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May 2, 2017
Today, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) and Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) introduced HR 2285, the School-Based Respiratory Health Management Act, legislation that encourages states to help ensure students with reversible lower airway disorders, such as asthma, have assistance at school with managing their chronic disease and can excel in any environment.
May 2, 2017
Today, I’m proud to join Rep. David Cicilline and the LGBT Equality Caucus to cosponsor the Equality Act in the 115th Congress. 
May 2, 2017
I am appalled that President Trump tweeted this morning that he wants the government to shut down. Funding our government is not a game, where one side wins and the other side loses.
May 1, 2017
A nation of immigrants. We say that, and we say it with pride. 
May 1, 2017
I strongly urge President Trump to withdraw Mark Green as his nominee for Army Secretary. The civilian leaders the President selects to oversee our military set the tone for the men and women of our Armed Forces and how they are expected to behave.
May 1, 2017
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen has spent her more than three decades in public service working to build consensus and forge compromises that benefit Floridians and all Americans. 
April 27, 2017
If Republicans announce their intention to bring their harmful TrumpCare bill to the House Floor tomorrow or Saturday, I will oppose a one-week Continuing Resolution and will advise House Democrats to oppose it as well. 
April 26, 2017
“’Fool me once,’ the old adage says, and ‘shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.’  
April 26, 2017
Now that their party controls the levers of government, Republicans will be held responsible for any changes to our health care system that take place on their watch.
April 26, 2017
Once again, House Republicans are floating text of a new TrumpCare bill that is no better than any of the previous versions before. 
April 25, 2017
I was proud to join my colleagues in cosponsoring this resolution.
April 25, 2017
Cost sharing reductions are and should continue to be permanent, mandatory funding. That is the law. 
April 20, 2017
After having to withdraw their disastrous TrumpCare bill last month amid unprecedented public disapproval, President Trump and House Republican leaders should not make the same mistake again next week. 
April 13, 2017
President Trump was right when he declared that 'the longer I'm behind this desk and you have Obamacare, the more I would own it.'  
April 6, 2017
Today’s procedural changes by Senate Republicans imperils the future of the Senate as a deliberative body and risks eroding the constitutional framework that safeguards the rights and representation of the minority under our system of government. 
April 6, 2017
I continue to be deeply disturbed by the baseless and irresponsible accusations leveled against former National Security Advisor Susan Rice by President Trump. 
April 6, 2017
One might have thought that House Republican leaders had gotten the message when they had to pull their disastrous health care bill from the Floor two weeks ago that the American people do not want to be forced to pay more for less and lose the protections of the Affordable Care Act.  
April 6, 2017
It is entirely appropriate that Chairman Nunes should step aside from the House Intelligence Committee’s investigation, something he should have done days ago.  
April 5, 2017
The chemical weapons attack in Syria was a heinous war crime, and the Assad regime must be held accountable.  
April 4, 2017
Today, on Equal Pay Day, I stand in solidarity with women across the country who demand equal pay for equal work.  
March 30, 2017
Today, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Burr said that if his committee were to politicize its investigation of Russian interference, the investigation would fail. 
March 30, 2017
Today's Congressional Budget Office report on the long-term budget outlook ought to serve as a warning that Congress must work in a bipartisan way to put America's fiscal house in order. 
March 30, 2017
Americans are sick and tired of the blatant partisanship that too often puts party ahead of commonsense governing. 
March 30, 2017
Today, I’m proud to announce a major update to ‘Whip Watch’ to make it an even better resource for Members, staff, and the public