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August 9, 2017
Rep. Niki Tsongas has been an outstanding advocate for families in Massachusetts since her election to Congress in 2007 as the first woman to represent Massachusetts in a quarter century.  
July 31, 2017
As the House begins the August District Work Period, House Republicans are back in their districts after seven months in session with effectively no legislative accomplishments to show for it. 
July 25, 2017
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer today joined Ranking Member Gwen Moore of the Financial Services Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee and Rep. Denny Heck in authoring a letter to President Trump expressing their opposition to the nomination of former Rep. Scott Garrett to serve as Chairman of the Board of the Export-Import Bank. 
July 14, 2017
Today, Democrats and Republicans in the House came together to pass legislation supporting the work of our men and women in uniform. 
July 11, 2017
I’m continuing to have conversations with my Republican colleagues regarding the Russia sanctions bill. 
June 20, 2017
There is no reason why the House cannot or should not take action without delay to send the Senate a Russia sanctions bill. 
June 15, 2017
If Russian operatives were successful in hacking into servers in thirty-nine states connected to voting systems and elections personnel, we ought to be very concerned about the security of future elections.
June 14, 2017
My prayers today are with my friend Whip Steve Scalise and with all those who were injured in the shooting this morning, including the U.S. Capitol Police officers who courageously responded and saved lives.  
June 9, 2017
I was honored to meet today with recipients of the National Endowment for Democracy award. 
June 9, 2017
Puerto Ricans will have an opportunity this weekend to choose the future status of their island. 
June 8, 2017
We need to keep in mind there are really two separate issues here. One is, what did the Russians do, who did they do it with, how were they trying to undermine our democracy and western democracies generally? 
June 8, 2017
Former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony today was illustrative and alarming. 
June 8, 2017
Thank you very much Ranking Member Waters who has done such a great job at protecting our consumers and our financial stability. 
June 6, 2017
The decision by Anthem to withdraw from the health insurance marketplace in Ohio is yet another example of uncertainty created by Republicans driving insurers from the market. 
June 1, 2017
OMB Director Mulvaney's comments challenging the integrity and expertise of analysts at the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office are irresponsible and unacceptable. 
May 26, 2017
As Russia continues its nefarious activities and as we’ve seen terrorist attacks across the continent, I believe it is critical to reassure our European allies that we stand with them,” said Whip Hoyer. 
May 25, 2017
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA), Senate Democratic Leader Charles E. Schumer (NY), and Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (IL) released the following statement on a letter they sent to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke today urging him to reject efforts to shrink or eliminate national monuments in carrying out the President’s April 26th executive order:
May 25, 2017
I’m proud to join my colleagues today to introduce the Raise The Wage Act in the 115th Congress.
May 25, 2017
It is the pattern [of cover up] that leads one to believe that there is fire where there is so much smoke.
May 24, 2017
Today's updated Congressional Budget Office (CBO) analysis confirms what we already knew: TrumpCare will kick millions of Americans off their insurance coverage and force consumers to pay more for less.  
May 24, 2017
[Rep. Lee] says I looked at the budget. If you care about people and you look at this budget, you will tear up.
May 24, 2017
I am very disappointed that Republicans’ willful sabotage of our nation’s health care system has led Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City to stop offering insurance plans across parts of Kansas and Missouri. 
May 24, 2017
We are introducing this bipartisan resolution today to make it clear that last week’s unprovoked attack on peaceful protesters by Turkish security forces on American soil must not go unanswered and that those responsible must face justice.
May 24, 2017
Thank you Mr. Speaker. Yesterday President Trump laid out his budget request for next year.
May 24, 2017
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) today joined 195 House Democrats in sending a letter to President Trump urging him to continue making the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) cost-sharing reduction (CSR) payments.