Chairman Becerra: Five Years Into Affordable Care Act, Millions Of Americans Gain Health Security

March 23, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement marking the five-year anniversary of the signing into law of the landmark Affordable Care Act: “The facts are clear – the Affordable Care Act is working. Since the law took effect in 2010, 16.4 million uninsured Americans […]

Chairman Becerra: More Jobs, Less Shutdowns

March 6, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after the Department of Labor announced that the economy had added 295,000 jobs in February, marking the 60th consecutive month of private sector job growth: “This past month, 295,000 more Americans went to work and brought home […]

Chairman Becerra: Homeland Security Funding Overcomes Shutdown Politics

March 3, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after voting to fully fund the Department of Homeland Security for the rest of the fiscal year: “Governing is tough, but it shouldn’t be this difficult. House Republican leaders acted recklessly when they chose to take our […]

Chairman Becerra: With Homeland Security On The Line, It’s Time To Govern

February 28, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after Republicans in the House took our Department of Homeland Security to the brink of shutdown: “House Republicans have been playing a dangerous game. They have had over a year to find a way to fund the […]

Chairman Becerra: “The Human Spirit Will Prevail”

February 17, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after a federal judge in Texas temporarily halted implementation of President Obama’s newest executive actions on immigration, pending a full hearing on the case: “Round One is in. But one round doesn’t make a fight. Immigrant families […]

House Democrats Call on House Republicans to Pass a Clean DHS Funding Bill

February 13, 2015

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Members of the House Democratic Caucus hold a press event on the House East Front Steps calling on House Republicans to stop putting the politics of right-wing radicals ahead of the safety of American families, and join with Democrats to fund the Department of Homeland Security immediately. With only 4 […]

Chairman Becerra: On AUMF, Time For Congress To Decide

February 12, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after President Obama presented his proposal for an authorization for use of military force in the fight against the radical terrorist group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL): “The issue of how […]

Chairman Becerra: More Jobs, Economy Strengthening Despite “Shut-Down, Do Nothing” Politics In Congress

February 6, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after the Department of Labor announced that the economy had added 257,000 jobs in January, marking the 59th consecutive month of private sector job growth: “Our economy and our nation’s businesses continue to build on the longest […]