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February 25, 2010Press Item
Today, the House is considering the Intelligence Authorization Act, legislation that will strengthen our intelligence community's capabilities and increase our security.
February 25, 2010Press Item
A third of young U.S. adults -- nearly 13 million people -- had no health insurance coverage in 2008, according to a government report released on Wednesday...
February 23, 2010The Daily Whip
suspension, H.R. 4626 - Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act
February 24, 2010Press Item
On the eve of President Obama's planned healthcare summit, Democratic lawmakers are increasingly confident that they can resurrect their sweeping overhaul legislation after weeks of uncertainty about whether they could overcome the unified opposition of Republicans...
February 24, 2010Press Item
I applaud the SEC for adopting a new rule to restrict short selling when a stock is experiencing a dramatic decline.
February 23, 2010Press Item
Twenty years ago, the first President Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act, which made our nation a world leader on one of the most pressing human rights challenges of our time: the inclusion of people with disabilities.
February 22, 2010Press Item
Today, President Obama released his health reform proposal to put American families and small business owners in control of their own health care.
February 22, 2010The Nightly Whip
3 Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules
February 22, 2010The Daily Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 2314 - Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2009
February 23, 2010Press Item
From coast-to-coast, there are signs of economic recovery and job creation, due in part to actions taken by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Even prominent Republican Governors are breaking with their party and acknowledging that the Recovery Act has worked to create jobs and help the economy grow:
February 21, 2010The Daily Whip
Suspensions.
February 22, 2010Press Item
Over the course of the last year, the House and Senate thoroughly and publicly debated how best to make health care more affordable and accessible.
February 19, 2010Press Item
Today, President Obama announced plans to increase assistance to responsible families struggling to keep their homes in the wake of the housing market collapse.
February 19, 2010The Weekly Whip
H.R. 2314 - Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2009; H.R. __ - Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act ;Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2009 ; Suspensions
February 18, 2010Press Item
Today, President Obama signed an executive order creating a bipartisan fiscal commission led by former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles (D) and former Senator Alan Simpson (R).
February 18, 2010Press Item
The Obama administration stepped up its criticism Thursday of health insurers' recent efforts to raise their rates -- an attempt to harness public aggravation with the industry and rebuild momentum for broad changes to the nation's health-care system...
February 19, 2010Press Item
The Federal Reserve and Commerce Department reported that U.S. manufacturing and housing growth increased in January, positive indications and further evidence that the economy continues to recover.
February 17, 2010Press Item
The Majority Leader’s Office has created the following online quiz showing how in its first year, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has been successful in creating jobs and putting us on the path to economic recovery.