Press Releases: 2010

January 15, 2010
As we observe the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I hope that Americans will make the upcoming holiday a day of service to their communities, in honor of a man who gave his life to service.
January 14, 2010
In the Fall of 2008, taxpayers were asked to provide extraordinary assistance to Wall Street to prevent a complete financial collapse and Democrats insisted that there be a plan for recovering funds lent to banks.
January 14, 2010
The House Democratic Leadership is committed to having the final health insurance reform legislation online for 72 hours before the House votes, for all Members and the American people to review. We will continue the transparent process this landmark legislation has had for months.
January 13, 2010
America’s thoughts are with the people of Haiti as they struggle to recover from yesterday’s devastating earthquake.
January 13, 2010
As the Second Session of the 111th Congress begins, Democrats’ top priority is continuing the work we began last year to create jobs and strengthen our economy.
January 12, 2010
As the new year begins, Democrats remain focused on economic recovery and job creation to build on our efforts from 2009.
January 11, 2010
I join the Congressional community in expressing my sadness for the unexpected loss of Paula Nowakowski, Chief of Staff to Republican Leader John Boehner.
January 8, 2010
Today’s job numbers are a disappointment—for Congress and, more importantly, for the millions of American families who continue to struggle with an unemployment rate of 10%.
January 7, 2010
The President was right to act quickly and decisively to determine the shortfalls that allowed an attempted terrorist attack on Flight 253.