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May 1, 2008Press Item
With gas prices breaking records daily, I welcome the announcement by the Federal Trade Commission that it will move forward in fulfilling its statutory obligation to protect consumers against illegal market manipulation by the oil industry.
May 2, 2008Press Item
The Department of Labor released its April employment report today, which showed a loss of 20,000 jobs in the American economy – the fourth consecutive month of job losses.
May 2, 2008Press Item
Settling in across from Steny Hoyer in his Capitol office, I tell the Maryland Democrat he'd "really make my day" if he'd use this interview to finally endorse Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama for president.
May 2, 2008The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, Consumer Product Safety Modernization Act Motion to go to Conference, Neighborhood Stabilization Act, and American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act
May 1, 2008Press Item
Throughout the month of May, we recognize the third annual Jewish American Heritage Month, an opportunity to reflect on the long history of Jewish Americans and to celebrate their many contributions to our nation.
April 30, 2008The Daily Whip
Suspensions, Providing for consideration of motions to suspend the Rules, Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act as Amended, Kind Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 2419, Ryan (WI) Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 2419
May 1, 2008Press Item
Five years ago today, President Bush climbed out of a Navy jet, walked onto the deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln, posed for the cameras beneath a MISSION ACCOMPLISHED banner, and declared: ‘Major combat operations in Iraq have ended.’
May 1, 2008Press Item
I strongly support this historic, bipartisan legislation – the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) – which is the product of more than a dozen years of work and which is long overdue.
April 29, 2008Press Item
The President’s comments on the economy today clearly demonstrate why his popularity is at record lows in national polls now, and why his Administration will be viewed by historians as a failure.
April 29, 2008Press Item
Worker Protection Against Combustible Dust Explosion and Fire Act, Consumer Product Safety Modernization Act and Suspensions
April 25, 2008The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, Combustible Dust, Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
April 28, 2008Press Item
Today marks the beginning of ‘Cover the Uninsured Week,’ which is designed to remind us of the plight of the 47 million Americans who lack health insurance – despite living in the richest country in the world.
April 28, 2008Press Item
Today’s decision by the Supreme Court is extremely disappointing. Restrictive voter identification laws result in registered voters being denied their right to vote, which is simply unacceptable.
April 22, 2008Press Item
Madam Speaker, it is fitting today that Members on both sides of the aisle join to recognize the founding of our nation’s steadfast friend and ally, the State of Israel; to reconfirm the special bond that exists between our two nations; and to reiterate that the support for Israel in this Congress is bipartisan, overwhelming and stronger than ever.
April 22, 2008Press Item
Today on Equal Pay Day, we mark how far into the year a woman must work, on average, before equaling the amount of money earned by a man during the previous calendar year.
April 22, 2008The Daily Whip
Suspensions, SBIR, Coast Guard Authorization