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John Kerry Statement on Small Business Chief Nomination Vote

The Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship voted unanimously today, to forward the nomination of Steven C. Preston to head the Small Business Administration for consideration by the full Senate. The Senate is expected to vote on the nomination tonight. The following is a statement by Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), the top Democrat on […]

Ted Kennedy: There’s No State in America Where $5.15 an Hour Meets the Basic Needs of a Working Family

An AP economics piece today reports that the economy may be cooling. If people aren’t making enough money to cover basic needs, that stands to reason. Senator Edward M. Kennedy today issued a report addressing the importance of increasing the minimum wage for workers in states across the country. The report, “When Work Doesn’t Pay: […]

John Kerry on O’Reilly’s “The Factor” Tonight

John Kerry will be on Bill O’Reilly’s “The Factor” tonight at 8 pm/11 pm et: Factor this… Sen. John Kerry enters the No Spin Zone to weigh in on all the hot button issues facing our country including Iran’s nukes! And he takes on this question: is Congress for sale?! Word is that the show […]

Supreme Court Blocks Trials at Guantanamo

The Supreme Court ruled today that Bush has overstepped his authority in ordering military war crimes trials for detainees at Guantanamo Bay. The ruling, a rebuke to the administration and its aggressive anti-terror policies, was written by Justice John Paul Stevens, who said the proposed trials were illegal under U.S. law and international Geneva conventions. […]