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February 2, 2010Press Item
House and Senate leaders said separately Tuesday that they hope to find a way to revive a health-care overhaul bill, even though the situation looks bleak with the recent loss of the Senate's filibuster-proof majority.
February 2, 2010Press Item
Everyday, our children are accumulating debt and interest they'll spend their lives paying off, curtailing their ability to meet challenges and invest in the future.
March 9, 2010Press Item
My fellow Roll Call columnist Norman Ornstein was one of the authors of a truly excellent chart on reconciliation that appeared in the New York Times on Sunday.
March 9, 2010Press Item
Democrats are continuing to move forward on health reform that will make insurance more affordable for American families and businesses and give patients – not insurance companies – greater control over their health care.
February 2, 2010Press Item
As President Obama announced his $3.8 trillion spending plan on Monday, Republicans savaged it as a recipe for fiscal disaster, while Democrats defended the call to drive record deficits even higher to finance measures aimed at putting people back to work.
February 2, 2010Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, (D., Md.) said the U.S. House will take up a bill Thursday to increase the federal government's borrowing limit by $1.9 trillion, enough to enable the Treasury to pay its bills through 2010.
March 9, 2010Press Item
Many people are worried that the health-care reform proposed by President Obama and congressional Democrats will fail to bend the
March 5, 2010Press Item
I am pleased to hear that General Motors is giving more than 600 auto dealers the chance to quickly restore dealerships that were closed in the company’s restructuring.
March 5, 2010Press Item
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told the nation's leading health insurers Thursday to justify publicly a spate of double-digit premium hikes that have infuriated consumers in at least half a dozen states...
March 5, 2010The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, H.Con.Res. 248 - Afghanistan War Powers Resolution,H.Res. 1031 - Impeaching G. Thomas Porteous, Jr., judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, for high crimes and misdemeanors
March 8, 2010Press Item
With the fate of his signature legislative initiative far from certain, President Barack Obama is taking his last-ditch push for health care reform on the road...
March 5, 2010Press Item
Today, the Department of Labor released the unemployment report for February showing that while economic conditions are improving, Americans are still losing jobs, a reminder that we have a long way to go to get where we want to be.
March 4, 2010Press Item
Today, the House passed the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act, legislation to help Americans get back to work.
March 4, 2010Press Item
Today, the House passed the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act, legislation to help Americans get back to work, with a bipartisan vote of 217-201.
March 5, 2010Press Item
Republicans claim that even though they used reconciliation in the past, it was not to pass partisan legislation.
March 5, 2010Press Item
Any month in which the economy doesn’t create jobs is a disappointment. But today it’s clear that, thanks to the policies adopted by President Obama and the Democratic Congress, job losses are slowing to a halt.
March 5, 2010Press Item
Today, the Department on Labor released unemployment data for the month of February, indicating that the economy lost 36,000 jobs and the unemployment rate held steady at 9.7%.
March 4, 2010Press Item
President Obama's endorsement Wednesday of a risky legislative maneuver to complete health-care legislation sent Democratic leaders scrambling to settle policy disputes and assemble the votes necessary for passage in the coming weeks...
March 3, 2010Press Item
Every ten years, as long as we have been a nation under the Constitution, the United States has taken a Census of everyone who lives here.
March 3, 2010Press Item
The week of February 8th, a member of Rep. Massa’s staff brought to the attention of Mr. Hoyer’s staff allegations of misconduct that had been made against Mr. Massa.
March 3, 2010The Nightly Whip
Considered and Passed: H.R. 4247 - Keeping All Students Safe Act, 9 Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules
March 3, 2010The Daily Whip
Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments with an Amendment to H.R. 2847 - Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act, Suspensions