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April 28, 2017Press Item
As President Donald Trump focuses on tomorrow’s 100 day benchmark, here’s a quick look at how he little he has achieved in his first 100 days in office.
April 26, 2017Press Item
“This was a very important meeting,” said Whip Hoyer.  
April 26, 2017Press Item
Saturday, April 29 marks Donald Trump’s 100th day as president. His first 100 days have been defined by chaos, incompetence and broken promises to the American people.
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.