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Week of March 1, 2004

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March 1, 2004

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The Republican leadership continues to put forward a light Floor Schedule that does not address the fundamental problems facing America– stubborn unemployment, skyrocketing health costs, and struggling schools.

Week of March 15, 2004

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March 15, 2004

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House Republican Leaders have announced another light week on the House Floor.  However, Democratsshould continue talking about the Fiscal Year 2005 Budget.

Fiscal Year 2005 Budget

Week of February 23, 2004

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February 23, 2004

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Once again, the House Republican Leadership has announced an extremely light schedule for the House Floor.  This weak schedule is indicative of what the American people can expect of the GOP controlled Congress this year

Week of October 27, 2003

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October 27, 2003

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Floor items that you may want to do press on for the week of October 27th:

Week of October 13, 2003

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October 13, 2003

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**Please note it is not clear that H.R. 2559 - Military Construction Appropriations Conference Report or H.R. 2691 - Interior Appropriations Conference Report, which are listed on the Weekly Whip, will actually come to the Floor. 

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Week of January 19, 2004

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January 19, 2004

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Ø      The State of the Union

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The Republicans’ Fiscal Flip-Flop

President Bush and Congressional Republicans Flip-Flop on Their Support for "Pay-As-You-Go"

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June 3, 2004

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» A report prepared by the Democratic Whip's Office, June 3, 2004, May 20, 2004

 

Democrats Hope S.D. Win Is Fall Harbinger

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June 2, 2004

Contact:David Espo

Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Democrats celebrated Stephanie Herseth's capture of a Republican-held seat in South Dakota on Wednesday, their second takeaway of the year, and claimed it portends greater gains in the battle for control of Congress.

Republicans argued that local factors settled the race, but some conceded privately that a sour national mood and President Bush's slumping support contributed to the defeat of GOP contender Larry Diedrich.

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