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October 22, 2009Press Item
Now that the shouting from August's town hall meetings has died down and Congress has made progress on a health care overhaul, there's growing agreement among policy experts about how Medicare will be affected...
October 22, 2009Press Item
Today, House Republicans held a press conference condemning the Democratic health reform plan and alleging that small businesses would be “destroyed” under Democratic reforms.
October 22, 2009Press Item
I am pleased the Senate passed the Defense Authorization conference report, which strengthens our national security and provides for our service members and their families as well as our nation’s federal employees.
October 21, 2009Press Item
Supporters of health care reform told senators Tuesday that insurance exchanges are a critical part of proposed health care legislation for small businesses, which are cutting jobs and coverage to keep up with insurance costs...
October 21, 2009The Daily Whip
H.R. 3585 – Solar Technology Roadmap Act of 2010
October 21, 2009Press Item
As part of continuing efforts to help small businesses during the economic downturn, President Obama announced new initiatives today to give small businesses the tools they need to thrive, create jobs and help drive the nation’s economic recovery.
October 21, 2009Press Item
As Democrats continue to focus on creating jobs and ensuring a strong economic recovery, today’s economic forum was an important opportunity to hear from experts about the state of the economy.
October 21, 2009Press Item
Today, by a strong bipartisan majority, the House voted to reauthorize the Ryan White CARE Act, which strengthens our nation’s commitment to Americans with HIV/AIDS.
October 19, 2009Press Item
I am pleased that the Obama Administration released their long-awaited strategy for dealing with the serious situation we face in Sudan.
October 20, 2009Press Item
The number of Americans worried about losing their current health care coverage keeps rising, even as President Barack Obama and a Democrat-led Congress strive to extend society's safety net to cover the uninsured, a new poll has found...
October 20, 2009The Nightly Whip
Passed: 5 Suspensions; Postponed: 1 Suspension Vote
October 19, 2009Press Item
As President Obama and Democrats continue to work to bring final health reform legislation forward for a vote in the weeks ahead, Republicans are only focused on killing reform that would help middle-class families by lowering costs, expanding coverage, and providing quality health care choices for all Americans.
October 16, 2009The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 3585 – Solar Technology Roadmap Act of 2010, H.R. 3619 - Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010
October 19, 2009Press Item
Since the economy nearly collapsed into a Depression last Fall, Congress has taken swift and deliberative action to prevent a catastrophe and restore economic growth.
October 19, 2009Press Item
Senate Republicans, acknowledging they lack the votes to block a health care reform bill outright, have implemented a comprehensive political strategy to delay, define and derail...
October 16, 2009Press Item
On Wednesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average reached 10,000 for the first time since October 2008, when markets crumbled following the collapse of Lehman Brothers.
October 16, 2009Press Item
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday told fellow Democrats the time has come for all members of the party to say where they stand on the government-run health insurance program...
October 14, 2009Press Item
Today, by a strong bipartisan majority, the House passed the Iran Sanctions Enabling Act, a bill that will strengthen pressure on Iran to end its dangerous pursuit of nuclear weapons.
October 14, 2009The Daily Whip
Conference Report on H.R. 2892 - Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2010
October 15, 2009Press Item
A delegation of senior White House officials met on Wednesday at the Capitol with the Senate majority leader, Harry Reid of Nevada, and the chairmen of the Finance and health committees, as Democrats turned their full attention to merging competing versions of the comprehensive health care legislation...