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May 14, 2015Press Item
We’re talking about young people who have grown up in this country, loving this country, believing in its values, who want to serve their country and to protect the freedoms and democracy that they have enjoyed.
May 14, 2015Press Item
 want to congratulate Senator Cardin, the Ranking Member of the Foreign Relations Committee, for his hard work to reach this compromise with Chairman Corker.
May 13, 2015Press Item
This National Women’s Health Week, take a look at how the Affordable Care Act is helping women across the country lead healthier lives by providing access to quality, affordable health care:
May 13, 2015Press Item
I am so very pleased to be here with all of you and Richard [Liu] and certainly [Representative] Judy Chu and [Representative] Mike Honda, who do such an extraordinary job in leading your [Congressional Asian Pacific American] Caucus and in making sure that all of us understand the issues of great importance to all Americans but particularly to Asian Pacific Americans and to make us sensitive to their concerns.
May 13, 2015Press Item
Today, House Democrats and Republicans came together to pass legislation that will protect Americans’ civil liberties while ensuring that law enforcement and homeland security agencies have the tools they need to keep our country safe. 
May 13, 2015Press Item
I was very saddened to learn of the tragic derailment last night in Philadelphia. 
May 13, 2015Press Item
I was honored to receive the Navy’s Distinguished Public Service Award yesterday from Secretary Mabus. 
May 13, 2015Press Item
I want to thank Rep. Gallego for working to include an amendment in the defense authorization bill to encourage the Secretary of Defense to consider allowing DREAMers to serve in the military – and I want to thank him for his service to our nation as a Marine as well. 
May 12, 2015Press Item
At the end of May, the Highway Trust Fund is set to expire. 
May 8, 2015Press Item
Victory in Europe on May 8, 1945, fulfilled the hopes and prayers of so many people and nations who had struggled under the yoke of fascism and the Nazis’ brutal, genocidal regime.
May 8, 2015Press Item
For the sixty-second month in a row, our economic recovery has added private sector jobs and put Americans back to work.  
May 6, 2015Press Item
Jim Wright lived a full and extremely productive life.  I counted him as a friend, supporter, and someone I admired for his commitment to people, his courage in pursuing his principles, and his skill as a political leader.