The repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ in 2010 showed that we only strengthen our military by honoring our values of freedom and equality. Equality for transgender Americans who want to enlist is progress that honors our values and strengthens our military.
Forty-five years ago, Title IX knocked down barriers to women’s participation and assured a woman’s place in the classroom, on the playing field and in the halls of power. Today, we honor the champions for women’s rights – from Sojourner Truth to Eleanor Roosevelt to Susan B. Anthony to Patsy Mink – who fought tirelessly to throw open the doors to the dreams of every woman and girl in America.
Doctors, Hospitals, Patient Groups, Seniors’ Groups, and Many Others Are Opposing the Senate Trumpcare Bill
Response to the Senate version of Trumpcare has been swift and harsh. Physicians, hospitals, seniors’ groups, patient groups, women’s health groups, consumer groups, faith leaders, and others have come out against the Senate Trumpcare bill.
The Senate GOP version of Trumpcare, much like the one House Republicans passed, is nothing more than a massive tax cut for the wealthy at the expense of the health of hard-working American families. Both the House and Senate versions would pay for… Continue
Thank you very much Rep. Ruiz. It’s an honor to be here with you and Congressman Dr. Ami Bera. Congress is truly blessed by their service in the Congress because they can bring firsthand knowledge of ramifications and changes to public policy and how they affect the wellbeing of the American people.
“Let’s hear it for Steny Hoyer! Thank you Steny.
“I associate myself with Steny’s remarks as we stand in view of the Supreme Court. Remember, my colleagues, the day we stood on the steps of the Court, it was the day when they were hearing the oral arguments. Just about an hour or so later, we went over to the Capitol and we unveiled the statue. A statute to Rosa Parks.
After weeks of writing Trumpcare behind closed doors, Senate Republicans finally unveiled their version today. Despite their efforts to spin it otherwise, the Senate GOP version of Trumpcare is just as devastating, ‘mean’ and heartless as the House bill. And it makes sense why Senators are trying to distance themselves from it:
On the day of his Inauguration, President Trump promised to create 25 million new jobs in the U.S. with his ‘Buy American, Hire American’ rule. But five months into his presidency, hundreds of jobs that Trump promised to keep in America are… Continue
“House Republicans’ effort to obstruct and weaken the Senate’s bipartisan Russian sanctions bill is not only irresponsible; it endangers our national security and threatens our democracy.
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi held her weekly press conference today. Below is a transcript of the press conference.