I applaud schoolteachers, librarians, and most of all, our parents, for their commitment to teaching America's children the joys of reading.
We can never fully repay the debt of our proud nation to those who have laid down their lives for our country. The best we can do is honor their memory, ensure that their sacrifice is not in vain, and help provide for their families.
Like the canary in the coal mine, the climate changes already evident in the Arctic are a call to action.
As tuition rises, the road to higher education in America gets steeper and harder to climb for lower and middle-income families.
The American people have a right to be angry about this. At this stage we should not still be having these problems. They are inexcusable.
I was very pleased with the answers I heard, ... He was very forthright.
He told me that he gives great weight to precedence, and that overturning precedence is - these are his words - 'a jolt to the judicial system,'
I will reserve final judgment on the nomination, but I expect him to do very well
We intend to demand answers.
It doesn't feel like progress.
Let the games begin!
Taking the time to read to children is not only a worthwhile investment but also a wonderful experience. I have visited 119 schools in Maine, and these visits are among the most rewarding experiences in my career in public service.
These are challenging times at home and around the world. We will have to work together in a bipartisan spirit and with our international partners if we are going to achieve progress and peace now and for future generations.
Soaring prescription drug costs have placed a tremendous strain on family budgets. They have also imposed a heavy burden on employers - both public and private - who are struggling to provide affordable health insurance coverage to their workers.
In light of the attacks on mass transit systems in other countries, shouldn't we be beefing up?... Clearly more could be done.