Last week Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy and the stock market fell 500 points. Senator McCain's response---he declared that the fundamentals of the economy were strong.
As consumers' struggle to pay record prices at the pump, Big Oil is set once again to report another quarter of record profits.
While Americans suffer pain at the pump, Republicans and President Bush insist on the same old energy policies that put us on this dangerous path to record high gas prices.
Yesterday gas prices hit an average of $4-dollars-and-four-cents a gallon, a new historic high.
The economic recession has been particularly hard on lower and middle income families, but over the last month this House has passed important legislation that will make a real difference in their lives.