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May 5, 2017Press Item
The April jobs report shows that we are well positioned to take advantage of the successes of the recovery and build a stronger, more competitive future – if only Congress would focus on jobs and opportunity.  
May 4, 2017Press Item
I’ve read the bill, but also very importantly, I’ve read the CBO report -- that is the independent congressional advisor on fiscal matters -- and they say premiums are going up 25 to 29% for the average policyholder.
May 4, 2017Press Item
This executive order is little more than an effort to put employers in charge of the health care decisions of their female employees, for religious organizations to redistribute donations from the faithful to political candidates, and for doctors to discriminate against LGBT patients and their families.
May 5, 2017Press Item
I was appalled to learn of the air raid over the weekend in Syria that killed several White Helmet rescuers.  
May 4, 2017Press Item
Today, 217 House Republicans voted to take health coverage away from 24 million Americans.
May 4, 2017Press Item
“I am Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer and I don’t write the songs but I count the votes. And every Democrat today in the House of Representatives an hour from now, or when that vote occurs is going to be a no vote to undermine our coverage.
May 4, 2017Press Item
Mr. Speaker, Republicans now control all of our government. Whatever happens to our health care system will be their responsibility.
May 4, 2017Press Item
Well, I don't know if they have the votes because I’m not counting Republican votes, per se. 
May 3, 2017Press Item
Republicans now control all the levers of our government.  They will be held responsible for whatever happens to our health care system, including the actions that have already destabilized our health insurance markets since January. 
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.