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Senate Democrats Host Reception for the Conclusion of the 113th Congress

Washington, D.C.—Senate Democrats hosted a reception thanking guests for their continued work with the Democratic Caucus. Senator Mark Begich welcomed his colleague, Senator Amy Klobuchar, as the new Chair of the Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee. Senate Democrats expressed their gratitude to all those who attended the reception. While Senate Democrats have fought to improve…

Women’s Advocacy Organizations

Washington, D.C. – Today, Senate Democrats met with leaders of national women’s organizations to discuss post-election analysis and strategies for the coming year to move policies that promote working women and their families.  It is important to highlight that voters supported progressive policies at the state and local level.  Ballot initiatives to increase the minimum…

LGBT Community Leaders

Washington, D.C. – Today, Senate Democrats met with leaders in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community to discuss shared legislative priorities essential to ensuring equal protection under the law.  Senate Democrats reaffirmed their commitment to the LGBT community and vowed to work together to create the same opportunities for all Americans.  Senate Democrats,…

College Affordability

Washington, D.C. – Today, Senate Democrats met with students and college affordability advocacy leaders to discuss the importance of access to affordable education in America. Significant increases in student loan debt has proven to be a barrier as graduates seek to get ahead and move forward in life. Senate Democrats reiterated their commitment to resolving…

Jewish Community Leaders

Washington, D.C. – Today, Senate Democrats met with leaders in the Jewish community from across the country to discuss many issues confronting the Middle East as well as domestic policies and legislation essential to improving the economy. Senate Democrats reaffirmed America’s unshakeable bond with Israel and our strong support for the safety and security of…