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 […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra Signs Onto Amicus Brief In Support of Americans’ Voting Rights

June 4, 2014

LOS ANGELES — Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after signing onto an amicus brief in Kris W. Kobach v. U.S. Election Assistance Committee and Project Vote, which will soon be heard by the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, opposing overly-restrictive voter […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra On EPA’s New Action To Combat Climate Change

June 2, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency announced new action to cut carbon dioxide pollution by as much as 30 percent: “The world is not flat and climate change is real. There can be no excuses when it comes […]

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 […]