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March 4, 2015Press Item
For sixteen years, Colleen Kelley has provided NTEU with principled and skilled leadership, and I join in thanking her for her service to federal employees and to our country. 
March 4, 2015Press Item
As we observe Women’s History Month, we have an opportunity to learn from and be inspired by women from across our country and throughout our history who fought for justice, equal rights, and opportunities for all.
March 3, 2015Press Item
Today, Prime Minister Netanyahu spoke before a joint meeting of Congress regarding the ongoing negotiations with Iran, and I share his concerns about the trustworthiness of Iran’s leaders. 
March 3, 2015Press Item
There is a time to debate, and there is a time to decide. Today it was a time to decide.
March 2, 2015Press Item
The Senate has now voted to reject House Republicans’ approach of making funding for the Department of Homeland Security contingent on partisan immigration amendments.
March 2, 2015Press Item
After Republicans nearly shut down the Department of Homeland Security on Friday, a seven-day continuing resolution is in place to give Congress time to pass legislation funding DHS for the entire fiscal year. 
March 2, 2015Press Item
For nearly four decades as a Member of the United States Congress, Barbara Mikulski has been Maryland’s untiring fighter for justice and opportunity and a trailblazer for breaking down barriers.  
February 27, 2015Press Item
Tonight I voted for a seven-day continuing resolution to keep the Department of Homeland Security open to allow time for the House to pass the Senate's full-year funding bill next week. 
February 27, 2015Press Item
Well, the Majority Leader just said that we are going to be having further votes, which is good.
March 2, 2015Press Item
I join in thanking Doug Elmendorf for his service as Director of the Congressional Budget Office, and I congratulate Keith Hall on being appointed as his successor.  
February 27, 2015Press Item
The Senate has sent us a bill, 68-31, over two-thirds of the Senate, which is the bill that the Republicans agreed to out of the Appropriations Committee in December. 
February 27, 2015Press Item
This bill is complex and could be discussed for a long period of time. [Education and Workforce Ranking Member] Scott doesn't have a long period of time, and I will be brief, but I want to point out that when we passed, at the request of President Bush, No Child Left Behind, which everybody has recognized does not have some of the components that it ought to have and has some components that it ought not to have, and Mr. Scott's substitute fixes that which is broken, but I'll point out that that bill passed 384-45.
February 27, 2015Press Item
I join her in thanking Mr. [John] Carter and Mr. [Hal] Rogers for bringing to the Floor in December a Homeland Security bill that was appropriate, that funded at the levels that were agreed upon by both parties.