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January 29, 2015Press Item
Republicans have controlled both the House and the Senate for four weeks, and their record shows that they have focused on extreme, partisan legislation rather than taking action to help the middle class and all those who aspire to it.
January 28, 2015Press Item
I was proud to file an amicus brief with the Supreme Court today in the case of King v. Burwell along with other Members of Congress involved in writing the law in 2010 and with state legislators who participated in decisions on whether to launch state-based marketplaces.
January 27, 2015Press Item
Mitchell Rivard scanned through the House Members' Handbook in 2013, proofreading as he went, when a line gave him pause: Personnel decisions must be free from discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, and more. Nowhere did it mention sexual orientation or gender identity.
January 27, 2015Press Item
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) and a few of his Democratic colleagues are urging other members of Congress to include lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers in their office anti-discrimination policies.
January 27, 2015Press Item
Today, as we mark the tenth International Holocaust Remembrance Day, I join in remembering and honoring the six million Jews and millions of others who were victims of Nazi genocide. 
January 27, 2015Press Item
We’re just four weeks into the 114th Congress and the Republican Majority is already off to a rough start. 
January 26, 2015Press Item
I’m proud to be joining my colleagues here today to re-introduce the Federal Employee Paid Parental Leave Act. 
January 26, 2015Press Item
Today’s Budget and Economic Outlook report by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office shows how much progress we have made over the past few years to bring down budget deficits – yet it also reminds us how much work is left to tackle our long-term, structural debt.  
January 22, 2015Press Item
I am very disappointed that the House Republican Majority plans to bring to the Floor next week legislation that would undermine efforts to achieve comprehensive immigration reform, and I will be whipping against it.  
January 22, 2015Press Item
Today, I am re-introducing legislation to provide House Delegates and the Resident Commissioner with the right to vote in the Committee of the Whole House so that the nearly five million Americans they represent have a voice in Congress.
January 21, 2015Press Item
I join in congratulating my friend Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard on her appointment as Ranking Member of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, making her the first Latina to be the senior-most Democrat on any appropriations subcommittee.