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February 24, 2014Press Item
"I am always pleased to celebrate Black History Month, because it looks back on the extraordinary contributions that have been made by African Americans through the years.
February 20, 2014Press Item
“I am deeply concerned by the outcome of the Jordan Davis case in Florida this week, and the Davis family deserves justice.
February 20, 2014Press Item
“Our budgets reflect our nation’s priorities, and the budget President Obama plans to submit to Congress next month for Fiscal Year 2015 will once again demonstrate his administration’s commitment to increasing opportunities, promoting job growth, and protecting our national security.
February 20, 2014Press Item
“I welcome the executive actions taken today by President Obama to make it easier for businesses and entrepreneurs to innovate in our country. 
February 19, 2014Press Item
“I remain deeply concerned about the escalating violence in Ukraine, and I join in urging the Ukrainian government to reach a peaceful resolution with the opposition before the situation worsens. 
February 19, 2014Press Item
“Today, the President took another important step to enhance our economic recovery and help more of our businesses succeed by making it easier for U.S. goods to reach overseas markets.
February 19, 2014Press Item
"I welcome this announcement of new energy cooperation between Israel and Jordan, both of which share special bonds with the United States.
February 18, 2014Press Item
“Raising the minimum wage for American workers is not only the right thing to do, it is the smart thing to do for our economy as well. 
February 18, 2014Press Item
“Rep. Gloria Negrette McLeod has been a valued member of our Caucus in the 113th Congress, and I know that she will continue to represent her constituents with distinction during her final months in office. 
February 18, 2014Press Item
“I join in thanking Rep. Rush Holt for his fifteen years of service in the United States Congress.
February 17, 2014Press Item
"Five years ago, under the leadership of President Obama and House and Senate Democrats, Congress took action to help our economy begin to recover from the Great Recession.
February 14, 2014Press Item
I’m pleased that this week Congress passed legislation to ensure that America can pay its bills, providing certainty and stability for our nation’s economy and businesses.  
February 13, 2014Press Item
“The President came to Congress and gave a State of the Union and said, look, I'm optimistic, we've come a far pace as you've just outlined very well.
February 12, 2014Press Item
"The enrollment numbers released today show that there is a clear demand for affordable, quality health care. 
February 12, 2014Press Item
“Today, President Obama took an important step toward making sure that every American who works hard can earn a living wage.
February 11, 2014Press Item
“I thank the Speaker. And I thank the Gentleman from New York, and I thank the Gentleman from Michigan. Let me start by saying, this issue ought not to be subject to a debate.
February 11, 2014Press Item
“I am opposing this bill because it breaks the principle that domestic spending cuts should not pay for higher defense spending.  
February 11, 2014Press Item
“I thank the Gentleman from Colorado for yielding. I thank my colleagues from Florida for being on the Floor. 
February 11, 2014Press Item
“I am so pleased to be here. [Congressman] Keith Ellison was introduced as someone who was there in the heat, he was there in the rain, he was there today – a little warmer right now with the sun – but we’re going to be there.