October 26, 2007Press Item
This week, the House kept its promise to act quickly to pass new bipartisan legislation that will provide health insurance to 10 million low-income children after House Republicans sustained the President's veto last week.
October 26, 2007Press Item
The House approved a revised bill to finance the children’s health insurance program yesterday by a 265-to-142 margin — a strong mandate, but still not enough to overcome another promised veto by President Bush.
October 18, 2007Press Item
The GOP has had a rough month.
October 25, 2007Press Item
Mr. Speaker, before I discuss the substance of this underlying bill, let me again address some of the concerns that have been raised regarding the scheduling of this important vote on this day.
October 23, 2007The Daily Whip
Parks and Public Lands, Native Hawaiian
October 24, 2007Press Item
Today’s CBO report estimating the Iraq war could cost a total of $1.9 trillion is another dramatic demonstration of this Administration’s gross incompetence in failing to adequately prepare for this war.
October 24, 2007Press Item
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a new report on the cost of the war in Iraq.
October 23, 2007Press Item
October 5, 2007Press Item
This week, the House passed an important piece of legislation that will help us continue to pressure the President to change direction in Iraq.
October 12, 2007Press Item
This week, Democrats continued to pressure the President to change direction in Iraq by passing the War Profiteering Prevention Act.
October 19, 2007Press Item
Yesterday, the House came extremely close to overriding the President's veto of health insurance for 10 million children - 10 Republicans stand between 10 million children and health care.
October 22, 2007The Daily Whip
Natural Resources and Suspensions
October 18, 2007Press Item
Mr. Speaker, the moment of truth has arrived. And now, our Republican friends have a very clear choice that they must make.
October 19, 2007The Weekly Whip
October 14, 2007Press Item
The House is poised this week to take up a carefully crafted revision to the law that addresses the administration's valid complaint about the old statute: that because of technological changes in international communications, intelligence agencies were being required to go through the time-consuming process of obtaining court orders to eavesdrop on foreign targets.
October 16, 2007The Daily Whip
September 28, 2007Press Item
Today I addressed the National Press Club to discuss the differences between the Democratic-led Congress and President Bush on this year's appropriations bills; the stark comparison between Democrats and Republicans on fiscal responsibility; and the long-term fiscal challenges facing our nation.
October 15, 2007Press Item
October 13, 2007Press Item
This week, two House committees made good on a Democratic promise to approve new privacy protections for Americans innocently caught up in the eavesdropping on suspected terrorists by the National Security Agency.