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June 5, 2009Press Item
Sixty five years ago tomorrow, American, British, Canadian, and Free French forces launched the amphibious invasion of Normandy and the campaign that would liberate Europe from Nazi domination.
June 5, 2009Press Item
May’s job losses were down dramatically, a sign that the economic recovery policy put in place by President Obama and the Democratic Congress appears to be starting to work.
June 3, 2009Press Item
Over the last five months, Congressional Democrats worked with President Obama to improve the lives of Americans and help our nation through this economic crisis.
June 3, 2009Press Item
Analysis in a report by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities finds that limiting the tax exclusion for employer-sponsored health insurance could provide significant revenues for health reform. The 161 million Americans with employer-sponsored health insurance are facing substantial increases in out-of-pocket costs.
June 2, 2009Press Item
As Congress and the President move to reform our health care system, a report released today provides context for what health care reform means for the American economy. Yesterday, six major health care organizations from across the stakeholder spectrum followed up on their promise and delivered to the President a more detailed proposal of where they could save the health care system $2 trillion over 10 years.
June 2, 2009Press Item
The report released today by the Council of Economic Advisors underscores this key point: health care reform is an economic imperative that is essential to several aspects of our economic health and security.
June 2, 2009Press Item
This morning the White House Council of Economic Advisers issued a pivotal report entitled "The Economic Case for Health Care Reform," explaining in the greatest depth to date why health reform is vital for the future of the American economy.
June 2, 2009The Daily Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 31 - Lumbee Recognition Act, H.R. 1385 - Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2009, Dispose of H.Res. __ - Raising a question of privileges of the House
May 29, 2009The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 31 - Lumbee Recognition Act, H.R. 1385 - Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2009, H.R. 2200 - Transportation Security Administration Authorization Act of 2009, H.R. 626 – Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2009
May 22, 2009Press Item
This weekend, we honor every American who died in our Nation’s service, from the founding days of the Republic to today’s conflicts on the far side of the world.
May 22, 2009Press Item
This week, the House made significant strides in our efforts to rebuild the economy to immediately help families and provide for long-term growth.
May 27, 2009Press Item
Today marks the 100th day since the enactment of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, a sweeping economic package designed to turn our economy around—a process that is just beginning.
May 27, 2009Press Item
Democratic Leaders mark the 100th day since President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act into law.
May 21, 2009Press Item
Rep. Inslee's efforts to bring this before the Committee are commendable, and come from our shared interest in moving forward on the next generation of transmission technology.
May 20, 2009Press Item
President Obama and Congressional Democrats are committed to enacting comprehensive health care reform this year.
May 20, 2009Press Item
The House appears likely to clear sweeping new restrictions on the credit card industry Wednesday — a major success for President Obama that would directly affect far more Americans than any of his other economic initiatives to date.
May 20, 2009The Daily Whip
Conference Report on S. 454 -Weapons Acquisition System Reform Through Enhancing Technical Knowledge and Oversight Act of 2009, H.R. 915 - FAA Reauthorization Act of 2009
May 20, 2009Press Item
Today, the House passed the Credit Cardholders’ Bill of Rights Act by a vote of 361 to 64. The bill now goes to President Obama, who is expected to sign it this week.
May 21, 2009Press Item
The House will probably adjourn for the Memorial Day recess Thursday without having resolved differences with the Senate on the war funding bill, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said in an interview.
May 21, 2009Press Item
Today, President Obama made a strong case for a national security strategy that is consistent with American values.
May 19, 2009Press Item
Over the past five months, Congress has sent important legislation to the President’s desk and passed numerous others through the House.
May 19, 2009Press Item
Today, the House passed the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009, an important piece of legislation that will help responsible families avoid foreclosure, while stabilizing our housing market.
May 19, 2009Press Item
By announcing a new national standard to increase vehicle fuel efficiency and cut emissions, President Obama has moved us a significant step closer to achieving energy independence and curbing the greenhouse gases polluting our air and contributing to global warming.