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January 22, 2008Press Item
S-CHIP and Suspensions.
January 18, 2008Press Item
Nearly 40 years ago, in Memphis, Tennessee, an assassin’s bullet prematurely ended the life of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 18, 2008Press Item
Democrats are working with President Bush and Congressional Republicans to craft a timely, targeted economic stimulus package that will be effective.
January 18, 2008Press Item
I was encouraged that President Bush agreed today with Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle that an economic stimulus package is necessary, and that he also recognized we must work together to enact legislation without delay.
January 18, 2008Press Item
Welcome to the first Leader's Report of 2008. I hope you and your families had a happy holiday season.
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.
January 11, 2008Press Item
Democrats are working to strengthen the economy and reduce the insecurity felt by many Americans.
January 11, 2008Press Item
TUESDAY-FRIDAY: DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION; SUSPENSIONS; MINER SAFETY
January 14, 2008The Daily Whip
12p.m.-7:30 p.m. - Disposing of the President's veto of H.R. 1585
January 15, 2008Press Item
Democrats will continue our fight to move America in a new direction in 2008.
January 7, 2008Press Item
President Bush stood before the American people today and said that there are ‘mixed signals’ about the state of the U.S. economy.
December 20, 2007Press Item
After one year in the Majority, Democrats make significant progress for the Amercian people.
December 20, 2007Press Item
Virtually everyone who closely and objectively observes Congress agrees that Democrats have had a very productive year, instigated substantial progress on key priorities, and begun to move our nation in a new direction.
January 2, 2008Press Item
I am deeply saddened to learn today of Chairman Lantos’ illness. He has been a wise and thoughtful leader in Congress since he was first elected in 1980, and his unwaivering commitment to democracy and basic human rights will be greatly missed.
January 4, 2008Press Item
The anemic job growth in today’s Labor Department report for December is just further evidence that the Bush Administration’s economic program is failing the American people.
December 19, 2007Press Item
Mr. Speaker, I believe that every single member of this body – on both sides of the aisle – agrees that we must protect middle-income Americans from the alternative minimum tax, the parallel tax system enacted in 1969 to ensure that wealthy Americans pay their fair share.
December 18, 2007Press Item
Congress is on course to pass a Fiscal Year 2008 Consolidated Appropriations bill that rejects the President’s misguided budget cuts and takes steps to reinvest in the priorities of our nation’s citizens – including those in rural America.