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October 10, 2014Press Item
On National Minimum Wage Day, I join with workers, businesses, and advocates across the country in renewing the call for Congress to take up and pass the Fair Minimum Wage Act.
October 9, 2014Press Item
The monthly budget review released yesterday by the Congressional Budget Office showed that our nation’s deficit continues to decline.
October 9, 2014Press Item
Today's news that there will be no increase in the Medicare Part B premium or deductible shows that the Affordable Care Act is working to dramatically slow the growth of health care costs.
October 3, 2014Press Item
As we mark National Manufacturing Day, Americans ought to be filled with pride in our role as the world's manufacturing leader. 
October 3, 2014Press Item
September’s jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that our economy added 236,000 private sector jobs, marking the fifty-fifth consecutive month of growth, and the unemployment rate fell to 5.9% - the first time it has dropped below 6% since July 2008. 
September 30, 2014Press Item
I am very disappointed that the Supreme Court ruled yesterday that early voting in Ohio can be rolled back by that state’s Republican-led legislature, which has joined other Republican-led states in curtailing access to the ballot.  
September 29, 2014Press Item
In five short weeks, the American people will make a decision about the direction they want this country to go. 
September 25, 2014Press Item
I join in thanking Attorney General Holder for serving our nation with honor and distinction over the past six years at the helm of the Justice Department. 
September 25, 2014Press Item
As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month together, let us take this time to reflect on the enormous contributions Latinos have made to our country.
September 24, 2014Press Item
Tonight at sunset, Jewish families across the United States and throughout the world will come together to mark the beginning of the new year.  
September 23, 2014Press Item
Last night, President Obama acted on his declaration that America will work with our regional partners to degrade and destroy ISIL. 
September 19, 2014Press Item
In May, the White House released its third U.S. National Climate Assessment revealing the dangerous effects climate change is already having – and will continue to have – on regions across the nation.
September 18, 2014Press Item
Yesterday was one of the few times this Congress or the last Congress considered something on a bipartisan basis to do something for our country. 
September 18, 2014Press Item
On their last day of session before the November election, House Republicans brought to the Floor exactly the same kind of partisan messaging bills that they have wasted time on throughout the 113th Congress.  
September 18, 2014Press Item
I was proud to join my House and Senate colleagues this morning in welcoming Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to the United States Congress. 
September 18, 2014Press Item
Having campaigned on promises to tackle our deficits and debt, the House Republican Majority has abandoned its responsibility to work toward long-term fiscal sustainability in a bipartisan way, instead ushering in an era of economic uncertainty characterized by government shutdowns, the risk of defaulting on our nation’s debts, and retroactive extensions. 
September 17, 2014Press Item
As Thomas Jefferson, and those who wrote with him said, ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident.’ What we have found throughout history is, it may be self-evident, but it is not self-executed. That is why this legislation is necessary.
September 17, 2014Press Item
I thank the Gentleman [Ranking Member Adam Smith] for yielding. I thank the Gentleman for his leadership. I thank [Chairman Buck] McKeon for his leadership. We will see today a bipartisan action, a bipartisan action on behalf of America, on behalf of its security, and on behalf of our international partners in confronting terrorism.
September 17, 2014Press Item
Let me tell you, Wade Henderson, Steny Hoyer used to be the Majority Leader. Steny Hoyer had the power as the Majority Leader to put a bill on the Floor or keep it off the Floor. If Steny Hoyer were the Majority Leader of the House, and Nancy Pelosi was the Speaker of the House, this bill would be on the Floor.