Category Legislation

Humanitarian Crisis: 50,000 undocumented children in need of help at U.S. border

Following a meeting with Texas Gov. Rick Perry and others, President Obama makes a statement on immigration reform in Dallas, Texas, July 9, 2014. “The first thing we can think of is to send our children to the United States,” said a mother of two in La Pradera, who declined to give her name because […]

Three Ways for President Obama to Turn Affordable Care Act Website Around from the Brink

President Obama can and will bring the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or what Republicans like to call “Obamacare” around. Here is how he can take a more hands-on approach to it’s revival and stability.  Here is how I would approach the issue. President Obama should personally visit CGI, and any firm or hired programmers responsible […]

Senate Bill H.R. 2775 (Debt Limit/CR), Has Passed 81-18 to End U.S. Government Shutdown

The U.S. Senate has made great progress at the last moment. Hopefully the U.S. House will pass the bill as well, and this government shutdown can come to an end. Also, I hope that the next time it comes up in 2014, they will fund the government for a full year instead of just a […]

New Jersey’s Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. on House Floor: “GOP Protest is Height of Hypocrisy”

William James “Bill” Pascrell, Jr. (born January 25, 1937) is the U.S. Representative for New Jersey’s 9th congressional district. He represented New Jersey’s 8th congressional district from January 1997 to January 2013 and is a member of the Democratic Party.  Subscribe to him on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RepPascrell?feature=watch or Follow him on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BillPascrell UPDATE: Senate Passes Bill to End Government Shutdown 10/16/2013

California’s Rep. Adam Schiff Talks About Government Shutdown and Raising the Debt Ceiling #AskAdam

Rep. Adam Schiff answers a constituent’s question in his video segment #AskAdam on the the government shutdown and need to raise the debt ceiling. UPDATE: Senate Passes Bill to End Government Shutdown 10/16/2013

Mass. Senator Elizabeth Warren’s Speech on the Debt Ceiling

Senator Warren’s speech about the debt ceiling on the Senate floor on October 9, 2013. UPDATE: Senate Passes Bill to End Government Shutdown 10/16/2013