Newsroom

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.
October 27, 2015Press Item
This evening, 313 Members of the House - virtually every Democrat and a majority of Republicans - joined together in a vote to reopen the Export-Import Bank and help American exporters create good jobs here in our country. 
October 28, 2015Press Item
I’m pleased to call this hearing to order, which is the third in our series called “Make It In America: What’s Next?” that we’ve held on Capitol Hill since July.
October 27, 2015Press Item
The American public ought to know that 147 Republicans voted to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank just a few years ago under the leadership of [former Majority Leader] Mr. Cantor and myself.