Student Loan Reform: Best Progressive Victory of 2010

By: Friday December 31, 2010 6:00 am

Looking back on the year, I believe that the best victory for progressives was student loan reform, which was passed as part of the reconciliation measure. While not as large in scale as some of the bills passed by this Congress, it still was a substantial measure that ends over $60 billion in government waste. [...]

Steny Hoyer Latest Democrat to Say House Must Act First

By: Monday March 1, 2010 7:43 am

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) has become the latest prominent Democrat to say that the House must move first on health care reform before the Senate can act.

George Miller Says House Democrats Will Pass Senate Bill First on Mere Promise of Future Fixes

By: Friday February 26, 2010 5:06 pm

Rep. George Miller (D-CA) is now saying the path forward will be for the House to pass the current Senate bill–unchanged–with the promise of a reconciliation fix later. Which, you know, the Senate Democrats promise they will get around to. Lucy, meet football. From The Hill: Miller conceded that the House may have to pass [...]