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November 29, 2016Press Item
The nominations of Steven Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary and Wilbur Ross as Commerce Secretary reveal an incoming administration that is seriously out of touch with working Americans. 
November 29, 2016Press Item
Today, House Republicans released the legislative schedule for 2017. 
November 29, 2016Press Item
I want to thank my friend Rep. Sandy Levin for his service as Ranking Member of the Ways and Means Committee and, previously, as its Chair.
November 29, 2016Press Item
I strongly support today’s bipartisan resolution reaffirming that the only way to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is through direct, bilateral negotiations between the parties.  
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. 
November 29, 2016Press Item
The nomination of Chairman Tom Price to serve as Secretary of Health and Human Services raises red flags. 
November 22, 2016Press Item
I am very disappointed by this ruling, which is a blow to working families across our country, who deserve to see their hard work translate into higher incomes and greater opportunity. 
November 22, 2016Press Item
The ongoing humanitarian catastrophe in Aleppo and other Syrian cities must not be met with silence or acquiescence.  
November 21, 2016Press Item
One of the basic principles that safeguards our democracy is the separation of the personal business interests of our leaders from the government business with which they are entrusted while in office.  
November 21, 2016Press Item
When Congress first passed the legislation that would become known as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and in subsequent reauthorizations, the intent of lawmakers was clear: that students with disabilities deserve a meaningful and material education benefit, not just a bare minimum of effort from school districts.  
November 19, 2016Press Item
I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Rep. Danny Davis' grandson, Jovan Wilson. 
November 18, 2016Press Item
President-Elect Trump’s nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General of the United States will demand the same rigorous scrutiny that was brought to bear by the Republican-controlled Senate Judiciary Committee in 1986, when it rejected his nomination for a federal district judgeship.  
November 18, 2016Press Item
With each appointment made by the President-Elect, my grave concern about his presidency increases.  
November 16, 2016Press Item
Last week’s election demonstrated the extent to which Americans are deeply frustrated by and distrustful of our government institutions, and the anxiety they feel over a changing economy that they believe has left them behind.