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November 30, 2007Press Item
Each year on World AIDS Day we have an opportunity to reflect on the progress we have made in the fight against HIV/AIDS, as well as how much is left to be done.
November 21, 2007Press Item
On this Thanksgiving Day, Americans from coast to coast will give their thanks for the many blessings that have been bestowed upon us as citizens of this great nation -- including our hard-won rights and liberties, and the opportunities and equality that we enjoy.
November 26, 2007Press Item
Senate Republicans once again blocked a bill that would provide funding for our troops while directing a change in course in the Iraq war
November 15, 2007Press Item
The Mortgage Reform and Anti-Predatory Lending Act is another step in Congress’ efforts to respond to the mortgage crisis facing our nation.
November 14, 2007Press Item
Predatory Lending, FISA, Labor-HHS
November 9, 2007Press Item
Today the House passed legislation protecting 23 million American families from the Alternative Minimum Tax, and providing middle-class tax relief to millions more.
November 13, 2007Press Item
Head Start, Defense Authorization, Iraq Redeployment, Transportation-Housing and Urban Developent
November 9, 2007The Weekly Whip
TUES-FRI???: SUSPENSIONS; MORTGAGE REFORM; HEAD START CONFERENCE REPORT
November 12, 2007The Daily Whip
12:00-Evening: Suspensions: Possible consideration of the Head Start Conference Report.
November 13, 2007Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joined Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV), Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY), and Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) this morning to release a report by the Joint Economic Committee on the real costs of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
November 13, 2007Press Item
The President's veto of this critical legislation that addresses domestic priorities such as health care, education, and medical research is the clearest possible demonstration of his misguided priorities and hollow rhetoric on fiscal responsibility.
November 7, 2007Press Item
This Peru Free Trade Agreement is an historic accomplishment in trade policy and in our relationship with a strong ally in a region that is vital to our economic and national security.
November 7, 2007The Daily Whip
Appropriations; Homeowner protection
November 8, 2007The Daily Whip
Tax Relief and Motion to Go To Conference On The Defense Authorization Bill
November 6, 2007Press Item
Mr. Speaker, I first want to thank the Chairman of the Appropriations Committee, David Obey – who also chairs the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education – for his hard work and vision in putting this appropriations conference report together.