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January 20, 2017Press Item
President Trump had an opportunity today to unite this country in his inaugural remarks. 
January 19, 2017Press Item
Let me join Leader Pelosi in thanking Barack Obama and Michelle Obama for bringing to the White House such vision, such commitment, such courage, such civility, such respect for others, such a sense of duty. 
January 19, 2017Press Item
Wanted to be sure you saw today's op-ed by Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) in The Hill ahead of President-Elect Trump's Inauguration, reminding him of his responsibility to represent all Americans. 
January 17, 2017Press Item
Last week, Congressional Republicans took the first step toward repealing the Affordable Care Act, yet they still haven’t shown the American people their replacement. 
January 17, 2017Press Item
Today’s report by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office underscores why so many Americans from across the political spectrum are outraged by Republican plans to move forward with a repeal of the Affordable Care Act without a workable replacement.  
January 13, 2017Press Item
This week, Congressional Republicans voted to begin the process of repealing the Affordable Care Act. 
January 13, 2017Press Item
When Democrats were in the Majority in the 111th Congress and enacted the Affordable Care Act, we did so through a fully open process.
January 13, 2017Press Item
Instead of launching a partisan retaliatory attack against our government’s nonpartisan ethics watchdog, Republicans in Congress ought to be insisting that the President-Elect abide by the highest standards of ethics and take steps to prevent conflicts of interest from casting a dark cloud over his presidency.  
January 13, 2017Press Item
Every American will be affected by this vote. Not just the 20 million people who will lose their insurance immediately, 30 million total lose their insurance. 
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 13, 2017Press Item
This year, as we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we reflect on his legacy and his commitment to nonviolence in the ceaseless pursuit of justice and opportunity for all.  
January 12, 2017Press Item
The data released today makes it clear that the Affordable Care Act is helping encourage entrepreneurship and making it easier for people to start small businesses and create jobs in our communities.  
January 12, 2017Press Item
This week, House Republicans are moving forward with their efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act without offering a replacement. 
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 11, 2017Press Item
I am pleased that the Obama Administration has taken this first step to investigate Colombia’s failure to comply with the labor provisions of the Colombia Free Trade Agreement and support the Department of Labor’s call for follow-on action.