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Day One: Free Our Oil From Strategic Petroleum Reserve

American families and small businesses are paying a high price for the Bush economic policies of tax cuts for the rich, Big Oil and special interests, and the war in Iraq, which have taken us into deep into debt and to the brink of recession.  Americans have seen the crisis deepen in the past few months - rising prices for everything from gas to food, families losing their homes, and growing unemployment.

The New Direction Congress is taking steps to help America's families and small businesses deal with the struggling economy even in the face of Republican obstructionism in the House and Senate.

THE UNDISPUTED FACTS:

Now it's time for the President to join us in working to tackle the home foreclosure crisis, and to do even more as America's workers struggle in this economy.  

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