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House Republicans have repeatedly refused to act to #RenewUI for the nearly 2.4 million jobless Americans have lost unemployment insurance benefits – a critical lifeline which helps them feed their families and keep a roof over their heads as they … Continue reading

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Speaker Boehner just told reporters that instead of voting on a bill to #RenewUI, we should be working to create better jobs in America and “higher wages.” “If we are going to consider dealing with unemployment – emergency unemployment – … Continue reading

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MEMORANDUM   To: Interested Parties Fr:  Democratic Leader’s Press Office Dt: March 23, 2014 Re: House Republicans’ Costly Obsession with Repealing ACA As millions of Americans celebrate the four year anniversary of the signing of the Affordable Care Act, House … Continue reading

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MEMORANDUM  To: Interested Parties Fr:  Democratic Leader’s Press Office Dt: March 6, 2014 Re: The Truth About the GOP War on the Poor This winter has seen brutally cold temperatures and repeated snowfalls across much of the country but the … Continue reading

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Americans need a government that is willing to work overtime to address the nation’s priorities – not the Republican ‘hibernating Congress.’ More than 1.9 million long-term unemployed Americans have lost the critical benefits that allow them to make ends meet … Continue reading

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Republicans have held the majority of the House of Representatives for three full years or more than 1,100 days. You would think after all that time they would have a plan – but apparently they do not… From POLITICO, “Jobless … Continue reading

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Speaker Boehner and GOP leaders in the House might have sent around a memo instructing Republican members to “show compassion” when talking about jobless Americans but the cold truth remains: actions speak louder than words.  Today, Boehner said the GOP-led … Continue reading

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First, the Republican Conference holds a session on how to successfully communicate with minorities and women. Then, they announced a class for their Members on how to talk to women and Speaker Boehner advised: “…Be a little more sensitive…” Now, … Continue reading

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A GUIDE TO THE HOUSE REPUBLICAN DO-NOTHING CONGRESS: 113TH CONGRESS EDITION WHAT THEY DID SHUT DOWN THE GOVERNMENT: After lurching from manufactured crisis to manufactured crisis, the Republicans shut the federal government down for 16 days – taking $24 billion … Continue reading

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Speaker Boehner and House Republicans, are you listening yet? Huffington Post: Congress Approval Rating Drops To Dismal 5 Percent In Poll The Associated Press-GfK survey found that just 5 percent of the public approves of the job being done by … Continue reading

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