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Washington, March 1, 2020 Courageous women spoke out, marched and braved the contempt of society and the law, not just to secure a real voice in their own home and community, but to make a more perfect union by winning the right to vote. That epic struggle must be told, and during Women’s History Month, […]

The Census Bureau delayed providing list to Congress despite multiple requests Washington, February 25, 2020 Today, Oversight and Reform Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Chairwoman Judy Chu, Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Karen Bass, and Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairman Joaquin Castro announced […]

Washington, February 14, 2020 Two years ago, our community suffered a loss no one should be forced to bear when an armed gunman took seventeen lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Fourteen of the innocent lives taken that day were students, lost to us as children on the precipice of their young adulthood. Even […]

Washington, February 10, 2020 This cold-hearted blueprint arrives to Congress as a lifeless document – and it will largely be disregarded as House Democrats construct a budget that truly strengthens families, protects the planet and lifts up those who need it“The values rooted in President Trump’s proposed budget confirm his consistently callous disregard for the […]

Washington, February 5, 2020 This is a sad day for America. This President is guilty of abusing his power by withholding vital federal funding while pressuring a foreign ally to investigate his political rivals to try to tilt the 2020 Election in his favor. Once caught, he also obstructed Congress to hide it. “This is […]

Washington, February 4, 2020 Against all adversity, the Black community has used their power and collective strength to elect bold, diverse leaders to all levels of elected office. The Congressional Black Caucus, often called the Conscious of the Congress, is the largest it has ever been, with 55 members and counting. This Black History Month, […]

Washington, January 22, 2020 Throughout my career, I have been unwavering in my support for abortion rights. Such basic, personal rights can never be compromised. So, it is more important than ever that the pro-choice community remain vocal, united and sustained in countering any attacks on women’s reproductive freedom and our rights. “Forty-seven years ago […]

Washington, January 20, 2020 Dr. King was, like so many others, born into a system that undermined his very presence. Refusing to bow to such a fate, he raised up his own and millions of other voices to demand an America free from bigotry, hatred, and oppression. Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz […]