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September 25, 2007Press Item
Mr. Speaker, today, the Members of this body must answer this fundamental question: Will you stand with millions of American children, who through no fault of their own have no health insurance coverage?
September 24, 2007The Daily Whip
S-CHIP and Suspensions
September 21, 2007Press Item
Democrats continue to make a real difference in the lives of average Americans.
September 19, 2007Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), Rep. Tim Bishop (NY-01), Rep. Jason Altmire (PA-04), Rep. Chris Murphy (CT-05), and Rep. John Sarbanes (MD-03) discussed the College Cost Reduction and Access Act on a conference call with reporters from college newspapers this afternoon.
September 19, 2007The Daily Whip
FAA Reauthorization
September 21, 2007Press Item
Democrats work to extend and expand the State Children's Health Insurance Program.
September 20, 2007Press Item
On yet another issue – this time the extension of the children’s health insurance program – it seems that President Bush is obstinately determined to defy the will of the American people and to veto carefully crafted, responsible legislation that is supported by bipartisan majorities of the House and Senate and the state’s governors.
September 19, 2007Press Item
“This very important legislation strikes a critical balance between the responsibilities of private insurers and the federal government in the event of a catastrophic terrorist attack on our nation...
September 19, 2007Press Item
Congressional Democrats believe our number one responsibility is to keep the American people safe. To that end, we are working on a new and improved measure to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to give the intelligence community the tools it needs to closely monitor terrorists while protecting the basic rights of U.S. citizens as enshrined in our Constitution.
September 17, 2007Press Item
FHA; Suspensions
September 18, 2007Press Item
I am disappointed, but not discouraged by today’s vote in the Senate.
September 18, 2007The Daily Whip
TRIA and FDA Amendments
September 19, 2007Press Item
This bill makes the largest investment in student aid in 60 years, at no new cost to taxpayers.
September 10, 2007Press Item
the testimony they delivered today did not provide information that persuades me that the apparent decrease in violence, however much it may or may not be, has led to progress on the political front...
September 12, 2007Press Item
Reaction to Petraeus/Crocker testimony on situation in Iraq.
September 14, 2007The Weekly Whip
TRIA, Holt, FAA, and Housing