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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. 
March 1, 2017Press Item
I don't know what's going to happen because the Republicans have been talking about that for six years, about how they want to repeal the Affordable Care Act. 
February 28, 2017Press Item
Tonight, President Trump stood before the United States Congress and gave a speech long on rhetoric but short on any real policy agenda.
February 28, 2017Press Item
I’m not surprised [President Trump said he will discuss immigration reform]. Other than it's always surprising to hear Donald Trump say what he is for and against because it changes on a relevant basis.
February 28, 2017Press Item
The dramatic increase in threats against synagogues, Jewish cemeteries, Jewish Community Centers, and schools this week has been deeply troubling. 
February 24, 2017Press Item
It is reprehensible that South Sudanese politicians cannot reach a peaceful end to the violent and destabilizing conflict they have created, which now threatens to exacerbate a famine that could leave millions without food.  
February 24, 2017Press Item
It’s been a long week for Republican Members of Congress, as constituents continue to speak out against their efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a real plan to replace it.
February 22, 2017Press Item
I am deeply disappointed by the Trump Administration's decision to rescind important protections for transgender students. 
February 21, 2017Press Item
President Trump's blueprint for mass deportation does nothing to keep Americans safe. 
February 20, 2017Press Item
I am deeply alarmed by this latest wave of threats against Jewish Community Centers in states across the country.