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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...
October 21, 2009Press Item
House Democratic leadership met with economic experts to discuss the economy and recovery efforts.
October 26, 2009Press Item
As Congress nears votes on legislation that would overhaul the health care system, many small businesses say they are facing the steepest rise in insurance premiums they have seen in recent years...
October 26, 2009The Nightly Whip
6 Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules, Unfinished Business: Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 2996 - Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010, 3 Postponed Suspension Votes
October 26, 2009The Daily Whip
Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 2996 - Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010, Suspensions
October 27, 2009Press Item
In recent weeks, Republicans have charged that Democrats have not done anything to help small businesses access credit and create jobs.
October 23, 2009Press Item
A Federal Reserve report released Wednesday shows that economic recovery is taking effect due in part to improvements in manufacturing and housing, the latter due in large part to the $8,000 credit for first-time homebuyers.
October 23, 2009The Nightly Whip
Considered and Passed: H.R. 3619 - Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010
October 23, 2009Press Item
Speaker Nancy Pelosi made another bid to solidify support for Democrats’ ambitious health care plans on Friday, pledging to move aggressively to close the “doughnut hole” in Medicare drug coverage...
October 23, 2009The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, 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,H.J.Res. __ - Making Continuing Appropriations for the Fiscal Year 2010, and for other purposes
October 22, 2009The Nightly Whip
Considered and Passed: H.R. 3585 – Solar Technology Roadmap Act of 2010, Suspensions, Unfinished Business: H.R. 3619 - Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010
October 22, 2009The Daily Whip
Complete Consideration of H.R. 3619 - Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010
October 22, 2009Press Item
The census doesn’t exist to score political points—it exists to give us an accurate picture of our country.
October 22, 2009Press Item
Now that the shouting from August's town hall meetings has died down and Congress has made progress on a health care overhaul, there's growing agreement among policy experts about how Medicare will be affected...
October 22, 2009Press Item
Today, House Republicans held a press conference condemning the Democratic health reform plan and alleging that small businesses would be “destroyed” under Democratic reforms.
October 22, 2009Press Item
I am pleased the Senate passed the Defense Authorization conference report, which strengthens our national security and provides for our service members and their families as well as our nation’s federal employees.
October 21, 2009Press Item
Supporters of health care reform told senators Tuesday that insurance exchanges are a critical part of proposed health care legislation for small businesses, which are cutting jobs and coverage to keep up with insurance costs...
October 21, 2009The Daily Whip
H.R. 3585 – Solar Technology Roadmap Act of 2010
October 21, 2009Press Item
As part of continuing efforts to help small businesses during the economic downturn, President Obama announced new initiatives today to give small businesses the tools they need to thrive, create jobs and help drive the nation’s economic recovery.
October 21, 2009Press Item
As Democrats continue to focus on creating jobs and ensuring a strong economic recovery, today’s economic forum was an important opportunity to hear from experts about the state of the economy.
October 21, 2009Press Item
Today, by a strong bipartisan majority, the House voted to reauthorize the Ryan White CARE Act, which strengthens our nation’s commitment to Americans with HIV/AIDS.