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Monthly Archives: January 2010

The thoughts and prayers of the entire Congress are with the people of Haiti. The United States and Members of Congress remain committed to helping the Haitian people recover from this latest disaster and rebuild their homes, communities, and lives … Continue reading

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Today, President Obama proposed instituting a Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee collected from the biggest and most leveraged banks and Wall Street firms that received taxpayer assistance through the TARP program saying: We want our money back, and we’re going to … Continue reading

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As with House consideration of the Affordable Health Care for America Act, Speaker Pelosi is committed to having the final health insurance legislation online for at least 72 hours before the House votes on it. From our twitter feed on … Continue reading

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Google is to be commended for taking action in response to cyber attacks originating from China targeting Chinese human rights advocates, and the intellectual property and corporate data of Google and more than 30 other companies. The announcement that Google … Continue reading

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A 7.0 magnitude earthquake centered just outside Port-au-Prince hit Haiti this evening. Speaker Pelosi: The thoughts and prayers of the entire Congress are with the people of Haiti tonight, especially those affected by the earthquake and confronting the destruction of … Continue reading

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This afternoon, the National Journal published an article on the nation’s largest insurance companies funneling $10 – $20 million through the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to pay for deceptive tv ads opposing health insurance reform: That money, between $10 million … Continue reading

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Today, the Associated Press released an analysis of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on the impact of the highway and transit investments. These investments are creating and saving jobs as planned, but the AP focused instead on local overall … Continue reading

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This evening, President Obama released a security review on strengthening intelligence and aviation security in response to the attempted terrorist attack on Christmas Day. Speaker Pelosi on the President’s remarks: President Obama took a bold and courageous step in immediately … Continue reading

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In the days following the attempted terrorist attack on a Detroit-bound airplane on Christmas Day, some critics of the Obama Administration have made absurd claims that the President and Members of Congress do not take our national security seriously: Former … Continue reading

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