Why Are Senate Democrats Letting Republicans Ruin Our Economy?

By: Friday June 25, 2010 12:37 pm

Senate Democrats have again failed to pass a large tax-extender and jobs bill because of a unified Republican filibuster. The bill is meant to stop massive layoffs, make sure poor people don’t lose their health care and provide continued unemployment insurance to the many Americans hit hard by the recession. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) firmly [...]

Extending COBRA Should Be a Political No-Brainer

By: Thursday June 10, 2010 10:52 am

Senators are doing the right thing by pushing an $8 billion addition to fund several more months of COBRA subsidies for workers laid off after June 1. We wonder, then, why House Dems, who say they care deeply about health care, didn’t sign on.

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