VIDEO: Weekly Democratic Address

For Rep. Sewell, the #GOPTaxScam is a stark reminder of how far we have to go to recognize Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision.

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Press Releases 01.18.18
Leader Pelosi.  Mr. President, Mr. Vice President and Mrs. [Karen] Pence, to our distinguished [House] Speaker [Paul Ryan], [Senate] Majority Leader [Mitch] McConnell, [Senate Democratic Leader] Chuck Schumer, it's an honor to be here with so many friends of Senator [Bob] Dole and so many colleagues.   ...
Press Releases 01.17.18
“The Trump Administration’s deeply shameful plans to conduct immigration raids in California are an act of pure malice.  Hard-working immigrants will be targeted and their families torn apart, simply for being Californians.  This vast immigration dragnet is purpose-built to instill fear in our communities.  These raids will certainly not make Americans safer. ...
Press Releases 01.16.18
“Today, we mourn the loss of Dr. Mathilde Krim and celebrate her extraordinary legacy as a trailblazing champion in the fight against HIV/AIDS.  As an early researcher studying the epidemic and as a founding chairman of amfAR, the American Foundation for AIDS Research, Dr. Krim offered an unyielding voice for the vulnerable, guided by her unshakable belief that ‘each human life has the same value as any other.’  Her research and advocacy gave hope and strength to millions, and her determination to educate and engage fundamentally changed the public conversation about HIV/AIDS. ...
Press Releases 01.16.18
“Two years after President Obama issued an emergency declaration to address the catastrophic Flint water crisis, the disaster sadly remains far from over.  Thousands of children are still required to drink bottled water, and countless families continue to live under a cloud of fear and uncertainty about the impacts of years of lead exposure.  The Americans caught in this unconscionable, man-made catastrophe continue to need critical services such as high-quality health care and educational services, as well as resources to continue monitoring the safety of their water supply and the health of their children.  ...
Press Releases 01.16.18
Washington, D.C. – Nancy Pelosi released this statement following a report that 3.2 million more Americans were uninsured at the end of 2017 than when President Trump took office, marking the first time that the share of uninsured Americans increased since 2008:... Continue ...
Press Releases 01.14.18
Leader Pelosi.  Good morning everyone.  Thank you, Don Heller.  Let us thank the University of San Francisco for their hospitality today, most importantly for their work as civic leaders and academics – part of our faith based values of San Francisco so thank you Provost Heller. ...
Press Releases 01.13.18
“In October, the President wrongly decided to terminate DACA.  Since that time, the President has constantly said he supports DACA.  ...
Press Releases 01.13.18
San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement after the Trump Administration announced that current waivers for United States sanctions against Iran would be extended, thereby keeping America in compliance with its obligations under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear agreement:  ...
Press Releases 01.12.18
“The life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was marked by a visionary commitment to our nation’s promise that, regardless of the circumstances of one’s birth, all people are created equal and are entitled to life, liberty and happiness.  Fifty years after his tragic assassination, Dr. King’s clarion voice of truth and righteousness still rings out today. ...
Press Releases 01.12.18
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Terri Sewell of Alabama delivered the Weekly Democratic Address.  In this week’s address, Sewell remembers the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and condemns the inequality and inhumanity of the GOP tax bill.  Video and audio of the Weekly Democratic Address can be downloaded here. ...