“This afternoon, President Obama made a strong and forceful case for supporting the nuclear agreement with Iran.”
“We must not allow the promise of Medicare and Medicaid to be undermined or be betrayed. We must strengthen, not cut, or voucher, or block grant these essential pillars of America’s health and economic security.”
“The charges in the indictment against Congressman Chaka Fattah are deeply saddening. Congressman Fattah has been a tireless and effective advocate for America’s hard-working families across more than 20 years of distinguished service in the House.”
“As the American people look to Congress for solutions that face the challenges they face, they increasingly see a Republican Congress dominated by obstruction, distraction and dysfunction.”
It is outrageous that Republicans plan to begin the August recess early, with so many critical issues still needing to be addressed.
“Foreign Service Officers who so ably and proudly represent our nation should be encouraged to serve wherever their expertise and language skills are needed.”
“A quarter century ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act moved our nation closer to fulfilling our founders’ promise to protect, ‘life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness’ for all people. “
“In 2007, a Democratic Congress came together with President Bush to raise the minimum wage and strengthen working families. “
The time is running out on the Highway Trust Fund. Just a matter of another 10 days, and the Trust Fund will have exhausted its funding. The clock [has already run] out on the Ex-Im Bank. It already ran out in terms of [the authority to offer financing].
“It wasn’t been that long ago when we passed in the Congress the hate crimes legislation – fully inclusive hate crimes legislation. That was step one and it was a big step.”