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House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) shocked hard-working Americans yesterday when he called dedicated individuals who teach our children, the nurses who care for us when we get sick and the police officers who patrol our streets “special interests.” Calling … Continue reading

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A new joint poll released by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), National Journal and Pew Research Center shows the American people overwhelmingly support a comprehensive energy and climate bill that reduces our dependence on foreign oil, limits carbon … Continue reading

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America’s brave men and women in uniform have done everything that has been asked of them in the war in Iraq; they have performed excellently. Soon, our nation will begin a new chapter in this effort, ending combat operations on … Continue reading

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Tonight the House considered the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act (HR 847) under suspension of the rules to provide medical monitoring and treatment to responders and survivors of the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks. It also reopens the … Continue reading

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Under “Don't Ask Don't Tell”, more than 13,000 men and women in uniform have been discharged from the military and thousands more have decided not to re-enlist. Fighter pilots, infantry officers, Arabic translators and other specialists have been discharged at … Continue reading

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Yesterday, Speaker Pelosi, Susan Davis (D-CA), Chair of the Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel, Madeleine Bordallo (D-Guam), Member of the Armed Services Committee, Niki Tsongas (D-MA), Member of the Armed Services Committee, and Donna Edwards (D-MD), Member of the … Continue reading

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Today, the House passed a resolution recognizing the vigilance and response of the people of New York and local, state, and federal law enforcement personnel in the foiled terrorist attack in Times Square on Saturday night: Expressing support for the … Continue reading

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Fifteen years ago, the people of our nation witnessed the destruction of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, and came together in strength out of this moment of tragedy. Today, we continue to mourn the loss of … Continue reading

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For the past two days, global leaders came together to work toward common goals: a future without nuclear weapons and a safer world for our families and for the next generation. Under President Obama's leadership, this summit was a sign … Continue reading

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Today, the United States and Russia acted to make the world a safer place — for the people of both nations and for families across the globe. In signing a new arms reduction treaty, Presidents Obama and Medvedev marked a … Continue reading

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