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January 6, 2017Press Item
Today’s Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly report shows an economy that continues to produce jobs at a steady clip, with seventy-five consecutive months of positive job growth alongside 144,000 new private sector jobs created in December.  
January 6, 2017Press Item
The fact of the matter is, of course, the economic environment since President Obama took office has substantially improved, incredibly improved. 
January 5, 2017Press Item
This new report ought to be alarming to all Americans.  
January 5, 2017Press Item
I thank the gentleman for yielding, and I rise today to reiterate the strong, bipartisan support for our ally Israel in the United States Congress.  
January 4, 2017Press Item
As the 115th Congress convenes, and with Republicans in control of both the House and Senate, Republican leadership has made repealing the Affordable Care Act their first order of business.  
January 4, 2017Press Item
Before the vote on December 23, I had urged President Obama and Secretary Kerry to use the United States's veto power at the U.N. Security Council to defeat Resolution 2334.  
January 3, 2017Press Item
Mr. Speaker, I’m deeply concerned by a number of controversial provisions included by the Majority in the rules they have proposed for the 115th Congress.  
January 3, 2017Press Item
The budget resolution introduced today by Senate Republicans represents a brazenly cynical use of the federal budget process to advance the political aim of repealing the Affordable Care Act.  
January 3, 2017Press Item
As the 115th Congress convenes today, Americans are deeply worried about the future and are looking to their Representatives to work together to craft responsible, just, and wise policies that heal the divisions of the recent election and renew faith in government to be a force for good in Americans’ lives.  
January 3, 2017Press Item
Eliminating the independence of the Office of Congressional Ethics, as House Republicans proposed to do without notice or debate, would have been a dangerous and ill-conceived move.  
January 3, 2017Press Item
I am deeply concerned by House Republicans’ decision in the dead of night to strip away the independence of the Office of Congressional Ethics.
January 2, 2017Press Item
Thank you very much, Leader. I appreciate your convening this call and including our leadership on there; the three committees are so relevant to what the Republicans are trying to do.
December 28, 2016Press Item
I was reassured to hear that Secretary Kerry today did not call for further action by the Security Council. 
December 27, 2016Press Item
I urged the Administration to veto the recently passed U.N. Security Council resolution regarding Israel and settlements.