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January 3, 2020 Statements
The events in Iraq over the past few days are deeply troubling.
December 4, 2019 Statements

I am deeply disappointed that the Trump Administration has finalized a proposal that would block hundreds of thousands of hungry Americans from accessing essential food assistance. Limiting the ability of states to waive work requirements for some Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) beneficiaries will hurt families across the country.

June 27, 2019 Statements


I am appalled and horrified at continuing reports about the inhumane treatment of migrants, especially migrant children, at our Southern border. President Trump's immigration policies are harming families and casting a dark and shameful shadow on this nation.



June 19, 2019 Statements
Make no mistake - the Trump Administration's new rule to rollback President Obama’s Clean Power Plan ignores the gravity of the climate crisis and fails to uphold the EPA's authority under the Clean Air Act to protect public health and the environment.
March 8, 2019 Statements
The Department of Labor's new overtime proposal fails to adequately address the needs of workers who are struggling to make ends meet.
February 27, 2019 Statements
I am sad to hear that Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson passed away last night following his brave battle with cancer.
February 26, 2019 Statements
I rise today to express my support for this resolution to terminate the President’s declaration of a national emergency on February 15, 2019.
February 14, 2019 Statements
I rise today to express my support for this government spending bill negotiated by the bipartisan Conference Committee.