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"So, in order to reignite the American Dream – that’s what we’re about – to build ladders of opportunity for those who want to work hard, play by the rules, take responsibility, to have those ladders have sides about small business and entrepreneurship and a strong and thriving middle class, we have work to do. And I have made a decision to submit my name to my colleagues to once again serve as the House Democratic Leader."
November 14, 2012
House Democratic Motions on the Previous Question during the 112th Congress.
October 5, 2012
House Democratic Motions to Recommit during the 112th Congress.
October 4, 2012
The Do-Nothing GOP is skipping town for 2 months, the earlier Congress has left in an election year since 1960. It's a fitting end for a failed term.
September 20, 2012
House Republicans continue to waste their breath with hot air on health care instead of focusing on jobs.
July 11, 2012
Since Day One, in addition to not having a jobs agenda, the House GOP has manufactured crisis after crisis -- holding hostage and adding poison pills to bills that have historically been bipartisan. Despite the negative reviews they are receiving, House Republicans are continuing down this path - threatening more debt limit brinkmanship and the middle class tax cuts once again this summer.
June 29, 2012
Because of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act, Americans are already seeing lower costs and better coverage.
June 27, 2012
On the Affordable Care Act's second anniversary, American women are already seeing benefits...with more to come.
March 20, 2012
For 400 days, Republicans have failed to offer a jobs agenda, voted to end the Medicare guarantee, and are once again threatening the payroll tax cut for middle class.
February 8, 2012
Democratic initiatives to support the auto industry have saved American jobs, strengthened U.S. manufacturing and spurred innovation. Democrats are committed to continuing to preserve our manufacturing base, which is essential to our economic and national security.
February 2, 2012