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June 28, 2010Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) delivered remarks this morning on Democrats’ record on national security and a comprehensive security strategy that uses all of our tools to keep Americans safe at an event hosted by the Center for Strategic & International Studies:
June 28, 2010Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) delivered remarks this morning on Democrats’ record on national security and a comprehensive security strategy that uses all of our tools to keep Americans safe at an event hosted by the Center for Strategic & International Studies.
June 28, 2010Press Item
Today we mourn the death of Senator Robert Byrd, the longest-serving Member of Congress in our nation’s history.
June 25, 2010Press Item
The Labor Department reported that the “number of people filing new claims for unemployment insurance fell last week and large-scale layoffs for May hit the lowest level since the earliest days of the recession [April 2008],” both encouraging signs of our economic recovery.
June 25, 2010The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, Conference Report on H.R. 4173 – Dodd-Frank Act of 2010, Further Action on H.R. 4899 - Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2010
June 25, 2010Press Item
It appears Republicans can't take yes for an answer. Next week we anticipate bringing a budget to the Floor that cuts spending below the President's budget.
June 25, 2010Press Item
This morning, House and Senate conferees produced a strong Wall Street reform bill, which I will bring to the House Floor for a vote next week.
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.