pm | U.S. Senator

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator John Kerry (D-Mass.) sent a letter to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and John Tanner, Chief of the Voting Section at the Department of Justice, urging them to immediately reconsider approval of a voting plan that will ... More >>

Sen. Kennedy: Alito's Record Troubles Me Deeply

Tuesday, 10 January 2006, 11:21 am | U.S. Senator

Judge Alito, I join in welcoming you and your family to this committee. I appreciated the opportunity to visit with you in my office a few weeks ago. I was particularly impressed by your personal family story of how you were encouraged to do well and ... More >>

Senator Byrd: No President Is Above the Law

Friday, 30 December 2005, 4:44 pm | U.S. Senator

Americans have been stunned at the recent news of the abuses of power by an overzealous President. It has become apparent that this Administration has engaged in a consistent and unrelenting pattern of abuse against our Country's law-abiding citizens, and ... More >>

Bush Isn't Listening to the Constitution - Kennedy

Wednesday, 28 December 2005, 12:52 am | U.S. Senator

The president is not above the law; he is not King George. Yet, with sorrow, we are now learning that in this great land we have an administration that has refused to follow well-crafted, longstanding procedures that require the president to get ... More >>

Senator John McCain - Torture's Terrible Toll

Monday, 14 November 2005, 1:35 pm | U.S. Senator

The debate over the treatment of enemy prisoners, like so much of the increasingly overcharged partisan debate over the war in Iraq and the global war against terrorists, has occasioned many unserious and unfair charges about the administration's intentions ... More >>

Sen. Kennedy: President Should Be Held Accountable

Friday, 11 November 2005, 2:55 pm | U.S. Senator

Kennedy's statement on the administration's efforts to exaggerate threats in their march to war in Iraq - and as Chalabi, the Pentagon's favorite Iraqi dissident, visits DC - he reminds the Senate of Chalabi's own words. (As prepared for delivery.) More >>

Sen. Reid's Statement Before Closed Intel. Session

Wednesday, 2 November 2005, 11:29 am | U.S. Senator

Senator Harry Reid's Statement Before Taking The Senate Into A Closed Session To Discuss Iraq Intelligence Matters In Light Of The Libby Indictment. Tuesday 01 November 2005 Remarks, as prepared for delivery More >>

The Path Forward - Senator John Kerry Speech

Tuesday, 1 November 2005, 2:12 pm | U.S. Senator

A few weeks ago I departed Iraq from Mosul. Three Senators and staff were gathered in the forward part of a C-130. In the middle of the cavernous cargo hold was a simple, aluminum coffin with a small American flag draped over it. We were bringing another ... More >>

Senate Dem. Leader Harry Reid On Libby Indictment

Saturday, 29 October 2005, 8:17 am | U.S. Senator

Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid has released the following statement on the Lewis "Scooter" Libby Indictment. More >>

 

 

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