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December 8, 2009Press Item
In October 2008, Democrats worked with the Bush Administration to pass the Troubled Asset Relief Program in order to prevent another Great Depression.
December 7, 2009Press Item
One of our two great parties is now an organization committed to an unprecedented level of lockstep opposition to the president: a ‘Party of No,’ whose political strategy is an investment in failure for our country and paralysis for its institutions...
December 7, 2009Press Item
A new report outlines the comprehensive effects that House and Senate health insurance reform bill provisions would have on the U.S. health system, and finds that the cost-containing impacts would be even greater than analyses have shown...
December 7, 2009Press Item
As world leaders gather in Copenhagen to map out a strategy for a cleaner, more energy-efficient future, there has never been greater momentum for change – or a stronger case for why it is so imperative.
December 7, 2009The Nightly Whip
7 Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules, 6 Postponed Suspension Votes
December 7, 2009The Daily Whip
Motion to Go to Conference on H.R. 3288 - Department of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010, Motion to Instruct Conferees, Suspensions
December 7, 2009Press Item
This week, the House will consider the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, legislation to protect American consumers and prevent the irresponsible behaviors and practices that contributed to the financial crisis last Fall.
December 4, 2009Press Item
Today, the Department of Labor released the unemployment report for November, which shows that job losses are continuing to decrease.
December 4, 2009Press Item
Of the Democratic senators who have set out to transform the nation's health-care system, one of the least likely is Majority Leader Harry M. Reid, whose legislative priorities typically fall more toward protecting the interests of his native Nevada...
December 4, 2009The Weekly Whip
Suspensions,H.R. __ - Tax Extenders of 2009, H.R. 4173 – Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009
December 3, 2009The Nightly Whip
Considered and Passed: H.R. 4154 - Permanent Estate Tax Relief for Families, Farmers, and Small Businesses Act of 2009, 2 Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules
December 4, 2009Press Item
Today’s news that the unemployment rate fell in November is an encouraging sign.
December 2, 2009The Daily Whip
H.R. 4154 - Permanent Estate Tax Relief for Families, Farmers, and Small Businesses Act of 2009
December 3, 2009Press Item
I rise to support this bill, which permanently extends estate tax relief to American families—and which strikes a fair balance between what we owe to families, farmers, and small businesses, and what we owe to our country’s fiscal future.
December 3, 2009Press Item
Senators debating health care legislation are headed for a clash over abortion, the issue that threatened to derail the bill in the House...
December 1, 2009Press Item
Tonight, President Obama delivered a speech on his strategy for Afghanistan.
December 2, 2009Press Item
The 111th Congress has confronted enormous national challenges and been incredibly productive during its first session.
December 1, 2009The Nightly Whip
Passed: 6 Suspension Bills; Postponed: 1 Suspension Vote
December 1, 2009Press Item
President Obama inherited two major challenges from the Bush Administration: an economy in steep decline and involvement in two wars in which the objectives set forth at their outset had not been attained.
December 1, 2009Press Item
Democrats are working to create jobs and get Americans back to work.