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March 6, 2009Press Item
Today’s unemployment report for February contains more bad news for American workers.
March 6, 2009Press Item
Today, the Department of Labor announced the U.S. economy lost 651,000 jobs in February, and the unemployment rate hit 8.1%, its highest point in since 1983.
March 5, 2009Press Item
Congressional Leaders and Members met at the White House today for a summit on health care reform.
March 5, 2009Press Item
I applaud the House’s passage of the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act.
March 5, 2009Press Item
I applaud the Obama Administration for ending the IRS private debt collection program, which a new study shows provided no government savings, and in fact cost the government more.
March 6, 2009The Daily Whip
H.Res. 218 – Same Day Consideration Rule - Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules, H.J.Res. __ - Making further continuing appropriations for the Fiscal Year 2009, and for other purposes
March 5, 2009Press Item
Today, I joined President Obama and national health care leaders for a constructive and broad-ranging discussion on health care reform.
March 5, 2009Press Item
Our nation’s health care system is an enormous burden on American families, businesses and economy.
March 4, 2009Press Item
A House vote on the D.C. House Voting Rights Act will be postponed to allow more time for discussion on outstanding matters.
March 4, 2009Press Item
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is essential to our economic recovery. Yet, Republicans have repeatedly provided misleading information on its effects in an effort to undermine this important legislation.
March 4, 2009The Daily Whip
H.R. 1106 – Helping Families Save their Homes Act of 2009, Dispose of H.Res. __ - Raising a question of privileges of the House
March 5, 2009Press Item
Last week, President Obama delivered to Congress a budget outline that shows real leadership and makes the tough, responsible choices necessary to address the challenges facing our nation.
March 3, 2009Press Item
House Democratic Leaders and President Obama celebrate Women's History Month, which is observed in March.
March 2, 2009Press Item
Due to inclement weather, there will be no votes in the House today. Debate on the suspension bills originally scheduled for today will proceed this afternoon.
March 2, 2009Press Item
Governor Sebelius is a knowledgeable and experienced executive who I believe is an exceptional choice to head the Department of Health and Human Services.
March 2, 2009Press Item
This month is Women’s History Month: We honor the generations of women who fought for a full and equal share in our Nation’s life, from the voting booth to the workplace.
March 3, 2009Press Item
I can think of no better person than John Berry to lead the Office of Personnel Management.
February 27, 2009The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, Complete Consideration of H.R. 1106 - Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009, H.R. 157 - District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2009
February 27, 2009Press Item
Today President Obama gave an important speech describing – in his own words – ‘how the war in Iraq will end.’
February 27, 2009Press Item
In preparation for next week’s vote on the D.C. House Voting Rights Act, I met with the supporters and advocacy groups of this important legislation to ensure the strongest coordination of efforts in building support for House passage.
February 27, 2009Press Item
Democrats responded to the announcement today that President Obama plans to end the war in Iraq and withdraw combat troops over the next 18 months.
February 27, 2009Press Item
Yesterday, President Obama delivered to Congress a budget outline that lays the groundwork for our country’s economic recovery and future growth and stability.