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Leader Hoyer Discussing TARP on House Floor

We are the ones who also, notwithstanding the failure of the bush administration to request it, put yesterday in a bipartisan vote additional constraints for accountability and transparency and for focusing on those folks who are at risk of losing their homes. The gentlelady, I know, did not vote for that either. Today, I think that every member of the House is thinking back to words we said in a similar debate four months ago when the Tarp was originally in front of us and wondering whether we can still stand by them...

Digging America Out of Republican Debt... Again

"There is a great deal to gain from looking back honestly at the choices made and their consequences..."

Congressional Agenda for the New Year Discussed on Fox News

All of those are objectives we'd like to attain. We've all talked about this, this is not a bill for special interest earmarks or add-ons, this is a bill to try to create jobs, quickly, and to invest for long term economic development and recovery. And so this is both a recovery package and investment package for the future...

Speaking at the National Press Club on the Congressional Agenda

Our challenge is ensuring that we live up to the possibility of that day and the promise of this moment in history. With that oortunity in mind I want to talk as house majority leader about the shape of the new congress and its work in the new year.

Overview of White House Meeting on $700 Billion Economic Recovery Plan with Wolf Blitzer

Clearly everybody in the room was not necessarily in agreement, but the president made it very clear and the speaker and harry reid both made it very clear we're working very hard to come to agreement and work very closely with paulson and bernanke. We realize that doing this correctly is critical, but also doing it soon is critical.