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Tell Congress: Demand Democrats Present a Budget!

April 29th will mark the third year in a row that Senate Democrats have refused to produce and pass a budget - and President Obama has said nothing of this intransigence.

April 29th will mark the third year in a row that Senate Democrats have refused to produce and pass a budget - and President Obama has said nothing of this intransigence.

Because of their negligence, the American people have been prone to unbridled spending as Congress continually passes "stop-gap" measures designed to fund the government for short periods of time while avoiding their duty to the American people.

Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND), Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, claimed many times last year that he would produce and pass a budget - which obviously never happened.

Now he's done it again.

Last week, Sen. Conrad claimed once again to be releasing a budget. Sen. Conrad is not running for re-election, and it seemed as though he was going to do what the American people pay him to do: govern. Without the fear of re-election hanging over him, Sen. Conrad should have been able to lay his cards on the table and illustrate to the American people just what "fairness" and "balance" look like to Senate Democrats.

Alas, we should be so lucky.

Literally days later, Sen. Conrad said he would not move a budget, saying:

"This is the wrong time to vote on the floor...I don't think we will be prepared to vote before the election."

Really? This is not the right time to pass a budget that is constitutionally required?

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid backed up Sen. Conrad, adding:

"We do not need to bring a budget to the floor this year. It's done. We don't need to do it."

Well we know better.

Petition Congress below and tell them that Senate Democrats are violating the 1974 Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act by refusing to produce a budget. DEMAND that they lay their cards on the table and finally show the American people how they would budget our economy, how would they reduce our deficits, and what would they do about entitlements and taxes. It's time Senate Democrats join the conversation about what to do about our grim fiscal future.

Public Comments
Apr 30th, 2012
Betty G. from Brewster, OH signed.
Apr 30th, 2012
Robert V. from Hickory, NC signed.
Apr 30th, 2012
Hon. & Mrs. Paul D. from Anaheim, CA signed.
Apr 30th, 2012
Charles C. from Jacksonville, FL signed.
Apr 30th, 2012
BURL B. from Waterford, CA signed.
Apr 30th, 2012
Someone from Hot Springs Village, AR writes:
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SEN PRYOR NO BUDGET IN 3 YEARS,REALLY?
Apr 30th, 2012
Mike S. from Moline, IL signed.
Apr 30th, 2012
Steven C. from Columbia, MS signed.
Apr 30th, 2012
Jeanette K. from Epworth, IA signed.
Apr 30th, 2012
Nancy L. from Elwood, IL signed.
Apr 30th, 2012
marina v. from Kingwood, TX signed.
Apr 30th, 2012
robert l. from Perris, CA signed.
Apr 30th, 2012
mr and mrs george, shirley l. from Newnan, GA writes:
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of course its DONE the democrats dont do anything any way so they are always DONE,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
Apr 30th, 2012
Todd S. from Sioux City, IA signed.
Apr 30th, 2012
Someone from Forest, OH signed.
Apr 30th, 2012
David F. from Richlands, NC signed.
Apr 30th, 2012
Donald & Beverly V. from Holland, MI writes:
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So the budgets not been approved again, but maybe it will keep Obama from not getting voted in again this November, the only good thing about it. If it was a Republican in the White House, he would be hammered to the wall about it.
Apr 30th, 2012
Douglas & Betty Jo H. from Ellendale, ND writes:
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Why don't they produce a budget? They just want to blame someone else instead of taking responsibility.
Apr 30th, 2012
francis f. from Pinellas Park, FL writes:
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Show reid and his cronies we need a budget passed. We are tired of phonies and undesirables in our gov. Impeach them all.
Apr 30th, 2012
bryan s. from Orland Park, IL signed.
Apr 30th, 2012
Mary Lynn C. from Klamath Falls, OR signed.
Apr 30th, 2012
Marvin H. from Newburg, MO signed.
Apr 30th, 2012
Someone from San Antonio, TX writes:
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We can not run our personal financial system without a budget. How then does the Democcrats think the federal govt. can operate without a budget and excape bankruptcy. Printing money to cover the ever growing problem worsens it beyond repair.
Apr 30th, 2012
Paul B. from Croswell, MI writes:
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Where's the budget?
Apr 30th, 2012
Gary P. from Wasilla, AK signed.
Apr 30th, 2012
Cynthia D. from Manchaca, TX writes:
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You should be impeached for not doing the job you were hired to do if you haven't supported a budget plan.
Apr 30th, 2012
thomas g. from Weston, WV writes:
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america why do we spend our hard earned money on these over paid dead beats?????????
Apr 30th, 2012
Someone from Rocklin, CA writes:
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What if anything are democrats good for?
Apr 30th, 2012
Alice K. from Minneapolis, MN writes:
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Do a budget or go home WITHOUT PAY!!!! We need more Senators like Ron Paul and Sarah Palin--If you aren't honest go home without Pay...
Apr 30th, 2012
James L. from San Bernardino, CA writes:
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Do you really think America is, NOT WATCHING, your actions? No wonder your trying to control the internet, it is the only media, we have, to really know what is going on!
Apr 30th, 2012
Someone from Maynard, MA signed.
Apr 30th, 2012
Donald D. from Lenoir, NC signed.
Apr 29th, 2012
RC R. from Hollywood, FL writes:
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DO THE JOB YOU WERE ELECTED TO DO! REMEMBER: YOU WORK FOR US!!--WE DON'T WORK FOR YOU!!--HOMELESS AND JOBLESS VETS AND CIVILIAN AMERICANS IS AN ATROCITY--STOP THE OUTRAGEOUS SPENDING AND GET TO WORK ON A BUDGET!!--NOW!!
Apr 29th, 2012
Mark K. from Sterling Heights, MI writes:
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Democrats just keep spending and giving our tax dollars away to illegal immigrants for free medical care,free housing free food stamps free schooling free Social security to the immigrants over 62 .Just spend spend & spend while we have 120,000 homless Veterans & another 225,000 jobless vets to.Just keep taking care of law breaking boarder crossing illegal immigrants break our Social Security saystem with your nickle dime poverty level wage jobs Buger King,Mc Donalds,Wendy's & Kmart jobs. or Walmart jobs we now have 44 million Americans living on some sort of assistance.No Budget Democrats.
Apr 29th, 2012
Ann M. from Toms River, NJ writes:
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You free loaders can't even do the job you were elected to do. Stop collecting a pay for youselves now. No worky no pay.
Apr 29th, 2012
Someone from San Jose, CA signed.
Apr 29th, 2012
Someone from Wheeling, WV signed.
Apr 29th, 2012
KINSMAN K. from West Plains, MO signed.
Apr 29th, 2012
KINSMAN K. from West Plains, MO signed.
Apr 29th, 2012
Someone from South Sioux City, NE signed.