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November 3, 2015Press Item
For the past five years, the House has been governed by a deeply divided and dysfunctional Republican Party. 
November 3, 2015Press Item
Today, the House Republican leadership unveiled the legislative schedule for 2016.  While Republicans have spent much of this year dealing with their own deep divisions and wasting time on partisan legislation, the American people expect Congress to pursue a positive agenda to grow our economy, support job creation, and address the challenges confronting our nation. 
November 2, 2015Press Item
As a result of our strongly unified effort, House Democrats earned a major victory for American businesses and workers last week by discharging and passing the Export-Import Bank reauthorization bill (H.R. 597) with a bipartisan vote of 313-118. 
November 3, 2015Press Item
Today, I was proud to join bipartisan majorities in the House in voting overwhelmingly to condemn the recent violent attacks against Israelis and to encourage the Obama Administration to work with European nations to combat anti-Semitism on that continent.  
October 28, 2015Press Item
Madam Speaker, this agreement represents a bipartisan effort to prevent a catastrophic default and lessen the chance of a government shutdown in December.  Lessens the chance – it doesn't preclude it.
October 28, 2015Press Item
Speaker Boehner and I, as some would note, do not always agree. We've been on opposite sides on this Floor and opposite sides of debate many times. However, that is behind us for John Boehner. In all the years I’ve served with him, Speaker Boehner has shown me the same kindness, grace, and friendship that he's shown [to] so many of this House, its colleagues on both sides of the aisle.