The Presidential Candidates on Education

9 candidates
27 questions

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Cheers and Jeers

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Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), John Cornyn (R-TX), Mike Lee (R-UT), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Ben Sasse (R-NE), Josh Hawley (R-MO), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Joni Ernst (R-IA), Mike Crapo (R-ID), John Kennedy (R-LA), and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN)
Why We're Jeering

They voted to advance the Secure and Protect Act of 2019 (S. 1494), which would gut the Flores settlement agreement’s protections for children. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Graham jammed the bill through the committee with no amendments, breaking several Senate rules in the process.

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Senator Patty Murray (D-WA)
Why We're Cheering

She introduced the Senate version of the Improving Training for School Food Service Workers Act (S. 2331)

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Reps. Katie Porter (D-CA), Jahana Hayes (D-CT), Max Rose (D-NY), Madeleine Dean (D-PA), Abby Finkenauer (D-IA), Brendan Boyle (D-PA), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D-FL)
Why We're Cheering

They for formed the College Affordability Caucus to address the student debt crisis and related issues

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