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To: Congressional Republicans Fr: Democratic Leader’s Press Office Dt: July 14, 2011 Re: This is Not What ‘Adult’ Looks Like With the economic security of the American people at risk, the time has come for the “adult moment” your Speaker … Continue reading

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Another day, another poll showing how out of touch the GOP priorities are with the American people. According to a new Quinnipiac poll released today: A majority say they trust President Obama more than congressional Republicans to handle the economy … Continue reading

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Americans didn’t get fooled the first time Republicans passed their budget to end Medicare and they sure won’t be snookered by the latest plan by the Republicans to abolish Medicare–it’s nothing more than a Trojan Horse for their reckless budget. … Continue reading

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As August 2nd quickly approaches, Democrats are united in their commitment to a balanced agreement to reduce the deficit that protects American seniors, small businesses, and middle class families. Can the same be said about House Republicans? The Washington Post … Continue reading

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This afternoon, Leader Pelosi and other House Democratic women held a press conference calling for a balanced agreement to reduce the deficit that strengthens Medicare and Social Security for beneficiaries and discussed the disproportionate impact cutting Social Security and Medicare … Continue reading

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It’s been 189 days since the GOP took control of the House and rather than working on legislation which will foster job creation and strengthen our economy, Republicans are taking American families another step backward and voting on a bill … Continue reading

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Today, instead of voting on a bill to create jobs and strengthen our economy, House Republicans will bring to the House floor a bill that rolls back bipartisan energy efficiency standards signed into law under President George W. Bush and … Continue reading

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This morning, Speaker Boehner shockingly claimed “Republicans are focused on jobs…” Focused? Really? Here are two numbers he should give a second look: 185: Days GOP has been in the majority without bringing a single jobs bill to the floor. … Continue reading

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Talk about out of touch with the American people. The GOP has been in charge for 185 days and still hasn’t passed a single jobs bill. So what do they have slated for first thing next week? A bill that … Continue reading

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This afternoon, Leader Pelosi and the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee are holding a hearing on how a default on the debt would impact our economy, job creation, seniors and the middle class. As Bruce Bartlett, Former Advisor to … Continue reading

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