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February 28, 2014Press Item
“Tomorrow marks the beginning of Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate the women of character, courage, and commitment who have helped build our country and ensure that it lives up to the ideals of its founding.
February 28, 2014Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA) today introduced H.R. 4120, which would allow construction to proceed on the National Law Enforcement Officers Museum by extending authorization for the non-profit National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF).
February 27, 2014Press Item
“It is a cold day in Washington and you are here to turn up the heat.
February 26, 2014Press Item
“In signing the discharge petition introduced by Rep. Tim Bishop to bring the Fair Minimum Wage Act to the Floor, I join with my colleagues in calling for a vote to raise the minimum wage without delay.
February 26, 2014Press Item
“Governor Brewer has an important decision to make this week on behalf of the diverse communities who call Arizona home, but it is not a difficult one.
February 26, 2014Press Item
At a time when our country continues to face major challenges to its economy, it is very disappointing that the House returned yesterday for a three-week session with no substantive legislation planned to address those challenges.
February 25, 2014Press Item
“With 4 million Americans now enrolled in private health plans through the federal and state health insurance marketplaces, our country continues to make progress toward the goal of ensuring that affordable, quality health care is accessible to everyone. 
February 26, 2014Press Item
“Good afternoon, and congratulations on reaching your eighty-fifth anniversary.  I want to extend those congratulations as well to Senator Wendy Davis, who continues to make waves standing up – literally! – for justice, equality, and the rights of every individual in Texas and across our country.  And I want to applaud my colleague in the House, Rep. George Miller, for his lifetime of service, especially as an advocate for a public education system that can prepare every student – regardless of background – for an equal chance to make it in America.
February 26, 2014Press Item
“Thank you, John.  I am always glad to be here with you and with the men and women behind America’s credit unions. In Maryland, you continue to make a real and important difference for families and small businesses, and I thank you for the work you continue to do. But as much as we in Maryland like to think that John is one of a kind, here in this room are thousands of dedicated individuals who want to make sure that Americans from coast to coast can benefit from membership in a credit union. 
February 25, 2014Press Item
“I am so glad to be here with you to talk about how far we have come along the journey to secure equal voting rights for all Americans – and to rededicate ourselves to the important work of carrying that journey forward.
February 24, 2014Press Item
“I am pleased that the President is honoring the principle of pay parity in his FY2015 budget proposal by including a 1% pay increase for those who serve our nation in the military and our civilian federal workforce. 
February 24, 2014Press Item
“When the people of southeast Michigan called John Dingell Jr. to serve at the age of 29, he answered that call with determination and grace.
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.