In the 111th Congress, Democrats have been working with President Obama to move America forward, restore Main Street values, and create jobs here at home. We are fighting for an approach that lifts every American, not just the privileged few—in the face of relentless opposition by Wall Street and the big bankers, Big Oil, and the health insurance industry, led in Congress by Republicans.
The historic accomplishments achieved towards President Obama’s agenda by the 111th Congress under Speaker Pelosi’s leadership has been noted by Congressional scholars such as Norman Ornstein who said “this is one of the most productive Congresses in history” and journalists such as David Leonhardt who wrote in the New York Times “…Congress and the White House have completed 16 months of activity that rival any other since the New Deal in scope or ambition…”
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