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February 6, 2015Press Item
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics report released today, 267,000 new private sector jobs were created in January, marking the fifty-ninth consecutive month of increases and the eleventh consecutive month above 200,000. 
February 5, 2015Press Item
There really is no controversy with respect to the funding of the Homeland Security Department. 
February 5, 2015Press Item
This is a critically important issue for our country, for our people, for families, and, certainly, for our children.
February 4, 2015Press Item
On Monday, the President released his budget for Fiscal Year 2016. His budget proposal builds on the strength of our economic recovery to make smart investments that will increase our nation’s competitiveness, while ensuring that working families share in the benefits of the recovery.
February 3, 2015Press Item
This week, Republican dysfunction on immigration is on full display.
February 3, 2015Press Item
Mr. Speaker, this House is about to hold its fifty-sixth vote to undermine or repeal the Affordable Care Act – which came to us, by the way, by route of the Heritage Foundation, as I think probably most of you recall.
February 3, 2015Press Item
Today, House Republicans will hold their 56th vote to undermine or repeal patient protections and cost savings that the Affordable Care Act has brought to millions of Americans.
February 3, 2015Press Item
Last week, I joined with federal and state legislators involved in passing the Affordable Care Act to file an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in the case ofKing v. Burwell.
February 2, 2015Press Item
In Punxsutawney today, Phil the Groundhog emerged from his burrow and determined that the next six weeks will be mostly a repeat of the last.
February 2, 2015Press Item
In his Fiscal Year 2016 budget proposal, President Obama laid out a vision for investing in our nation’s future and ensuring that working families have the economic security they need. 
February 2, 2015Press Item
We mark Black History Month this year by celebrating the legacy of the thousands who braved violence and intimidation a half-century ago when they stood up for the equal right to vote. 
January 30, 2015Press Item
As the first month of the 114th Congress comes to a close, it is disappointing that House Republicans have wasted time on partisan legislation that doesn’t advance the priorities of the American people.
January 29, 2015Press Item
Republicans have controlled both the House and the Senate for four weeks, and their record shows that they have focused on extreme, partisan legislation rather than taking action to help the middle class and all those who aspire to it.
January 28, 2015Press Item
I was proud to file an amicus brief with the Supreme Court today in the case of King v. Burwell along with other Members of Congress involved in writing the law in 2010 and with state legislators who participated in decisions on whether to launch state-based marketplaces.