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Thomas Richard Tom Carper (born January 23, 1947) is the senior United States Senator from Delaware, serving since 2001. A member of the Democratic Party, Carper served in the United States House of Representatives from 1983 to 1993 and was the 71st Governor of Delaware from 1993 to 2001.

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Sen.Tom Carper, You are a slow reader. But confirmation has to move on. Why don’t u take ESL classes
Tom Carper is now recounting how Delaware had the worst credit rating in the country was he was elected state treasurer at 29 (1976)
Tom Carper: American terrorist for the democrat party.
As a Delawarean, I can't overstate how surreal it is to watch mild-mannered Tom Carper join the pitchfork-wielding resistance.
S/o to DE Sen. Tom Carper for leading the dems EPW panel on the Pruitt vote boycott
Sen. Tom Carper: Given President Trump’s actions in defiance of our Constitution and our values during these early moments...
to U Senator Carper for boycotting vote on Tom Price for HHS Secretary & Steve Mnuchin- Treasury Secretary. THANK YOU
F. Bennett Cardin Carper Casey Thank you!! Please keep up the fight!
Sen. Tom Carper opposes Rex Tillerson for secretary of state.
Like many dads I know, I've long been motivated in all aspects of my life...
Tom Carper, U.S. Senator for Delaware on climate change
Proud of Senator Tom Carper for standing up for what is right. What is American.
Senator Tom Carper from Delaware. Standing up for what is right. .
Some common sense from Senator Tom Carper explaining how this Trump specimen does not even understand the workings of ISIS!
DE Senators: both Chris *** and Tom Carper came out against the ban
Over the years, I've had a lot of different jobs - newspaper boy, di...
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America first, Tom Carper; I (for one) do not want even ONE jihadist in this country.
Pruitt being challenged by Senator Tom Carper over his past fights against mercury pollution regulations. One such lawsuit still live.
Pleased to see Sen Carper's message on OGE. Press Releases - Tom Carper, U.S. Senator for Delaware
Maria Cantwell, Tom Carper to head key Senate environment committees in 115th Congress
Something funny: Tom Carper told me yesterday Jack Markell is one of the two best governors the state's ever. Who's the other, you may ask?
Not really... Dems like Joe Lieberman, Bill Nelson, Tom Carper & Joe Manchin made life difficult for Obama...
Sen. Tom Carper's (D-DE) letter to CDC Director Frieden asking that CDC prioritize research into gun violence.
Sen. Tom Carper leads rendition of Donna Summers song at Clinton rally .
Move over Howard Dean's squeal and say hello to Tom Carper's Donna Summers karaoke party.
Thanks to Tom Morrison at Angling Publications for shooting the shots yesterday.. The new edition to Crafty Carper 👍
Carper welcomes findings from OMB's Fiscal Year 2015 report: U.S. Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE), the top Democrat on ...
Sen. Tom Carper continues to be one of the good guys.
Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) speaking at the Air Mobility Command Museum at Dover AFB during the…
Or maybe Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del and Kaine of VA for the Dem side.
I'm very pleased to see that Senator Tom Carper has taken a stand to do what's right for the "people!" Just do...
Carper Votes to Approve Omnibus, Tax Extenders: WASHINGTON – Today, Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), top Democrat on the…
Contact - Tom Carper, U.S. Senator for Delaware support hils NOT so favorable.
Sens. Chris *** Tom Carper at center of Iran debate: The fate of United States' nuclear deal with Iran rest...
Opening Statement of Ranking Member Tom Carper: Jihad 2.0: Social Media in the Next Evolution of Terrorist Re...
Response from committee ranking member: "I'm Tom Carper and I approve that message."
John McCain has tough words for Tom Carper, Delaware
Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del), on pending cyber legislation | . The Senate has cyber legislation...
Update: Arizona senator has tought words for Carper, Delaware: Tom Carper – and for Delawareans in gene...
Only does continuing to use coal for power mean addressing climate change to Senator Tom Crapper, oops Carper.
I'm not saying he's wrong on the bill in question, but as an abstract comment -- I mean, come on Tom Carper.
Either way, if those two can work together, than Tom Carper can quit being a petulant child over legislation.
BREAKING NEWS KEYSTONE ADVANCES IN SENATE! SB 1 - The Democrats who joined senator Angus King in voting for cloture on the motion to proceed included: Michael Bennet of Colorado, Tom Carper of Delaware, Bob Casey of Pennsylvania, Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Claire McCaskill of Missouri, Jon Tester of Montana, Tom Udall of New Mexico and Mark Warner of Virginia. King has said he would vote against final passage, and five senators have not voted at all yet.
Elizabeth Warren Calls out Senator for Life, Tom Carper by name (pretty much)
19 Dems guaranteed that Sam Alito would be confirmed. Maria Cantwell, Tom Carper & Bill Nelson are still senators
Tom Carper tried to single-handedly move a postal reform bill in the by threatening post office closures
Adam Green of the PCCC pointed out when Landrieu was handily defeated by some hack GOP nonentity Saturday that the last of the Democrats from the Republican wing of the Democratic Party who prevented the public option in the Affordable Care Act-- the others being Joe Lieberman, Ben Nelson and Blanche Lincoln-- had all been driven from office within 4 years; I think he left out Mark Pryor-- but he also lost his Senate seat last month. Good riddance to all of them. Take a look at the ProgressivePunch lifetime crucial vote scores of the half dozen Democratic Senators who have voted the most frequently against progressive values in the current session: • Tom Carper (DE)- 72.30 • Claire McCaskill (MO)- 72.13 • Kay Hagan (NC)- 70.67 defeated • Mark Pryor (AR)- 66.50 defeated • Mary Landrieu (LA)- 65.42 defeated • Joe Manchin (WV)- 61.75 - See more at:
ok mr. president. I'll try. does Jack Markell, Tom Carper, or mr. Biden, belong to a moose lodge? If so, are any masonic?
Tom Carper notes that unlike postal nominee David Bennett, who has two t's, Michael Bennet has one: "His family could only afford one"
Sad commentary on American Politics - and maybe our culture in general: 22 U.S. Senators who voted for the Iraq Resolution are still in office, only 9 who didn't are left. While there are extraneous circumstances for why some left, I ask why, after two voting cycles and over a trillion dollars spent, are those who voted for the resolution still there. (Special Note at bottom of list.) VOTED FOR: Jeff Sessions (AL) Richard Shelby (AL) John McCain (AZ) Dianne Feinstein (CA) Tom Carper (DE) Bill Nelson (FL) Chuck Grassley (IA) Tom Harkin (IA) Mike Crapo (ID) Pat Roberts (KS) Mitch McConnell (KY) Mary Landrieu (LA) Susan Collins (ME) Thad Cochran (MS) Harry Reid (NV) Chuck Schumer (NY) Jim Inhofe (OK) Tim Johnson (SD) Orrin Hatch (UT) Maria Cantwell (WA) Jay Rockefeller (WV) Mike Enzi (WY) VOTED AGAINST: Barbara Boxer (CA) *** Durbin (IL) Barbara Mikulski (MD) Carl Levin (MI) Debbie Stabenow (MI) Ron Wyden (OR) Jack Reed (RI) Patrick Leahy (VT) Patty Murray (WA) Those who voted for the resolution went on to . ...
Minot Daily News - 'Doing more with less' - Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., was introduced to the state of North Dakota b...
Local photographer Maria DeForrest has been named Photographer of the Year in Delaware by Delaware Today magazine’s Fashion Awards. Winners were nominated by the public and then chosen by a panel of judges respected in the fashion industry on the East Coast. Based in Milton, DeForrest is becoming known across the country for her innovative, documentary-style wedding photography and lifestyle family photography. “I love to approach my weddings and lifestyle sessions from a documentary standpoint. It allows me to capture the unique qualities of my clients and their families in a more natural way,” said DeForrest. DeForrest’s reputation as an outstanding photographer has led many prominent public figures to engage her services for special events. She has photographed Vice President Joe Biden and Delaware Gov. Jack Markell as well as events with U.S. Sen. Tom Carper. She is also supporting Delaware’s growth of farmers markets and is a founding board member of the Milton Farmers Market. Her photograp ...
Politics Home Executive Senate House of Representatives Defense Judiciary Scandals REGULATION Social Security paid $1.3B in potentially improper disability payments, report says. The Social Security Administration made $1.3 billion in potentially improper disability payments to people who were believed to be employed when they were supposed to be unable to work, according to a Government Accountability Office report released Friday. The Government Accountability Office estimated that the agency made the potential cash benefit overpayments to about 36,000 individuals from December 2010 to January 2013. The numbers represent less than 1 percent of beneficiaries and less than 1 percent of disability payments made during the time frame. But GAO said the overpayments reveal weaknesses in Social Security's procedures for policing the system. The precise number of individuals who received improper disability payments and the exact amount of improper payments made to those recipients cannot be determined without ...
Barack Hussein Obama II (Listeni/bəˈrɑːk huːˈseɪn oʊˈbɑːmə/; born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States, the first African American to hold the office. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he was president of the Harvard Law Review. He was a community organizer in Chicago before earning his law degree. He worked as a civil rights attorney in Chicago and taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2004. He served three terms representing the 13th District in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004, running unsuccessfully for the United States House of Representatives in 2000. In 2004, Obama received national attention during his campaign to represent Illinois in the United States Senate with his victory in the March Democratic Party primary, his keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in July, and his election to the Senate in November. He began his presi ...
Delighted that US Senator Tom Carper stopped by Parke Green Galleries today. I tried to not talk his ear off but...
WHAT A DAY! No walk because of the rain and that kind of makes me blue, but then something great happened. I was able to catch Rodney the Guinea Pig. He is now in a large tub with hay and food and water in the spare bathroom. Now what do I do? It would be nice to fine a family to take him in. Has been through a lot in the last 6 weeks or so, fending for himself outside. Although I provide food and water and a temporary house, I know he was cold and unhappy and probably very frightened. At the Parke Green Gallery things were happening. Senator Tom Carper came by and Mayor Carey and it was nice to see him and tell the Senator about the concept of Parke Green Galleries and The Delaware Store. Looking forward to turkey tomorrow and being busy on Friday. Come on by!
We have a moral obligation to help those in need & a moral obligation to be physically fit. -U.S. Senator Tom Carper.
Sen. Carper Encourages Shoppers to Buy Local this Holiday Season: Delaware Senator Tom Carper is encouraging D...
READ: Joint op-ed with my Recycling Caucus co-chair on how recycling can benefit our environ & econ:
Thank you Senator Tom Carper for attending JDRF Delaware Branch's Promise to Remember meeting today! And thank you to all those who attended to share their stories of how type 1 diabetes affects their lives with Senator Carper!
In the I write on the environmental & economic benefits of with Sen.
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"Virtual currencies, perhaps most notably bitcoin, have captured the imagination of some, struck fear among others, and confused the heck out of the rest of us" US Senate Commitee Chairman Tom Carper
The latest from Senator Tom Carper (U.S. Senator for Delaware | Chairman of Delaware
New on politics from November Reminds Us to Invest in America by Recycling
Carper joins volunteers at Mountaire’s Thanksgiving for Thousands: Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), joined 300 or so ...
The Postal Service Outrage February 10, 2013 Dave Johnson You are probably hearing that the Post Office is “in crisis” and is cutting back Saturday delivery, laying people off, closing offices, etc. Like so many other “crises” imposed on us lately, there is a lot to the story that you are not hearing from the “mainstream” media. (Please click that link.) The story of the intentional destruction of the U.S. Postal Service is one more piece of the story of crisis-after-crisis, all manufactured to advance the strategic dismantling of our government and handing over the pieces to billionaires. Here are a few things you need to know about the Postal Service “crisis”: The Postal Service is the second largest employer in the United States after Walmart. But unlike Walmart, which gets away with paying so little that employees qualify for government assistance, the Postal Services is unionized, pays reasonable wages and benefits and receives no government subsidies. (Good for them!) Republicans hav ...
Delaware Senator Tom Carper is scheduled to attend two events in Sussex County Monday. See his schefdule on
Just receive an invitation to attend Senator Tom Carper charity Toys for Tots holiday party. Time to get my political suit on and RSVP this event. The greatest feeling in the world is helping out a wonderful cause.
Where were you when Kennedy was assassinated? I was in my second grade classroom. Here is what Senator Tom Carper says.
Sen. Tom Carper speaks at Chamber breakfast about managing the budget and learning from history.
Off to the Policymakers Breakfast with Senator Tom Carper. Even though its early, we got up to attend this important event.
Tea Party House Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), the richest man in Congress with a net worth of $448 million, heads the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. (, Dec. 27, 2011) Issa is the congressional pitbull most insistent on passing postal privatization. Issa’s HR2748 bill would end Saturday delivery, replace door-to-door delivery for 40 million homes with neighborhood cluster boxes and eliminate 100,000 postal jobs. The Koch brothers contributed $107,000 to 13 Republican members of the HOGRC — $12,500 just to Issa, who sent staff members to a Koch brothers’ think tank. (Press Enterprise, Feb. 27, 2011) Issa appointed staffers to the HOGRC who are linked to lobbying firms that accepted $1.2 million from Pitney Bowes and $240,000 from FedEx.( On Aug. 2, Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), chair of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee, and Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) released Senate postal reform bill S1486. American Postal Workers Union President Cliff ...
After watching C—span today: Senator Tom Carper for president!
BITCOIN SPIKES TO $788 - The Bitcoin craze keeps getting crazier. Moments ago, the digital so-called crypto-currency spiked to a high of $788. This is up 51% from it's intraday low of $519, according to Bitcoin site Mt. Gox. Earlier today, the U.S. Senate heard testimonies on the state of digital currencies. "Presiding Sen. Tom Carper compared the current moment in digital currencies to the early days of the Internet, and Secret Service agent Edward Lowery made an indir...
Tom Carper: "Who is Satoshi Nakamoto?" "You don't think it's Al Gore do you?"
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Watching live C-Span panel on digital currencies: Sen. Tom Carper: So who was this "Satoshi Nakamoto" guy who created Bitcoin? Panelist: Nobody knows, its kinda wierd, but no big deal. Open source. blah blah. Carper: So how do we know it wasn't Al Gore? Nice one, senator. :)
Senator Tom Carper said, "I think it's strange that we do not know who created Bitcoin." ". . . you don't think Al Gore created it do you?" During the Senate Hearing on virtual currency LOL
Sen. Tom Carper inquiring about Satoshi Nakamoto: "You don't think it was Al Gore, do you?" Invented the Internet and Bitcoin? Legend!
"[bitcoin is] a serious challenge to our country" --Senator Tom Carper. Heh, if you only knew.
Going On Right Now Senator Tom Carper-chairing a hearing looking at risks, threats, and potential promise of virtual currency such as Click here to watch live at:
State Lawmakers Object to Social Security Office Move Seven downstate members of the House of Representatives have waded into the ongoing controversy over the pending move of the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Georgetown office. State Reps. Danny Short, R-Seaford; Ruth Briggs King, R-Georgetown; Ron Gray, R-Selbyville; Tim Dukes, R-Laurel; Harvey Kenton, R-Milford; Bobby Outten, R-Harrington; and Dave Wilson, R-Cedar Creek Hundred have sent a letter to Delaware's congressional delegation protesting the relocation of the office serving Sussex County. The lease is expiring on the agency's current office space and SSA officials have reportedly entered into a long-term contract for new accommodations just west of Lewes. The seven state representatives argue that it makes little sense to relocate the office from its central Sussex location to the northeast corner of the county 12 miles away. The letter summarizes the logistical benefits of keeping the office in the county seat, citing the proximity of ...
The U.S. Senate has selected their conferees to work with their House counterparts on the pending water resources bills, S. 601, the Water Resources Development Act, and H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act: Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), Max Baucus (D-Mont.), Tom Carper (D-Del.), Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), David Vitter (R-La.), James Inhofe (R-Okla.), and John Barrasso (R-Wyo.). It is anticipated that the House will name its conferees next week. Staff discussions are already underway to reconcile the 2 bills, with the aim of producing a final conference report by the end of the year.
Call me insensitive, but I just don't think we need to spend money to keep people from getting fat. They argue this will decrease Medicare costs. They always say that but I have yet to see Medicare costs come down. Even I am not in favor of forcing everyone to exercise regularly, but *** it, here's a newsflash: Regular exercise can improve your health. ALOT! _ About the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2013 On June 19, 2013, U.S. Senators, Tom Carper (D-DE) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and U.S. Representatives, Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Ron Kind (D-WI), introduced legislation to ensure that Medicare beneficiaries have access to an array of approved obesity prevention and treatment tools. The Treat and Reduce Obesity Act provides Medicare beneficiaries and their healthcare providers with meaningful tools to reduce obesity by improving access to weight-loss counseling and new prescription medications for chronic weight management. The bill also requires the Health and Human Services Department to develop and im ...
Dianne Feinstein, Max Baucus, Joe Manchin, Chris *** and Tom Carper, Michael Bennett have all said they support cuts to entitlements.
A note to Seniors... There is a post below that points out some Democrats that are going into negotiations about entitlements.. These nine are in " Favor" , Yes, I said in " Favor" of cutbacks to Social Security and other programs... .. Reading the long article takes time to get to these " Democrats" so I will name them here... Senator Dianne Feinstein, Max Baccus, Joe Manchin, Chris *** Tom Carper, Michael Bennett, even *** Durban & Mark Warner seems open to the idea..also Patty Murray.. and yes, Obama himself...Time for me to look for a third party to support if this is the kind of Democrats we have now...Is this how the look out for the middle class & poor?
From left, Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) confer as the Senate Judiciary Committee meets on immigration reform on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 9. All three were in Congress in 1986, when the last immigration reform bill passed. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP) Fun fact: Twenty-one currently sitting senators voted on the 1986 immigration reform bill, the last comprehensive bill signed into law to include a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. Nine of them were already in the Senate, while 12 were in the House. You can see the 1986 Senate roll call here, and the House one here. So how constant were people’s votes? Well, 13 voted the same way both times: Sens. Tom Harkin (D-Ia.), Carl Levin (D-Mich.), Max Baucus (D-Mont.), and Jay Rockefeller (D-Wv.) voted yes in the Senate in both 1986 and 2013, while Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) voted no both times in the Senate. Then-Reps. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), Tom Carper (D-Del.), Bill Nelson (D-Fl.), *** Dur ...
The following Democratic members of the House and Senate were in office in 1986 and voted for the Immigration Reform and Control Act. These elected officials has promised to secure the border and unequivocally stated that the 1986 amnesty would be the final amnesty. They and many of the current Democrats in Congress have helped ensure that the Secure Fence Act of 2006 which directed over 700 miles of fencing and additional barriers is never completed. These people have lied to the the American public 2 times already, why should we believe them now? *** Durbin (gang of 8), Chuck Schumer (gang of 8), John Dingell, John Conyers, Charles Rangel, Pat Leahy, Max Baucus, Tom Harkin, George Miller, Henry Waxman, Ed Markey, Barbara Mikulski, Nick Rahall, Barbara Boxer, Tom Carper, Bill Nelson, Carl Levin, Harry Reid, Jay Rockefeller, Pete Visclosky, Marcy Kaptur, Sander Levin, and Steny Hoyer. You can add Joe Biden because he too was in office and voted for it, and so did John Kerry. There may be others that need ...
Senator Angus King is joined by Tom Carper, Senator from Delaware, to discuss immigration legislation and other issues facing the Senate in Washington.
Oh by the way john your imaginary on screen parents are Tom Carper and Barbara Boxer.
Spox for DE Sen. Tom Carper says he's not pro-SSM yet but "his views on this issue have evolved, and continue to evolve." So... by August?
As Governor, Sen. Tom Carper said he got a form letter -- one that went to every governor -- asking for the secret...
As part of AmeriCorps Week, Gov. Jack Markell and Sens. Chris *** and Tom Carper welcomed Wendy Spencer, CEO...
shook Senator Tom Carper's hand today! lol he is such a nice guy and a really great speaker
"Carol Timmons is a great leader. Leaders are not born...they are grown and nurtured." Sen Tom Carper
Really looking forward for someone to ask Tom Carper what he is doing to stop cyber hacking. Bet his answer comes right from WH or Joe Biden
Tom Carper leaves Obama meeting looking just as cranky as he did after that fiscal cliff powwow with Biden.
Latest edition of Tax Reform Talk: on the need for comprehensive reform
PRESS INTERNS - The office of Senator Tom Carper is seeking a full- or part-time Spring press intern in...
Today Howard High School hosted a ceremony for Tuskegee Airman Fred Johnson and he was presented with a gold medal. Sen. Tom Carper, Rep. John Carney and other dignitaries were in attendance. Kennae (Miss Howard) was asked to do the welcome ;) and she did a great job!
Dear madeleine, Last month's election still seems kind of unbelievable. So many progressive candidates and causes won at the ballots. Voter turn out exceeded all expectations. Women will now make up a larger percentage of Congress than they ever have before. So much history was made! We had the pleasure of working with many of the candidates and causes during this election cycle. We were happy to support Alan Grayson, Lois Frankel, Paul Tonko, Tom Carper and Sheldon Whitehouse in their successful campaigns. We are delighted that Patrick Murphy defeated Allen West, even though West originally refused to concede despite a clear loss. Tammy Baldwin made history as Wisconsin's first female Senator and the first openly *** Senator. Heidi Heitkamp became North Dakota's first female elected offic ial to represent the state in Congress after one of the most closely watched races in the country. Our support of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and the Hou ...
The Democratic senator whose committee oversees the postal service wants to finish work by June on legislation to overhaul the service. (Photo: Charles Dharapak, AP) STORY HIGHLIGHTS Carper heads panel that oversees postal service Postal service is losing $25 million a day Saturday delivery a focus of negotiatons WASHINGTON — Sen. Tom Carper has set an ambitious timetable for legislation to help save the financially struggling U.S. Postal Service. The Delaware Democrat, chairman of the Senate committee that oversees the postal service, said he wants to finish comprehensive reform legislation by the summer, before the service tries to cut costs on its own in August by eliminating Saturday mail. "If it takes us that long, we have failed miserably," Carper said. "I'm going to put all of my energy, at least a big part of my energy, in the next several months on getting us to a compromise." Last year, Carper co-authored overhaul legislation that passed the Senate 62-37, but the House did not act on its own v ...
Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware has introduced a bill that would make the District of Columbia the nation's 51st state.
WASHINGTON – Today, Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) released the following statement after the President announced a new initiative to combat gun violence:
Please share this with everyone.  At the very least read it.  Please.   To be fair, this note includes text from a reply and my thoughts concerning it.  This is not an actual exchange.   I recently sent a brief letter to my United States Senator, Tom Carper, instructing him to vote against gun control legislation.  I have just received a much more in depth reply than I am accustomed to receiving from such a communique.  In it, Senator Carper states, and I do not doubt his sincerity, that (in a nutshell) he is thinking of the families involved in the Newtown, CT murders, that we need to find a balance between our second amendment rights and keeping people safe, that his family produced muskets, that shooting his been a hobby of his and his family’s, admiration for law enforcement personnel, etc.But he goes on to say the following:     “I've long supported common-sense efforts to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and the severely mentally ill. In 2004, I voted to renew the Assault Weapons ...
Eight senators voted against the tax bill that passed the Senate. They were: Democratic Sens. Tom Harkin of Iowa; Tom Carper of Delaware; Michael Bennet of Colorado; and Republican Sens. Charles Grassley of Iowa; Mike Lee of Utah; Rand Paul of Kentucky; Marco Rubio of Florida; and Richard Shelby of Alabama.
Only 8 Senators voted against this monstrosity of a budget bill, and only 5 of those were Republicans. Michael Bennet (D-CO) Tom Carper (D-DE) Chuck Grassley (R-IA) Tom Harkin (D-IA) Mike Lee (R-UT) Rand Paul (R-KY) Marco Rubio (R-FL) Richard Shelby (R-AL) Take a good look at those 5 Republican names. Those are your good guys, people, and this list isn’t all that surprising. Rubio, Paul, Lee, Grassley, and Shelby. I'm liking a Paul-Rubio ticket... I've always said I'd like to vote for Rand Paul... משה
Peter King, Olympia Snowe, Kelly Ayotte, Frank Guinta...I can keep going. And on the dem side, Tom Carper is a fav.
DELAWARE gets fast attack submarine named after it. AWSOME! Future submarine is named USS DELAWARE (SSN 791). Enjoy the pic. Here you see SECNAV Mabus, Dr. Jill Biden and Navy Captain (retired) senior Senator of Delaware and former Governor, the Hon. Tom Carper. HOOYA!
Sen. Tom Carper hops up on table, does 30 push-ups at Kent County campaign event.
"The House, meanwhile, declined to take up two major bipartisan bills from the Senate. ... The other was aimed at reviving the teetering U.S. Postal Service, which is about to default again. “I hear from our Republican colleagues they didn’t want to force their folks to make difficult votes,” said Tom Carper, a lead Senate sponsor." (Gail Collins, NY Times, 9/21) What do the postal workers' unions that endorsed Michael Grimm think about that? From that same column: "Really, there’s no excuse on this one. By the time a difficult issue has been turned into a bipartisan Senate bill, it’s no longer all that difficult. People, if you see a member of the House majority campaigning in your neighborhood, demand to know why the Postal Service didn’t get fixed."
U.S. Sen. Tom Carper teamed up with Delaware State University and the Delaware Division of Public Health to highlight the importance of immunizations as students prepare to go back to school this month.
Job fair for military veterans is set for Aug. 13Milford BeaconU.S. senators Tom Carper, Chris *** and Rep. John...
Carper tussles with House as deadlines near on postal reform: Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware said he wants to 'emba...
Sherrod Brown voted against labeling food with GMOs in it. If you're willing to put blind faith in the AMA, the Republican Party and corporate America (Monsanto), you probably aren't going to worry much about Frankenfood anyway. If you're concerned about eating healthy food, you probably know you're choices are under attack again. Last week the Senate defeated, 26-73, an amendment to the Agriculture bill that would permit states to "require that any food, beverage, or other edible product offered for sale have a label on indicating that the food, beverage, or other edible product contains a genetically engineered ingredient." Only one Republican, independent-minded Lisa Murkowski voted to allow labeling. Every other Republican and about half the Democrats voted NO, including, not just the regular corporate *** like Max Baucus, Ben Nelson, Mary Landrieu, Claire McCaskill, Tom Carper and Mark Pryor, but the liberal types we usually depend on to protect society from this corporate crap-- like Sherrod Brow .. ...
American Lung Association names Sen. Tom Carper first Healthy Air Hero - Join talk at:
May 15th - Reforming the Postal Service - Tom Carper, U.S. Senator for Delaware
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