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June 22, 2010Press Item
House and Senate Democrats are preparing to vote on one-year spending plans instead of adopting a regular five-year budget resolution — a strategy they once criticized Republicans for pursuing.
June 23, 2010Press Item
Relieving General McChrystal of his command was the right course of action to ensure there is full faith and confidence in our military leadership.
June 23, 2010Press Item
Granting subpoena power to the independent commission investigating the Gulf oil spill will ensure the most thorough review of the facts can be conducted in determining the causes of the spill and how to prevent a repeat catastrophe.
June 23, 2010Press Item
Congress isn't always the first place you look for intellectually honest discussion of America's fiscal dilemmas.
June 22, 2010Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Tuesday that Democrats would pursue a slimmed-down budget resolution before the July Fourth recess.
June 22, 2010Press Item
Today’s letter from the Senate Leadership, affirming their intent to continue to work on the DISCLOSE Act, is a positive step for this legislation that will ensure transparency and accountability in campaigns.
June 22, 2010Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer delivered remarks this morning on the imperative for solving the nation’s fiscal crisis, the need for bipartisan cooperation on this issue, and how to balance economic recovery with long-term deficit reduction, at a Third Way event at Union Station.
June 22, 2010Press Item
...delivered remarks this morning on the imperative for solving the nation’s fiscal crisis, the need for bipartisan cooperation on this issue, and how to balance economic recovery with long-term deficit reduction, at a Third Way event at Union Station...
June 22, 2010Press Item
Monday marked the 90-day anniversary of President Obama signing health reform into law.
June 22, 2010Press Item
In unveiling a new Patients’ Bill of Rights today, President Obama has outlined what is the very core of the Affordable Care Act signed 90 days ago – putting American families and small businesses in charge of their health coverage and care.
June 18, 2010The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 5175 - DISCLOSE Act, Possible Further Action on H.R. 4899 - Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2010, Possible Consideration of the Conference Report on H.R. 2194 - Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act
June 21, 2010Press Item
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was passed into law despite a chorus of misinformation.
June 18, 2010Press Item
One hundred and forty five years ago tomorrow, Union troops arrived at Galveston, Texas, with news that the Civil War was over and that the nation’s slaves were free.
June 17, 2010Press Item
Earlier today, I joined Members of the House and Senate for a briefing from U.S. Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen on the Federal response to the BP Gulf oil spill.
June 18, 2010Press Item
This week, top economists predicted that the economy will continue to recover in the next two years.
June 16, 2010Press Item
Today, the House passed the Small Business Lending Fund Act, legislation to promote lending from community banks to small businesses.
June 17, 2010Press Item
Today the House passed the Small Business Lending Fund Act, following passage on Tuesday of its companion measure, the Small Business Jobs Tax Relief Act.
June 16, 2010Press Item
Small businesses are the job-creating engine of our economy. They employ more than half of all employees in the private sector, and they have created 64% of net new jobs over the past 15 years.