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July 24, 2007 Blog
Working full time, a minimum wage worker brings home only $10,712 a year, nearly $6,000 below the poverty level for a family of three. Today, minimum wage workers will see the first federal pay increase in a decade.
July 24, 2007 Blog
Continuing the ongoing investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Army Ranger Specialist Patrick Tillman, an update from the Oversight
July 24, 2007 Blog
Today Oversight Committee Chairman Waxman released two new analyses that examine the impact of the Medicaid citizenship documentation requirements that went into effect in 2006.
July 24, 2007 Articles
"This is the first piece of legislation [of the six for 06] passed by the new Democratic majority in Congress to take effect. That had party leaders cheering on Capitol Hill today."
July 24, 2007 Articles
" More Armani than Carhartt, Speaker Nancy Pelosi brings her style of coalition politics to the House farm-bill debate this week as she tries to balance the need for change in federal agricultural programs with the Democrats' dream of reviving the party's historic urban-rural alliances."
July 23, 2007 Press Release
"'Today's vote to renew U.S. import restrictions on the military regime in Burma sends a clear message that those fighting for democracy and human rights in Burma do not stand alone in their struggle."
July 23, 2007 Press Release
"'Those here today - who will become the newest Americans - exemplify what our great nation is all about. You have brought your hopes and dreams to a land where hopes and dreams can come true. I am proud to help you on your way to becoming American citizens."
July 23, 2007 Blog
The House is debating H.R.2630, the Campaign Expenditure Transparency Act, which would prevent lawmakers from paying their spouses out of campaign or political action commit
July 23, 2007 Blog
The House is debating H.Res.
July 23, 2007 Articles
"By threatening to veto crucial child-health legislation, President Bush is playing politics with kids' lives."

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