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June 24, 2010Press Item
In the longer term, they should heed the example of House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.), who gave a brave speech this week not only setting out the fiscal challenge but offering specific, credible suggestions for savings.
June 24, 2010Press Item
We’ve heard the Korean War called ‘the forgotten war.’ I would ask: forgotten by whom?
June 24, 2010Press Item
I rise in strong support of the DISCLOSE Act. For more than a century, Mr. Speaker, America has limited the role of private money in public elections.
June 24, 2010Press Item
Every one of us understands the deep danger of a nuclear Iran.
June 24, 2010Press Item
More than a million Americans have lost their unemployment insurance because a minority of obstructionist Republicans has, for the third time, blocked the Senate from extending this vital protection for the middle class.
June 23, 2010The Daily Whip
H.R. 5175 - DISCLOSE Act, Suspension
June 22, 2010Press Item
Tax cuts that benefit the middle class should not be "totally sacrosanct" as policymakers try to plug the nation's yawning budget gap, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said Monday, acknowledging that it would be difficult to reduce long-term deficits without breaking President Obama's pledge to protect families earning less than $250,000 a year.
June 22, 2010Press Item
House and Senate Democrats are preparing to vote on one-year spending plans instead of adopting a regular five-year budget resolution — a strategy they once criticized Republicans for pursuing.
June 23, 2010Press Item
Relieving General McChrystal of his command was the right course of action to ensure there is full faith and confidence in our military leadership.
June 23, 2010Press Item
Granting subpoena power to the independent commission investigating the Gulf oil spill will ensure the most thorough review of the facts can be conducted in determining the causes of the spill and how to prevent a repeat catastrophe.
June 23, 2010Press Item
Congress isn't always the first place you look for intellectually honest discussion of America's fiscal dilemmas.
June 22, 2010Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Tuesday that Democrats would pursue a slimmed-down budget resolution before the July Fourth recess.
June 22, 2010Press Item
Today’s letter from the Senate Leadership, affirming their intent to continue to work on the DISCLOSE Act, is a positive step for this legislation that will ensure transparency and accountability in campaigns.
June 22, 2010Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer delivered remarks this morning on the imperative for solving the nation’s fiscal crisis, the need for bipartisan cooperation on this issue, and how to balance economic recovery with long-term deficit reduction, at a Third Way event at Union Station.
June 22, 2010Press Item
...delivered remarks this morning on the imperative for solving the nation’s fiscal crisis, the need for bipartisan cooperation on this issue, and how to balance economic recovery with long-term deficit reduction, at a Third Way event at Union Station...
June 22, 2010Press Item
Monday marked the 90-day anniversary of President Obama signing health reform into law.
June 22, 2010Press Item
In unveiling a new Patients’ Bill of Rights today, President Obama has outlined what is the very core of the Affordable Care Act signed 90 days ago – putting American families and small businesses in charge of their health coverage and care.
June 18, 2010The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 5175 - DISCLOSE Act, Possible Further Action on H.R. 4899 - Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2010, Possible Consideration of the Conference Report on H.R. 2194 - Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act
June 21, 2010Press Item
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was passed into law despite a chorus of misinformation.