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January 14, 2010

I think that certainly our friends in labor have been very, very concerned about some of the financing mechanisms, as you point out that were in the senate bill. And they like better the financing mechanisms that were in our bill. And there are a lot of Americans that are not in organized labor very concerned about the so-called tax on high-end policies. But it's my view and my understanding that there's been a lot of work done...

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...

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