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July 24, 2015Press Item
The Democratic Whip Office’s sixth annual Member Online All-Star Competition came to a close earlier this week. It was a great success, with House Democrats collectively gaining over 231,000 new social media followers over three weeks.
July 24, 2015Press Item
Twenty-five years ago, President George H. W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law.  
July 23, 2015Press Item
I was very disappointed that House Republicans passed yet another partisan, anti-immigrant bill today. 
July 23, 2015Press Item
I was proud to join in introducing the Equality Act today.  
July 22, 2015Press Item
Today’s Social Security and Medicare Trustees reports offer mixed news.  On the one hand, Medicare’s Trustees reaffirm that the Affordable Care Act is improving the program’s long-term sustainability.  
July 22, 2015Press Item
On Thursday, July 9, House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer and House Democrats held the first hearing in a series of hearings titled “Make It In America: What’s Next?”
July 21, 2015Press Item
House Republicans’ misguided, ideological crusade against the Export-Import Bank is already harming American businesses across the country.
July 21, 2015Press Item
Five years ago, the Democratic-led Congress and President Obama successfully took action, over strong Republican opposition, to address many of the problems that led to the financial crisis in 2008 and the deepest recession in a generation.
July 16, 2015Press Item
Today, the Senate took a major step forward to promote the full-service community schools model across the country, adopting as an amendment to the Every Child Achieves Act the language of the Full Service Community Schools Act that I’ve introduced for several years in the House. 
July 16, 2015Press Item
I’m proud to join my colleagues today in introducing the Equal Dignity for Married Taxpayers Act.
July 15, 2015Press Item
While the House took action to prevent the Highway Trust Fund from expiring at the end of this month, which would have put thousands of construction jobs in jeopardy and undermined key investments to maintain our nation’s highway and transit network infrastructure, we cannot continue to go from short-term fix to short-term fix.