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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
November 3, 2009The Daily Whip
H.R. 3639 - Expedited CARD Reform for Consumers Act of 2009, Suspensions
November 3, 2009Press Item
With the completion of the Manager’s Amendment to the Affordable Health Care for America Act, we are now in the final stage of moving this critical bill through the House.
November 4, 2009Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer spoke at a Helsinki Commission event this morning marking the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
November 4, 2009Press Item
Today, Democrats kept up the fight to protect consumers who are struggling to recover from the deep recession.
November 3, 2009Press Item
I rise to voice my objection to the unbalanced and inaccurate Report of the United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict, otherwise known as the Goldstone Report.
November 3, 2009Press Item
After months of criticizing Democratic efforts to overhaul the nation's healthcare system, House Republicans have produced a healthcare bill they will offer as an alternative when Democrats bring their health overhaul to the floor...
November 2, 2009The Nightly Whip
11 Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules, 5 Postponed Suspension Votes
November 3, 2009Press Item
More than four months after they said they would offer a comprehensive health care alternative – and only days before reform will be considered on the House Floor - the Republican Leadership has finally decided it will cobble together a few ideas.
November 2, 2009Press Item
As health care reform legislation inexorably makes its way through Congress, President Barack Obama, who has the biggest stake in its success, has seemed distant from the grueling, detailed work of crafting the reform law...
October 30, 2009Press Item
Today's announcement shows the Recovery Act is working as intended to create jobs and bring an end to the severe recession.
October 30, 2009The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 3639 - Expedited CARD Reform for Consumers Act of 2009, H.R. 2868 - Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Act of 2009, H.R. 3962 - Affordable Health Care for America Act
October 30, 2009Press Item
A sign that the economy is recovering, the Commerce Department announced that the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rose at a 3.5 percent annual rate in the 3rd quarter, the best quarter for growth in two years.
October 29, 2009Press Item
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will unveil a health-care reform bill on Thursday that includes a government insurance option and a historic expansion of Medicaid, although sticking points in the legislation involving abortion and immigration remain unresolved...