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July 10, 2015Press Item
This week we mark the twentieth anniversary of the genocidal murder of more than 8,000 innocent Bosnian Muslims – including children – by Bosnian Serb military and paramilitary forces in Srebrenica, a heinous act that shocked the conscience of the world.
July 10, 2015Press Item
This week, as South Sudanese celebrate the fourth anniversary of their independence, I join in calling on President Kiir and former Vice President Machar to stop the violence and work together to bring their nation the peace, stability, and leadership it deserves. 
July 10, 2015Press Item
Our Task Force was honored to have Mr. King join us today to speak about his father’s legacy and his own work to carry that legacy forward.
July 9, 2015Press Item
Today, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) held the first hearing in a series of hearings called “Make It In America: What’s Next?” 
July 9, 2015Press Item
Mr. Speaker, there are days in this House when morality and the values of our country as articulated in the Declaration of Independence and in the Constitution of our country summons us to vote as Americans – as moral representatives and as representatives of the values of our country. Today is such a day, my colleagues.
July 9, 2015Press Item
It is appalling that House Republicans stealthily offered an amendment to the FY2016 Interior Appropriations bill last night that would require the National Park Service to continue allowing the display or sale of the Confederate flag – less than twenty-four hours after the House adopted amendments restricting its use. That racist, divisive flag of slavery, segregation, and secession is not an appropriate symbol to sell or fly in our National Parks and cemeteries run by the National Park Service
July 8, 2015Press Item
I am disappointed that House Republicans advanced a flawed and partisan reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) that disinvests in America’s public schools. 
July 7, 2015Press Item
Last week, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy released his legislative memo for the month of July.
July 2, 2015Press Item
For the sixty-fourth consecutive month, our economy continues to create private-sector jobs, with 223,000 more added in June.