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January 15, 2010The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 1065 – White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2009, H.R. 3254 – Taos Pueblo Indian Water Rights Settlement Act, H.R. 3342 – Aamodt Litigation Settlement Act
January 15, 2010Press Item
More than 6.7 million U.S. children don't have health insurance and nearly 25 percent of insured children lack adequate insurance coverage, researchers say...
January 15, 2010Press Item
As we observe the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I hope that Americans will make the upcoming holiday a day of service to their communities, in honor of a man who gave his life to service.
January 13, 2010Press Item
Today, the White House Council of Economic Advisors released a report to Congress on the economic impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
January 14, 2010Press Item
In the Fall of 2008, taxpayers were asked to provide extraordinary assistance to Wall Street to prevent a complete financial collapse and Democrats insisted that there be a plan for recovering funds lent to banks.
January 14, 2010Press Item
The House Democratic Leadership is committed to having the final health insurance reform legislation online for 72 hours before the House votes, for all Members and the American people to review. We will continue the transparent process this landmark legislation has had for months.
January 14, 2010Press Item
The White House has reached a tentative deal with labor leaders to tax expensive health insurance plans, averting a standoff on one of the most contentious issues standing in the way of a compromise, according to a source familiar with agreement...
January 13, 2010Press Item
America’s thoughts are with the people of Haiti as they struggle to recover from yesterday’s devastating earthquake.
January 13, 2010Press Item
As the Second Session of the 111th Congress begins, Democrats’ top priority is continuing the work we began last year to create jobs and strengthen our economy.
January 13, 2010Press Item
Facing an electorate more worried about jobs and the economy than healthcare, House and Senate Democrats have stepped up efforts to get a compromise bill to President Obama by the end of the month...
January 13, 2010The Nightly Whip
Veto Sustained: Override of the President’s Veto of H.J.Res. 64 - Making Further Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2010, 11 Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules
January 12, 2010Press Item
As the new year begins, Democrats remain focused on economic recovery and job creation to build on our efforts from 2009.
January 12, 2010The Daily Whip
Suspensions, Disposing of the President’s Veto of H.J.Res. 64 - Making Further Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2010
January 11, 2010Press Item
I join the Congressional community in expressing my sadness for the unexpected loss of Paula Nowakowski, Chief of Staff to Republican Leader John Boehner.
January 11, 2010Press Item
As Democratic Senate and House leaders privately hammer out a final compromise on their competing versions of health care legislation, the controversies focus on a government-run option and abortion...
January 12, 2010Press Item
President Obama sought on Monday evening to assuage organized labor's misgivings about the health-care overhaul, even as several key union leaders warned that the bill's final outlines could severely dampen their enthusiasm for the Democratic ticket in this year's elections...
January 8, 2010The Weekly Whip
Disposing of the President’s Veto of H.J.Res. 64 - Making Further Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2010, Suspensions
January 6, 2010Press Item
More money for community health centers. Immediate help for the uninsured. No more lifetime limits on coverage. Under the health care legislation that's moving through Congress, these and other benefits would take effect quickly...
January 7, 2010Press Item
When it comes to health care reform proposals for Medicare, the big news has been the billions of dollars in savings the bills would wring from the program...
January 7, 2010Press Item
The President was right to act quickly and decisively to determine the shortfalls that allowed an attempted terrorist attack on Flight 253.
January 8, 2010Press Item
Today’s job numbers are a disappointment—for Congress and, more importantly, for the millions of American families who continue to struggle with an unemployment rate of 10%.