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October 30, 2009Press Item
A sign that the economy is recovering, the Commerce Department announced that the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rose at a 3.5 percent annual rate in the 3rd quarter, the best quarter for growth in two years.
October 29, 2009Press Item
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will unveil a health-care reform bill on Thursday that includes a government insurance option and a historic expansion of Medicaid, although sticking points in the legislation involving abortion and immigration remain unresolved...
October 29, 2009Press Item
Today, the House passed the Small Business Financing and Investment Act of 2009, a measure to improve lending and access to credit for small businesses.
October 29, 2009The Nightly Whip
Considered and Passed: H.R. 3854 - Small Business Financing and Investment Act of 2009, Conference Report on H.R. 2996 - Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 and Continuing Resolution, 3 Suspensions
October 29, 2009Press Item
Today, the House of Representatives introduced health care reform legislation.
October 29, 2009Press Item
Today, we are one step further on a long, hard road—the road to bringing quality, affordable health care to every American.
October 29, 2009Press Item
Since first introducing their draft proposal for health insurance reform four months ago, House Democrats have been working together in an unprecedented way to bring legislation to the House floor that will fix our broken system and ensure that every American has access to quality, affordable health care – and the stability and security that comes with it.
October 29, 2009Press Item
Today, Democrats are showing our commitment to our nation’s doctors and seniors by introducing legislation that permanently fixes the sustainable growth rate.
October 28, 2009Press Item
Today, President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act into law, including historic hate crimes legislation.
October 29, 2009Press Item
Today’s announcement that GDP grew by 3.5% in the last quarter is encouraging news, adding another sign that our economy is slowly recovering from the deepest recession in 75 years.
October 28, 2009Press Item
I am proud to join Prime Minister Blair and Secretary Duncan on this important day for the community schools movement.
October 28, 2009Press Item
On his arrival in the Senate, Edward Brooke tells us in his autobiography, the same Senators who spoke out so forcefully for segregation were happy to invite their new colleague into the Senate swimming pool.
October 28, 2009The Nightly Whip
Passed: 11 Suspensions; Postponed: 3 Suspension Votes
October 28, 2009The Daily Whip
Conference Report on H.R. 2996 - Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 and Continuing Resolution, H.R. 3854 - Small Business Financing and Investment Act of 2009,
October 28, 2009Press Item
I am pleased that President Obama signed into law today the National Defense Authorization Act for the 2010 Fiscal Year, legislation that enhances our nation’s security and the well-being of those who serve it.
October 28, 2009Press Item
Majority Leader Steny Hoyer says House leaders are pleased that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is including government-sponsored insurance in the Senate's health care bill...
October 27, 2009Press Item
After months of work addressing critical issues like economic recovery and protecting American consumers, the House will meet beyond the targeted adjournment date as we continue to advance health insurance reform legislation and other matters.
October 27, 2009Press Item
After months of work addressing critical issues like economic recovery and protecting American consumers, the House will meet beyond the targeted adjournment date as we continue to advance health insurance reform legislation and other matters.
October 27, 2009Press Item
Investments made today to develop and grow our clean energy economy will reap immediate benefits by creating jobs and advancing our recovery, as well as in the future by spurring long-term growth and providing the durable infrastructure to meet tomorrow’s energy demands.
October 28, 2009Press Item
As Democrats move closer to a final bill on health care reform, more and more senior members of the Republicans Party are coming forward to urge House Republicans to support reform.
October 27, 2009Press Item
Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid announced Monday that he will include a government-backed insurance plan in the chamber's health-care reform legislation, a key concession to liberals who have threatened to oppose a bill without such a public option...