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This afternoon on the House floor, Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) congratulated Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) on a “job well done” for making “tough choices” in the Republican budget. A job well done for who exactly? Chairman Ryan certainly … Continue reading

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To: Reporters, Editors, Producers Fr:  Democratic Leader’s Press Office Dt:  March 23, 2012 Re: Sunday Show Preview – Paul Ryan’s Rhetoric vs. Reality  This Sunday, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan will continue the promotional tour for his out-of-touch budget … Continue reading

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Last week, Speaker Boehner claimed that “the price of gasoline is driven by two factors. It’s driven by supply and it’s driven by demand.” Right now we’re seeing high gas prices across the country, but it’s not because of supply … Continue reading

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When the American auto industry was on the brink of collapse in December of 2008, Democrats took action to support the industry that saved American jobs, strengthened manufacturing, and spurred innovation.  And now, American automakers are boasting their best sales … Continue reading

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While Speaker Boehner continued playing the blame game on gas prices yesterday, he declared that “the price of gasoline is driven by two factors. It’s driven by supply and it’s driven by demand.” Let’s look at the math: Supply: Domestic … Continue reading

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Republicans have led the House for 420 days without a jobs agenda—and the American people have noticed. So in yet another desperate attempt to hide their dismal record, the GOP is putting forward a “new” agenda that—instead of actually putting … Continue reading

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As Americans face rising gas prices, Republicans are spouting talking points assigning blame to President Obama, instead of taking action against Wall Street speculators who are driving up the cost of oil, hurting consumers, and potentially damaging our economic recovery. … Continue reading

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This morning, Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan insinuated that a throng of Democrats supported the GOP plan to end the Medicare guarantee and increase costs for seniors but were “too afraid at this time to come forward“: [Chairman Ryan] said … Continue reading

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Today, Leader Cantor posted a “fact” sheet on the STOCK Act–for accuracy’s sake, see notations in red: How House Republicans are Strengthening the Senate STOCK Act (Really??) Specifically prohibit Executive and Legislative Branch officials from gaining preferential access to initial … Continue reading

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As House Republicans continue to prioritize ending the Medicare guarantee over advancing a jobs agenda, it’s no wonder that “Americans are losing faith in congressional Republicans” according to the latest United Technologies/National Journal Congressional Connection Poll. By a 12-point margin … Continue reading

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