DPCC Press Releases

Building Back Bulletin, Week of March 22, 2021

March 26, 2021

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Building Back Bulletin, Week of March 15, 2021

March 19, 2021

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Building Back Bulletin, Week of March 8, 2021

March 8, 2021

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Building Back Bulletin, Week of March 1, 2021

March 5, 2021

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The American Rescue Plan Reports

March 1, 2021

The American Rescue Plan Financial Help for Families Expanding Tax Relief for Working Families Supporting Small Businesses and Farmers Safely Reopening Schools for In-Person Learning Supports Native American Communities Vaccines and Health Care Supporting our Nation's Veterans Supporting Essential Community Services A Pension Is A Promise Urgent Relief for Small-Town more...


Building Back Bulletin, Week of Feb. 22, 2021

February 26, 2021

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Building Back Bulletin, Week of Feb. 12, 2021

February 12, 2021

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Building Back Bulletin, Week of Feb. 8, 2021

February 8, 2021

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Senate Democrats Support President Biden's American Rescue Plan

February 1, 2021

Senate Democrats join with President Biden to save American lives, support struggling families and get our children safely back to school WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (MI), Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (NY) and DPCC Vice Chairman Cory Booker (NJ) released a documentsummarizing the goals of the American Rescue Plan and why Senate Democrats support President Biden's work to combat the pandemic. Senate Democrats more...


DPCC COVID-19 Pandemic Report

December 22, 2020

Senate Democrats have been putting people first every step of the way WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (MI), Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (NY), DPCC Vice Chair Joe Manchin (WV) and DPCC Vice Chair Cory Booker (NJ) today released a report outlining the work Senate Democrats have done over the past ten months to bring help to families during the COVID-19 crisis. The report can be found here. "From the very more...


Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Republicans Breaking Precedent And Ignoring 50 Million Americans Who Have Already Cast Ballots In The Ongoing Election To Rush Through A Nominee To The Supreme Court Who Will Roll Back Americans’ Health Care And Fundamental Rights

October 23, 2020

Washington, D.C. - Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Republican majority's mad dash to confirm Judge Barrett days before a presidential election day. Senator Schumer laid out the dire impact the confirmation of Judge Barrett would have for Americans' health care and fundamental rights. Below are Senator Schumer's remarks: We have just heard a tit-for-tat, convoluted version of history that the Majority Leader uses to justify steering more...


Senators Booker, Stabenow, Whitehouse, Blumenthal, Brown, Cardin, Van Hollen Unveil New Report on Consequences for Core Civil Rights Protections of Special Interest Campaign to Capture Our Courts

October 23, 2020

Report shows anonymously funded, dark money groups have worked to tilt the balance of the judiciary in favor of special interests, denying workers, racial minorities, women, immigrants, and religious minorities equal justice under law WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Ben Cardin (D-MD), and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) released a new report detailing how special interests' more...


Blumenthal, Whitehouse, Stabenow, Colleagues Release Report Exposing Powerful Gun Lobby's Scheme to Strike Down Commonsense Gun Safety Laws Through the Courts

October 23, 2020

The corrupt NRA - supported by gun manufacturers & dark money interests - has poured millions of dollars into capturing the courts [WASHINGTON, D.C.] - U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) today released an extensive report detailing the process by which the corrupt National Rifle Association (NRA), with gun manufacturers and dark money interests bankrolling its operations, has captured America's courts to roll back sensible gun more...


Merkley, Whitehouse, Stabenow, Colleagues Release Disturbing Report on How Special Interests Have Blocked Climate Action in the Courts

October 16, 2020

As extremist Supreme Court nomination moves forward, report details how appointment of over 200 inexperienced, young, and partisan extremist judges has already had devastating impact on our environment WASHINGTON, D.C. - Oregon's U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, along with U.S. Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), today led the release of an extensive report detailing the process by which the powerful and the privileged have captured America's judicial courts-and the more...


Senate Democrats Release New Report Detailing the Assault on Our Democracy by Republican-appointed Judges

October 8, 2020

The issue-based report released as part of Senate Democrats' Captured Courts project "Donald Trump's judicial nominees, as well as judges nominated by previous Republican presidents, are responsible for the vast majority of the decisions that have resulted in voter suppression and made it nearly impossible to regulate political spending" Washington, D.C. - U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Tom Udall, D-N.M., Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., Ron Wyden, Tom Udall, Amy more...


Senate Democrats Release New Report Detailing How Supreme Court Nominee Could Escalate Corporate Takeover of Our Judiciary

October 5, 2020

For years, 'The Roberts Five' & Trump's Judiciary Have Rigged the Economic System for the Wealthy and Giant Corporations A host of corporate-funded front groups have used the courts to shield big corporations from legal accountability; Under Chief Justice Roberts Court, these groups have won at historic rates If Trump and Senate Republicans steal another Supreme Court seat, it will place Justice Ginsburg's legacy - and access to justice for Americans for generations to come - at more...


Senate Democrats Release New Report Detailing How Labor and Workers' Rights Are At Risk With New Supreme Court Vacancy

October 1, 2020

The Issue-Based Report Released As Part of Senate Democrats' Captured Courts Project "The Right to Organize, The Right to Sue Abusive Employers, The Right to Receive Fair Pay, and The Right to a Workplace Free From Discrimination are All Under Judicial Attack-And Will Be For The Foreseeable Future" WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Robert Casey (D-PA), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), more...


Senate Democrats Release New Report Detailing How Health Care and Reproductive Rights are at Risk with New Supreme Court Vacancy

September 23, 2020

The first issue-based report released as part of Senate Democrats' Captured Courts Project "Courts are the linchpin of the Republican anti-health care and anti-choice agenda. WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released a new report on how Americans' more...


Stabenow, Schumer, Whitehouse Announce Next Phase of Captured Courts Effort Detailing What’s at Stake for the American People

September 22, 2020

Following New Vacancy on the Supreme Court, Next Series of Reports will Show Real-World Impact of Courts' Decisions on Issues Ranging from Health Care to Climate and More. WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) announced that they will be releasing new reports that highlight how the U.S. Supreme Court and the federal judiciary system more...


Schumer Floor Remarks On The Enormous Stakes Of The Supreme Court Vacancy For Health Care And The Fundamental Rights Of Americans And Republican Hypocrisy In Moving Forward With A Supreme Court Nominee In A Presidential Election Year

September 21, 2020

Washington, D.C.— Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today took to the Senate floor to lay out the enormous consequences this Supreme Court vacancy could have for the health care and fundamental rights of the American people. Senator Schumer said that Republicans’ praise of Justice Ginsburg is empty if they seek to undermine her last wish and legacy. Leader Schumer also spoke regarding the audacity of Republicans’ obvious violation of their own stated principles by deciding to more...

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