October 16, 2015Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) today announced details of the upcoming Second Congressional Hackathon that will take place next week on Friday, October 23, 2015 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm in the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.
October 16, 2015Press Item
Twenty years ago, the Million Man March raised the consciousness of our nation and made it clear that challenges affecting African Americans could not be ignored by policymakers in Washington. 
October 15, 2015Press Item
The continued deployment of U.S. troops in Afghanistan is an issue that hits home for millions of Americans, including those who lost loved-ones since combat operations there began fourteen years ago after the September 11 attacks.  
October 13, 2015Press Item
The violent attacks against Israeli civilians over the past several days must not be met with silence from the international community but with strong condemnation.
October 12, 2015Press Item
"Yesterday's alleged ballistic missile test by Iran, likely in violation of U.N. Security Council Resolutions, makes absolutely clear why there must be no ambiguity when it comes to the United States and our partners' willingness to enforce Iran's obligations under UN resolutions and the JCPOA...
October 9, 2015Press Item
I join my friend, Mr. Forbes, in opposition to this amendment, Mr. Speaker. This amendment would harm America’s national security.
October 8, 2015Press Item
Leader McCarthy’s announcement is yet another reflection of Republicans’ deep divisions and dysfunction. 
October 7, 2015Press Item
I am very disappointed that the Republican House Majority is wasting time and taxpayer dollars by creating a select panel to attack women’s health. 
October 7, 2015Press Item
We’re here to send a strong message by Democrats in the House and Senate and by Americans across the country that sequester – that’s a complicated word that I tell people starts with ‘S,’ which stands for stupid – must be replaced. The sequester harms our economy and our national security.
October 6, 2015Press Item
Last week, the Treasury Department notified Congress that extraordinary measures to prevent a default will be exhausted on November 5. 
October 5, 2015Press Item
I find Alabama’s decision to close thirty-one satellite offices where residents can obtain a driver’s license deeply disturbing in light of that state’s 2011 law requiring every voter to present a state-issued photo identification to prove eligibility to cast a ballot.  
October 5, 2015Press Item
Today’s announcement of a Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement marks the start of a domestic review process.