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December 16, 2009

A little over a year ago, Mr. Boehner and i spoke on a bill that i said would be noted as a day of consequence in the House of Representatives. That bill was to at the request of President Bush and Secretary Paulsen and Ben Bernanke give some $700 billion to the Treasury to try to stabilize the financial sector of our economy...

December 9, 2009

We talk about possibilities -- not a stimulus package -- which had a broader reach, but a targeted jobs package was discussed, and what options were available. I think everyone agreed we needed to take action to get more people back to work, employed, and grow jobs...

December 1, 2009

Our capital city is mourning the death of one of its leading citizens. A man I was proud to call my friend, Abe Poland. My thoughts and sympathy are with his wife, Irene, and his sons, Robert and Jim. Abe's business skill, his philanthropy changed Washington, D.C., for the better...

November 19, 2009

What this bill does is puts statutory Pay-Go into law. He's right. But what he didn't say to you is when their side controlled the Presidency, the House and the Senate, they jettisonned paying for things. They did away with Pay-Go generally, and what happened? We went from substantial surpluses under the Clinton Administration to substantial deficits under the Bush Administration...

November 7, 2009

My colleagues on the other side of the aisle demanded 72 hours notice for the bill and they've gotten four or five months notice. They gave us 72 seconds to consider this amendment...

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