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Chairman Xavier Becerra: “Shutdown Showdown is a Lose-Lose for the American People.”

September 29, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – Tonight, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after voting against proposals that would cause a government shutdown: “Rather than responsibly governing, House Republicans have voted to shut down the government. Unfortunately, threatening a government shutdown or economic meltdown unless ideological demands are met has become […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra on Departure of Johnson & Carter from House Immigration Reform Working Group

September 20, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement on the departure of Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) and Congressman John Carter (TX-31) from the bipartisan immigration reform working group in the House of Representatives: “Four years ago, I embarked on a journey with Congressman Sam Johnson, […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra Votes Against “Out of Touch” Tea Party Republican Government Shutdown Bill

September 20, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after voting against legislation (H.J.Res. 59) that would lead to a government shutdown: “Threatening to shut down the government unless your extreme ideological demands are met is no way to run the largest economy in the world. […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra: Hunger Is Not A Game

September 19, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, issued the following statement after voting against legislation (H.R. 3102), that would slash nearly $40 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): “Hunger is not a game.  The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is one of America’s strongest defenses against […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra on Constitution Day and Citizenship Day

September 17, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement on Constitution Day and Citizenship Day: “Today we celebrate the cornerstone on which our country’s enduring democracy was built: the Constitution of the United States. An expression of our commitment to solemn principles of government, it has […]

VIDEO: Chairman Xavier Becerra Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

September 13, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following video statement in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, which begins on September 15 and is celebrated through October 15. Watch the video below: “Each year, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by recognizing the profound contributions Latinos have made […]