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December 10, 2009Press Item
Last Fall, as we faced the near-collapse of our economy, Republicans joined Democrats in calling for needed reforms to prevent such a catastrophe from occurring again.
December 10, 2009Press Item
I am pleased that as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, the House approved investing $10 million in the Full-Service Community Schools program.
December 9, 2009Press Item
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., announced Tuesday evening that a group of 10 moderate and liberal Democratic senators had reached a tentative agreement on a compromise on the controversial “public option” provision of the Senate health care overhaul proposal...
December 8, 2009Press Item
Seeking to resolve two contentious issues blocking health-care reform in the Senate, lawmakers began consideration Monday of an amendment to restrict abortion coverage, while Democrats closed in on alternatives to the public-insurance option...
December 7, 2009Press Item
House Leaders discuss the beginning of the UN Climate Change Conference and today's EPA announcement on greenhouse gas emissions and public health.
December 8, 2009The Daily Whip
H.R. 4213 - Tax Extenders Act of 2009, Begin Consideration of H.R. 4173 - Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009
December 8, 2009Press Item
It is imperative for both auto dealers and auto companies to have a transparent process that gives dealers a chance to make their case for remaining open, while respecting the companies’ need to return to profitability.
December 9, 2009Press Item
Today, the House will begin consideration of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
December 8, 2009Press Item
In October 2008, Democrats worked with the Bush Administration to pass the Troubled Asset Relief Program in order to prevent another Great Depression.
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...
December 7, 2009Press Item
A new report outlines the comprehensive effects that House and Senate health insurance reform bill provisions would have on the U.S. health system, and finds that the cost-containing impacts would be even greater than analyses have shown...
December 7, 2009Press Item
As world leaders gather in Copenhagen to map out a strategy for a cleaner, more energy-efficient future, there has never been greater momentum for change – or a stronger case for why it is so imperative.
December 7, 2009The Nightly Whip
7 Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules, 6 Postponed Suspension Votes
December 7, 2009The Daily Whip
Motion to Go to Conference on H.R. 3288 - Department of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010, Motion to Instruct Conferees, Suspensions
December 7, 2009Press Item
This week, the House will consider the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, legislation to protect American consumers and prevent the irresponsible behaviors and practices that contributed to the financial crisis last Fall.
December 4, 2009Press Item
Today, the Department of Labor released the unemployment report for November, which shows that job losses are continuing to decrease.
December 4, 2009Press Item
Of the Democratic senators who have set out to transform the nation's health-care system, one of the least likely is Majority Leader Harry M. Reid, whose legislative priorities typically fall more toward protecting the interests of his native Nevada...
December 4, 2009The Weekly Whip
Suspensions,H.R. __ - Tax Extenders of 2009, H.R. 4173 – Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009
December 3, 2009The Nightly Whip
Considered and Passed: H.R. 4154 - Permanent Estate Tax Relief for Families, Farmers, and Small Businesses Act of 2009, 2 Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules
December 4, 2009Press Item
Today’s news that the unemployment rate fell in November is an encouraging sign.
December 2, 2009The Daily Whip
H.R. 4154 - Permanent Estate Tax Relief for Families, Farmers, and Small Businesses Act of 2009