September 12, 2011

...if all we do is empathize and feel pain, that's not enough. Our President addressed this last week. He said, we can't shrug our shoulders and say, there's 14 months until the next election...

September 9, 2011

I thought it was a good speech. I thought it was a very pointed speech. And I thought it was a speech that offered alternatives, as that the President pointed out, both parties have supported over the years. Republicans talk about putting money in people's pockets. The President’s [plan], clearly, most of it is tax cuts to put money not only in people's pockets but in the pockets of small business so they can grow businesses and hire people.

September 6, 2011

 We have had an agenda that you see referred to as the Make It In America agenda.You have heard us all talk about that, but it's not just talk. It is substance. It is saying that we want to make sure everybody in America has a sense, an expectation of success that they are going to make it.

August 3, 2011

House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) will join Senators Harry Reid, Charles Schumer, Jay Rockefeller, and Barbara Boxer in a news conference TODAY, August 3, at 11:30AM to call on Republicans to stop their reckless games with airline safety. Democrats will call on Republicans to stop letting extremists in their party block the common-sense FAA reauthorization bill.

August 1, 2011

We have missed, in my opinion, a wonderful opportunity. An opportunity to make a ‘grand bargain,’ as the Speaker wanted to do, as Leader Pelosi wanted to do, as Leader Reid wanted to do, as the president wanted to do, and as the vice president wanted to do.

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