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August 21, 2017Press Item
Tonight, the President outlined our basic goals in Afghanistan – eliminating that country’s posture as a terrorist safe-haven and enhancing a regional framework for security and stability. 
August 18, 2017Press Item
Steve Bannon should never have been allowed to work in the highest reaches of our government, and his departure is welcomed and appropriate.
August 17, 2017Press Item
Today's terror attack in Barcelona is a tragic reminder that the free nations of the world face a determined and evil foe in those who believe they can spread their ideology through indiscriminate violence and fear.
August 15, 2017Press Item
Today’s remarks by President Trump are beyond appalling.
August 15, 2017Press Item
Reports that Iranian and Russian individuals and entities are trying to find creative ways around US and United Nations restrictions on arms transfers to and from Iran by moving weapons through Syria are deeply alarming. 
August 15, 2017Press Item
If President Trump carries out his threat next week to end cost-sharing subsidies under the Affordable Care Act, he will cause premiums to rise 25% and explode the deficit by $194 billion over the next ten years.
August 15, 2017Press Item
On this fifth anniversary of the establishment of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, I’m proud to stand with DREAMers to demand that the President allow the DACA program to continue.
August 12, 2017Press Item
I am deeply concerned by the violence in Charlottesville, and my thoughts and prayers are with the family of the individual who was killed and the many who have been injured. 
August 9, 2017Press Item
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.  
August 9, 2017Press Item
President Trump's threat against North Korea is reckless and shows a serious lack of judgment. 
August 7, 2017Press Item
Since taking office 200 days ago, President Trump has failed to deliver on his promises to the American people. 
August 5, 2017Press Item
I am deeply concerned by Secretary Tillerson’s unwillingness to sign off on the Community of Democracies event that the United States is expected to hold this year.
August 4, 2017Press Item
Today, Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) announced the winners of the creative category awards as part of eighth annual Member Online All-Star Competition.
August 4, 2017Press Item
According to the monthly report released this morning by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, our economy added 205,000 private sector jobs in July, just barely more than last month.
August 2, 2017Press Item
Donald Trump seems to believe that immigrants are a burden to our country; on the contrary, immigrants and their strong work ethic and entrepreneurship are what have made America the global economic powerhouse it is today. 
August 2, 2017Press Item
This past weekend, hackers gathered in Las Vegas with a simple mission: break into America’s electronic voting machines and take control.  Within minutes, some had already succeeded – but that’s a good thing. 
August 2, 2017Press Item
President Trump had no choice but to sign our bipartisan Russia sanctions bill into law, given the veto-proof majorities with which it passed the House and Senate.
August 1, 2017Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) will serve as the senior Member of a group of 19 House Democrats visiting Israel and the West Bank from August 2nd to 8th to learn more about issues critical to the U.S.-Israel relationship and international security.
August 1, 2017Press Item
As the August District Work Period begins, House Republicans have little to tout back home in their districts. 
August 1, 2017Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) will serve as the senior Member of a group of 21 House Democrats visiting Israel and the West Bank from August 2nd to 8th to learn more about issues critical to the U.S.-Israel relationship and international security.
July 31, 2017Press Item
Yesterday's vote to form a constituent assembly in Venezuela represents a dangerous setback for democracy in our hemisphere. 
July 31, 2017Press Item
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 31, 2017Press Item
The Democratic Whip Office’s eighth annual Member Online All-Star Competition recently came to a close. 
July 28, 2017Press Item
This week, Senate Republicans attempted to pass various iterations of TrumpCare, each of which would have kicked millions of Americans off coverage and raised premiums for millions more. 
July 28, 2017Press Item
It’s easy to get frustrated about the back-and-forth over health care in the news these days.