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March 11, 2014Press Item
This week, House Republicans have scheduled their 51st vote to repeal or undermine the Affordable Care Act, instead of taking action on a long list of critical legislation. 
March 7, 2014Press Item
“Today, we mark the 49th anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday,’ when a march for equality and voting rights in Selma, Alabama, was met with violent suppression.  
March 7, 2014Press Item
“The monthly jobs report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics this morning demonstrates that, while our recovery continues, Congress must do more to help the private sector create jobs that pay well and open doors to opportunity.
March 6, 2014Press Item
“I thank the Gentlelady for yielding. I want to thank Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Lowey for bringing this bill to the Floor in a very timely fashion.
March 5, 2014Press Item
“It is extremely disappointing that House Republicans decided to hold their fiftieth vote to undermine or repeal the Affordable Care Act today. 
March 5, 2014Press Item
“Republicans in the House and Senate ought to weigh carefully their position of continuing to block an important lifeline for Americans who continue to seek jobs.
March 4, 2014Press Item
Today, President Obama proposed a budget that is focused on growth, opportunity, and security.
March 4, 2014Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) today announced the hiring of two new members of his staff. 
March 3, 2014Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) are joining with Members of Congress to send the following letter to President Barack Obama in the coming days on efforts to prevent a nuclear armed Iran. 
March 3, 2014Press Item
"Today's report by the Institute for Supply Management shows a manufacturing sector that continues to expand at a steady pace.
February 28, 2014Press Item
"I will continue to monitor the situation in Ukraine closely as it develops. Like the President, I am deeply disturbed by reports of Russian troop movements inside Ukraine's borders, and it is important that respect for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity is maintained.