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March 25, 2010Press Item
The Senate just passed the reconciliation bill 56 to 43...
March 24, 2010The Nightly Whip
Considered and Passed: H.R. 4899 – Disaster Relief and Summer Jobs Act of 2010, H.R. 4849 - Small Business and Infrastructure Jobs Tax Act of 2010, 5 Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules, 2 Postponed Suspension Votes
March 24, 2010The Daily Whip
Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments with an amendment to H.R. 1586 - FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act, 2 Suspensions
March 25, 2010Press Item
The Senate is expected to complete work this afternoon on the improvements bill to the new health care reform law.
March 24, 2010Press Item
Democrats have remained focused on our top priority of creating jobs and building a strong and lasting economic recovery.
March 24, 2010Press Item
Speaker Pelosi has appointed three Members of Congress representing the diverse perspectives of the Democratic Caucus to the president's vital, bipartisan fiscal commission.
March 24, 2010Press Item
With the strokes of 20 pens, President Obama signed his landmark health care overhaul — the most expansive social legislation enacted in decades — into law on Tuesday...
March 23, 2010The Daily Whip
Complete Consideration H.R. 4849 - Small Business and Infrastructure Jobs Tax Act of 2010 (Rep. Levin – Ways and Means);Begin Consideration of H.R. 4899 – Disaster Relief and Summer Jobs Act of 2010 (Rep. Obey – Appropriations) (Subject to a Rule); Suspensions
March 24, 2010Press Item
In the winter of 2008, America did not know whether it was heading for a Second Great Depression.
March 23, 2010Press Item
Americans by 9 percentage points have a favorable view of the health care overhaul that President Obama signed into law Tuesday, a USA Today/Gallup Poll finds, a notable turnaround from surveys before the vote that showed a plurality against it...
March 22, 2010Press Item
House Democrats scored a historic victory in the century-long battle to reform the nation's health-care system late Sunday night, winning final approval of legislation that expands coverage to 32 million people and attempts to contain spiraling costs...
March 23, 2010Press Item
Today, President Obama signed health insurance reform into law. Starting from day one and throughout the next year, our families, small businesses, seniors, and young Americans will begin to feel the real and positive impact of reform.
March 23, 2010Press Item
Health care reform that will provide access to quality, affordable health care for all Americans is now law.
March 23, 2010Press Item
Today, Leader Hoyer joined Members of Congress and others at the White House to watch President Obama sign health reform into law.
March 21, 2010Press Item
The bill does not increase Social Security taxes or make any changes in the Social Security Act.
March 22, 2010The Weekly Whip
suspensions, H.R. 4849 - Small Business and Infrastructure Jobs Tax Act of 2010, H.R. 4899 – Disaster Relief and Summer Jobs Act of 2010
March 22, 2010Press Item
In 1780, when our nation was struggling to be born, and John Adams was far from home, he wrote this in a letter to his wife: I must study politics and war, so that my sons have the liberty to study commerce, so that their sons have the right to study literature, and art, and music.
March 21, 2010Press Item
The House on Sunday took the most critical step yet toward adoption of legislation to overhaul the nation’s health care system and guarantee access to medical insurance for tens of millions of Americans, all but assuring a hard-fought but politically risky victory for President Obama and his party...