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“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

“The American people are sick and tired of House Republican obstruction, and House Democrats are demanding a vote. With 200 cosponsors of bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform in the House, and 30 Republicans who have expressed public support for reforming our broken immigration system, the votes are there."

April 16, 2014