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February 3, 2015Press Item
This week, Republican dysfunction on immigration is on full display.
February 3, 2015Press Item
Mr. Speaker, this House is about to hold its fifty-sixth vote to undermine or repeal the Affordable Care Act – which came to us, by the way, by route of the Heritage Foundation, as I think probably most of you recall.
February 3, 2015Press Item
Today, House Republicans will hold their 56th vote to undermine or repeal patient protections and cost savings that the Affordable Care Act has brought to millions of Americans.
February 3, 2015Press Item
Last week, I joined with federal and state legislators involved in passing the Affordable Care Act to file an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in the case ofKing v. Burwell.
February 2, 2015Press Item
In Punxsutawney today, Phil the Groundhog emerged from his burrow and determined that the next six weeks will be mostly a repeat of the last.
February 2, 2015Press Item
In his Fiscal Year 2016 budget proposal, President Obama laid out a vision for investing in our nation’s future and ensuring that working families have the economic security they need. 
February 2, 2015Press Item
We mark Black History Month this year by celebrating the legacy of the thousands who braved violence and intimidation a half-century ago when they stood up for the equal right to vote. 
January 30, 2015Press Item
As the first month of the 114th Congress comes to a close, it is disappointing that House Republicans have wasted time on partisan legislation that doesn’t advance the priorities of the American people.
January 29, 2015Press Item
Republicans have controlled both the House and the Senate for four weeks, and their record shows that they have focused on extreme, partisan legislation rather than taking action to help the middle class and all those who aspire to it.
January 28, 2015Press Item
I was proud to file an amicus brief with the Supreme Court today in the case of King v. Burwell along with other Members of Congress involved in writing the law in 2010 and with state legislators who participated in decisions on whether to launch state-based marketplaces.
January 27, 2015Press Item
Mitchell Rivard scanned through the House Members' Handbook in 2013, proofreading as he went, when a line gave him pause: Personnel decisions must be free from discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, and more. Nowhere did it mention sexual orientation or gender identity.
January 27, 2015Press Item
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) and a few of his Democratic colleagues are urging other members of Congress to include lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers in their office anti-discrimination policies.
January 27, 2015Press Item
Today, as we mark the tenth International Holocaust Remembrance Day, I join in remembering and honoring the six million Jews and millions of others who were victims of Nazi genocide. 
January 27, 2015Press Item
We’re just four weeks into the 114th Congress and the Republican Majority is already off to a rough start.