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“Today, we commemorate the 99th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, remembering the victims and honoring the survivors of one of the greatest atrocities of the 20th century. Too often, the truth of these horrific events has been denied, yet the historical record is clear: from 1915 to 1923, the leaders of the Ottoman Empire conceived and carried out a genocide against the Armenian people."

April 24, 2014

“Congratulations and thank you to owners Peter Guber and Joe Lacob for bringing the Golden State Warriors home to San Francisco with a state-of-the-art, transit-friendly arena in Mission Bay."

April 22, 2014

“Today’s decision is another regrettable step by the Supreme Court to rig the political process against efforts to constitutionally advance diversity in our society."

April 22, 2014

“We cannot afford to deny the reality of climate change, or to roll back our commitment to a sustainable future for all the generations to come. Yet, all too often, our environment has come under direct assault from our Republican colleagues’ toxic political games. We will need to work together if we are to meet the challenge before us. On this Earth Day, let us embrace our shared stewardship of this planet, preserve our environment, strengthen our economy, and avert the crisis of global warming.”

April 21, 2014

“It’s another day and another milestone in the Affordable Care Act’s success in delivering quality, affordable health care to millions of Americans. Eight million Americans have found affordable health coverage through the marketplaces – joining the three million young adults who have been able to remain on their parents’ plans, and the millions more who are securing new coverage for themselves and their families through the expansion of Medicaid."

April 17, 2014