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December 8, 2014Press Item
Four years ago today, the Democratic Majority in the House brought to the Floor and passed legislation to end the threat of deportation for law-abiding, undocumented immigrants who were brought here as children and have known no other home than America. 
December 5, 2014Press Item
Across the country, millions of Americans are experiencing the benefits of the Affordable Care Act. 
December 5, 2014Press Item
With the year coming to an end, and only four scheduled days remaining on the legislative calendar, I was pleased that House Democrats and Republicans were able to come together this week to take action on several critical priorities. 
December 5, 2014Press Item
The Bureau of Labor Statistics’s jobs report for November shows an economy that is resilient and ripe for growth. 
December 5, 2014Press Item
Ashton Carter is an excellent choice to serve the next Secretary of Defense.  
December 4, 2014Press Item
I think that the Speaker does not want a government shutdown, [Republican Leader] McConnell has indicated that he doesn’t wasn't a government shutdown, and none of the rest of us in the leadership want a government shutdown. 
December 4, 2014Press Item
I am pleased that the House has passed the National Defense Authorization Act for 2015, critical legislation to support our military that the Congress has never failed to enact before the end of the year.  
December 4, 2014Press Item
Thank you very much, Leader Pelosi, and let me join you in congratulating [Rep.] Maxine Waters on her leadership [as] the Ranking Member on the Financial Services Committee and all the Members of the Financial Services Committee, the [Ranking Member] of our Small Business Committee [Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez], all of whom have worked so very hard on this issue and understand the consequences of inaction.
December 4, 2014Press Item
My heart goes out to the family of Eric Garner, who continue to seek justice for his tragic death on July 17.
December 4, 2014Press Item
It is very disappointing that the Republican Majority in the House wasted Congress’s time today on a partisan bill that will undermine the President’s executive actions to strengthen our borders, keep families together, and focus enforcement efforts on criminals. 
December 4, 2014Press Item
Everybody in that body believes the immigration system is broken.
December 3, 2014Press Item
Today’s announcement from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that the growth in health care spending has continued to slow – to the lowest rate since 1960 – demonstrates that the Affordable Care Act is working. 
December 3, 2014Press Item
Today, the House overwhelmingly passed legislation strengthening U.S.-Israel defense cooperation and expanding energy collaboration, reaffirming America’s strong commitment to Israel’s security and our close ties with its government and people.  
December 3, 2014Press Item
Mr. Speaker, American families and businesses deserve certainty from their tax system. Confidence. Stability.
December 3, 2014Press Item
Maria Corina Machado has been a tireless advocate for civil rights and human rights in Venezuela.