Monthly Archives: January 2013

The GOP-led 112th Congress failed to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, a previously non-partisan, non-ideological tool used by law enforcement and government officials to combat domestic violence. Thus far, the GOP-led 113th Congress has refused to send a signal … Continue reading

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Despite plenty of rhetoric from House Republicans on providing the American people certainty—the GOP will act today to do just the opposite.  House Republicans are offering a short-term gimmick that will only lead to another one of their trademark manufactured … Continue reading

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Turning their backs on the communities ravaged by Hurricane Sandy, last night the House Republican leadership made an unconscionable decision to adjourn the 112th Congress without allowing a vote on the Sandy relief bill.  Despite strong, bipartisan action in the … Continue reading

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Late on New Year’s night, the House voted in a bipartisan manner to pass tax relief for middle class Americans and help grow the economy. House Democrats and the President kept their promise to protect 98 percent of families and … Continue reading

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