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“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

“It is unconscionable that the House has not acted to renew emergency unemployment insurance,” wrote Leader Pelosi. “Never before has Congress allowed emergency unemployment insurance to expire while long-term unemployment rates have remained so high.”

April 17, 2014

“Basil Paterson was an icon, an inspiration, and an idealist – a source of pride to his family and a leader of principle and perseverance for the people of New York and our entire country. A pioneer from start to finish, he helped reshape politics in Harlem and advance the cause of justice throughout his beloved city and state."

April 17, 2014

“In response to the President’s renewed call for action on comprehensive immigration reform, Congressman Cantor once again offered only excuses for inaction. With 30 House Republicans on the record in support of comprehensive reform, Rep. Cantor’s ridiculous statement this evening confirms that the Republican leadership continues to stand in the way of legislation that would pass the House immediately if allowed to come to the floor."

April 16, 2014

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi will deliver commencement addresses this year at UC Berkeley and Bard College.

April 16, 2014