|Terms in office:||1|
|Verdict:||Supports the middle class.|
Committee Leadership Positions
- Chairman, Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry (Subcommittee, Nutrition, Specialty Crops, Food and Agricultural Research)
- Chairman, Foreign Relations (Subcommittee, Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs)
- Chairman, Joint Economic Committee
Would create over 2 million jobs through direct assistance and targeted tax breaks.
Prevents layoffs of hundreds of thousands of teachers, cops and firefighters.
Provides states and communities with two years of steady funding for roads, bridges, and mass transit systems.
Keeps college accessible and affordable for over 7 million college students.
S. 3240 prevents a $4.5 billion cut from food assistance for needy families.
Toughens disclosure requirements for election-related spending by corporations.
S. 3364 ends practice of giving tax breaks to U.S. companies moving jobs overseas.
Would end Bush tax cuts for wealthy Americans while maintaining those for the middle class.
Would slash domestic spending including converting Medicare into a voucher program,
H.R. 3080 lowers tariffs on U.S. auto exports to Korea while maintaining incentives for outsourcing of U.S. jobs.