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.
February 25, 2010The Nightly Whip
Considered and Passed: Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments to H.R. 3961 - Extending expiring provisions of the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act, Unfinished Business: H.R. 2701 - Intelligence Authorization Act, 2 Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules
February 24, 2010The Daily Whip
H.R. 2701 - Intelligence Authorization Act (Rep. Reyes – Intelligence); Suspensions
February 25, 2010Press Item
Throughout the past year, many Congressional Republicans have attempted to use the politics of fear to score political points rather than focus on increasing our nation’s security.
February 25, 2010Press Item
Today, the House is considering the Intelligence Authorization Act, legislation that will strengthen our intelligence community's capabilities and increase our security.
February 25, 2010Press Item
A third of young U.S. adults -- nearly 13 million people -- had no health insurance coverage in 2008, according to a government report released on Wednesday...
February 23, 2010The Daily Whip
suspension, H.R. 4626 - Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act
February 24, 2010Press Item
On the eve of President Obama's planned healthcare summit, Democratic lawmakers are increasingly confident that they can resurrect their sweeping overhaul legislation after weeks of uncertainty about whether they could overcome the unified opposition of Republicans...