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November 7, 2009Press Item
Today, the House passed the Affordable Health Care For America Act.
November 9, 2009Press Item
The Democratic-controlled House has narrowly passed landmark health care reform legislation, handing President Barack Obama a hard won victory on his signature domestic priority...
November 7, 2009Press Item
President Obama is meeting with House Democrats in the Cannon Office Building and given all the applause, it might be hard to remember that the president is on Capitol Hill to twist the arms of undecided lawmakers, and push some to cast a risky vote...
November 7, 2009Press Item
In 2003, the Republican Majority passed the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003 authorizing a massive overhaul of the Medicare program – arguably the single most important legislative proposal considered in the 108th Congress and the largest change to Medicare in its history.
November 7, 2009The Daily Whip
H.R. 3962 - Affordable Health Care for America Act
November 5, 2009Press Item
Today, the House passed the Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act to the President for his signature.
November 7, 2009Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) discussed health care reform with several news outlets this morning.
November 7, 2009Press Item
Soon, each one of us is going to look into his or her conscience and vote on this bill.
November 6, 2009Press Item
an interactive "choose-your-own-adventure" style program to learn how H.R.3962, the Affordable Health Care for America Act, will affect you...
November 6, 2009The Nightly Whip
Considered and Passed: H.R. 2868 - Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Act of 2009, 5 Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules, 9 Postponed Suspension Votes
November 5, 2009Press Item
The endorsements of the AARP and AMA – two of the most trusted groups representing our nation’s seniors and doctors – are truly significant.
November 5, 2009The Daily Whip
Suspensions, Complete Consideration of H.R. 2868 - Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Act of 2009
November 6, 2009Press Item
Today’s news that the unemployment rate has surpassed 10% is unacceptable.
November 6, 2009Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer predicted passage of a health care overhaul bill would come Saturday evening even as House Democrats worked Friday to corral the needed votes to pass the measure...
November 6, 2009Press Item
Today, the President signed the Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act into law, which extends unemployment benefits to those who have been jobless for a long period of time, provides tax incentives to prospective homebuyers, and includes tax cuts for struggling businesses.
November 5, 2009Press Item
I stood with Members of the Tri-Caucus last month to register our strong opposition to the Vitter-Bennett amendment.
November 4, 2009Press Item
I am pleased the Senate has passed legislation that is vital to Americans who have lost their jobs as a result of the deepest recession in over three-quarters of a century.
November 4, 2009The Nightly Whip
Considered and Passed: H.R. 3639 - Expedited CARD Reform for Consumers Act of 2009, 7 Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules, 4 Postponed Suspension Votes
November 4, 2009The Daily Whip
Begin Consideration of H.R. 2868 - Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Act of 2009, Suspensions
November 5, 2009Press Item
A year ago this week, Barack Obama was elected president in the midst of the greatest economic crisis in a generation.
November 5, 2009Press Item
Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives hustled on Thursday to count votes and round up support for a sweeping healthcare overhaul that was headed to a close floor vote on Saturday...
November 4, 2009Press Item
People with pre-existing medical conditions would pay up to 50 percent more for insurance coverage under a draft version of House Republicans’ health care plan...
November 3, 2009The Nightly Whip
Passed: 6 Suspension Bills; Postponed: 5 Suspension Votes