January 5, 2016Press Item
“Today, recognizing that the federal government cannot do nothing while thousands of Americans – including many children – are killed by gun violence each year, President Obama used his legal authority to take bold executive actions that will help keep dangerous firearms out of the hands of those who shouldn’t have them while supporting research into mental health and safer gun technologies.  
January 2, 2016Press Item
I am disappointed that the Administration has delayed punitive action in response to Iran’s recent ballistic missile tests.  
December 28, 2015Press Item
ICYMI: Wanted to be sure you saw this article in The Hill on Whip Hoyer’s recent bipartisan successes, including the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank, inclusion of the Full-Service Community Schools program in the Every Student Succeeds Act, and passage of the visa waiver improvement bill. 
December 22, 2015Press Item
Five years ago, President Obama signed the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Act into law, beginning a process that would eventually lead to the full integration of Americans in our Armed Forces without regard for their sexual orientation.
December 21, 2015Press Item
Throughout my years in Congress, I have worked with few people as capable, personable, or hardworking as Beth Moten. 
December 18, 2015Press Item
The omnibus bill was a win for the American people. 
December 17, 2015Press Item
I thank [Appropriations Committee Ranking Member] Lowey and Chairman Rogers for their leadership on this bill.
December 17, 2015Press Item
I thank the Gentleman for yielding. The last Speaker – I have heard that speech in 1981, I heard it in 2001, I've heard it in 2003. The certainty of this bill is that we will explode further deficits and provide for disinvestment. That's the certainty of this bill, and I rise in strong opposition to it. 
December 16, 2015Press Item
I understand people want to protect themselves and their homes, but what we have here is a reasonable restraint to protect our people.