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January 8, 2009Press Item
President-elect Obama was right when he pinpointed the prime cause of our economic crisis.
January 7, 2009Press Item
Two years ago, Democrats were elected to the majority with a pledge to rededicate Congress to high standards of integrity and accountability.
January 7, 2009Press Item
The projected numbers released by the CBO today are a dismal final verdict on the economic policies pursued by the Bush Administration.
January 7, 2009Press Item
Today, the Congressional Budget Office issued the January 2009 “Budget and Economic Outlook,” forecasting a record deficit of $1.2 trillion for 2009 and an unemployment rate above 9 percent in 2010.
January 6, 2009Press Item
Today, Members of Congress swear our oath of office, fully aware of the difficult work ahead of us.
January 6, 2009Press Item
Two years ago, Democrats were elected to the majority with a pledge that, under our leadership, the House would dedicate itself to integrity and accountability. We kept that promise.
December 29, 2008Press Item
House leaders released statements addressing the developing situation in Gaza.
December 30, 2008Press Item
Vice President-elect Biden could not have picked a better and more qualified Director of Legislative Affairs than Sudafi Henry.
January 2, 2009The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, H.Res. ___ - House Rules Package for the 111th Congress, H.R. ___ - Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, H.R. ___ - Paycheck Fairness Act
January 5, 2009Press Item
House Democratic Leaders today unveiled the proposed Democratic Rules package for the 111th Congress, common-sense reforms to the House Rules will enable Congress to work more effectively.
January 5, 2009Press Item
House Democratic Leaders today unveiled the proposed Democratic Rules package for the 111th Congress, common-sense reforms to the House Rules will enable Congress to work more effectively.
January 5, 2009The Daily Whip
H.Res. 5 – House Rules Package for the 111th Congress
December 29, 2008Press Item
Israel is acting in clear self-defense in response to heinous rocket attacks from Hamas-controlled Gaza.
December 18, 2008Press Item
Today’s news that 554,000 Americans filed unemployment claims is another sign that our economy, along with American families everywhere, continues to struggle.
December 18, 2008Press Item
House Democratic leaders urge immediate action on an economic recovery, job creation package following the Department of Labor's report that 554,000 Americans filed new applications for unemployment benefits.
December 19, 2008Press Item
In deciding today to lend rescue funds to the automakers, President Bush took a necessary step to prevent further economic decline.
December 19, 2008Press Item
President Bush announced plans to provide government assistance to prevent the collapse of the American auto industry.
December 19, 2008Press Item
With the enactment of the Energy Independence and Security Act one year ago, we took an important step in changing our energy policy.
December 12, 2008Press Item
I was deeply saddened to hear of the death of Robin Toner.
December 11, 2008Press Item
Democrats respond to today’s report from the Department of Labor on rising jobless claims, indicating that an economic recovery package and aid to auto industry is needed to get the economy back on track.
December 11, 2008Press Item
By nominating Tom Daschle to serve as Secretary of Health and Human Services and Director of the White House Office of Health Reform, President-elect Obama has made it clear that he intends to follow through on his pledge to reform this nation’s health care system.
December 12, 2008Press Item
Every member of Congress should be focused on the overall economy right now, not on satisfying long-standing grudges against political enemies.
December 12, 2008Press Item
Democrats respond to Senate Republicans' blocking of legislation to provide government loans to the auto industry so that it can restructure.