Monthly Archives: October 2012

In 2010, the House Republicans took us on a destructive path that would greatly harm our economy by almost defaulting on our nation’s debt for the first time in history. To stave off this dangerous course, Congress passed the bipartisan … Continue reading

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For the eight time this recess, House Democrats took to the floor of the House this morning to call on Republicans to return to work on behalf of America’s women, middle class and seniors. The House GOP ignored Congresswoman Betty … Continue reading

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House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi observed today that Speaker John Boehner has racked up nearly $1.5 million in taxpayer-funded legal bills to an outside law firm to defend the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA): “For more than a year, … Continue reading

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On the House Floor today, Republican Congressman Scott DesJarlais, who served as Speaker Pro Tem, gaveled down the minutes-long pro forma session “…at the behest of Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio).” Congressman Jim McGovern (D-Mass.), attempting to urge the Republican Congress … Continue reading

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Today, the Democratic Leader’s press office released a video titled “Mr. Ryan Can’t Run From His Congressional Record.” The video serves as a reminder that Chairman Ryan has repeatedly tried to avoid giving straight answers about his record for raising … Continue reading

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Today the Department of Labor announced that the economy added 114,000 jobs and the unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent in September. Private businesses added 104,000 jobs last months – marking 31 consecutive months of private job growth. Even though … Continue reading

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