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May 4, 2009Press Item
A hope so simple and so humble that nearly every people took it for granted: ‘That we may be a nation like all other nations.’ So many thousands of years ago, the Old Testament tells us, the Jewish people asked simply for that, at the foundation of their first state.
April 30, 2008Press Item
Today, the House of Representatives passed the Credit Cardholders’ Bill of Rights Act by a vote of 357 to 70.
May 4, 2009Press Item
The proposal announced today by President Obama is a needed step to reform tax laws that currently give a competitive advantage to businesses that invest overseas rather than in our own nation, and that allow the wealthiest to avoid paying their fair share.
May 4, 2009Press Item
Today, President Obama and Treasury Secretary Geithner announced components of the Administration’s plan to reform our nation’s international tax laws.
May 1, 2009Press Item
Working with President Obama, the 111th Congress has made health care a top priority, already taking major action to expand coverage for uninsured children, invest in critical health care initiatives, and lay the groundwork for comprehensive health care reform.
May 1, 2009Press Item
This week was an extremely productive one in the House of Representatives. Most importantly, both the House and the Senate passed the final version of the Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Resolution, a document that lays out our most important national priorities for the years to come...
May 1, 2009The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 1728 - Mortgage Reform and Anti-Predatory Lending Act
April 29, 2009Press Item
Tonight, the President laid out the challenges facing our nation when he took office, and what has been done to start addressing them.
April 30, 2009Press Item
Families are at a significant disadvantage when dealing with credit card companies, and are too often the victims of unfair and deceptive practices. The Credit Cardholders’ Bill of Rights puts an end to those practices.
May 1, 2009Press Item
This week, the House and Senate passed the Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Resolution, setting key national priorities and approving an economic blueprint for job creation and recovery from recession.
April 29, 2009Press Item
This legislation—The Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act—is a powerful statement of some of our most important American values: tolerance, respect for differences, and accountability for those who are driven to violence by hate.
April 29, 2009Press Item
Today, the House pass the FY10 Conference Report on a vote of 233-193.
April 29, 2009Press Item
I am thrilled to welcome our two newest members– Congressmen Mike Quigley and Scott Murphy.
April 29, 2009The Daily Whip
Complete Consideration of H.R. 627 - Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights Act of 2009
April 29, 2009Press Item
Today, the House has the rare opportunity to set America on a responsible course for the future, a course of lasting, broadly-shared prosperity.
April 29, 2009Press Item
I am pleased to be here with the Blue Dog leadership, who supported the budget conference report that passed the House today.
April 27, 2009The Daily Whip
Suspensions, Possible Consideration of H.Res. 365 - Same Day Consideration Rule - Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules, Possible Consideration of the Conference Report on S.Con.Res. 13 - Setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2010, revising the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal year 2009, and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2011 through 2014,
April 27, 2009Press Item
Today, House and Senate reached an agreement on the FY10 Budget Resolution.
April 28, 2009Press Item
Today on Equal Pay Day, we recognize the damaging impact that pay discrimination has on every woman in every workplace in America.
April 28, 2009Press Item
In President Obama’s first 100 days, Congress has sent a wide range of measures to his desk and passed numerous others through the House.
April 28, 2009Press Item
President Obama and the 111th Congress took office facing some of the greatest challenges any President and Congress have faced in history - an economic recession, a banking crisis, a housing meltdown, and two wars.
April 28, 2009The Daily Whip
Suspension, Complete Consideration of the Conference Report on S.Con.Res. 13 - Setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2010, revising the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal year 2009, and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2011 through 2014, H.R. 1913 - Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009, Begin Consideration of H.R. 627 - Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights Act of 2009,S. 735 - Protecting Incentives for the Adoption of Children with Special Needs Act of 2009