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Monthly Archives: February 2012

This afternoon, Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) was sworn in: Rep. Bonamici was elected January 31, 2012 in special election to fill the 1st District seat of Oregon. Rep. Bonamici brings the House to 434 Members (192 Democrats and 242 Republicans), … Continue reading

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To: Interested Parties Fr: Democratic Leader’s Press Office Dt: February 3, 2012 Re: ‘No Jobs’ GOP’s Week in Review Republicans, who refused to produce a jobs agenda for more than a year, only found doom and gloom in today’s jobs … Continue reading

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Today the Department of Labor announced that the economy added 243,000 jobs in January and the unemployment rate fell to 8.3 percent: With 257,000 jobs added by private businesses, this marks the 23rd consecutive month of private sector job growth: … Continue reading

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Medicare and Social Security are bedrock promises we have made to our seniors but Republicans appear to be determined to end the Medicare guarantee for seniors and increase their health care costs. Last year, House Republicans voted to end the … Continue reading

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