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To: Congressional Republicans From: Democratic Leader’s Press Office Date: March 2, 2011 Re: Your Job Cutting Spending Bill vs. American Priorities You have been in control of the House for 8 weeks now and still the American people are waiting … Continue reading

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American Jobs 800,000: Private and public-sector jobs destroyed by domestic spending cuts Jobs Rebuilding America 284,000: Private-sector transportation and infrastructure jobs lost Educating America 218,000: Children kicked out of Head Start 55,000: Early Learning teachers, teacher assistants and related staff … Continue reading

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House Democrats are committed to creating prosperity through science and innovation, reasserting our economic and technological leadership throughout the world in the decades to come, and giving future generations greater opportunity to achieve the American Dream. Today, the White House … Continue reading

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House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin will deliver the response to President Obama’s State of the Union address. Will he answer the following three questions? 1. Will Mr. Ryan explain the consequences of the plan by 174 House … Continue reading

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This afternoon, Speaker Pelosi, House Democratic Leaders and Democratic Members of the House joined with representatives from Veterans’ Service Organizations including Joy Ilam from the Disabled American Vets, Timothy Tetz from the American Legion, Todd Powers from the Iraq and … Continue reading

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Tonight, the House passed the DREAM Act by a vote of 216-198: The DREAM Act is common-sense legislation to give hundreds of thousands of young people who call our nation home and strive to take part in the American dream … Continue reading

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Later tonight, the House will be voting on the DREAM Act—common-sense legislation to give students who grew up in the United States a chance to contribute to our country’s well-being by serving in the U.S. Armed Forces or pursuing a … Continue reading

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This afternoon, Speaker Pelosi signed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act sending it to President Obama for his signature into law: This legislation dramatically increases access to nutritious meals, enhances the quality of meals children eat both in and out of … Continue reading

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Today the House considered the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act which contains the most significant improvements to child nutrition programs in more than 30 years. The bill has two major goals: reducing childhood hunger and reducing childhood obesity. Both of these … Continue reading

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This week, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report showing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has boosted real GDP by up to 4.5 percent in the second quarter of 2010, and increased the number of American jobs … Continue reading

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