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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 […]

VIDEO: House Democratic Leaders Discuss Solutions For A Stronger Economy

July 23, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus Xavier Becerra (CA-34) and Vice Chair Joe Crowley (NY-14) spoke on the need for Congress to find commonsense, bipartisan solutions to grow our economy, keep college affordable for all Americans, and finally fix our broken immigration system. Watch the video below:

Chairman Xavier Becerra Applauds Senate Confirmation of Thomas Perez as Labor Secretary

July 18, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Thomas Perez to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor: “Tom Perez’s confirmation as Secretary of Labor was long overdue. I am glad to see that today, the Senate has […]

VIDEO: House Republicans’ Health Care Reform Repeal Record: 0-38

July 17, 2013

Today, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus Xavier Becerra (CA-34) and Vice Chair Joe Crowley (NY-14) spoke on the need for members of Congress to work together to implement and improve the health care reform law instead of wasting taxpayer time and money on the 38th attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Watch the […]

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 […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra’s Statement on the Passing of Former Congressman William H. Gray

July 3, 2013

Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement on the passing of former Philadelphia Congressman and House Majority Whip William H. Gray: “Congressman Gray set the example of what it means to be a public servant and a champion for justice everywhere. He climbed the ranks of House […]