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Chairman Xavier Becerra On The Resignation Of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki

May 30, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after President Barack Obama accepted the resignation of the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki: “Secretary Shinseki is an American hero who dedicated his life to protecting our country. His commitment to our men […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra Announces Interactive Immigration Timeline On Do-Nothing House GOP

May 29, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement announcing a new tool on www.Dems.gov/ImmigrationReform to hold House Republicans accountable for their refusal to take action and put common sense immigration reform on the floor for a vote: “No more excuses. No more flip-flopping. After 336 days since the Senate […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra on Memorial Day

May 23, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement to mark Memorial Day, observed on Monday, May 26th: “On Memorial Day, we remember all our men and women in uniform who have selflessly defended our country and our freedoms. These brave Americans, whose service and sacrifice are beyond […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra Applauds Nomination of Julián Castro as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

May 23, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement on President Obama’s nomination of Julián Castro, mayor of San Antonio and a rising leader in America, to be the next Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD): “President Obama has made an excellent choice in […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra on 50th Anniversary of LBJ’s Great Society Speech

May 22, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement marking the 50th Anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s Great Society speech: “Fifty years ago today, President Lyndon Baines Johnson unveiled his vision to build a Great Society — in our cities, in our countryside, and in our classrooms. […]

VIDEO: Chairman Xavier Becerra Discusses Appointment of Democratic Members to Select Committee on Benghazi

May 21, 2014

Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, was on MSNBC “NOW With Alex Wagner” to discuss the appointment of Democratic Members to the Select Committee on Benghazi. Below are excerpts and a link to the video: “We kept asking the Speaker to guarantee that this was going to be a serious […]

VIDEO: House Democratic Leaders Discuss How We Can Turn Around This Do-Nothing Congress

May 20, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, and Congressman Joe Crowley (NY-14), Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, discussed the importance of this do-nothing Congress getting back to work on the priorities of the American people. Watch the video below:

Chairman Xavier Becerra: “Reviving Failed Policies Of The Past Won’t Help Grow Our Economy Today”

May 9, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after voting against legislation (H.R 4438) that would dole out $156 billion in unpaid-for tax breaks to corporations: “Reviving failed policies of the past won’t help grow our economy today. Instead of working with House Democrats on […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra Votes Against Opening 8th Benghazi Investigation

May 8, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after voting against a resolution (H.Res. 567) that would create a select committee to investigate for the eighth time the Benghazi tragedy: “It’s hard to trust what Speaker Boehner is doing with this new select committee. One […]

House And Senate Democrats Press Conference On The Affordable Care Act

May 8, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus was joined by Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT), Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-01), Congresswoman Donna Edwards (MD-04) and Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-17) to call on House Republicans to end their dangerous obsession with stripping health benefits from Americans across the United States. Watch […]