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June 13, 2014Press Item
This week, the House considered the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development appropriations bill. 
June 12, 2014Press Item
Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to this bill, but I am constrained to respond to the remarks, the emotional remarks, the perplexed remarks of the Gentleman who preceded me.
June 12, 2014Press Item
I have been saying for some period of time that the Republican Party is a deeply divided party and has been dysfunctional. We have seen that. [Speaker] Boehner has not been able to lead on issues he thought were important.
June 12, 2014Press Item
I think what the election showed was what we've been saying all along, that the Republican Party is a deeply divided, dysfunctional party at this point in time, with great differences internally, which are making it very difficult for them to lead in a positive way.
June 11, 2014Press Item
Today, House Democrats held a press conference to announce and discuss new jobs legislation being added to the Make It In America plan, which focuses on creating the best conditions for American businesses to manufacture their products and create jobs right here in the U.S. Here's a look at quotes from some of the organizations who support the Make It In America jobs plan.
June 11, 2014Press Item
Today, House Democrats held a press conference to announce and discuss new jobs legislation being added to the Make It In America plan to strengthen manufacturing and bring jobs back to the U.S.
June 11, 2014Press Item
This Congress we launched the Make It In America plan with an important premise in mind: every American who wants to work hard and take responsibility ought to have a job that pays well and opens doors of opportunity to the middle class. 
June 10, 2014Press Item
While the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development appropriations bill considered by the House today includes a number of positive provisions, I could not support it in its current form because it guts federal support for a number of important transit and housing programs. 
June 10, 2014Press Item
I join in congratulating Reuven Rivlin on being chosen to succeed Israeli President Shimon Peres when his term ends next month.
June 10, 2014Press Item
Last week, Majority Leader Eric Cantor released a memo detailing the House’s legislative agenda for the month of June. Although the memo touches on several legislative priorities, including three appropriations bills, there are important priorities missing from his agenda. 
June 10, 2014Press Item
Fifty-one years ago today, President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act, landmark legislation that made it illegal for employers to pay women less than men for the same work. 
June 9, 2014Press Item
With 3 million Americans now cut off from the emergency unemployment insurance that ought to be there to help them make ends meet while they continue to look for jobs, Congress must act – and act now.