Musician Neil Young and Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., attend a event outside of Russell Building to highlight the importance of the Renewable Fuel Standard and passing a farm bill. The event was hosted by the National Farmers Union and Young was on hand because of his interest in fuel efficiency. Young owns a fuel efficient LincVolt car.
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Senate Budget Committee ranking member Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks about ending sequestration while flanked by Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), during a news conference on Capitol Hill, March 11, 2015 in Washington, DC. Senate Budget Committee Democrats urged Congress to end sequestration to help build back the middle class, invest in job creation and fight for an increase in the minimum wage.
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Women Democratic senators (L-R) Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) hold a news conference to announce their support for raising the minimum wage to $10.10 at the U.S. Capitol January 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. Thirteen of the 16 Democratic women senators made appearances during the news conference.
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Musician Neil Young, U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) present Reid with the Golden Triangle Award during a news conference emphasizing the need for Congress to pass the Farm Bill September 9, 2013 in Washington, DC. The press conference, organized by the National Farmers Union, highlighted how the Renewable Fuel Standard would 'create jobs, reduce greenhouse gases, and reduce dependence on foreign oil.'
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Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) (R) speaks as Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) (L) and Sen. Mark Begich (D-AK) listen during a news conference December 5, 2012 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The senators held a news conference to call on House Republicans to pass the Senate-passed tax cut bill.
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Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS), ranking member of the Senate Agriculture Committee (L), and Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee, speak at a news conferece on Capitol Hill on June 21, 2012 in Washington, DC. The Senate passed its version of the farm bill, which will now have to be merged with a House version before final passage.
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Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) speaks as (L-R) U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY), U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA), U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), and U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) listen during a news conference September 26, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The Senate has approved a Continuing Resolution to fund FEMA and avoided a government shutdown through November 18.