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As many continue to suffer from tough economic times and still too high rate of unemployment, American families and small businesses face additional hardship of record gas prices - averaging nearly $4.00 per gallon. This is causing both pain at the pump, as well as rising costs for food and other basic household goods. But Republicans want to keep handing taxpayer subsidies to Big Oil and pass 'Drill Only' bills that do nothing to ease the pain at the pump.
May 12, 2011
This week marks the first anniversary of the Affordable Care Act - a law that ensures all Americans have access to quality, affordable health care and significantly reduces long-term health care costs. The debate on health reform was often filled with frightening--and wrong--information. One year later, we check in on what happened and what didn't.
March 21, 2011
Since Enactment of Health Reform, There Have Been Nine Straight Months of Private Sector Job Growth - Adding 1.1 Million New Private Sector Jobs
January 18, 2011
Congressional Action Bolstered American Auto Industry: Saved Billions of Dollars, More than a Million American Jobs
According to a report released yesterday by the Center for Automotive Research, government action supporting the auto industry prevented a $26.8 billion loss to the American taxpayer and saved nearly 1.5 million American jobs.
November 18, 2010
Congressional Republicans are planning to unveil the 'new' GOP agenda tomorrow, 'A Pledge to America.' Early press reports indicate Republicans will promote more of the same failed policies
September 22, 2010
Myths and Facts about the CLEAR Act from the House Committee on Natural Resources.
July 30, 2010
Despite Republicans' claims to support renewable energy and reducing American dependence on foreign oil, their votes support returning to the Bush Administration's 'drill-only' energy policy that led to record profits for Big Oil, even greater U.S. dependence on oil from the Middle East, and record energy costs for America's working families.
May 7, 2010
Democrats are working on behalf of middle-class families, while Congressional Republicans are standing in the way of economic progress and in support of the special interests - Wall Street banks, insurance companies, and Big Oil.
April 16, 2010
Health Insurance Reform Mythbuster - Reform Could Mean Jail Time or Harassment from IRS for Americans Who Don't Buy Insurance
Following the President signing historic comprehensive health insurance reform legislation today, opponents of reform continue to spread myths about the bill, including claims that Americans who don't buy health insurance could face jail time or harassment from the IRS.
March 23, 2010
Health Insurance Reform Mythbuster: Five Myths Congressional Republicans Are Peddling About Health Insurance Reform
As Congress moves forward with comprehensive health insurance reform legislation, critics continue to spread misinformation about how reform will impact American workers, their families and small businesses.
March 20, 2010