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September 27, 2010

On September 22, Majority Leader Hoyer and Rep. Don Payne, Chair of the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health, led a Special Order on Sudan.  The goal was to underscore Congressional support for a timely and fair referenda on Southern independence in January, to discuss the continued importance of full implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, and to make clear that Congress remains focused on ending the violence in Darfur.

September 22, 2010

Southern Sudan will hold a referendum on independence, which was guaranteed by the 2005 comprehensive peace agreement which has been referenced. The C.P.A. ended Africa's bloodiest civil war, a war which took almost two million lives and displaced four million. Yet the risk of descending into war again seems too real...

September 20, 2010

The GOP is connecting itself to the tea party positions. So we don't have to connect them ourselves. The Republican candidates are doing that already. And when you have people saying, we ought to do away with social security, that as you just pointed out, Mr. Miller, unememployment insurance is somehow unconstitutional, that we want to go back to the policies that failed so badly, not only in the last administration...

September 12, 2010

What we need to realize what was going to happen was put in place by the Republicans in 2001 and 2003, to meet their budgets. And the President said we are not going to allow families to have a tax increase, period. Families in the $250,000 and under people, which is under 98% of the people...

August 10, 2010

It's going to pass. The Senate passed it in a bipartisan way. We came back from our break to make sure we pass it. We're anxious of teachers being laid off. We think this will keep 160,000 teachers on the job teaching our children...

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