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VIDEO: House Democrats, President Barack Obama United on a Better Bargain for the Middle Class

July 31, 2013

Today, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra, House Democratic Caucus Vice Chairman Joe Crowley, and Congressman Steve Israel held a press conference following a meeting of the House Democratic Caucus with President Barack Obama. Watch the video below:

Chairman Xavier Becerra Statement to Subcommittee on Border & Maritime Security

July 23, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, spoke before the Subcommittee on Border & Maritime Security. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “Good morning and thank you, Chairwoman Miller, and Ranking Member Jackson Lee for the opportunity to testify before the Subcommittee today on approaches to border […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra on Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano’s Announced Departure

July 12, 2013

Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after Secretary Janet Napolitano announced her departure as head of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS): “I spoke to Secretary Napolitano today to extend to her my heartiest congratulations on her historic nomination to become the first female president of […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra Votes Against Partisan Farm Bill

July 11, 2013

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, issued the following statement after Republicans, in violation of the “three-day” rule of the House which requires affording members sufficient time to review legislation, rushed through a vote on a 600-page partisan Farm Bill (H.R. 2642) that cuts out funding for […]