It is unconscionable that House Republicans voted against the well-being of our nation’s seniors who are fighting to pay for medications and put food on the table.
We can no longer allow these mortgage scammers to walk away with people's money, their homes and their dreams.
Medicare is a lifeline for America's seniors and this bill, though a temporary fix, takes crucial steps toward strengthening it and providing the highest quality of care and benefits for our seniors.
With over 379,000 Medicare beneficiaries throughout the Mountain State, our seniors have earned their Medicare and should not have to worry about seeing the doctor they know and trust, based on whether or not the doctor accepts Medicare patients.
The DREAM Act is a bipartisan, common-sense approach strongly supported by our military leaders, the business community, and our educational institutions. I urge the Senate to follow our leadership in the House and pass the DREAM Act immediately.
I find it unconscionable that Republicans are blocking a little bit of help – $250 – for seniors and for men and women who risked their lives for our country, and at the same time Republicans are demanding a $700 billion tax break for the wealthy.
It is both shameful and disappointing that Senate Republicans are content with playing politics at the expense of our 9/11 heroes' lives.
This measure protects many of those who are most dependent on Medicare benefits by making sure their doctors get the compensation they deserve for providing quality health care. It also has the added benefit of reducing the national deficit.
With his vote today we take an important step forward to end the culture of abuse in this country, to improve and ensure the critical services children and abuse victims need are available.