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April 29, 2010Press Item
As Democrats continue to fight for the middle class and create jobs, the COMPETES Act is a key part of that effort.
April 29, 2010Press Item
The DISCLOSE Act is critical to restore transparency and accountability to campaigns after the Supreme Court’s decision opened the floodgates for corporate money to drown out the voices of individual Americans.
April 28, 2010Press Item
Addressing our deficit is one of the most serious challenges facing our nation.
April 28, 2010Press Item
America faces a massive budget challenge, which includes record debt brought on by eight years of Republican fiscal recklessness.
April 28, 2010Press Item
Today the House took another step to increase fiscal responsibility by passing legislation to reduce wasteful government spending and save taxpayer money.
April 21, 2010Press Item
Democrats withdrew a bill on Tuesday to give the District the voting rights it has long sought in the House of Representatives, saying the "price was too high" after learning of Republican plans to introduce an amendment that would eviscerate the city's gun laws.
April 21, 2010Press Item
The decision by congressional leaders Tuesday to shelve a D.C. voting rights bill, just days after announcing plans to move ahead, scuttles what supporters say was the best opportunity in a generation to give the District a voting seat in the House of Representatives.
April 28, 2010Press Item
Americans are rightly outraged over our nation's fiscal situation.
April 27, 2010Press Item
A presidential commission will convene Tuesday at the White House to address what leaders of both parties agree is one of the greatest threats to the country's economic future: the rising national debt.
April 26, 2010Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) stands at a crossroads in the Democratic agenda.
April 21, 2010Press Item
In the midst of the unfolding Eric Massa scandal, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer has asked three entities charged with internal congressional issues to work together to strengthen harassment protections for staffers who feel their rights have been violated.
April 26, 2010Press Item
House and Senate Democratic Leaders condemn Senate Republicans for blocking the Senate from debating Wall Street reform legislation.
April 27, 2010Press Item
For the second day in a row, Senate Republicans blocked debate on financial reform legislation in the U.S. Senate.
April 27, 2010Press Item
During the 12 years that Republicans controlled Congress, they turned record surpluses into the worst deficits in American history.
April 27, 2010Press Item
ICYMI, wanted to make sure you saw today’s story in USA Today about how throughout America, the economy is creating jobs and showing other positive signs of recovery.
April 27, 2010Press Item
For a second day, Senate Republicans have once again chosen to protect the interests of Wall Street over the interests of families on Main Street.
April 27, 2010The Nightly Whip
13 Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules, 1 Postponed Suspension Vote
April 27, 2010The Daily Whip
H.R. 5013 - IMPROVE Acquisition Act of 2010, Suspensions
April 23, 2010Press Item
The Commerce Department reported that sales of new homes surged 27 percent in March, soaring past economists’ expectations as government incentives boosted sales.
April 23, 2010The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 2499 - Puerto Rico Democracy Act, H.R. 5013 - IMPROVE Acquisition Act of 2010