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Friday Alerts

March 27, 2015

Budget Vote-O-Rama Forces Senators to Take a Stance on Retirement Security, Minimum Wage

Members of the U.S. Senate voted on dozens of amendments to the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget on Wednesday. This marathon “Vote-O-Rama” session forced many Senators, including 2016 GOP Presidential hopefuls, to take definitive positions on issues such as raising the minimum wage, preserving Medicare and Social Security earned benefits, and protecting against Medicaid cuts.
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Press Release

March 17, 2015

House Republican Budget is a Frontal Assault on the Needs of Seniors

Statement of Richard Fiesta, Executive Director the Alliance for Retired Americans regarding the House Republican Budget: “The budget plan put forward by House Republicans today is a frontal assault on the needs of seniors, persons with disabilities and working Americans.
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Latest News from National Journal

March 30, 2015

Why Only One House Committee Is Investigating Hillary Clinton's Emails

The House Oversight panel had suggested it would do its own probe, but is standing down for now.
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National Journal Congressional News

March 30, 2015

Can Ted Kennedy’s Memory Save the Senate?

Republicans and Democrats joined together to dedicate the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate.
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Health Care News from National Journal

March 30, 2015

Where the 2016 Candidates Stand on Health Care

It doesn't come as much of a shock that all of the Republican likely presidential contenders dislike Obamacare. But while they can all agree that Obama's health care law isn't the right approach, they don't all agree on what is.
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