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December 4, 2015Press Item
I’m pleased that Democrats and Republicans were able to come together to make constructive changes to our visa waiver program.
December 4, 2015Press Item
This Sunday, our nation marks the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment, which forever removed the scourge of slavery in America.  
December 4, 2015Press Item
With our economy adding another 197,000 private sector jobs in November, and the unemployment rate remaining at 5.0% - its lowest level since April 2008, we have now experienced sixty-nine consecutive months of growing private sector jobs.
December 3, 2015Press Item
Today’s decision by Defense Secretary Carter to open every military occupation specialty to women will strengthen our Armed Forces and help ensure that it reflects the American value of equal opportunity.  
December 3, 2015Press Item
Thank you very much. I came here to hear Maxine Waters introduce me.  It’s always good to have a close friend introduce you, thank you so much, but Maxine really has been our quarterback on this issue as the Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee.
December 3, 2015Press Item
Today, we will pass in an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote a bill to give more stability and investment in our infrastructure in America. 
December 3, 2015Press Item
Yesterday’s IAEA report on Iran’s military program confirms what we’ve known for years – that, in spite of its leaders’ stonewalling, dissembling, and deception, Iran indeed pursued a secret nuclear weapons program at least through 2003 and conducted weapons development activities after that point, even as late as 2009.
December 3, 2015Press Item
Wanted to be sure you saw the article that ran in POLITICO Pro last night about the inclusion of Full-Service Community Schools in the Every Student Succeeds Act to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. 
December 2, 2015Press Item
I thank Mr. Scott for yielding.  I want to thank Mr. Kline, the Chairman of the Committee, and Ranking Member Scott for their work on this bill. 
December 2, 2015Press Item
Today the House will consider the Every Student Succeeds Act Conference Report, which reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. 
October 12, 2015Press Item
The stealth operation to save the Export-Import Bank started with a simple conversation on the House floor. Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (Md.), the second-ranking House Democrat, approached Rep. Stephen Fincher (R-Tenn.) with a proposition: Let’s work together.