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January 13, 2017Press Item
Mr. Speaker, I absolutely disagree with the previous speaker. He is wrong. He is wrong on the facts... The Affordable Care Act was on the table longer than any bill since I’ve been in Congress – which was 36 years – to read, to review, to analyze, and to make a decision. 
January 13, 2017Press Item
I think what the Inspector General needs to do is [ask] ‘were the proper policies followed? Do the facts justify the action that was taken?’ Not so much for what happened in the past, but for what ought to be done in the future. 
January 12, 2017Press Item
Ahead of House Republicans’ vote to begin the process to repeal the Affordable Care Act tomorrow, here’s a look at Republican hypocrisy on the ACA over the last six years.
January 12, 2017Press Item
Mr. Speaker, I rise out of a deep concern, not only for the thirty million Americans who will lose access to health coverage and the tens of millions of others who will see their costs rise if Republicans repeal the Affordable Care Act without a replacement. 
January 10, 2017Press Item
Yesterday’s analysis by the Office of Management and Budget exposes Republicans’ budget resolution for the gimmick it is: nothing more than a partisan effort to take health coverage away from tens of millions of Americans that never achieves balance and adds $9.5 trillion to our national debt over the next ten years. 
January 10, 2017Press Item
For over six years, Senate and House Republicans have been promising the American people that they would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. 
January 9, 2017Press Item
As Republicans move forward with their efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act without offering a replacement, House Democrats will continue to highlight what is at stake for millions of Americans. 
January 6, 2017Press Item
With the 115th Congress beginning this week and the President-Elect’s inauguration taking place in two weeks, Republicans have a responsibility to govern and get things done for the American people. 
January 3, 2017Press Item
Eliminating the independence of the Office of Congressional Ethics, as House Republicans proposed to do without notice or debate, would have been a dangerous and ill-conceived move.  
January 3, 2017Press Item
I am deeply concerned by House Republicans’ decision in the dead of night to strip away the independence of the Office of Congressional Ethics.
December 7, 2016Press Item
Repealing the Affordable Care Act – as Republican leaders in Congress have committed to doing in January of next year – would be a disaster for our country.  
December 5, 2016Press Item
Today’s report reiterates what has already been clearly demonstrated: Republicans’ Select Investigative Panel to attack women’s health has wasted more than $1.5 million in taxpayer money and countless hours of Congress’s time trying to manufacture a controversy that does not exist.  
December 1, 2016Press Item
It is shameful that House Republicans would continue to waste taxpayer money on their partisan witch-hunt, whose clear goal has been to yield political gains for Republicans.  
November 29, 2016Press Item
I am deeply concerned by Majority Leader McCarthy’s remarks today that Republicans intend to repeal the Affordable Care Act and take health coverage away from 20 million Americans without having a plan to replace the law. 
October 20, 2016Press Item
Wanted to be sure you saw today's op-ed by Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), author of the Help America Vote Act, in The Hill on claims that the presidential election is 'rigged.'
October 17, 2016Press Item
The report released on Friday by the Treasury Department demonstrates both the enormous progress made under President Obama to bring deficits down as well as the significant challenges that still remain to achieve fiscal sustainability. 
October 7, 2016Press Item
The Bureau of Labor Statistics report released this morning demonstrates that the solid pace of our jobs recovery is continuing, with September marking six years of continual job growth. 
September 30, 2016Press Item
I’m pleased that Republicans and Democrats in the House of Representatives reached an agreement this week and passed legislation to avoid a government shutdown. 
September 29, 2016Press Item
Republicans in the House of Representatives have rapidly escalated their investigations of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to unprecedented levels by issuing more than 70 subpoenas and letters just since July 5, when FBI Director James Comey announced publicly that his team of career investigators unanimously concluded that no criminal charges were warranted in the FBI email investigation.