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May 24, 2010Press Item
Today, the Obama Administration proposed to Congress the Reduce Unnecessary Spending Act.
May 21, 2010Press Item
The Obama Administration announced today onew auto emission standards for our cars and trucks.
May 24, 2010Press Item
Democrats are committed to strengthening fiscal responsibility, as shown by our enactment of statutory PAYGO and creation of a bipartisan fiscal commission.
May 21, 2010Press Item
Today, President Obama announced his administration will work to extend passenger vehicle fuel economy and emissions rules through 2025, along with his commitment to develop new standards for large trucks.
May 20, 2010Press Item
I congratulate the House Armed Services Committee for unanimously passing the Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011, legislation that provides for investments in America’s most important national security needs.
May 20, 2010Press Item
The American Jobs, Closing Tax Loopholes and Preventing Outsourcing Act will come to the House Floor for a vote next week, and there will be no votes in the House tomorrow.
May 20, 2010Press Item
I want to congratulate the House Administration Committee for passing the DISCLOSE Act this afternoon.
May 21, 2010Press Item
Last night, the Senate took a significant step on the road toward reforming Wall Street and protecting the middle class.
May 21, 2010Press Item
In positive news for the economy, economic experts announced that we can expect to see the economy grow and the unemployment rate drop in the next year.
May 19, 2010Press Item
I am extremely disappointed Republicans continued to play political games, voting against a job-creating measure that had bipartisan support in committee and previously passed the House with overwhelming bipartisan support.
May 19, 2010Press Item
Today, the House passed the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Act, legislation to reauthorizes the Special Olympics Act and grants to expand the successful Best Buddies program.
May 19, 2010Press Item
The Small Business Lending Fund Act passed by the Financial Services Committee today is another part of Democrats’ continuing effort to keep creating jobs.
May 19, 2010The Nightly Whip
13 Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules, 1 Bill Not Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules
May 19, 2010The Daily Whip
H.Res. 1363 - Granting the authority provided under clause 4(c)(3) of rule X of the Rules of the House of Representatives to the Committee on Education and Labor for purposes of its investigation into underground coal mining safety
May 19, 2010Press Item
This legislation is named in honor of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, who dedicated her long life to public service, and especially to the inclusion of those with intellectual disabilities.
May 18, 2010Press Item
Today, Iran, Turkey, and Brazil announced an agreement in which a portion of Iran's low-enriched uranium would be exported to Turkey for further enrichment.