More Democrats voted against the Civil Rights act than did Republicans and a higher percentage of Republicans voted for it than did Democrats.<quoted text>
Of course, health insurance reform is the greatest accomplishment of this term.
But my favorite interest is in ARPA-E research grants to help develop renewable energy. A lot of progress has been made in a few short years. It doesn't get much attention in the mainstream media.
Democrats are responsible for the following:
Minimum Wage Law
G.I. Bill of Rights
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Voting Rights Act of 1965
Water Quality Act
Clean Air Act
Women's Suffrage Amendment
Workers Compensation Act
Unemployment Compensation Act
Rural Electrification Act
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Federal Home Loan Program
Securities & Exchange Act
Guaranteed Student Loan Program
Family and Medical Leave Act
If there had been more Democrats in office at the time... the Civil Rights act would never have passed.
Yet... you credit the Democrats for it's passage?