March 23, 2016 Speech
“Today is a historic day, indeed, because it celebrates the 6th anniversary of the signing of the Affordable Care Act. It sits right up there – March 23, 2010 – as it does with August 14, 1935, the day President Roosevelt signed the Social Security Bill, with July 30, 1965, when President Lyndon Johnson signed the Medicare Bill, and on March 23, 2010, President Barack Obama proudly signed the Affordable Care Act. These are three pillars of economic security for America’s families, and we are very, very proud of all of it."
March 17, 2016 Speech
“Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Happy St. Patrick ’s Day to you. And what a way House Republicans have chosen to celebrate St. Patrick ’s Day."
March 2, 2016 Speech
“Good afternoon, everyone. Welcome to Statuary Hall. Thank you all for joining us for this annual celebration of Women’s History Month."
March 2, 2016 Speech
“I guess it’s afternoon now. Good afternoon, everyone. How wonderful it is to see you out in the cold for our children and for our country."
“Good afternoon, everyone. We’re talking about the well-being of our children and families in Flint, Michigan – for your own sacred ground – as we talk about how we, as their public servants, meet their needs."
February 6, 2016 Speech
It is a true privilege to be here with so many advocates, leaders, champions for LGBT Americans celebrating the 25th anniversary of Equality Illinois.
United for Opportunity – that’s not only the title of our conference this week going forward it is a description of our House Democratic Caucus over the years.
I have many wishes for you and one is that I wish you could have heard the Vice President in the Q & A afterwards because one of our colleagues, Mark Takai has been diagnosed.
January 8, 2016 Speech
“Thank you very much, Mr. Speaker. I thank the gentleman for yielding. I thank him for his ongoing championing of the pledge we take every day – liberty and justice for all. Thank you, Mr. Conyers."
December 17, 2015 Speech
“Thank you very much, Mr. Speaker. I thank the gentleman for yielding. I thank him for his leadership on bigger paychecks for America's working families and then so many areas. Mr. Levin, thank you for your leadership."