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January 15, 2008Press Item
S-Miner, and Suspensions.
January 10, 2008Press Item
On January 10, 2007, President Bush announced that he would send an additional 20,000 U.S. troops to Iraq to secure the country in order to pave the way for political progress.
January 11, 2008Press Item
Democrats are working to strengthen the economy and reduce the insecurity felt by many Americans.
January 11, 2008Press Item
TUESDAY-FRIDAY: DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION; SUSPENSIONS; MINER SAFETY
January 14, 2008The Daily Whip
12p.m.-7:30 p.m. - Disposing of the President's veto of H.R. 1585
January 15, 2008Press Item
Democrats will continue our fight to move America in a new direction in 2008.
January 7, 2008Press Item
President Bush stood before the American people today and said that there are ‘mixed signals’ about the state of the U.S. economy.
December 20, 2007Press Item
After one year in the Majority, Democrats make significant progress for the Amercian people.
December 20, 2007Press Item
Virtually everyone who closely and objectively observes Congress agrees that Democrats have had a very productive year, instigated substantial progress on key priorities, and begun to move our nation in a new direction.
January 2, 2008Press Item
I am deeply saddened to learn today of Chairman Lantos’ illness. He has been a wise and thoughtful leader in Congress since he was first elected in 1980, and his unwaivering commitment to democracy and basic human rights will be greatly missed.
January 4, 2008Press Item
The anemic job growth in today’s Labor Department report for December is just further evidence that the Bush Administration’s economic program is failing the American people.
December 19, 2007Press Item
Mr. Speaker, I believe that every single member of this body – on both sides of the aisle – agrees that we must protect middle-income Americans from the alternative minimum tax, the parallel tax system enacted in 1969 to ensure that wealthy Americans pay their fair share.
December 18, 2007Press Item
Congress is on course to pass a Fiscal Year 2008 Consolidated Appropriations bill that rejects the President’s misguided budget cuts and takes steps to reinvest in the priorities of our nation’s citizens – including those in rural America.
December 18, 2007Press Item
Congress passed an historic energy bill that puts this nation on the path to energy independence.
December 18, 2007Press Item
December 18, 2007The Daily Whip
Suspensions, AMT, Omnibus, Continuing Res
December 19, 2007Press Item
So far this year, a record 25 million toys have been recalled for hazards ranging from dangerously small magnets, to excessive levels of toxic lead, to other choking dangers.
December 18, 2007Press Item
Mr. Speaker, this landmark, bipartisan legislation – the Energy Independence and Security Act – represents a vital turning point for our nation and an historic accomplishment for this Congress.
December 18, 2007Press Item
Today the House is considering one of the most important human rights measures we have dealt with all year --- a bill related to the world’s worst ongoing humanitarian disaster, the genocide in Darfur, Sudan.
December 17, 2007Press Item
This week the House will take up an omnibus appropriations package that will reinvest in the needs of our nation.
December 17, 2007The Daily Whip
Energy, Veterans and Suspensions.