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  Posted: Jul 26, 2012 9:09 PM FEED
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Today, I was proud to speak at the 2012 Justice for All Awards and Americans with Disabilities Act Anniversary Celebration with the American Association of People with Disabilities. I was proud to lead the effort in Congress to pass this law.

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Posted: Oct 13, 2017 5:23 PM
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News reports agree: @realdonaldtrump is deliberately sabotaging the Affordable Care Act, which will raise premiums on millions of Americans and undermine health insurance markets.
Posted: Oct 4, 2017 4:27 PM
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Thank you @fwdus for the opportunity to meet with more of our nation’s #DREAMers and hear their stories. We need #DREAMActNow for #DREAMers like Jennifer, who came to the United States at 4 years old and was a Girl Scout and a valedictorian. And Bernard, who is currently in school to be a physician assistant and could not get a driver’s license until the #DACA program. Congress must #ProtectDREAMers who are enriching our communities and building our nation’s future. They deserve a permanent legislative solution to remain here. It is time for #DREAMActNow
Posted: Oct 4, 2017 3:42 PM
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Today, led by my brother @repjohnlewis and my good friend @gabbygiffords, House Democrats stood united to remind House Republicans that we were elected to lead and have courage. We must act now to #EndGunViolence, and I was proud to stand with my colleagues to demand a vote on the bipartisan King-Thompson background checks and the creation of a Select Committee to address gun violence.
Posted: Oct 3, 2017 8:45 PM
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To #OurFellowAmericans in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, you are not alone. Your friends in Congress are fighting for you, and we will continue to do so in the months and years to come.
Posted: Sep 26, 2017 2:39 AM
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Today, I held a press conference with @Hispanic.Caucus and @HouseDemocrats to announce a petition to force a vote on the DREAM Act. This bill has bipartisan support and will pass if it comes to the Floor. Democrats will explore every avenue to #ProtectDREAMers.
As #HispanicHeritageMonth begins, I am focused on making it a month of action to #ProtectDREAMers and pass the #DREAMAct.
Posted: Sep 14, 2017 2:33 PM
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Yesterday, I invited leaders from the @Hispanic.Caucus and @officialcapac and immigration advocates to discuss how we can continue to work together to bring the bipartisan, bicameral #DREAMAct to the Floor. We're exploring every avenue to pass the bill and stand united in our efforts to #ProtectDREAMers.
Posted: Sep 12, 2017 8:40 PM
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Today, I had the opportunity to meet with #AAPI #DREAMers, hear their stories, and discuss how Democrats are working to bring the #DREAMAct to the Floor for a vote. We will not stop fighting to #ProtectDREAMers.
Posted: Sep 6, 2017 9:44 PM
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Today I stood alongside my friends House Budget Committee Ranking Member @repjohnyarmuth, @repbarbaralee, Vice Ranking Member of the House Budget Committee @RepJayapal, and NDD United to call on the House GOP to #RaiseTheCaps, so we can invest in our country and in its people. We cannot afford to short change America’s future.
As we recognize the 5th anniversary of #DACA, #IStandWithImmigrants & will continue to #DefendDACA so that DREAMers can continue to contribute to this country in whose future we share.
Posted: Jul 28, 2017 8:14 PM
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Today, I joined @repgutierrez and the @hispanic.caucus to introduce the #AmericanHopeAct, which would offer a pathway to citizenship to #DREAMers, who came to this country as children through no fault of their own. Immigrants are not a burden on this country. Indeed, they are one of the great strengths of this country. I urge Republicans to bring this bill to the Floor.
Posted: Jul 28, 2017 7:41 PM
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This morning, I stood alongside my colleagues in House Democratic leaders to deliver a simple message to Republicans: the Affordable Care Act is the law of the land and each of us have a responsibility to make sure that it is implemented in a way that is positive for Americans.
Posted: Jul 26, 2017 9:38 PM
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The Commander-in-Chief is dead, flat wrong on his decision to ban transgender Americans from serving in the military. It is in the best interest of our military to #ProtectTransTroops, and Democrats will continue to speak out against this divisive ban.
Posted: Jul 25, 2017 8:20 PM
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I joined @reprubengallego, @repfilemonvela, and @rep.peteaguilar at a press conference today to oppose the legislative gimmick Republicans will use to avoid an up-or-down vote on funding for President Trump's ineffective border wall.
Posted: Jul 20, 2017 12:58 AM
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I was proud to join @aftunion today at a rally to speak out against the Republican budget. We will raise our voices until we win this battle against the #GOPBudget #KidsNotCuts
Posted: Jul 18, 2017 5:24 PM
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Today would be the 99th birthday of Nelson Mandela—a champion of freedom who never stopped fighting to make the world more just. #MandelaDay
Posted: Jul 17, 2017 11:48 PM
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Today, I joined AFSCME at the #PeoplesFilibuster against #TrumpCare. Together, we’ll continue to speak out against this legislation and urge Senate Republicans to abandon it and work with Democrats to improve the Affordable Care Act.
Posted: Jul 14, 2017 12:48 PM
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This morning, Democrats will be responding to your questions on #TrumpCare that are tweeted using the hashtag #AskDems. Follow the @housedemocrats Democrats' twitter account - @HouseDemocrats – this morning to see our video response.
Posted: Jul 13, 2017 10:38 PM
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#HartzlerAmd is not about defense. It has one purpose and one purpose only: to politically denigrate some of our fellow citizens, to treat them less equally than we would want to be treated. I’m proud the House voted down this anti-#LGBT amendment.
Posted: Jul 13, 2017 6:57 PM
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Do you have questions on #TrumpCare for @housedemocrats? We’ll be answering your questions between 9:00 a.m. and noon tomorrow. Tweet your questions using hashtag #AskDems & stay tuned for video responses.