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March 3, 2009Press Item
House Democratic Leaders and President Obama celebrate Women's History Month, which is observed in March.
March 2, 2009Press Item
Due to inclement weather, there will be no votes in the House today. Debate on the suspension bills originally scheduled for today will proceed this afternoon.
March 2, 2009Press Item
Governor Sebelius is a knowledgeable and experienced executive who I believe is an exceptional choice to head the Department of Health and Human Services.
March 2, 2009Press Item
This month is Women’s History Month: We honor the generations of women who fought for a full and equal share in our Nation’s life, from the voting booth to the workplace.
March 3, 2009Press Item
I can think of no better person than John Berry to lead the Office of Personnel Management.
February 27, 2009The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, Complete Consideration of H.R. 1106 - Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009, H.R. 157 - District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2009
February 27, 2009Press Item
Today President Obama gave an important speech describing – in his own words – ‘how the war in Iraq will end.’
February 27, 2009Press Item
In preparation for next week’s vote on the D.C. House Voting Rights Act, I met with the supporters and advocacy groups of this important legislation to ensure the strongest coordination of efforts in building support for House passage.
February 27, 2009Press Item
Democrats responded to the announcement today that President Obama plans to end the war in Iraq and withdraw combat troops over the next 18 months.
February 27, 2009Press Item
Yesterday, President Obama delivered to Congress a budget outline that lays the groundwork for our country’s economic recovery and future growth and stability.
February 26, 2009Press Item
With Senate passage of the DC House Voting Rights Act, a primary obstacle standing in the way of DC residents and their vote in the House has been removed.
February 26, 2009Press Item
Today, President Obama released his budget for Fiscal Year 2010, and Congress is ready to debate and examine it in detail.
February 26, 2009Press Item
Right now, the House is concluding general debate on H.R. 1106, the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009.
February 26, 2009Press Item
Today, Democrats responded to the release of President Obama's budget outline for Fiscal Year 2010.
February 26, 2009Press Item
Today, President Obama delivered to Congress a budget outline that lays the groundwork for our country’s future economic growth and stability.
February 25, 2009Press Item
Today, the House completed its work on the fiscal year 2009 appropriations bills.
February 25, 2009Press Item
With today’s markup, Congress is one step closer to bringing representation to the people of this city. And I am happy to report that I, with the help of the three distinguished Members here with me, will bring the DC voting rights bill to the floor of the House next week.
February 24, 2009The Daily Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 1105 – Omnibus Appropriations Act, Dispose of H.Res. __ - Raising a question of privileges of the House
February 24, 2009Press Item
Tonight, Democratic Leaders responded to President Obama's address to a Joint Session of Congress.
February 25, 2009Press Item
President Obama’s address last night to a Joint Session of Congress called for a “new era of responsibility,” and assured the country that even when faced with economic and fiscal crises, America has the resilience to emerge stronger than before.
February 24, 2009Press Item
When President Obama took office just over a month ago, he inherited President Bush’s record deficits, debt and an economy in shambles.