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House Democrats are working to protect America's consumers from fraud and abuse, and ensure that our families and children are safe from toxic toys, food, and drugs.
Democrats are building an economic approach that lifts every American, not just the privileged few. The average American CEO earns more before lunchtime in one day than a minimum wage worker earns all year. This is not the kind of America we want our children to grow up in. Today's economic challenges - the foreclosure crisis, rising prices, stagnant wages, and disappearing jobs -are the cumulative result of years of Republican inaction and failed policies that have left more and more Americans behind.
Democrats are committed to providing high quality education to all of America's children, creating a nation ready for the challenges of the 21st century.
House Democrats want to move America in a new direction for energy independence--working for consumers to lower gas prices, making America more secure, and launching a cleaner, smarter, more cost-effective energy future that creates hundreds of thousands of green jobs and reduces global warming.
Congressional Republicans threaten to take us back to the failed Bush policies that created record deficits and the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression and nearly doubled the national debt.
Access to quality, affordable health care is critical to the well being of America, today and in the future.
After years of the Abramoff scandal, special interests lobbyists writing legislation, and an explosion of earmarks, the New Direction Congress, the first Democratic majority in a dozen years, pledged to end an era of Congressional corruption and restore honest leadership and open government. And we took major steps to fulfill this promise.
As Americans we must protect human rights both at home and abroad--the right to live freely without the threat of violence or repression, the right to live with dignity and respect. Leader Pelosi has led the fight to end the suffering of people worldwide.
The United States is a country made up of immigrants, and it is part of what makes us so strong and vibrant. And while immigration reform remains an unsolved challenge for our nation, House Democrats are leading the way towards comprehensive reform.
Over most of the past decade, America's men and women in uniform have served with unmatched bravery, valor, and courage in the hills of Afghanistan and the deserts of Iraq.\xc2\xa0
Make it in America is a legislative initiative from House Democrats to revitalize manufacturing in America, create new good-paying jobs, and make our nation more secure.
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Democrats continue to focus on creating American jobs and strengthening the economy--because we must bring down the unemployment rate and restore American job security.
Protecting the environment is vital to protect the health of all Americans, particularly our children.
We have an obligation to care for and honor America's servicemen and women, their families, and our veterans for their bravery and sacrifice. Congressional Democrats are keeping our promises to America's veterans.