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Our Minnesota Democratic delegation in Congress has been busy over the past month discussing a variety of topics on the floor of the House and the Senate. For a variety of reasons, I have been unable to keep up with getting these speeches loaded onto the MNMuseTube page. Rather than a whole slew of posts for each individual appearance, here is a comprehensive list of those appearances with links to the corresponding video.

As the story of the AIG bonuses broke last month to the American public, Amy Klobuchar took to the floor of the United States Senate to express the outrage that she and many other Americans felt...

Representative Oberstar, in his role as the chairman of the Transportation Committee, spoke about the Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2009...

Last month marked the 7th anniversary for the beginning of the war in Iraq and Representative Ellison used the occassion to discuss the war (Part 1, Part 2, & Part 3) and its affects on the country and its soldiers. This discussion was part of a larger series that Ellison participates in as a member of the Progressive Caucus.

Amy Klobuchar on health care reform...

The Progressive Caucus along with Representative Ellison used their time on the floor of the House of Representatives to tout the Employee Free Choice Act (Part 1 & Part 2) and union membership in general.

Representative Walz on fiscal responsibility...

Amy Klobuchar spoke in favor of the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act (Part 1 & Part 2). The bill would improve enforcement of various types of fraud.

This week, the Progressive Caucus and Representative Ellison in conjunction with Earth Day discussed the need for investment in clean energy jobs (Part 1 & Part 2).

Finally, Representative McCollum offered her support to the National Water Research & Development Initiative Act. This bill would "improve the federal government's role in designing and implementing federal water research, development, demonstration, data collection and dissemination, education, and technology transfer activities to address changes in U.S. water use, supply, and demand".
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