February 27, 2008Press Item
Mr. Speaker, this important legislation is an explicit recognition that our great nation must make critical investments today in the development of clean, renewable energy and energy efficiency – investments that will strengthen our national, economic and environmental security for generations to come.
February 25, 2008Press Item
Nothing is more important to the American people than our safety and our freedom. As the chairmen of the House and Senate intelligence and judiciary committees, we have an enormous responsibility to protect both.
February 21, 2008Press Item
I am disappointed that House and Senate Republicans apparently instructed their staffs not to participate in today’s bicameral meeting on modernizing the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
February 22, 2008Press Item
Democrats continued today to work hard on crafting a new FISA bill that will keep our nation safe and protect our civil liberties.
February 22, 2008The Weekly Whip
Public Housing, Energy and Suspensions.
February 24, 2008The Daily Whip
February 15, 2008Press Item
Now, earlier today, I met with the Chairmen of the House and Senate Intelligence and Judiciary Committees to discuss our process for moving forward with legislation to modernize the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
February 15, 2008Press Item
As Comptroller General for the last ten years, David Walker has been tireless in his efforts to bring attention to the long-term fiscal challenges we face and in educating both policymakers and the public about the need for greater fiscal responsibility.
February 14, 2008Press Item
Every Member of Congress knows that our highest duty is to protect America. The President’s comments earlier today implying that any one of us is less focused on the security of our nation were wrong, divisive and harmful.
February 14, 2008Press Item
President Bush should allow Congress to fine-tune legislation on surveillance.
February 15, 2008Press Item
After refusing to extend current law, the President repeated today his untenable and irresponsible claim that our national security will be jeopardized unless the House immediately rubber-stamps a Senate bill to modify the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
February 13, 2008Press Item
I am very pleased that the President has signed the bipartisan economic stimulus bill into law.
February 13, 2008Press Item
FISA, Contempt and Suspensions.
February 14, 2008Press Item
Madame Speaker and colleagues, Madame Secretary and distinguished guests, Annette and family members: Today, we mourn the loss of a wonderful man – a giant both in this institution and internationally.
February 14, 2008Press Item
Mr. Speaker, in 1885, a young scholar wrote an influential book about the United States Congress entitled ‘Congressional Government.’
February 12, 2008The Daily Whip
FISA, Public Housing Asset Management Improvement Act of 2007 and Suspensions.
February 8, 2008The Weekly Whip
Public Housing, Energy and Suspensions
February 11, 2008Press Item
I was deeply and profoundly saddened to learn today of the passing of my very good friend and colleague, Representative Tom Lantos of California, the Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the only Holocaust survivor to ever serve in the U.S. Congress.
February 11, 2008Press Item
On Thursday, the Senate and the House passed an economic stimulus package.