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December 7, 2016Press Item
I look forward to learning more about Gen. John Kelly, his record of service to our nation in uniform, and his readiness to take the helm of a civilian agency as large and as challenging as the Department of Homeland Security.  
December 7, 2016Press Item
I am deeply disappointed in President-Elect Trump’s choice to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.  
December 7, 2016Press Item
Repealing the Affordable Care Act – as Republican leaders in Congress have committed to doing in January of next year – would be a disaster for our country.  
December 7, 2016Press Item
’December 7, 1941 – a date which will live in infamy.’  When President Roosevelt spoke those stirring words, he knew that generations hence would remember the attack on Pearl Harbor not only for the heroism and loss of life on that terrible day but also for the courage and perseverance that would characterize our nation in the days, months, and years ahead.
December 6, 2016Press Item
While I'm pleased that the House did not proceed with a resolution of impeachment against Commissioner Koskinen, I find it shameful that the House even considered such a step without any evidence of wrongdoing and for purely partisan motivations that even a majority of Republican Members opposed.  
December 6, 2016Press Item
Citing concerns that “Russia may have succeeded in weakening Americans’ trust” in our democratic institutions through its actions, the authors of the letter call attention to the hacking of American organizations, publication of private emails sent to or from campaign officials, as well as disclosures by WikiLeaks and fabricated news stories.  
December 6, 2016Press Item
As the Republican-led 114th Congress comes to an end, it’s clear that this Congress has become yet another closed, unproductive, do-nothing Congress.
December 6, 2016Press Item
I join in congratulating Rep. Luján on his re-election as DCCC chair and Reps. Cárdenas, Jeffries, Bustos, and Cicilline on joining the expanded Democratic leadership team, and I thank all those who stepped up to run. 
December 5, 2016Press Item
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) made it possible for 20 million previously uninsured Americans to get covered, ended discrimination against women and those with pre-existing conditions, and slowed the rate of growth in health care costs to historic lows. 
December 5, 2016Press Item
Today, the Obama Administration took important steps to increase transparency and accountability when it comes to our nation’s use of military force and the doctrines governing our military actions.  
December 5, 2016Press Item
Today’s report reiterates what has already been clearly demonstrated: Republicans’ Select Investigative Panel to attack women’s health has wasted more than $1.5 million in taxpayer money and countless hours of Congress’s time trying to manufacture a controversy that does not exist.  
December 2, 2016Press Item
This week, I was pleased to receive the support of my colleagues and be elected by acclamation as Democratic Whip for the 115th Congress. 
December 2, 2016Press Item
I’m glad to support this defense authorization bill, which includes important provisions to strengthen our military so it will continue to be well prepared to meet the global security challenges of the twenty-first century.  
December 2, 2016Press Item
I join in congratulating Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham on her election as Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus for the 115th Congress, and I thank Rep. Linda Sánchez for her service as the current Chair.  
December 2, 2016Press Item
I welcome the nomination of Gen. James Mattis to serve as our nation’s next Secretary of Defense.  
December 2, 2016Press Item
With our economy adding another 156,000 private sector jobs in November, we are continuing to see strong job gains, in large part due to the efforts of Democrats and President Obama in the aftermath of the Great Recession.