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January 26, 2009Press Item
The analysis of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act released today by the Congressional Budget Office shows that the recovery plan will provide an immediate boost to our economy, while also ensuring long-term economic stability and growth to prevent our nation from slipping back into a recession.
January 23, 2009Press Item
Today, President Obama signed an executive order repealing the ‘global gag rule,’ a policy that banned American funds for overseas family planning organizations that perform abortions or conduct abortion counseling.
January 23, 2009The Weekly Whip
H.Res. 31 - Expressing support for designation of January 28, 2009, as
January 22, 2009Press Item
Thirty-six years ago, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in the case of Roe v. Wade.
January 22, 2009Press Item
This week, the Appropriations, Ways and Means, and Energy and Commerce Committees held markups on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to include important feedback from Members to improve the package.
January 23, 2009Press Item
Democrats are committed to working in a bipartisan manner, as we’ve shown by accepting amendments during markups on the economic recovery package held by the Appropriations, Ways and Means, and Energy and Commerce Committees this week.
January 23, 2009Press Item
I congratulate Congresswoman Kirsten Gillibrand on being selected to serve as the next U.S. Senator of the State of New York.
January 22, 2009Press Item
For years, the United States has suffered under detention and interrogation policies that made a mockery of the rule of law, hampered our efforts to convict terrorists, and weakened our leadership in a global ideological struggle.
January 22, 2009Press Item
Today, President Obama signed Executive Orders to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay and end harsh interrogation techniques.
January 21, 2009Press Item
Mark Zandi’s analysis of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act shows he believes that this package will provide the boost our economy needs to begin recovering from this recession.
January 21, 2009The Daily Whip
H.J.Res. 3 – Relating to the disapproval of obligations under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008
January 22, 2009Press Item
Each piece of economic news makes the dire situation confronting our nation clear.
January 22, 2009Press Item
I don’t often quote myself. But today, I think that every Member of this House is thinking back to words we said in a similar debate four months ago, and wondering whether we can still stand by them.
January 20, 2009The Daily Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 384 - TARP Reform and Accountability Act
January 16, 2009Press Item
President Bush has been the most fiscally irresponsible President in our nation’s history.
January 19, 2009Press Item
Today, Democratic leaders joined millions to celebrate the inauguration of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama.
January 19, 2009Press Item
Years ago, there was a powerful man who was born and raised not far from here.
January 20, 2009Press Item
Today, our Nation celebrated a day of renewal. The Inauguration of Barack Obama was not simply the end of one presidency and the beginning of another: so many of us hope that it also marked the close of an era of irresponsibility, reckless government, and extreme partisanship.
January 15, 2009Press Item
In the midst of a recession that has already cost our economy 2.6 million jobs, the need for swift action is clear.
January 15, 2009Press Item
In the next two weeks, the Congress will be considering the American Recovery and Reinvestment Bill of 2009.
January 15, 2009Press Item
Alejandro has been a key part of my staff for over six years, providing critical guidance and advice to help set and implement the Democratic legislative agenda.