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March 27, 2009Press Item
House Democrats weighed-in on President Obama's announced strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan.
February 17, 2009Press Item
President Obama’s announcement that he will send troop reinforcements to Afghanistan is the first step toward refocusing on the security and stabilization of that nation.
January 23, 2009Press Item
Today, President Obama signed an executive order repealing the ‘global gag rule,’ a policy that banned American funds for overseas family planning organizations that perform abortions or conduct abortion counseling.
January 9, 2009Press Item
Today this House stands united in support of Israel as it faces enemies bent on its destruction.
December 29, 2008Press Item
Israel is acting in clear self-defense in response to heinous rocket attacks from Hamas-controlled Gaza.
December 10, 2008Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and 10 Members of Congress sent a bipartisan White Paper on Darfur to President-elect Obama today. This group traveled to Sudan in April 2007.
December 4, 2008Press Item
Some awards mark a job well done. This one marks a responsibility that endures: our responsibility to an ally and a friend, a partner for peace and a fellow democracy, the State of Israel; our responsibility to stand by Israel and the Jewish people in a world where friends so often seem outnumbered by threats.
September 24, 2007Press Item
A flash-based graphical timeline that details the Republican party's failures while controling Washington.
August 12, 2008Press Item
The bipartisan leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives stands united in condemning – in the strongest possible terms – the recent Russian invasion of the sovereign state of Georgia.
July 24, 2008Press Item
Five years ago, the United States made an unprecedented commitment to the people of the world who suffer from HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis.
June 6, 2008Press Item
Iraq/Afghanistan Supplemental Appropriations bill, Emergency Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 2008, Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2008 and Suspensions
May 23, 2008Press Item
“As we observe the Memorial Day holiday, let us be reminded of the simple, yet apt words of Elmer Davis, Director of the U.S. Office of War Information during WWII: ‘This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.’...
May 21, 2008Press Item
Farm Bill, Defense Authorization Bill.
May 14, 2008Press Item
Supplemental.
April 16, 2008Press Item
Last November, I joined Majority Leader Reid, Senator Schumer, and Congresswoman Maloney as the JEC released a report about the costs of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to the American economy.
April 10, 2008Press Item
The President’s comments today on the war in Iraq essentially restated – albeit in a more subtle form – what Vice President Cheney said last month: This Administration has every intention of ignoring the will of the American people, who want our troops redeployed in a responsible fashion and who want the Iraqis to take responsibility for the future of their own nation.
April 1, 2008Press Item
Global Aids Bill.
March 18, 2008Press Item
As the war in Iraq enters its sixth year on Wednesday, two things are abundantly clear.
March 13, 2008Press Item
I did not hear any new information tonight that dissuades me from my very strong belief that the FISA bill House Democrats have produced – and which the House will vote on tomorrow – is a reasonable, thoughtful, appropriate piece of legislation.
March 5, 2008Press Item
This resolution is a very strong statement of support by this House for our nation’s one true ally in the Middle East, the State of Israel, which has faced clearly criminal rocket attacks by Palestinian terrorists against Israeli civilians over the last three years.
January 15, 2008Press Item
S-Miner, and Suspensions.
January 10, 2008Press Item
On January 10, 2007, President Bush announced that he would send an additional 20,000 U.S. troops to Iraq to secure the country in order to pave the way for political progress.