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September 10, 2009Press Item
The Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) quarterly report on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act shows that the Recovery Act is working as intended to lift our country out of recession, by contributing to the growth of our economy and significantly decreasing unemployment.
September 10, 2009Press Item
Casting himself as a voice of reason in a bitter debate, he says the parties must come together. Congressional Democrats on Thursday began their push to unify their ranks behind President Obama's outline for health-care legislation, hours after the president laid out that plan in a speech that was met with loud protests from some Republican lawmakers...
September 11, 2009Press Item
House Leaders mark the eighth anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001.
September 9, 2009Press Item
The conventional wisdom, here and around the country, is that the centerpiece of President Obama’s domestic agenda — remaking the health care system to cut costs and cover the uninsured — is on life support and that only a political miracle could revive it. Here’s why the conventional wisdom might be wrong. President Barack Obama, in a high-stakes speech Wednesday to Congress and the nation, will press for a government-run insurance option in a proposed overhaul of the U.S. health-care system...
September 8, 2009Press Item
Looking to rescue his signature domestic policy initiative with a prime-time address to Congress on Wednesday, President Obama for the first time is poised to
September 9, 2009Press Item
Today we mark the distance traveled between fear and memory.
September 9, 2009Press Item
Members of Congress paid tribute to the many Americans who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 at the September 11th Congressional Remembrance Ceremony today.
September 9, 2009Press Item
The motive behind community schools is a simple one: getting every child in America the education he or she deserves.
September 8, 2009Press Item
Over the past month, Democrats made a concerted effort to engage their constituents on the critical issue of health care reform, holding more than 1000 health care events.
September 4, 2009Press Item
This month’s job losses continue a pattern of improvement: in fact, August was the month with the fewest job losses in a year.
September 3, 2009Press Item
After spending weeks on the defensive in the fight over his top legislative priority, President Obama will attempt to regain the initiative in the health-care debate with an address to a joint session of Congress next Wednesday night. President Obama and top aides have quietly stepped up talks with moderate Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe of Maine on a scaled-back health care bill...
September 3, 2009The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 965 - Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network Continuing Authorization Act
September 2, 2009Press Item
In case you missed it, we wanted to be sure you saw today’s story in the Wall Street Journal about the positive effect the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is having on the economy.
September 2, 2009Press Item
This time, the President is going to be specific. Next week, President Obama is going to give Democrats a health care plan they can begin to sell. President Obama is planning for “a new season” of more hands-on advocacy for his troubled domestic priority, an overhaul of the health care system, according to his advisers...
September 3, 2009Press Item
This Saturday marks the 200th day since the enactment of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, legislation designed to end the economic crisis inherited by the Obama Administration.
September 1, 2009Press Item
STUDY: Using Clinical Information To Project Federal Health Care Spending...
September 2, 2009Press Item
Government efforts to funnel hundreds of billions of dollars into the U.S. economy appear to be helping the U.S. climb out of the worst recession in decades.
September 2, 2009Press Item
$2 billion in Recovery Act funds has already moved out to state governments and community organizations to fund weatherization programs that improve the energy-efficiency of low-income homes.
September 1, 2009Press Item
Over $369 million in Recovery Act funds has already been put to work improving rural water systems to help ensure families have access to clean water.
September 1, 2009Press Item
Over $369 million in Recovery Act funds has already been put to work improving rural water systems to help ensure families have access to clean water.