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Today's Federal Reserve rate cut is another strong signal of Chairman Bernanke's commitment to addressing the consequences of the credit crisis and restoring confidence in the markets. While the Fed is aggressively working to stabilize the financial markets, the President … Continue reading

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While there is no quick fix to repair our struggling economy, more must be done to begin to reverse the economic mismanagement of the past seven years. Congress is prepared to work with the Bush Administration to help alleviate the … Continue reading

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Last Monday Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Chairman Edward Markey of the Select Committee for Energy Independence and Global Warming discussed climate change and the Energy Independence and Security Act at a press conference at Stanley Elementary School in Waltham, Massachusetts. … Continue reading

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The Education and Labor Committee held a hearing this morning on plans that should be put in place to ensure students continue to have uninterrupted access to federal student loans in the unlikely event that stress in the nation's credit … Continue reading

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The House has just passed the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 3773, to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to establish a procedure for authorizing certain acquisitions of foreign intelligence, and for other purposes, by … Continue reading

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After almost five years of war and nearly 4,000 American lives lost, General Petraeus' admission proves that the President's Iraq policy has failed. President Bush and other Republicans can no longer credibly claim that their status quo Iraq strategy is … Continue reading

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Today, the House will consider the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 3773, to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to establish a procedure for authorizing certain acquisitions of foreign intelligence, and for other purposes. The … Continue reading

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From the Majority Leader: Majority Leader Hoyer's Statement After House Holds Secret Session WASHINGTON, DC — House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight after the House held a secret session to discuss information relevant to the … Continue reading

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Washington, D.C. — Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after the House passed a fiscally responsible Democratic budget plan by a vote of 212 to 207: “Budgets are more than just accounting documents. Budgets are statements of our … Continue reading

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From the Oversight Committee: Chairman Waxman Issues a Subpoena for EPA Documents WASHINGTON, DC — Chairman Henry A. Waxman issued a subpoena to compel EPA to provide unredacted copies of documents that have been improperly withheld from the Committee regarding … Continue reading

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