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June 9, 2015Press Item
Throughout the month of June, I join in celebrating LGBT Pride Month, an opportunity to honor the contributions gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Americans have made to our communities, our country, and our world.
June 9, 2015Press Item
Republicans in Congress are joining Democrats and business owners across the country in urging their Republican leaders to schedule a vote to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank before its charter expires on June 30. 
June 5, 2015Press Item
This morning’s jobs report tells the story of an economic recovery that continues to advance, with 262,000 private sector jobs created in May.
June 4, 2015Press Item
As you’ve heard, we have just three weeks or twelve legislative days until the Export-Import Bank shuts down – not entirely, as Congressman [Heck] indicated, but for all intents and purposes of new loans. We must not let that happen.
June 3, 2015Press Item
Mr. Speaker, we are now less than a month from the deadline for Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank.
June 2, 2015Press Item
Even as the June 30 deadline to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank’s charter nears, House Republican leaders refuse to take responsible action to reauthorize the Bank.
June 2, 2015Press Item
When Congress passed the Americans with Disabilities Act twenty-five years ago, it represented a seminal moment in the history of civil rights in our country.
June 1, 2015Press Item
It is a time not only for LGBT Americans to celebrate how much has been achieved toward equality but also for the parents, children, siblings, friends, and extended families of LGBT individuals to express pride in their loved ones’ courage and determination to live their lives openly.
June 1, 2015Press Item
"I am deeply disappointed that the new Senate Republican Majority has taken the irresponsible route of allowing key national security protections to expire.