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April 25, 2017Press Item
I was proud to join my colleagues in cosponsoring this resolution.
April 24, 2017Press Item
On this day in 1915, the arrest of Armenian social, political, and intellectual leaders launched a four-year campaign of genocide that took the lives of 1.5 million men, women, and children.
April 23, 2017Press Item
Tonight begins the annual observance of Yom Ha'Shoah, a day to mourn the six million Jews murdered during history's most brutal genocide as well as to pay tribute to heroic acts of rescue and resistance. 
April 16, 2017Press Item
I am appalled by reports that the governing authorities in the Russian republic of Chechnya have been detaining LGBT individuals and subjecting them to torture and possibly mass-murder. 
April 12, 2017Press Item
April 12th marks 100 days of the GOP-controlled 115th Congress. Republicans are the governing party, with majorities in both the House and Senate and control of the White House. Yet their deep division and dysfunction has resulted in chaos, incompetence, and the inability to govern.
April 11, 2017Press Item
Sean Spicer's comments today are indicative of the extraordinary lack of knowledge, perspective, and sensitivity that the Trump Administration has brought to Washington. 
April 5, 2017Press Item
The chemical weapons attack in Syria was a heinous war crime, and the Assad regime must be held accountable.  
April 4, 2017Press Item
Today, on Equal Pay Day, I stand in solidarity with women across the country who demand equal pay for equal work.  
March 29, 2017Press Item
I was deeply saddened to learn of the deaths of American U.N. worker Michael Sharp and his Swedish colleague Zaida Catalan in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
March 22, 2017Press Item
I am closely following the news from London, and my thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families.
March 17, 2017Press Item
This week, House Republicans continued to rush their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act through Congress, so that they can bring it to the Floor next week for a vote.
March 16, 2017Press Item
I rise in opposition to this bill and adopt many of the premises that my friend, Mr. Walz, adopted.
March 15, 2017Press Item
I’m not at all surprised that a federal judge has blocked the Trump Administration’s revised travel ban from taking effect, mirroring the rulings that blocked the previous ban. 
March 10, 2017Press Item
This week, Republicans introduced their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which would kick millions of Americans off their health insurance and make millions of others pay more for less coverage.
March 10, 2017Press Item
Never before have I seen a presidency so out of touch with American values and the responsibility our government has to serve the American people. 
March 8, 2017Press Item
Today, Americans across the country are marking International Women’s Day in different ways.
March 7, 2017Press Item
The Republicans released a bill last night. That bill deals with every American’s welfare. Every American’s welfare. 
March 7, 2017Press Item
President Trump promised that Republicans would put forward a plan that would “have insurance for everybody” and that it would be “far less expensive and far better” than it is now. 
March 6, 2017Press Item
The executive order signed today doubles down on a radical policy that will weaken our national security and put all Americans in danger.
March 1, 2017Press Item
Last night, President Trump delivered his first address before the United States Congress and gave a speech long on empty rhetoric and short on any real policy agenda. 
March 1, 2017Press Item
Reports that House Republicans are planning to hold a markup of their legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act next week, if true, demonstrate that they are not listening to their constituents at home. 
March 1, 2017Press Item
This year, we mark Women’s History Month proud of the milestones of the past but filled even more with a determination to secure the future of equality and opportunity yet to be achieved.