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October 7, 2015Press Item
I am very disappointed that the Republican House Majority is wasting time and taxpayer dollars by creating a select panel to attack women’s health. 
October 7, 2015Press Item
We’re here to send a strong message by Democrats in the House and Senate and by Americans across the country that sequester – that’s a complicated word that I tell people starts with ‘S,’ which stands for stupid – must be replaced. The sequester harms our economy and our national security.
October 6, 2015Press Item
Last week, the Treasury Department notified Congress that extraordinary measures to prevent a default will be exhausted on November 5. 
October 5, 2015Press Item
I find Alabama’s decision to close thirty-one satellite offices where residents can obtain a driver’s license deeply disturbing in light of that state’s 2011 law requiring every voter to present a state-issued photo identification to prove eligibility to cast a ballot.  
October 5, 2015Press Item
Today’s announcement of a Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement marks the start of a domestic review process.
October 2, 2015Press Item
I join in thanking Secretary Duncan for his service to our country. Under his leadership, the Department of Education has undertaken an ambitious effort to raise standards, promote innovation, and bring hands-on STEM learning into the classroom.  
October 2, 2015Press Item
“According to the monthly Bureau of Labor Statistics report released today, our economy gained 118,000 private sector jobs in September, making it the sixty-seventh straight month of private sector job growth. 
October 1, 2015Press Item
This afternoon, the House and Senate received a letter from the Treasury Department providing notice that the extraordinary measures employed to avoid a default on or debt will be exhausted on November 5.
October 1, 2015Press Item
I know [Majority Leader McCarthy] doesn't want us to lose jobs. I know he's quoted as saying that the people's voice ought to be heard. 
October 1, 2015Press Item
This is my 35th year in the Congress of the United States. I don't know that I voted against, prior to this year, either a defense appropriation bill or defense authorization bill. 
October 1, 2015Press Item
Yesterday’s comment by Chairman Chaffetz of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee that there is no evidence that Planned Parenthood broke any laws provides yet another reason why Congress should not create a select committee to investigate that organization, which three House standing committees are already examining closely without finding any wrongdoing.  
October 1, 2015Press Item
Majority Leader McCarthy’s comments Tuesday evening on the link between the creation of the Select Committee on Benghazi and partisan political attacks against former Secretary Clinton were both disturbing and revelatory.