Firefighters are indispensable foot soldiers here at home.
It's easy for Americans to forget that the food they eat doesn't magically appear on a supermarket shelf.
We learned that economic growth and environmental protection can and should go hand in hand.
When the public's right to know is threatened, and when the rights of free speech and free press are at risk, all of the other liberties we hold dear are endangered.
I do not think it is an exaggeration at all to say to my friend from West Virginia [Sen. Robert C. Byrd, a former Ku Klux Klan recruiter] that he would have been a great senator at any moment. . . . He would have been right during the great conflict of civil war in this nation.
Our military should spare no expense to ensure the safety of our troops, particularly as they confront a hostile insurgency and roadside bombs throughout Iraq.
I intend to fight to ensure that Connecticut workers have a level playing field when competing for jobs.
Working families need to know that we will work to protect their health needs, promote the development of safe, effective medicines, and guarantee patient rights.
I take great pride in the fact that I have lived in a Spanish-speaking country.
Our seniors have worked long and hard to better the economy, raise families and serve their communities. They deserve to live independent and active lives in their golden years.
The world changed on September 11, 2001.
Low-income taxpayers deserve the same rights as everyone else. It was wrong of the IRS to target low-income taxpayers, and I am please by the decision to correct this unfair practice.
There was plenty of evidence that Saddam had nuclear weapons, by the way. That is not in dispute. There is plenty of evidence of that.
The war against terrorism will not be finished as long as he [Saddam Hussein] is in power.
Some of the lowest-paid workers in this nation are people that we ask to watch the next generation of Americans. We do a better job insisting that your pets are cared for in this country than your children are, and there ought to be a sense of outrage about that.
We need willingness to consider different mission in Iraq.
Military solution in Iraq has been disproven and discredited.
I will only vote to confirm a nominee for attorney general who is truly independent and who will guarantee reforms that restore and uphold the Constitution.
I am an advocate... of public financing for years. That is the one way to get money out of politics. I believe that would be what we ought to be doing.
When the public's right to know is threatened, all other public rights are threatened.
We owe it to each other - and to our children and grandchildren - to leave our planet in a better state than when we found it.
Our nation's children are our greatest asset and our most precious treasure.
Our children are our greatest resource and Head Start grants help them reach their full potential.
Pell Grants are, and have been, critically important tools in making higher education a possibility for lower- and middle-income students.
All Americans should have access to quality, affordable health care.
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