Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Congressman Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) announced the details of a friendly wager over the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals. As passionate fans and competitive colleagues, the Members of Congress agreed to a battle for bragging rights and local delicacies.
“As we mark the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake, we are once more called to remember. We remember the loved ones we lost, and the families who have been touched by the absence of the departed.”
“To address the long-term threat posed by Ebola, we must come together on a bipartisan basis, as we did to combat HIV/AIDS, to provide the necessary funding to our public health agencies.”
“Six years ago, our nation was confronted with the greatest economic disaster since the Great Depression. In those dark days, Democrats stepped up and put our economy back on track.”
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, Congressman George Miller (D-CA) and Janet Rowland, a low-wage worker, held a press conference call today on National Minimum Wage Day – a day advocating for the need to act now on… Continue
“Today’s announcement from the Department of Health and Human Services is just the latest evidence that the Affordable Care Act is working, holding down costs and improving the quality of care for seniors across the country.”
“Today’s action by the Supreme Court to decline challenges to marriage equality victories in Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin represents progress for all Americans. As we celebrate the cascade of decisions in favor of marriage equality, we must renew our determination to sweep discriminatory laws into the dustbin of history.”
“September’s jobs report represents another strong step in the right direction, continuing the longest uninterrupted streak of private sector job creation in our nation’s history: 55 months with more than 10 million new jobs.”
Today, October 1, 2014, marks one year since the government shut down. On that day, the Republicans chose to inflict damage to the economy. For 16 days they kept the government shut down.
“Freedom from fear and abuse is a basic human right. Yet it is estimated that one in every four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. Millions of women will confront these violent acts this year. Domestic violence terrorizes women, children, and men in homes across America – and we must not allow it to continue.”