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May 19, 2010Press Item
Today, the House passed the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Act, legislation to reauthorizes the Special Olympics Act and grants to expand the successful Best Buddies program.
May 19, 2010Press Item
The Small Business Lending Fund Act passed by the Financial Services Committee today is another part of Democrats’ continuing effort to keep creating jobs.
May 19, 2010The Nightly Whip
13 Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules, 1 Bill Not Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules
May 19, 2010The Daily Whip
H.Res. 1363 - Granting the authority provided under clause 4(c)(3) of rule X of the Rules of the House of Representatives to the Committee on Education and Labor for purposes of its investigation into underground coal mining safety
May 19, 2010Press Item
This legislation is named in honor of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, who dedicated her long life to public service, and especially to the inclusion of those with intellectual disabilities.
May 18, 2010Press Item
Today, Iran, Turkey, and Brazil announced an agreement in which a portion of Iran's low-enriched uranium would be exported to Turkey for further enrichment.
May 19, 2010Press Item
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.
May 19, 2010Press Item
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.
May 13, 2010Press Item
Republicans again refused to work together to help the middle class and continue creating jobs.
May 13, 2010Press Item
Republicans spent a decade failing to defend the middle class, leaving behind a failed economy and a $4.5 trillion deficit.
May 14, 2010Press Item
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.
May 14, 2010The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments with a House Amendment to H.R. 4213 - The American Jobs, Closing Tax Loopholes and Preventing Outsourcing Act, Further Action on The America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010
May 12, 2010The Daily Whip
Complete Consideration of H.R. 5116 - America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 (Rep. Gordon – Science and Technology)
May 12, 2010Press Item
I rise in support of the America COMPETES Act, which creates jobs in the short-term and builds a strong foundation for prosperity in the long-term.
May 12, 2010Press Item
Today, the House considered the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010, legislation to create jobs and invest in American innovation.
May 12, 2010Press Item
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.
May 11, 2010The Nightly Whip
7 Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules, 1 Postponed Suspension Vote
May 11, 2010The Daily Whip
Begin Consideration of H.R. 5116 - America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010, 13 Suspensions
May 12, 2010Press Item
A top Senate Democrat is fashioning a nearly $60 billion measure mixing war funding with U.S. disaster funds and aid for Haiti in hopes of jump-starting the long-delayed measure and clearing it through a nasty legislative thicket by Memorial Day.