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April 19, 2010Press Item
Today marks the today on the anniversary of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City.
April 20, 2010Press Item
Each year on Equal Pay Day, we recognize the work that has been done and the work that remains to end the unfair pay discrimination that women face in America’s workplace.
April 19, 2010Press Item
Starting immediately and throughout the coming year, our families, small businesses, seniors, and young Americans will begin to feel the real and positive impact of reform.
April 19, 2010Press Item
Fifteen years ago today, 168 Americans were killed in an act of domestic terrorism.
April 16, 2010Press Item
The Commerce Department reported that retail sales increased 1.6 percent in March, which was stronger than the 1.2 percent increase economists predicted.
April 16, 2010The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, Motion to Go to Conference on H.R. 2194 - Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act, H.R. 157 - District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act
April 15, 2010Press Item
I intend to bring the DC Voting Rights Act to the House Floor for a vote next week.
April 15, 2010Press Item
A temporary extension of unemployment and health benefits is vital to help the many families who are still struggling as the economy starts to recover from the recession.
April 15, 2010Press Item
ICYMI, wanted to make sure you saw today’s editorial in USA Today about how the economy is showing broad signs of recovery.
April 15, 2010Press Item
Starting immediately and throughout the coming year, our families, small businesses, seniors, and young Americans will begin to feel the real and positive impact of reform.
April 15, 2010Press Item
Today, the conservative group Citizens Against Government Waste reported on the earmark reforms undertaken by Congress since the Democrats won the majority in 2006.
April 15, 2010Press Item
It is with great sadness that I mark the passing of a civil rights icon, Benjamin L. Hooks.
April 14, 2010The Daily Whip
H.R. 4715 - Clean Estuaries Act of 2010 (Rep. Bishop (NY) – Transportation and Infrastructure) (Subject to a Rule); Possible Action on Senate Amendments to H.R. 4851 - Continuing Extension Act of 2010 (Rep. Levin – Ways and Means); Dispose of H.Res. __ - Raising a question of privileges of the House (Rep. Flake – Privileged Resolution); Postponed Suspensions
April 14, 2010Press Item
Sixty two years ago, thirty seven Israelis signed their names to a bold vision, establishing the State of Israel.
April 14, 2010Press Item
Today, the House passed a resolution honoring the 29 miners who lost their lives in this month’s tragic explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine in West Virginia.
April 14, 2010Press Item
Thanks to Democratic policies, Americans are receiving significantly higher refunds as they file their taxes this year.
April 14, 2010Press Item
Fiscal responsibility is a top priority of this Democratic Congress, and a bipartisan group of Members unveiled a measure today, the IMPROVE Acquisition Act, that will build on our efforts to return our nation to a sustainable fiscal path.
April 14, 2010Press Item
This year, Democrats enacted legislation that returned more money to American families and businesses.
April 13, 2010Press Item
The Nuclear Security Summit that concluded today brought the world together to fight a shared enemy, one that was not sufficiently addressed under years of Republican leadership.