Senator Michael Bennet

58 Flips | 1 Magazine | 116 Followers | @MichaelBennet | Michael F. Bennet was elected United States Senator for Colorado in November 2010. With experience in business and public service, he is widely-recognized as a pragmatic, innovative and independent thinker driven by a deep-seated obligation to create more opportunity for the next generation.Since his appointment to the Senate in 2009, Michael has focused on creating good-paying jobs for Coloradans and restoring fiscal responsibility to Washington. Michael married Susan Daggett. They are the proud parents of three daughters: Caroline, Halina and Anne.

Michael Bennet on Twitter: "The CBO report underscores the velocity we will add to our economy by fixing our broken #immigration system."

Lindsey Graham on Twitter: "We should start this new attempt at reform of our immigration laws hopeful and with full understanding how difficult the task is."

Chuck Schumer on Twitter: "THE YEAS ON THIS BILL ARE 68, THE NAYS ARE 32. THE BILL, AS AMENDED, IS PASSED. #TimeIsNow"

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Senator Dick Durbin on Twitter: "Today, we have accomplished something great, made America a stronger nation&honored our heritage as a nation of immigrants #CIR #TimeIsNow"

Jeff Flake on Twitter: "Just passed strong #immigrationreform bill out of the Senate with a strong 68-32 vote. Good day for AZ."

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Michael Bennet on Twitter: "68-32. Together, we've shown that the United States of America is a nation of immigrants and a nation of laws. On to the House now. #CIR"

John McCain on Twitter: "My floor remarks on the #immigration reform bill this afternoon: http://t.co/qubf5wl6On"

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Michael Bennet on Twitter: "Thanks to everyone who joined me at the 5th Sun Cafe to discuss how we fix our broken #immigration system. http://t.co/fUbSSROO"

Senator Bob Menendez on Twitter: "Joined Dems @ChuckSchumer @SenBillNelson @SenBennetCO & others to brief immigration leaders on #CIR earlier today http://t.co/LbTWK5QKgr"

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Senator Michael Bennet