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July 11, 2013Press Item
“This side of the aisle believes the passage of the farm bill is very, very important. It's important for our agricultural interests, for our farmers. We believe it's very important for those who are relying on nutritional programs and support from us.”
July 1, 2013Press Item
“As Co-Chair of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, I was deeply saddened to learn of the loss of nineteen courageous firefighters who rushed into harm’s way to protect their community from a devastating wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona.
June 18, 2013Press Item
“I thank the Gentleman for yielding, and I thank him for his work and I thank Mr. Lucas for his work. We struggle in this Congress to try to bring bipartisan legislation to the Floor. It's a shame. I've normally voted for the farm bill, for reasons I'll express here.
June 13, 2013Press Item
“I rise to join the Leader. I rise to join Congresswoman Esty and Congressman Thompson in recognizing this sad anniversary.
June 12, 2013Press Item
“Courtney has been an important member of my team since first coming to the Majority Leader’s office over six years ago,
May 21, 2013Press Item
“My thoughts and prayers are with those who lost their lives, their families, and all who were injured or lost their homes in yesterday’s devastating tornado.  All Americans are grateful to the first responders who continue to rescue survivors and provide life-saving treatment to victims...
May 15, 2013Press Item
“I support the actions announced by President Obama tonight. The actions taken by the IRS were unacceptable, and it is appropriate and necessary for the responsible parties to be held accountable.
May 8, 2013Press Item
“It is an honor to join you to mark Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with distinguished Members of Congress from America’s diverse Asian and Pacific Islander communities who are working hard and making a real difference here in Washington.
May 3, 2013Press Item
“On Sunday, families across America will celebrate both the courage of the defenders of Puebla in 1862 and the extraordinary contributions Mexican-Americans continue to make to our national life. 
May 1, 2013Press Item
“During Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we celebrate the many contributions to our national life by a vibrant community with a proud history.
May 1, 2013Press Item
“It is fitting that we celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month during the Spring, as the history of the Jewish community in our country has been one of new beginnings.
April 23, 2013Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) delivered opening remarks this afternoon introducing the GlobalWIN panel on Women in Leadership.
April 15, 2013Press Item
“As we continue to watch events in Boston unfold, my thoughts and prayers are with the victims of today’s attack and their families – as well as with all the people of Boston. 
April 12, 2013Press Item
“My good friend, John Berry, in his four years at the helm of the Office of Personnel Management, demonstrated outstanding leadership, much as he did when he served on my staff for ten years and was a principal architect of the Federal Employee Pay Comparability Act. 
April 8, 2013Press Item
"I join in mourning the passing of Baroness Margaret Thatcher and in celebrating her historic role as the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
March 31, 2013Press Item
"As we mark the anniversary of Cesar Chavez's birth, I join in celebrating the legacy of a civil rights giant who raised the voices of millions who were not being heard. In his work at the helm of the United Farm Workers and throughout a life spent fighting injustice and discrimination facing Hispanics and many other Americans, Chavez set an example of true courage in the face of adversity. 
March 21, 2013Press Item
"I am pleased to announce the launch of a new website that includes new tools that make the House more open and accessible.
February 7, 2013Press Item
The Postal Service’s announcement that it will end Saturday delivery of mail underscores the need for the House to get serious about comprehensive reform that puts the U.S. Postal Service on a long-term, fiscally sustainable path.