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July 21, 2015Press Item
House Republicans’ misguided, ideological crusade against the Export-Import Bank is already harming American businesses across the country.
July 21, 2015Press Item
Five years ago, the Democratic-led Congress and President Obama successfully took action, over strong Republican opposition, to address many of the problems that led to the financial crisis in 2008 and the deepest recession in a generation.
July 16, 2015Press Item
Today, the Senate took a major step forward to promote the full-service community schools model across the country, adopting as an amendment to the Every Child Achieves Act the language of the Full Service Community Schools Act that I’ve introduced for several years in the House. 
July 16, 2015Press Item
I’m proud to join my colleagues today in introducing the Equal Dignity for Married Taxpayers Act.
July 15, 2015Press Item
While the House took action to prevent the Highway Trust Fund from expiring at the end of this month, which would have put thousands of construction jobs in jeopardy and undermined key investments to maintain our nation’s highway and transit network infrastructure, we cannot continue to go from short-term fix to short-term fix. 
July 14, 2015Press Item
I was pleased to see that today’s Mid-Session Review by the Office of Management and Budget predicts a deficit for 2015 $128 billion lower than anticipated by the President’s budget.  
July 14, 2015Press Item
Five years ago, House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer and House Democrats created the Make It In America plan to encourage private sector job creation here in the US. 
July 14, 2015Press Item
With the announcement tonight of an agreement with Iran, it is now up to Members of Congress to work carefully through every detail, particularly given Iran’s likelihood to exploit any ambiguity or loophole to its benefit and to the detriment of the security of America, Israel, and our allies in Europe and the Gulf.
July 13, 2015Press Item
The Secretary of Defense's announcement that a working group will be established to study the implications of permitting transgender Americans to serve openly in our military is welcome news.