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March 3, 2010The Daily Whip
Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments with an Amendment to H.R. 2847 - Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act, Suspensions
March 4, 2010Press Item
Last year, President Obama and the 111th Congress took their oaths of office as America faced the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression.
March 3, 2010Press Item
As Democrats on Capitol Hill prepared a risky effort to muscle sweeping health-care legislation to final passage, President Obama on Tuesday made a last gambit to split Republicans on the issue, proposing to incorporate a handful of GOP ideas into his signature domestic initiative...
March 3, 2010Press Item
We are at a pivotal moment in the effort to pass health insurance reform that will make insurance more affordable for American families and businesses, and give patients – not insurance companies – greater control over their health care.
March 2, 2010The Daily Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 4247 - Keeping All Students Safe Act
March 3, 2010Press Item
On Friday, March 5, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) will release its February 2010 employment report, showing the net number of jobs created or lost during the month of February as well as the unemployment rate.
March 3, 2010Press Item
I am extremely disappointed by the transparently political statement released by Minority Leader John Boehner today.
February 27, 2010Press Item
At midnight on Sunday, millions of Americans will lose their unemployment insurance benefits, lose access to COBRA health insurance, lose satellite TV, and even lose federal flood insurance. This has been caused by a Republican Senator blocking the extension of these provisions – and his Senate Republican colleagues allowing that irresponsible behavior to continue.
March 2, 2010Press Item
Health care reform is about reining in health care costs – for families, for small businesses and for our country. Without reform, costs are expected to skyrocket every year in the foreseeable future...
March 1, 2010Press Item
Never in my decades in Congress have I seen a public so outraged by deficits and debt.
March 2, 2010Press Item
For more than a year, we’ve been engaged in the struggle to reform America’s dysfunctional health care system.
February 26, 2010Press Item
If there was any question about how deeply divided Republicans and Democrats are about how to reshape the American health care system, consider that they spent the first few hours of President Obama’s much-anticipated health care forum on Thursday arguing over whether they were in fact deeply divided...
February 26, 2010Press Item
Last night, a single Republican Senator, Jim Bunning of Kentucky, blocked the extension of the benefits that are keeping Americans’ heads above water in the greatest economic crisis since the Depression.
March 1, 2010Press Item
In his weekly address, President Barack Obama said that the nation cannot lose the current opportunity to finally enact meaningful health insurance reform. At last week’s bipartisan meeting on reform, both sides were able to find several areas of agreement, but there were some differences...
February 26, 2010The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 4247 - Keeping All Students Safe Act, Further Action on Jobs Legislation
February 25, 2010The Daily Whip
Complete Consideration of H.R. 2701 - Intelligence Authorization Act
February 25, 2010Press Item
Today, bipartisan Members of the House and Senate met with President Obama to discuss health care reform.
February 26, 2010Press Item
News that the economy grew by 5.9% in the last quarter of 2009 is another encouraging sign that steps taken by the Obama Administration and this Congress are working to turn the economy around.
February 26, 2010Press Item
Today, President Obama named four members to the bipartisan National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, which is charged with the crucial national goal of developing recommendations to return our budget to balance.
February 25, 2010Press Item
Today’s bipartisan meeting gave way to an important exchange of ideas and was an opportunity for the American people to hear how both Democrats and Republicans are proposing to reform health care.