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July 14, 2010The Daily Whip
H.R. 5114 - Flood Insurance Reform Priorities Act of 2010
July 13, 2010Press Item
David S. Broder's explanation of the House's one-year budget enforcement resolution, and of our nation's fiscal challenge, was at best superficial and at worst misleading ["A dereliction of fiscal duty," op-ed, July 8].
July 13, 2010Press Item
Beginning today, all House Democratic staff will have access to regular updates on what's happening on the House Floor through the
June 29, 2010The Daily Whip
H.Res. 1487 - Same Day Consideration Rule - Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules, Conference Report on H.R. 4173 – Dodd-Frank Act of 2010, Possible Consideration of H.R. 5618 - Restoration of Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act, Suspensions
June 30, 2010Press Item
This bill puts in place a financial system that is required to be more accountable and transparent. Financial institutions will bear the full cost of unwinding any failing institution, so under this bill, the Bush-era days of taxpayer-funded bailouts are over.
June 30, 2010Press Item
A stable and growing economy creates jobs, and this legislation will help ensure that our financial system can never again cause the type of damage that it did to our economy in 2008.
June 29, 2010Press Item
Throughout the 111th Congress, Republicans have opposed every effort to help Main Street Americans, while supporting those corporate interests that wreaked havoc on Wall Street and unleashed disaster in the Gulf.
June 29, 2010Press Item
Once again, Republicans are opposing legislation to help ordinary Americans who are out of work through no fault of their own.
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.