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  • Democratic Congressional Term Review
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    Democratic Congressional Term Review

    Democratic congressional leaders talked about the accomplishments of the 1994 congressional session and the 103rd Congress in general. After their remarks, they took questions from the…

  • House Leadership Press Breakfast
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    House Leadership Press Breakfast

    The members of the House leadership briefed reporters on the details of the weekend meetings in which House Democrats discussed party issues and the upcoming House agenda. Questions focused…

  • Congressional Session Review
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    Congressional Session Review

    In an end-of-session news conference, Democratic congressional leaders from both the House and the Senate briefed reporters on the accomplishments of the first year of the 103rd Congress. Senator…

  • Congressional Democrats at White House
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    Congressional Democrats at White House

    Senate Majority Leader Senator George Mitchell and House Speaker Rep. Tom Foley spoke to reporters shortly after a bipartisan meeting between congressional leaders and President Clinton. The two…

  • Budget Reconciliation Legislation
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    Budget Reconciliation Legislation

    In a series of separate news conferences, members of the House Democratic Caucus responded to questions from reporters following their meeting on President Bill Clinton’s economic program. During the…

  • Democratic Congressional Leaders
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    Democratic Congressional Leaders

    House Speaker Tom Foley (D-WA), Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell (D-ME), and House Majority Leader Richard Gephardt (D-MO) responded to questions from reporters in the White House driveway…

  • 103rd Congress
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    103rd Congress

    At the 70th annual convention of the American Society of Newspaper Editors, a panel of Congressman discussed their expectations for the 103rd Congress in creating policy, and the balance…

  • ExecutiveLegislative Relations
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    Executive-Legislative Relations

    Vice President Al Gore spoke at a Democratic issues conference in Baltimore on the relationship between Congress and the executive branch, emphasizing the need for members of Congress to…

  • State of the Union Response
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    State of the Union Response

    Representative Tom Foley (D-WA) represented the Democratic Party in his response to the president’s State of the Union address. he spoke about the coming recession ,US strength at home and…

  • Majority Party Deputy Whip Appointments
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    Majority Party Deputy Whip Appointments

    Speaker of the House of Representatives Foley and several Democratic members of Congress held a news conference in the U.S. Capitol to announce the names of three new Democratic…

  • House Majority Whip Election
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    House Majority Whip Election

    A group of House Democrats held a news conference to announce the election of Rep. David Bonior of Michigan to the position of House Majority Whip. Rep. Bonior was chief deputy whip for four…

  • Congressional Agenda
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    Congressional Agenda

    President Bush challenged Congress to pass legislation on domestic issues within 100 days during his March 6 address to Congress following the end of the Persian Gulf war. With the end of the 100 days…

  • Tribute to House Speaker Thomas Foley
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    Tribute to House Speaker Thomas Foley

    Democratic legislators and supporters gathered at a luncheon sponsored by the Women’s National Democratic Club to honor the speaker of the House of Representatives, Thomas Foley. Sen. Hoyer honored…

  • Democratic Reaction to Vote on Civil Rights
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    Democratic Reaction to Vote on Civil Rights

    House Democratic representatives held a press conference in the U.S. Capitol following the House vote on H.R. 1, the Civil Rights and Women’s Equity in Employment Act of 1991. The bill was…

  • Democratic National Committee
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    Democratic National Committee

    During the Democratic National Committee spring meeting, committee members spoke on issues and events facing the Democratic Party in 1991 and as the elections of 1992 approach. Gov. Romer, citing a…

  • The Purpose of the Democratic Party
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    The Purpose of the Democratic Party

    Speaker Foley welcomed the representatives to the conference and charged them with the duty to discuss the issues that face the Democratic Party and the people of the United States. He said of the…

  • Democratic Leadership
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    Democratic Leadership

    House Democrats announced that they had returned all of their leaders to office by acclamation. Rep. Foley will return as speaker of the House as will Rep. Gephardt as majority leader and Rep.…

  • House Democratic Leaders on Budget Process
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    House Democratic Leaders on Budget Process

    House Democratic Congressional leaders hosted a news conference where they spoke on the budget reconciliation package which the House passed.

  • Budget Deficit Reduction
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    Budget Deficit Reduction

    House Democratic leaders spoke briefly following a meeting of the Democratic caucus. The caucus met to discuss the deficit reduction plan.

  • Budget Summit Plans Democrats
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    Budget Summit Plans: Democrats

    House and Senate majority leaders reported on the progress of budget negotiations underway between the Bush administration and congressional leaders. They discussed some goals of the…

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