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Senator of the Week: Your Votes Are In

By Ramya Raghavan

YouTube News and Politics

Last week, Senator Cornyn (R-TX) kicked off the YouTube Senator of the Week program with this video in which he asked for your thoughts about the recently-passed economic stimulus package.

You responded through the Senate Hub's Moderator gadget with 112 unique ideas about what Congress could do to better stimulate the American economy, including eliminating the income tax and providing substantial student debt relief for young Americans. Over 2,400 votes were cast on these ideas and the YouTube community's favorites rose to the top.

In this video, Senator Cornyn addresses your top two ideas:

There are many other excellent ideas that deserve your attention and discussion, so we hope that you'll read them over and post your own video response to Cornyn's video to keep the lively debate going on YouTube. And don't forget to visit the and next Tuesday to weigh in on two new issues from our next Senator and Representative of the Week.

Ramya Raghavan