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May 3, 2017Press Item
Thank you very much. I am pleased to rise in support of this legislation.
May 3, 2017Press Item
Today's visit by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas must not be seen as a wasted opportunity.
May 3, 2017Press Item
The decision today by Puerto Rico’s governor to seek a judicial reorganization of the island’s debts and put its finances on solid footing is the responsible thing to do.  
May 3, 2017Press Item
Joe, you took the words out of my mouth. I don't think it's what the Democrats or Republicans want, the process won. 
May 2, 2017Press Item
The bill House Republicans just passed would end overtime pay as American workers know it.
May 2, 2017Press Item
As House Republican leaders continue to scramble for votes to pass their TrumpCare bill, Speaker Ryan claimed the MacArthur Amendment would keep in place protections for Americans with preexisting conditions:
May 2, 2017Press Item
I am disappointed to see, one more time, that the Trump Administration is undermining the confidence of the health insurance marketplaces under the Affordable Care Act.
May 2, 2017Press Item
Today, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) and Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) introduced HR 2285, the School-Based Respiratory Health Management Act, legislation that encourages states to help ensure students with reversible lower airway disorders, such as asthma, have assistance at school with managing their chronic disease and can excel in any environment.
May 2, 2017Press Item
Today, I’m proud to join Rep. David Cicilline and the LGBT Equality Caucus to cosponsor the Equality Act in the 115th Congress. 
May 2, 2017Press Item
I am appalled that President Trump tweeted this morning that he wants the government to shut down. Funding our government is not a game, where one side wins and the other side loses.
May 2, 2017Press Item
This week, House Republicans are attempting to bring their TrumpCare bill to the Floor for a vote. 
May 1, 2017Press Item
A nation of immigrants. We say that, and we say it with pride. 
May 1, 2017Press Item
This evening, Israelis will gather to begin marking the sixty-ninth anniversary of their independence, joined by many in America and around the world who look to Israel as a beacon of hope and the triumph of Jewish self-determination after generations of exile and persecution. 
May 1, 2017Press Item
I strongly urge President Trump to withdraw Mark Green as his nominee for Army Secretary. The civilian leaders the President selects to oversee our military set the tone for the men and women of our Armed Forces and how they are expected to behave.
May 1, 2017Press Item
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen has spent her more than three decades in public service working to build consensus and forge compromises that benefit Floridians and all Americans. 
May 1, 2017Press Item
I join in celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, when Americans of all backgrounds pay tribute to the extraordinary contributions of our country’s Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities.
April 29, 2017Press Item
William Shakespeare famously declared that “past is prologue,” and the bard’s words ought to give us pause as we assess the first scene of this very strange play in which we now find ourselves as a nation.