October 21, 2009Press Item
Today, by a strong bipartisan majority, the House voted to reauthorize the Ryan White CARE Act, which strengthens our nation’s commitment to Americans with HIV/AIDS.
October 19, 2009Press Item
I am pleased that the Obama Administration released their long-awaited strategy for dealing with the serious situation we face in Sudan.
October 20, 2009Press Item
The number of Americans worried about losing their current health care coverage keeps rising, even as President Barack Obama and a Democrat-led Congress strive to extend society's safety net to cover the uninsured, a new poll has found...
October 20, 2009The Nightly Whip
Passed: 5 Suspensions; Postponed: 1 Suspension Vote
October 19, 2009Press Item
As President Obama and Democrats continue to work to bring final health reform legislation forward for a vote in the weeks ahead, Republicans are only focused on killing reform that would help middle-class families by lowering costs, expanding coverage, and providing quality health care choices for all Americans.
October 16, 2009The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 3585 – Solar Technology Roadmap Act of 2010, H.R. 3619 - Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010
October 19, 2009Press Item
Since the economy nearly collapsed into a Depression last Fall, Congress has taken swift and deliberative action to prevent a catastrophe and restore economic growth.
October 19, 2009Press Item
Senate Republicans, acknowledging they lack the votes to block a health care reform bill outright, have implemented a comprehensive political strategy to delay, define and derail...
October 16, 2009Press Item
On Wednesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average reached 10,000 for the first time since October 2008, when markets crumbled following the collapse of Lehman Brothers.
October 16, 2009Press Item
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday told fellow Democrats the time has come for all members of the party to say where they stand on the government-run health insurance program...
October 14, 2009Press Item
Today, by a strong bipartisan majority, the House passed the Iran Sanctions Enabling Act, a bill that will strengthen pressure on Iran to end its dangerous pursuit of nuclear weapons.
October 14, 2009The Daily Whip
Conference Report on H.R. 2892 - Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2010
October 15, 2009Press Item
A delegation of senior White House officials met on Wednesday at the Capitol with the Senate majority leader, Harry Reid of Nevada, and the chairmen of the Finance and health committees, as Democrats turned their full attention to merging competing versions of the comprehensive health care legislation...
October 15, 2009The Nightly Whip
Conference Report on H.R. 2892 - Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2010, H.R. 2442 - Bay Area Regional Water Recycling Program Expansion Act of 2009, 2 Bills Adopted Under Suspension
October 14, 2009Press Item
Another Republican senator says she's open to voting for a sweeping health care overhaul this year. Maine Sen. Susan Collins said Wednesday the status quo is unaccaptable and she shares the goal of passing responsible health care legislation to expand coverage and curb costs...
October 13, 2009Press Item
Today’s action marks a significant milestone on the road to health insurance reform that provides all Americans with access to affordable, quality health care.
October 13, 2009Press Item
Today, Senate Finance Committee reported out a health insurance reform bill by a bipartisan vote of 14-9. Finance is the last of the five committees with jurisdiction over health care to act.
October 13, 2009Press Item
The Senate Finance Committee voted on Tuesday to approve legislation that would reshape the American health care system and provide subsidies to help millions of people buy insurance, as Senator Olympia J. Snowe, Republican of Maine, joined all 13 Democrats on the panel in support of the landmark bill...
October 13, 2009The Nightly Whip
Passed: 13 Suspensions, Postponed: 2 Suspension Votes