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senate help comm just advanced a health care pkg that includes my amp s bipartisan act which removes obstacles
Senate HELP Comm just advanced a health care pkg that includes my & @ChuckGrassley’s bipartisan #CREATES Act, which removes obstacles to lower-cost generic prescription drugs and increases competition. #CBO says will save taxpayers $3.9B, & consumers many billions more
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leahy joins senators hirono stabenow and others in calling for ig investigation at amid reports of scientific
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appropriations vice chairman patrick leahys senate floor address this afternoon on the emergency supplemental
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we re still living with the ghosts of torture sanctioned by the us govt many detainees now languishing in gtmo
We're still living with the ghosts of torture sanctioned by the US govt. Many detainees now languishing in GTMO were subjected to "enhanced interrogation techniques," our govt's euphemism for torture. Those effects still linger. #CloseGTMO [LINK: @unicdc
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today on int l day in support of torture victims let s recommit ourselves to ending once and for all the barba
Today, on Int'l Day in Support of Torture Victims, let's recommit ourselves to ending, once and for all, the barbaric practice of torture in all its forms. Torture is antithetical to humanity, and must find no safe haven in any society. #TortureVictimsDay2019 #ENDTorture
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if the supreme court accepts the trump administrations laughable pretext justification and upholds this discri
If the Supreme Court accepts the Trump administration’s laughable pretext justification, and upholds this discriminatory question, the integrity of both the Court and our democracy will suffer greatly, once again.
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6 years ago today the supreme courts shelby county decision gutted the several states then rushed to impose ne
6 years ago today, the Supreme Court’s Shelby County decision gutted the #VotingRightsAct. Several states then rushed to impose new discriminatory restrictions on voting. The right to vote is fundamental. We should be making it easier, not harder, to take part in our democracy.
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both the supreme court and our democracy face a similar test today whether to allow a citizenship question on
Both the Supreme Court and our democracy face a similar test today: whether to allow a citizenship question on the #Census . The Trump administration has blatantly misrepresented the partisan origins of the question—to increase Republican voting power.
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another victory in our lawsuit to force pres trump to comply with the emoluments clause the constitution s ant
Another victory in our lawsuit to force Pres. Trump to comply with the Emoluments Clause, the Constitution's anti-bribery provision. A judge this morning DENIED his request to delay the case pending his appeals. We’re one step closer to accountability.
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congress won t sit idly by while further guts foia w an offensive rule allowing politicals to reject requests
Congress won't sit idly by while @EPA further guts FOIA w. an offensive rule allowing politicals to reject #FOIA requests w/o explanation. @EPAScottPruittAWheeler: a friendly rem#Appropriationsinder that has oversight responsibilities. We'll be chatting a this.

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Sen. Patrick Leahy
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i know i shouldn t have retweeted this a moment of weakness
I KNOW I shouldn't have retweeted this. A moment of weakness...
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we have discovered evidence that judge kavanaugh misled the senate during his 2004 and 2006 hearings truthfuln
We have discovered evidence that Judge Kavanaugh misled the Senate during his 2004 and 2006 hearings. Truthfulness under oath is not an optional qualification for a Supreme Court nominee. Watch as I question him here:
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untruthful testimony under oath and on the record
Untruthful testimony, under oath and on the record.
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judge kavanaughs stunning decision to pen an op ed bluntly confirms he has neither the judgment nor the temper
Judge Kavanaugh’s stunning decision to pen an op-ed bluntly confirms he has neither the judgment nor the temperament to be on our highest court. He can’t erase blaming credible sexual assault allegations ‘on the Clintons,’ attacks on senators, and vows of revenge with an op-ed.
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i keep demanding kavanaughs full record because it will reveal if he lied to me under oath in 2006whether he i
I keep demanding Kavanaugh’s FULL record because it will reveal if he lied to me under oath in 2006—whether he is fit to serve on our highest court. We’ve seen just 6%; only 3% is public. The hiding of his record is a sham & a fraud against the American people. #WhatAreTheyHiding
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exactly one month ago said that we would pass a bill to fund the government while we continued debate what cha
Exactly one month ago, said that we would pass a bill to fund the government while we continued debate. What changed? Why are Senate Republicans holding the American people hostage for a senseless border wall? We could re-open the government today if he allowed it.
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thread between 2001 and 2003 republican senate staffers hacked into and stole 4670 files on controversial bush
THREAD: Between 2001 and 2003, Republican Senate staffers hacked into and stole 4,670 files on controversial Bush judicial nominees from 6 Democrats, including me. This scandal amounted to a digital Watergate, not unlike Russia’s hacking of the DNC.
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breaking kavanaugh testified he never received any docs that even appeared to have been drafted or prepared by
BREAKING: Kavanaugh testified he never received any docs that even “appeared to … have been drafted or prepared by Democratic staff.” Well, he got 8 pages of material taken VERBATIM from my files, obviously written by Dem staff, LABELED “not [for] distribution”.
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just claimed that re opening kavanaughs official background investigation isnt something the fbi does false i
. just claimed that re-opening Kavanaugh’s official background investigation isn’t something the FBI does. FALSE. It's exactly what the FBI does. Until now it’s been a standard bipartisan process to have the FBI investigate new information raised about a nominee.
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breaking time and again on issue after issue judge kavanaugh has misled the senate under oath when a job promo
BREAKING: Time and again, on issue after issue, Judge Kavanaugh has misled the Senate, under oath, when a job promotion was on the line. That is disqualifying. I will vote NO. Read my latest op-ed in HERE:
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