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February 20, 2015Press Item
With just one week left before the Department of Homeland Security runs out of funding, Congress must act swiftly to pass a clean funding measure to ensure our homeland security agencies have the resources needed to meet the challenges we face. 
February 18, 2015Press Item
I’ve had the privilege of serving with Rep. Janice Hahn for the past four years, and, in addition to being a good friend, she has been an outstanding Member of the House Democratic Caucus. 
February 18, 2015Press Item
Once again, the statistics for this year’s open enrollment period in the federal and state-based health insurance marketplaces demonstrate that Americans are taking advantage of the Affordable Care Act to access quality coverage for themselves, their families, and their employees. 
February 17, 2015Press Item
I was disappointed that a judge in Texas issued a stay this morning to delay the President's executive actions on deferred action.
February 13, 2015Press Item
There are just two weeks left until the Department of Homeland Security will run out of funding, and it’s time for Republicans to stop playing partisan games with our national security. 
February 12, 2015Press Item
Mr. Speaker, the Congress has five legislative days left until February 27. 
February 12, 2015Press Item
The Chairman [Paul Ryan], who was the Chairman of the Budget Committee, offered a budget which cut food stamps $125 billion.
February 12, 2015Press Item
Yesterday, House Democrats introduced a clean bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security for the remainder of the fiscal year and prevent a shutdown of DHS – and every single House Republican voted against it.
February 12, 2015Press Item
Today, Democrats on the Education and Workforce Committee put forward a proposal to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, which recognizes the important role the federal government has in supporting local education systems across the country.
February 11, 2015Press Item
Today the Congress came together in a spirit of bipartisanship to honor those who marched for voting rights in Selma fifty years ago. 
February 11, 2015Press Item
I was proud to cosponsor a bill today to fund the Department of Homeland Security for the remainder of the fiscal year at the level agreed to by Democrats and Republicans.
February 11, 2015Press Item
I rise in strong support of this bill of which I am a co-sponsor, honoring the brave men and women who marched in Selma. 
February 11, 2015Press Item
Twenty-five years ago, Nelson Mandela took his first steps into freedom from captivity on Robben Island, where he had been held as a political prisoner for eighteen of his twenty-seven years behind bars.
February 11, 2015Press Item
This morning, the President sent Congress the text of a resolution to authorize continued military operations against ISIL, in response to bipartisan calls for a new AUMF that addresses the threats we face today.