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April 15, 2010Press Item
I intend to bring the DC Voting Rights Act to the House Floor for a vote next week.
April 15, 2010Press Item
A temporary extension of unemployment and health benefits is vital to help the many families who are still struggling as the economy starts to recover from the recession.
April 15, 2010Press Item
ICYMI, wanted to make sure you saw today’s editorial in USA Today about how the economy is showing broad signs of recovery.
April 15, 2010Press Item
Starting immediately and throughout the coming year, our families, small businesses, seniors, and young Americans will begin to feel the real and positive impact of reform.
April 15, 2010Press Item
Today, the conservative group Citizens Against Government Waste reported on the earmark reforms undertaken by Congress since the Democrats won the majority in 2006.
April 15, 2010Press Item
It is with great sadness that I mark the passing of a civil rights icon, Benjamin L. Hooks.
April 14, 2010The Daily Whip
H.R. 4715 - Clean Estuaries Act of 2010 (Rep. Bishop (NY) – Transportation and Infrastructure) (Subject to a Rule); Possible Action on Senate Amendments to H.R. 4851 - Continuing Extension Act of 2010 (Rep. Levin – Ways and Means); Dispose of H.Res. __ - Raising a question of privileges of the House (Rep. Flake – Privileged Resolution); Postponed Suspensions
April 14, 2010Press Item
Sixty two years ago, thirty seven Israelis signed their names to a bold vision, establishing the State of Israel.
April 14, 2010Press Item
Today, the House passed a resolution honoring the 29 miners who lost their lives in this month’s tragic explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine in West Virginia.
April 14, 2010Press Item
Thanks to Democratic policies, Americans are receiving significantly higher refunds as they file their taxes this year.
April 14, 2010Press Item
Fiscal responsibility is a top priority of this Democratic Congress, and a bipartisan group of Members unveiled a measure today, the IMPROVE Acquisition Act, that will build on our efforts to return our nation to a sustainable fiscal path.
April 14, 2010Press Item
This year, Democrats enacted legislation that returned more money to American families and businesses.
April 13, 2010Press Item
The Nuclear Security Summit that concluded today brought the world together to fight a shared enemy, one that was not sufficiently addressed under years of Republican leadership.
April 13, 2010The Nightly Whip
5 Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules
April 12, 2010Press Item
This year, millions of American families will notice lower taxes and larger tax refunds as a result of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act signed into law last year.
April 8, 2010Press Item
Filing in to a caucus meeting in the middle of March in the Capitol Visitors Center, skittish House Democrats were just a few fragile days away from passing an historic health care overhaul, but leadership had yet to round up the necessary votes. Nervous members watched each other to see who would jump first.
April 9, 2010Press Item
The jobs report for March was the latest sign that that our economy is turning around and showing signs of improvement as a result of the Recovery Act and other actions taken by Democrats to get Americans back to work and build a sustainable economic recovery.
April 9, 2010Press Item
According to a survey of nationwide retailers, March posted the best monthly sales performance in a decade, “offering bold new evidence that a strong economic recovery could be ahead.… Of the 28 retailers whose results were tallied by Thomson Reuters, 92% beat sales expectations.
April 9, 2010Press Item
Congressman Bart Stupak has been a valued member of the Democratic caucus, representing northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula for nearly two decades.
April 8, 2010Press Item
Today, President Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed the new START Treaty.