July 12, 2012

“This bill is going to prove to be of great benefit to millions and millions of Americans who have insurance and will have the assurance of access to quality health care.  The fact that their children or themselves can't be precluded by pre-existing conditions, fixing the donut hole, making sure that their kids, if they can't get a job, can stay on their policy until they're 26 – [Americans] like all these aspects. … This is the 31st vote we've had on repealing health care with absolutely not one alternative offered by the Republicans.

July 11, 2012

“‘Repeal it and replace it.’ For the 31st time we have a repeal with no replacement. No alternative. No protection offered by my Republican colleagues. Not one. You could of course introduce legislation that said, ‘we're going to repeal and replace with this.’ You haven't done it. You haven't done it. So the American people have no idea.

July 11, 2012

“The Republican party continues to pursue its message and not substance. This is the 31st time we've voted on repealing the health care bill and it's the 31st time that it will fail. Everybody knows that the President is committed to it – he’s not going to sign that bill if it passes; but they also know the Senate is not going to pass that bill.  It's about politics and not policy.

July 9, 2012

Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) delivered a speech today on the role of manufacturing in building a strong and competitive economy, and announced a new list of bills as part of the Democrats' Make It In America plan...

June 29, 2012

"We thought the bill was constitutional. The Supreme Court has said it's constitutional. It's within our powers and we think the American public can be more secure today than they were yesterday with the assurance that they're going to have access to affordable, quality health care."

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