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May 4, 2010Press Item
The the Department of Health and Human Services that it is moving early to implement the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program so employers can apply for assistance as soon as June 1st.
May 5, 2010Press Item
It is with a sense of real loss that I learned of Chairman David Obey’s decision to retire from the Congress at the end of his present term.
May 5, 2010Press Item
This May, as we observe Jewish American Heritage Month, we mark more than 350 years of Jewish contribution to America’s national life.
May 5, 2010Press Item
Every year on May 5th, we mark the anniversary of one of the most inspiring victories in Mexican history: the Battle of Puebla, when the Mexican Army defeated France’s much larger and better-equipped forces attempting to impose colonial domination on Mexico.
May 5, 2010Press Item
Today the House unanimously passed a resolution honoring the citizens, first responders, and law enforcement officers who worked together to prevent a terrorist attack in New York City’s Time Square, and to arrest a suspect.
May 4, 2010Press Item
Congressional Republicans threaten to take us back to the failed policies that protect special interests over the middle-class – the same economic and fiscal policies that brought us the Bush Recession, the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, and put millions of Americans out of work.
May 4, 2010Press Item
Just five weeks after health insurance reform was signed into law, Americans are already seeing immediate benefits from health care reform.
May 4, 2010Press Item
Each May, we mark Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month to celebrate the remarkable contributions made to America by the Asian and Pacific Islander communities.
April 30, 2010Press Item
Democrats have been fighting against the deepest recession in 80 years to create jobs and help middle-class Americans.
April 29, 2010Press Item
Today, bipartisan leaders in both the House and Senate unveiled the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Act.
April 29, 2010Press Item
All people deserve the right to determine their own future through democratic means.
April 30, 2010Press Item
Today, the Department of Commerce reported that the economy (GDP) grew 3.2% in the first quarter of 2010, the third straight quarter of growth.
April 29, 2010Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) discussed Wall Street reform on CNBC's Squawkbox this morning.
April 29, 2010Press Item
As Democrats continue to fight for the middle class and create jobs, the COMPETES Act is a key part of that effort.
April 29, 2010Press Item
The DISCLOSE Act is critical to restore transparency and accountability to campaigns after the Supreme Court’s decision opened the floodgates for corporate money to drown out the voices of individual Americans.
April 28, 2010Press Item
Addressing our deficit is one of the most serious challenges facing our nation.
April 28, 2010Press Item
America faces a massive budget challenge, which includes record debt brought on by eight years of Republican fiscal recklessness.