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What I'm concerned about is how your involvement with so many companies shapes your priorities.feedback
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Apr 05 2017
We can learn a lot about a person if we know what types of things he or she talks about or comments on the most frequently. There are numerous topics with which Patty Murray is associated, including Republicans and Zika. Most recently, Patty Murray has been quoted saying: “This goes against everything President Trump promised workers on the campaign trail.” in the article Trump kills second of two Obama-era worker-safety rules.
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I have serious concerns about his ability to be a strong champion for workers' basic rights, including critical anti-discrimination protections, and to stand up to political pressure.feedback

The only true student and family agenda is one that delivers on the idea that every child, parent, and family should have the choice to attend a high-quality public school. Without this information about whether students are learning to read, write, do arithmetic, and scientifically reason, schools and parents do not know whether the school is delivering on its end of the bargain.feedback

It doesn't just happen because you decide to write something on a wall and put it on a piece of paper. It's called catching the car if you're the dog. Saying something as a campaign slogan is easy. It wasn't just going in a room and write it. We had to actually go and talk to people, work it, make sure we had the votes from each side. It was a lot of work.feedback

The deeply harmful path House Republicans have laid out would spell disaster for families nationwide. President Trump, who promised families he would provide insurance for everyone, should be the first to oppose it.feedback

Workers and families across the country spoke up loud and clear that they want a true champion for all workers in the Labor Department.feedback

It was important for us to know all of the information about any candidate that comes before us.feedback

We may not have won this fight today, but people across the country have stood up and made their voices heard on the importance of strong public education in America, and we are not going to stand down.feedback

We are just within one vote of sending this nomination back and asking the president to send us a nominee that can be supported by members on both sides of the aisle, that can set a vision that can fight for public schools, that can be that champion.feedback

What we have heard is story after story about how he spent his career squeezing workers for profit, leaving many with lost wages, no financial security, and no retirement. If Mr. Puzder ever does come before our committee, he's going to have a lot of explaining to do.feedback

Betsy DeVos is committed to privatizing public schools, and diverting public funds into private taxpayer-funded vouchers that would leave far too many students behind.feedback

We don't want our country going backward when it comes to women's health.feedback

President Trump has said that he will put American workers first, but it increasingly appears this was just empty campaign rhetoric – and we saw this so clearly in who he nominated to lead the Department of Labor. This filing showing jobs being outsourced overseas is yet another troubling example of workers being squeezed by companies under Andrew Puzder's leadership.feedback

Do you believe it is appropriate for a senior member of Congress, actively involved in policymaking in the health center to repeatedly personally invest in a drug company that could benefit from those actions.feedback

Tom Price is one of the most extreme and partisan Washington insiders. We have to consider what he would do to impact people in every corner of this country.feedback

I take that as not be willing to commit to not privatizing public schools or cutting money from education.feedback

I continue to have serious concerns about her long record of working to privatize and defund public education, expand taxpayer-funded private school vouchers, and block accountability for charter schools, including for-profit charter schools. I also continue to have concerns about her extensive financial entanglements and potential conflicts of interest and I hope that more information and transparency on this front is forthcoming.feedback

I have major concerns with how you have spent your career and fortune fighting to privatize public education and gut investments in public schools.feedback

Premiums will skyrocket. Out-of-pocket prescription drug costs will rise. And overall health care costs will increase. It's a perfect storm to make America sick again – and absolutely the wrong direction for families and for our economy.feedback

Ripping apart our health care system – with no plan to replace it – will create chaos. If Republicans repeal the Affordable Care Act, it's women, kids, seniors, patients with serious illnesses, and people with disabilities who will bear the burden.feedback

There are real questions that need to be answered about (Price's) financial transactions.feedback

I would ask the president-elect to Twitter very loudly tomorrow morning – when he does this – that he stands behind women and that he wants the House to back him.feedback

After running on the idea that he was going to stand with the common man and fight Wall Street and big business, President-elect Trump is putting together a gold-plated and mahogany, Trump Style Cabinet of Wall Street bankers, billionaires, millionaires, friends, insiders, campaign contributors and cronies.feedback

Republicans chose to put their ideological battle against Planned Parenthood ahead of their responsibilities as legislators to help fight Zika.feedback

Some financial advisers have lined their own pockets by steering clients toward complicated investments. Some have recommended that retirees make transactions that come with hidden fees. And some get commission when they sell a financial product, even if it doesn't make sense for a client.feedback

We are going to need to keep the pressure on House Republicans to set aside their partisan bill and actually get the administration the emergency resources they need.feedback

I am very glad that Chairman Blunt and I have been able to work together on an emergency funding bill to quickly respond to the Zika threat.feedback

I have pushed for the $1.9 (billion) since the beginning. I think it's the right package. But I have reached an agreement with Blunt on what we can put into a package, and we'll have a vote on it.feedback

I am very hopeful they are coming to the table and we'll see what happens in the next 24 hours.feedback

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