April 2, 2009
There's general agreement with the action that was taken. Clearly, many of these troubled assets, these financial institutions have no intention of selling them at fire sale prices. Therefore, value in them at fire sale prices is not accurate...
April 1, 2009
What we hope to accomplish is having the Food and Drug Administration, which is charged with making sure the public knows the risks and avoids the risks to the extent they can, look at this from a Federal perspective and make it clear to the public the consequences. So we think this will up the level of oversight, which we think is appropriate...
March 23, 2009
A daily health care update tracking Congress’s work on one of the most pressing national priorities—reforming America’s health care system. This update will keep you up-to-speed on the failings of our current system and the hard work of changing it. It will include a round-up of healthcare news stories, information on committee activity, useful background documents, and a fact of the day.
March 19, 2009
The Majority Leader's Office has created a video highlighting President Obama and Congressional Democrats commitment to a budget that shows real leadership and makes the tough, responsible choices necessary to address the challenges facing our nation. Featuring President Obama and the following House Members (in order of appearance): Rep. Barbara Lee (CA-09), Rep. Peter Welch (VT), Rep. Allyson Schwartz (PA-13), Rep. Ron Kind (WI-3), Rep. Bobby Scott (VA-03), Rep. Joseph Crowley (NY-07), Rep. Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Rep. Ron Klein (FL-22), Rep. Donna Edwards (MD-04), Rep. John Yarmuth (KY-03).
March 18, 2009
I can't believe these guys or gals who got these bonuses from AIG, a failed company that had been very successful but was run into the ground by a lot of people would take these bonuses given the circumstances that exist. They ought to realize the American public are rightfully outraged, Congress is outraged.

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