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November 6, 2015Press Item
Today’s jobs report ought to be received as welcome news, with the economy adding 268,000 private sector jobs last month and the unemployment rate falling to 5.0% - the lowest since April 2008.  
November 5, 2015Press Item
I join in thanking Wade Henderson for his service to the cause of civil rights in America and human rights around the world as President and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. 
November 4, 2015Press Item
Tonight, Democrats and Republicans came together once again to send a resounding message that the Export-Import Bank ought to be reopened immediately. 
November 4, 2015Press Item
This is a bill about jobs. The amendment is about killing jobs… Every one of these amendments will undermine the Export-Import Bank that got 313 votes on this Floor.
November 4, 2015Press Item
I rise in opposition to this rule. I rise in opposition because it would make in order several amendments that undermine the will of the majority of both parties in this House that the Export-Import Bank should be reopened immediately.
November 4, 2015Press Item
I urge the Senate Banking Committee to move forward with the confirmation of Adam Szubin for Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Crimes. 
November 3, 2015Press Item
For the past five years, the House has been governed by a deeply divided and dysfunctional Republican Party. 
November 3, 2015Press Item
Today, the House Republican leadership unveiled the legislative schedule for 2016.  While Republicans have spent much of this year dealing with their own deep divisions and wasting time on partisan legislation, the American people expect Congress to pursue a positive agenda to grow our economy, support job creation, and address the challenges confronting our nation. 
November 2, 2015Press Item
As a result of our strongly unified effort, House Democrats earned a major victory for American businesses and workers last week by discharging and passing the Export-Import Bank reauthorization bill (H.R. 597) with a bipartisan vote of 313-118. 
November 3, 2015Press Item
Today, I was proud to join bipartisan majorities in the House in voting overwhelmingly to condemn the recent violent attacks against Israelis and to encourage the Obama Administration to work with European nations to combat anti-Semitism on that continent.