Tom Carper, U.S. Senator for Delaware

Delaware is at Refusal Speed In the Navy, we had the term “Refusal Speed” – the speed at which an aircraft heading down the runway can either take off, or slow down. While 2017 was a contentious year for our country, Delaware remained focused on the mission at hand, continuing our work to make the First State a great place to live, raise a family, and start and grow a business..... Read More
We should have traveled this road together Yesterday, Republicans in Congress approved, then celebrated, a $1.5 trillion partisan tax reform bill that begins repealing the Affordable Care Act and makes permanent, trillion-dollar corporate tax cuts under the guise of middle class tax relief. In reality, this bill will just ensure that wealthy shareholders and executives take an even bigger c...... Read More
Only two days left! The Affordable Care Act marketplace is up, running and has already helped millions sign up for health care for 2018. But this year’s open enrollment period is far shorter than in years past and this Friday, December 15th is the last day anyone can buy health insurance through the marketplace. ... Read More
Wishing you a happy, healthy 230th Delaware Day History was made 230 years ago today, when a group of 30 elected delegates gathered at the Golden Fleece Tavern in Dover to debate and decide the fate of our state and country. After three days of deliberation, those delegates made the unanimous decision to ratify the U.S. Constitution and make Delaware the First State of what would eventually beco...... Read More
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Creating Jobs and Restoring our Economy
Senator Carper shares his vision for getting Americans back to work and putting ...
Reducing the Deficit and Debt
Senator Carper is working to reduce our staggering deficit and debt by crafting ...
Strengthening Health Care in Delaware
Finding better health outcomes while lowering health care costs is a central foc...
Delaware National Park
National parks are an invaluable resource for understanding our nation’s h...
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February 27, 2017:At 12:00 p.m., following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of the nomination of Wilbur Ross, to be Secretary of Commerce. ... read more