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March 24, 2015Press Item
I thank my friend, Mr. Van Hollen, for yielding. I thank him for the extraordinary job that he's done as Ranking Member of the Budget Committee.
March 24, 2015Press Item
In parliamentary parlance what we have before us is termed a ‘structured rule.’ However, I would venture to say this is an unstructured rule.
March 24, 2015Press Item
The Affordable Care Act adopted five years ago yesterday is good for people, but it’s also good for the economy, and it’s been good for our budget. 
March 24, 2015Press Item
House Republicans' budget resolution for Fiscal Year 2016 is ill-conceived, unrealistic, and unworkable. 
March 24, 2015Press Item
Last week, House Republicans introduced a budget resolution for fiscal year 2016 that is a repeat of the same irresponsible, unworkable, and unrealistic policies they have put forward for the past several years. 
March 23, 2015Press Item
This resolution is bipartisan and reflects the will of Congress that the nation of Ukraine deserves every opportunity to chart a future based on democracy, territorial integrity, and freedom from Russian aggression.
March 23, 2015Press Item
The House Democratic budget proposal unveiled today by Ranking Member Van Hollen is a responsible alternative to Republicans’ short-sighted proposal to disinvest in America’s future while pursuing a strategy of selective sequestration. 
March 23, 2015Press Item
Five years ago today, on March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law, opening the door to quality, affordable healthcare to millions of Americans.
March 23, 2015Press Item
Five years ago today, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law, opening the door to quality, affordable healthcare for millions of Americans. 
March 20, 2015Press Item
There is no reason why the Senate cannot vote immediately on the confirmation of Loretta Lynch to be our nation's next Attorney General.
March 19, 2015Press Item
This week, House Republicans unveiled their budget resolution for Fiscal Year 2016. Congress should be making the tough choices needed to grow our economy and expand middle-class opportunities for American families, while promoting fiscal responsibility.
March 19, 2015Press Item
I’m pleased to be joining Civil Rights Movement hero Rep. John Lewis, Assistant Leader Clyburn, Ranking Member Conyers, and Ranking Member Brady today to reintroduce the Voter Empowerment Act.
March 19, 2015Press Item
Thank you very much, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee. We appreciate your leadership on this, and Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers and former Ways and Means Ranking Member Charlie Rangel, two of the senior Members of the Congress of the United States who have been here a long time.
March 19, 2015Press Item
Ladies and Gentlemen of the House, I rise in very strong opposition to this resolution, and I urge every one of my Members to oppose this resolution.
March 19, 2015Press Item
I am pleased to announce that Rep. Joaquin Castro will be joining the Democratic Whip team for the 114th Congress as a Chief Deputy Whip.