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October 27, 2015Press Item
The American public ought to know that 147 Republicans voted to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank just a few years ago under the leadership of [former Majority Leader] Mr. Cantor and myself. 
October 27, 2015Press Item
First of all, let me thank all of you for being here.  As you probably know I asked [Rep.] Barbara Lee to head up a Task Force.
October 27, 2015Press Item
Congress has a responsibility to work in a bipartisan and fiscally responsible way to replace the sequester so that we can invest in a more competitive economy and a stronger future for our country and its people.
October 26, 2015Press Item
Since July, businesses and workers have been asking Congress to reopen the Export-Import Bank so that they could compete on a level playing field in overseas markets.
October 26, 2015Press Item
Today, Members in the House will begin the process of forcing a vote to reopen the Export-Import Bank after House Republicans shut it down this summer, putting thousands of U.S. jobs and America’s economic competitiveness at risk.
October 23, 2015Press Item
We don't have an agreement on a number of things the gentleman has said. What we do have an agreement on, I presume, is that the gentleman from California wants to see is a solvent nation, a nation that pays its bills, a nation that does not create a lack of confidence in our own country and around the world.
October 23, 2015Press Item
Today's reconciliation bill represents the sixty-first attempt by Republicans to repeal or undermine the Affordable Care Act, reducing the number of Americans with health coverage by 16 million, increasing premiums by an average of 20%, and taking away the patient protections and benefits that help millions of Americans.
October 23, 2015Press Item
"No one believes that it’s good policy not to make sure, as Peter Welch says, that America pays its bills." 
October 22, 2015Press Item
By putting forward legislative proposals to address Puerto Rico’s debt challenge, the Obama Administration is making it clear that additional tools are needed to secure a stronger and more sustainable economic future for the island.  
October 22, 2015Press Item
President Obama and Congressional Democrats have a clear record of supporting a robust national defense, which is why the President proposed a strong defense budget. 
October 21, 2015Press Item
I would like to see the formation of a ‘Responsibility Caucus’ – a caucus that is honest with the American people; that doesn't pretend that this debt limit vote is a real vote, [that doesn’t pretend] it's a real vote when you cut revenues by hundreds of billions of dollars and don't pay for it, and if you think that that does not up the debt, somehow pays for it, you haven't been around for the last 35 years watching.