VIDEO: House Democratic Leaders Discuss Ongoing Progress and Efforts To Secure Equality for All Americans

June 24, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, was joined by Congressman Mark Takano (CA-41) to discuss the progress and continued efforts this country needs to take to ensure equality for all Americans. Watch the video below:

Chairman Xavier Becerra Votes To Protect Consumers & Our Economy

June 24, 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. 4413) that would weaken the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) authority to protect the stability of our financial system: “If Congress refuses to learn from the mistakes of the past, it will […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra Commemorates Juneteenth

June 19, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement to recognize today as Juneteenth and commemorate the end of slavery in the United States: “On Juneteenth, we commemorate the beginning of a new era in our nation’s history—when enslaved people all across America learned of their freedom. When President Abraham Lincoln issued […]

VIDEO: House Democratic Leaders Discuss The Unfinished Business of the Do-Nothing Republican-Led Congress

June 18, 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, were joined by Assistant Leader James Clyburn (SC-06) and Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus Marcia Fudge (OH-11) to discuss the need for House Republicans to stop their obstruction […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra On Two Year Anniversary of DACA Announcement

June 13, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement marking the two-year anniversary of when the Obama Administration announced it would provide relief from deportation for young immigrants under the program Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) which is on June 15th: “Two years ago, in response to […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra On New “Make It In America” Jobs Bills

June 11, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, joined Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer and other members of the Democratic Caucus to support new bills in the “Make It In America” jobs initiative and released the following statement: “We need to build an economy that works for all Americans, not […]

VIDEO: House Democratic Leaders & Secretary Foxx Discuss Need To Rebuild America’s Roads & Bridges

June 10, 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, were joined by Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx to discuss the need to rebuild America’s crumbling roads and bridges. Watch the video below:      

Chairman Xavier Becerra On 51st Anniversary of President John F. Kennedy Signing Into Law the Equal Pay Act of 1963

June 10, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement on the 51st anniversary of President John F. Kennedy signing into law the Equal Pay Act of 1963: “Taking a historical step in addressing the wage disparity between men and women, President John F. Kennedy signed into law […]

Chairman Xaiver Becerra Announces House Democrats On Flipboard

June 10, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after the House Democratic Caucus unveiled its new Flipboard account: ”Today, the American people will be able to engage and learn about the agenda of the House Democratic Caucus in a brand new format. The Caucus magazines […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra On May Jobs Report

June 6, 2014

LOS ANGELES, CA – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after the Department of Labor released the jobs report for May: “After experiencing during the first decade of the 21st century the severest decline in American prosperity since the Great Depression, today we can say with […]