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04.12.07 Housing for Homeless Veterans

Barack Obama's Senate Member Office (R-IL) posted a Audio Clip on April 12, 2007 | 6:35 pm - Original Item - Comments (View)

Senator Obama discusses the Homes for Heroes Act, a bill that would expand housing and rental assistance for homeless veterans. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) estimates that approximately 200,000 adult veterans live on the streets or in shelters on any given day, and nearly twice as many are homeless at some point during the year.

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04.12.07 Housing for Homeless Veterans

Barack Obama's Senate Member Office (R-IL) posted a Audio Clip on April 12, 2007 | 6:35 pm - Original Item - Comments (View)

Senator Obama discusses the Homes for Heroes Act, a bill that would expand housing and rental assistance for homeless veterans. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) estimates that approximately 200,000 adult veterans live on the streets or in shelters on any given day, and nearly twice as many are homeless at some point during the year.

Click here to listen to the podcast

03.22.07 Dignity for Our Wounded Warriors

Barack Obama's Senate Member Office (R-IL) posted a Audio Clip on March 22, 2007 | 7:56 pm - Original Item - Comments (View)

Senator Obama discusses the serious problems uncovered at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the need to ensure the men and women recovering at military hospitals across the world get the best care we can offer.

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03.22.07 Dignity for Our Wounded Warriors

Barack Obama's Senate Member Office (R-IL) posted a Audio Clip on March 22, 2007 | 7:56 pm - Original Item - Comments (View)

Senator Obama discusses the serious problems uncovered at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the need to ensure the men and women recovering at military hospitals across the world get the best care we can offer.

Click here to listen to the podcast

01.31.07 Iraq War De-escalation Act

Barack Obama's Senate Member Office (R-IL) posted a Audio Clip on January 31, 2007 | 4:37 pm - Original Item - Comments (View)

Senator Obama discusses legislation he introduced yesterday: the Iraq War De-escalation Act of 2007.

"This plan would not only place a cap on the number of troops in Iraq and stop the escalation, more importantly, it would begin a phased redeployment of U.S. forces with the goal of removing of all U.S. combat forces from Iraq by March 31st, 2008 - consistent with the expectations of the bipartisan Iraq study group that the President has so assiduously ignored."

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01.31.07 Iraq War De-escalation Act

Barack Obama's Senate Member Office (R-IL) posted a Audio Clip on January 31, 2007 | 4:37 pm - Original Item - Comments (View)

Senator Obama discusses legislation he introduced yesterday: the Iraq War De-escalation Act of 2007.

"This plan would not only place a cap on the number of troops in Iraq and stop the escalation, more importantly, it would begin a phased redeployment of U.S. forces with the goal of removing of all U.S. combat forces from Iraq by March 31st, 2008 - consistent with the expectations of the bipartisan Iraq study group that the President has so assiduously ignored."

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01.08.07 Ethics Legislation: A Chance to Change the Game

Barack Obama's Senate Member Office (R-IL) posted a Audio Clip on January 8, 2007 | 5:21 pm - Original Item - Comments (View)

Senator Obama discusses the need for new ethics legislation with the start of the 110th Congress.

"On Election Day, the American people sent a clear message to Washington: Clean up your act.

After a year in which too many scandals revealed the influence special interests wield over Washington, it's no surprise that so many incumbents were defeated and that polls said "corruption" was the grievance cited most frequently by the voters."

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01.08.07 Ethics Legislation: A Chance to Change the Game

Barack Obama's Senate Member Office (R-IL) posted a Audio Clip on January 8, 2007 | 5:21 pm - Original Item - Comments (View)

Senator Obama discusses the need for new ethics legislation with the start of the 110th Congress.

"On Election Day, the American people sent a clear message to Washington: Clean up your act.

After a year in which too many scandals revealed the influence special interests wield over Washington, it's no surprise that so many incumbents were defeated and that polls said "corruption" was the grievance cited most frequently by the voters."

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01.03.07 Against an Escalation in Iraq

Barack Obama's Senate Member Office (R-IL) posted a Audio Clip on January 3, 2007 | 5:05 pm - Original Item - Comments (View)

Senator Obama discusses President Bush's plan to escalate the Iraq war with a so-called "surge" of troops. By doing so, the President would be overriding the expressed concerns of Generals on the ground, Secretary Powell, the bipartisan Iraq Study Group and the American people.

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01.03.07 Against an Escalation in Iraq

Barack Obama's Senate Member Office (R-IL) posted a Audio Clip on January 3, 2007 | 5:05 pm - Original Item - Comments (View)

Senator Obama discusses President Bush's plan to escalate the Iraq war with a so-called "surge" of troops. By doing so, the President would be overriding the expressed concerns of Generals on the ground, Secretary Powell, the bipartisan Iraq Study Group and the American people.

Click here to listen to the podcast

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