Tom Carper, U.S. Senator for Delaware

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture is a vital part of our state's economy and I am dedicated to securing a better future for Delaware's hard-working farmers. Read More
  • Budget

    One of my top priorities is getting our fiscal house in order. Budget deficits of this magnitude are not sustainable, so we must rein in federal spending to avoid leaving a l... Read More
  • Defense

    For eight years now our country has faced down terrorism, waged two wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and kept in check rogue nations that seek to build and proliferate nuclear ... Read More
  • Economy

    The challenges facing our economy are like nothing that our nation has faced since the Great Depression. In the last year, Americans have lost millions of jobs, dramatically... Read More
  • Education

    Like you, I want Delaware's school system to be the best that it can be. That was my goal when I served as governor and remains so today in the U.S. Senate. Read More
  • Energy and Environment

    It is possible to create legislation that protects both our environment and our economy. By advocating a multi-faceted and common-sense approach to our nation's environmenta... Read More
  • Governmental Affairs

    The federal government’s fiscal challenges demand a wiser and more effective management strategy. Our mind-boggling budget deficits require us to take a tough and honest... Read More
  • Foreign Affairs

    The first responsibility of the federal government, according to our Constitution, is to "provide for the common defense and general welfare of the United States." Read More
  • Health Care

    Reforming Our Nation's Health Care System — Americans will spend over $2 trillion on health care this year and that number is only growing. This translates into $6,700... Read More
  • Housing

    We are now more than one year removed from the collapse of Lehman Bros. and a crisis that nearly brought about the collapse of our financial system. In many ways, housing le... Read More
  • Homeland Security

    The September 11 terrorist attacks triggered one of the greatest reorganizations the federal government has seen since World War II, and brought to light vulnerabilities tha... Read More
  • Postal Reform

    The United States Postal Service is an important part of our everyday lives and a critical engine for the American economy. However, the organization faces financial challenge... Read More
  • Priorities for Delaware

    Senator Carper shares his vision for getting Americans back to work and putting our country back on a sustainable fiscal path. Read More
  • Transportation

    Our nation must use an integrated approach to solve our transportation problems. While building a strong roadway system is essential, we must work to provide Americans with ... Read More
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