A little House parliamentary history: The motion to recommit goes back at least to the British Parliament and has existed in some form since the 1st Congress.
The Department of Labor reported that new claims for jobless benefits declined last week, another indication that the U.S. jobs market continues to show signs of improvement.
Republicans spent a decade failing to defend the middle class, leaving behind a failed economy and a $4.5 trillion deficit.
Republicans launched an effort today dubbed “YouCut,” but they only propose cutting far less than 1% of the total budget. Compare that to the $4.5 trillion deficit that Republicans left President Obama after more than a decade of their failed economic policies and debt-financed spending.
Another provision of health insurance reform to give greater health care security to American families is moving forward with guidance released yesterday on the benefit for young adults to stay covered under their parents’ insurance plans until age 26.
Republican policies ran the U.S. economy into a ditch. Instead of pushing to help get us out of it, Republicans have stood with the special interests, voting against every major piece of legislation intended to help middle class Americans and create jobs, hoping to capitalize on a bad economy in the November election.