May 20, 2008Press Item
Senator Kennedy is a giant in the Senate, a wonderful public servant, and a great American.
May 16, 2008Press Item
The House passed the Strategic Petroleum Reserve Fill Suspension and Consumer Protection Act (H.R. 6022) by a veto-proof margin of 385 to 25. This bill will suspend deliveries to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve through the end of the year so long as the price of crude oil remains above $75 per barrel.
May 14, 2008Press Item
May 15, 2008Press Item
I understand the differences of opinion on the war in Iraq.
May 12, 2008Press Item
On Thursday, the House passed major legislation that will help keep families facing foreclosure in their homes, and help strengthen the economy.
May 13, 2008Press Item
It is absolutely inconceivable that, with gas prices climbing to $3.72 today, President Bush continues to oppose the bipartisan effort in Congress to give American consumers some relief from those high prices by temporarily suspending deliveries to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR).
May 13, 2008Press Item
Food and Energy Security Act of 2007, Budget.
May 9, 2008The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, Iraq/Afghanistan Supplemental Appropriations, Food and Energy Security Act Conference and Motions to Instruct
April 21, 2008Press Item
Presidential candidates insist that Washington needs fixing, and we in the commentariat love to expose hypocrisy, pork-barreling and gridlock. So it feels awkward to admit the truth about the subprime meltdown. First Congress produced a timely and well-crafted stimulus. Now it is working on proposals to help homeowners, and with one ugly exception, the recommendations are sound.
April 29, 2008Press Item
The Democrats' housing rescue plan is picking up converts among Republicans who are shrugging off White House objections after getting an earful from voters struggling to stave off foreclosure.
May 2, 2008Press Item
A plan to rescue hundreds of thousands of homeowners at risk of foreclosure began moving through Congress yesterday, as lawmakers worked to shape an aggressive response to the nation's housing crisis.
May 8, 2008Press Item
Neighborhood Stabilization Act of 2008 and American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008
May 7, 2008Press Item
As the second term of his failed presidency winds to an end, President Bush has little left on the agenda but finger-pointing.
May 5, 2008Press Item
Today, millions of Americans, Mexicans, and well-wishers around the world celebrate Cinco de Mayo.
May 5, 2008The Daily Whip
Suspensions, Consumer Product Safety Modernization Act Conference, Motions to Instruct on the Food and Energy Security
May 6, 2008Press Item
Today, as another school year winds to a close, we honor the men and women whose determination, caring, and seemingly infinite patience made it possible: America’s teachers.