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March 24, 2010Press Item
Speaker Pelosi has appointed three Members of Congress representing the diverse perspectives of the Democratic Caucus to the president's vital, bipartisan fiscal commission.
March 24, 2010Press Item
With the strokes of 20 pens, President Obama signed his landmark health care overhaul — the most expansive social legislation enacted in decades — into law on Tuesday...
March 23, 2010The Daily Whip
Complete Consideration H.R. 4849 - Small Business and Infrastructure Jobs Tax Act of 2010 (Rep. Levin – Ways and Means);Begin Consideration of H.R. 4899 – Disaster Relief and Summer Jobs Act of 2010 (Rep. Obey – Appropriations) (Subject to a Rule); Suspensions
March 24, 2010Press Item
In the winter of 2008, America did not know whether it was heading for a Second Great Depression.
March 23, 2010Press Item
Americans by 9 percentage points have a favorable view of the health care overhaul that President Obama signed into law Tuesday, a USA Today/Gallup Poll finds, a notable turnaround from surveys before the vote that showed a plurality against it...
March 22, 2010Press Item
House Democrats scored a historic victory in the century-long battle to reform the nation's health-care system late Sunday night, winning final approval of legislation that expands coverage to 32 million people and attempts to contain spiraling costs...
March 23, 2010Press Item
Today, President Obama signed health insurance reform into law. Starting from day one and throughout the next year, our families, small businesses, seniors, and young Americans will begin to feel the real and positive impact of reform.
March 23, 2010Press Item
Health care reform that will provide access to quality, affordable health care for all Americans is now law.
March 23, 2010Press Item
Today, Leader Hoyer joined Members of Congress and others at the White House to watch President Obama sign health reform into law.
March 21, 2010Press Item
The bill does not increase Social Security taxes or make any changes in the Social Security Act.
March 22, 2010The Weekly Whip
suspensions, H.R. 4849 - Small Business and Infrastructure Jobs Tax Act of 2010, H.R. 4899 – Disaster Relief and Summer Jobs Act of 2010
March 22, 2010Press Item
In 1780, when our nation was struggling to be born, and John Adams was far from home, he wrote this in a letter to his wife: I must study politics and war, so that my sons have the liberty to study commerce, so that their sons have the right to study literature, and art, and music.
March 21, 2010Press Item
The House on Sunday took the most critical step yet toward adoption of legislation to overhaul the nation’s health care system and guarantee access to medical insurance for tens of millions of Americans, all but assuring a hard-fought but politically risky victory for President Obama and his party...
March 21, 2010Press Item
The health care bill is full of “sweetheart” deals intended to win votes.
March 21, 2010Press Item
There are no cuts to Medicare benefits. Rather, this bill strengthens Medicare - extending its solvency by nine years and closing the donut hole.
March 21, 2010Press Item
The IRS will be working hard to pay out the largest tax cut for health care in history—benefitting 40 million middle class families and 4 million small businesses.
March 21, 2010Press Item
The VA Secretary and the Chairmen of five House committees have guaranteed that the health care legislation does not undermine or change the Department of Veterans Affairs mandate to provide comprehensive health care to veterans.
March 21, 2010Press Item
We are here to conclude a day of argument, which concludes months of argument in a national conversation that began more than a century ago.