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September 30, 2010Press Item
Today Minority Leader Boehner is giving a speech on Congressional reform, but it's not clear how he will answer a major question – why should voters trust that Republicans would do things differently this time? Today's Republican Leaders are not fresh faces and they plan a return to the exact same agenda as before. During their time in power, Republicans did not make government more open and transparent, and in fact allowed a culture of corruption to flourish.
September 28, 2010Press Item
The Republicans unveiled their "Pledge to America" last week and, just as we thought, it contained no new ideas and was a return to the "exact same" failed agenda as President Bush. Their agenda to return to their previous policies makes it clear who they stand with—big corporations and special interests, instead of middle class families.
September 23, 2010Press Item
Today Republicans unveiled their agenda calling for the exact same failed policies of the past. The national security agenda presented, once again, does not focus on the real fight against terrorism and the places that give them sanctuary and put our nation at risk.
March 12, 2010Press Item
For more than a decade under Republican leadership, the number of earmarks nearly quadrupled – from 4,000 in 1994 to over 15,000 in 2005.
March 10, 2010Press Item
As Democrats continue to work to strengthen the economy and restore fiscal responsibility, Republicans are trying to forget their record.
December 7, 2009Press Item
One of our two great parties is now an organization committed to an unprecedented level of lockstep opposition to the president: a ‘Party of No,’ whose political strategy is an investment in failure for our country and paralysis for its institutions...
June 3, 2009Press Item
Over the last five months, Congressional Democrats worked with President Obama to improve the lives of Americans and help our nation through this economic crisis.
February 24, 2009Press Item
Tonight, Democratic Leaders responded to President Obama's address to a Joint Session of Congress.
February 24, 2009Press Item
Tonight, President Obama inspired our nation to confront our economic crisis and turn adversity into opportunity.
February 3, 2009Press Item
Today, in the midst of the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression, and as Congress considers the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, it is telling to look back and examine the pattern of Republican failures on economic policy.
January 16, 2009Press Item
President Bush has been the most fiscally irresponsible President in our nation’s history.
January 14, 2009Press Item
President Bush pursued reckless fiscal policies for years, setting the stage for massive deficits and economic decline.
October 17, 2008Press Item
Republicans’ eight years in the White House, and six years at all the levers of power, have resulted in a faltering economy, a failing energy policy, record deficits and debt, numerous cases of corruption, and an America overstretched and weakened in the world.
September 24, 2007Press Item
A flash-based graphical timeline that details the Republican party's failures while controling Washington.
September 24, 2008Press Item
We are making progress and injecting presidential politics in this critical issue would not be helpful to quickly producing the best proposal for the American people.
September 23, 2008Press Item
I’m here today to talk about the record of the last eight years and what we can learn from it. But on a more basic level, I’m here to stand up for the principle that facts are common property.
September 18, 2008Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) today joined with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and a group of citizens to discuss how Republican obstructionism and failed policies have weakened our economy, contributed to the turmoil on Wall Street, and neglected the real needs of the American people.