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June 22, 2004Press Item
In two letters sent today, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senate Democratic Leader Tom Daschle, and other Congressional Leaders demanded a response from the President and the Republican leaders in Congress on allegations that the Medicare Chief Actuary was forced to withhold Medicare cost estimates from Congress last year. These allegations include charges that the Bush Administration violated federal law.
June 15, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the three energy bills considered on the House Floor today and the two energy bills that are expected to be considered on Wednesday:
May 17, 2004Press Item
National Defense Authorization Act, Child Tax Credit, ...
April 19, 2004Press Item
H.R. 2844 ...
May 31, 2004Press Item
H.J.Res. 83 and H.R. 444 ...
May 3, 2004Press Item
Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act, Conference Report on Republican Budget Resolution for FY 2005
March 8, 2004Press Item
For the seventh week this session, the Republican leadership has again put forward a light Floor Schedule that does not address the fundamental problems facing America– including the stubborn unemployment that continues to plague the country as today’s Bureau of Labor Unemployment Report shows.
May 10, 2004Press Item
Cover the Uninsured Week, Permanent extension of 10% income tax bracket, Conference Report on Republican Budget Resolution for FY 2005
March 1, 2004Press Item
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.
March 15, 2004Press Item
Light floor schedule; Fiscal Year 2005 Budget
March 29, 2004Press Item
Fiscal Year 2005 Budget Resolution, Trnsportation Equity Act—Legacy for Users (TEA-LU), New Unemployment Figures
February 23, 2004Press Item
House Floor Schedule
October 27, 2003Press Item
Energy Bill, Republican Prescription Drug Bill, Child Tax Credit Bill
October 13, 2003Press Item
Energy Bill, Child Tax Credit Bill, Republican Prescription Drug Bill, Supplemental Appropriations
January 19, 2004Press Item
State of the Union Clearinghouse...
June 3, 2004Press Item
report from the Democratic Whip's office...
June 2, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, the lead Democratic sponsor of the Late-Term Abortion Restriction Act, released the following statement today following a ruling by a U.S. District Court that the recently enacted “partial-birth” abortion ban was unconstitutional:
June 2, 2004Press Item
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.
May 28, 2004Press Item
House Democrats do not usually like to talk about 1994, the year of their exile into the minority. It has been a bad memory, best left undisturbed.
May 28, 2004Press Item
The second-ranking Democrat in the House sees parallels between now and 1994, when his party -- entrenched in power but shaken by dissension in the ranks and tied to a president in political trouble -- suffered a stunning defeat in the November elections.
May 24, 2004Press Item
The top three House Democratic leaders sent a letter to House Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., Monday requesting he call for committee hearings to investigate the Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal.
May 27, 2004Press Item
Stephanie Herseth and Larry Diedrich are local candidates in a campaign with national stakes, South Dakota rivals in a congressional race that pits the political parties in a struggle as intense as their own.
May 21, 2004Press Item
Drawing parallels to the months leading up to the GOP congressional sweep in 1994, House Minority Whip Hoyer said today the lackluster economy, the Iraq war and stalled legislative action create a political environment favorable to Democrats in 2004.
May 24, 2004Press Item
Congressional Democrats — bolstered by Americans’ worries about the war in Iraq — have opened their largest lead in so-called generic-ballot tests since the summer of 1998, giving party leaders more optimism than they could have imagined having just a few months ago.
May 18, 2004Press Item
For the second time in a week, House Republicans have blocked a Democratic attempt to force an election-year vote on the Bush administration's new overtime pay rules.