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News from leadership staff of Senate Democrats.

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WATCH: Sen. Tim Kaine takes on Senator Ted Cruz for politicizing the CDC response to the Delta variant

Because Democrats passed the American Rescue Plan, millions of families are getting monthly child tax credit payments. @SenSherrodBrown  shared stories from families using this money to pay for medical bills, camp fees, and trips to the orthodontist.

Because Democrats expanded the #ChildTaxCredit  in the #AmericanRescuePlan , Millions of families like these across the country are getting up to $300 per child per month to pay their bills and support their families

Trump nominees reversed 𝗱𝗲𝗰𝗮𝗱𝗲𝘀 of progress for worker protections. Watch HELP Committee Chair @PattyMurray  explain how today’s votes to confirm David Prouty and Gwynne Wilcox to @NLRB  will repair the damage done and get us back on the right track for working people.

Today is #BlackWomensEqualPayDay . Black women make on average 63¢ for every $1 that white men make. Black women need and deserve #EqualPay  for equal work. Senate Democrats are working to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act to close the pay gap in this country.

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Republican Senator John Kennedy asks @staceyabrams  to give him a list of provisions in Georgia’s new voter suppression law that she objects to. It’s a long list. Give it a listen:

Senator Mitch McConnell: “100 percent of my focus is on stopping this new administration.” One hundred percent.

“when you start using your office and you are acting in a way that hurts people, you have committed a high crime.” —Then-impeachment Manager Lindsey Graham, 1999.

If we don't save net neutrality, you'll get the internet one word at a time. #savethenet  #savetheinternet  #netneutrality  #onemorevote 

President Trump: “We want to terminate healthcare under Obamacare." GOP Platform: "reverse …the Obamacare cases.” “Why is it surprising for us to be concerned that you want this nominee to do what you want nominees to do?” Senator Whitehouse brought receipts.

“This president needs to stop viewing this epidemic as a political problem. He needs to stop viewing it as an opportunity to help his Wall Street friends and his oil industry friends. He needs to start viewing it as the public health crisis that it is.” —Senator Chris Murphy

Before Republican Senator Ron Johnson stalled consideration of COVID relief, Senator @ChrisMurphyCT  laid out why Republicans’ arguments against the bill are totally wrong And why the Senate MUST meet this moment and pass the American Rescue Plan.