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November 20, 2019 Press Release
Thank you, John Lewis, for being here, being there for all of us, over and over again. And may I say, that as John pays tribute to the NAMES Project and the Quilt and extending hospitality to the Quilt in Atlanta for all this time. Let me say – that what you know – but I will reinforce, that John Lewis was there when we introduced the Equality Act last year. It was a bill to open up the Civil Rights Act to include LGBTQ community and ending discrimination in their way.
November 20, 2019 Press Release
Thank you, Congresswoman Barragán for your kind words of introduction, more importantly for your great leadership. I have been with you at the border. I have seen the impact seeing the children has had on you and all the rest of us, as well.
November 20, 2019 Press Release
The Congress and the country were devastated by the loss of Chairman Elijah Cummings, a master of the House who led the Committee on Oversight and Reform with great honor, integrity and principle. Now, our Caucus has elected Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, a deeply respected and battle-tested leader, to this critical post.
November 20, 2019 Press Release
Here we are: 266 days since the House of Representatives passed our bills, H.R. 8 and H.R. 1112, responsible, commonsense gun violence prevention legislation; an expansion of the background check legislation.
November 20, 2019 Press Release
On Transgender Day of Remembrance, we mourn for all the brave transgender individuals who have suffered violence, bullying and discrimination or have been murdered for living as their true selves. These courageous individuals are our friends and loved ones, neighbors and colleagues and they deserve our admiration, respect and protection.
November 19, 2019 Press Release
The presence of Members from both sides of the aisle, from both sides of the Capitol is a testament to the respect that we all have for John, Mr. Speaker.
November 18, 2019 Press Release
Minority-Serving Institutions have always served as engines of opportunity and prosperity in America. Sadly, Senator McConnell and Chairman Alexander have denied these historic institutions the funding that they have been promised and that they desperately need.
November 18, 2019 Press Release
As we enter this pre-Thanksgiving week, we must extend the Continuing Resolution to keep government open and advance our legislative agenda to meet the needs of the American people.
November 18, 2019 Press Release
All Americans are shocked and heartbroken by the latest act of horror and bloodshed at a family gathering in Fresno, California.
November 17, 2019 Press Release
My family and I are deeply saddened by the passing of our dear friend, Jack Porter. Jack and his late, beloved partner, Stephen Marcus, were instrumental in establishing the National AIDS Memorial Grove in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, and Jack spent many years dedicated to protecting and preserving this beautiful place of peace and remembrance as a longtime volunteer.

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