March 23, 2009
A daily health care update tracking Congress’s work on one of the most pressing national priorities—reforming America’s health care system. This update will keep you up-to-speed on the failings of our current system and the hard work of changing it. It will include a round-up of healthcare news stories, information on committee activity, useful background documents, and a fact of the day.
March 19, 2009
The Majority Leader's Office has created a video highlighting President Obama and Congressional Democrats commitment to a budget that shows real leadership and makes the tough, responsible choices necessary to address the challenges facing our nation. Featuring President Obama and the following House Members (in order of appearance): Rep. Barbara Lee (CA-09), Rep. Peter Welch (VT), Rep. Allyson Schwartz (PA-13), Rep. Ron Kind (WI-3), Rep. Bobby Scott (VA-03), Rep. Joseph Crowley (NY-07), Rep. Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Rep. Ron Klein (FL-22), Rep. Donna Edwards (MD-04), Rep. John Yarmuth (KY-03).
March 18, 2009
I can't believe these guys or gals who got these bonuses from AIG, a failed company that had been very successful but was run into the ground by a lot of people would take these bonuses given the circumstances that exist. They ought to realize the American public are rightfully outraged, Congress is outraged.
March 17, 2009
I cannot believe that the AIG executives who are getting this bonus money do not realize how dysfunctional they look, how greedy they look, and how insensitive they look. Having the American taxpayer pony up billions of dollars, but nonetheless, they have the temerity to take these bonuses...
March 13, 2009
Inaction, everybody agreed, was not an option...if I said everybody, perhaps I overstated the case, but more importantly, most of America in polling data said, we needed to act...

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