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Chairman Xavier Becerra on Senate Republicans Shutting Down Appointment of Colleague Mel Watt to FHFA

October 31, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after Senate Republicans used a partisan filibuster to block the confirmation of Congressman Mel Watt to serve as the next Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA): “What a sad day for the Senate. A minority […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra On President Obama’s Call To Action On Immigration Reform

October 24, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, after President Barack Obama delivered remarks calling on Congress to pass commonsense, comprehensive immigration reform, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement: “Congress will pass a commonsense, comprehensive reform of our broken immigration system. The question is not if, but when. When will the […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra Votes To Reopen Our Government, Avert A Default Crisis & Put Americans Back To Work

October 17, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after voting to reopen our government, avert a default disaster, and put Americans back to work: “After 16 days filled with anxiety for American workers and uncertainty for our economy, Congress has averted a default disaster and […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra Votes To Reopen Our Government, Avert A Default Disaster & Put Americans Back To Work

October 16, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after voting to reopen our government, avert a default disaster, and put Americans back to work: “After 16 days filled with anxiety for American workers and uncertainty for our economy, Congress has averted a default disaster and […]

VIDEO: House Democrats Introduce Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill

October 2, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Democratic Leaders joined Congressman Joe Garcia (FL-26), Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-02), Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04), Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) Congressman Jared Polis (CO-02) and many other House Democrats at a press conference to introduce the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act (H.R. 15). Watch the video below:

Chairman Xavier Becerra on the Republican Government Shutdown

October 1, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC — Tonight, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after House Republicans shut down our government: “House Republicans threatened to shut down our government and now they’ve done it. “Tea Party politicians may be financially insulated from the hurt of a government shutdown, but they should […]