Video: House Democrats Who Served Our Nation In Uniform Release Video Ahead Of Veterans Day

November 10, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – In advance of Veterans Day, House Democrats, led by those who served in our military, are releasing a video message to honor the brave men and women who have served our country and to let them know that Democrats have their back. The link to the video message is HERE. In issuing […]

Chairman Becerra: It’s Sad To See How Politics Has Infected Our Courts Of Justice

November 10, 2015

On the heels of the Obama Administration’s announcement that it will appeal yesterday’s Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling to continue to block the President’s Deferred Action for Parental Accountability Program (DAPA) and expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA), Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-34) issued the following statement: “Thank you, President Obama, for moving […]

Chairman Becerra: With October Jobs Report, Economy Hits Lowest Unemployment Rate Since Before Great Recession

November 6, 2015

Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-34) released a statement following the Department of Labor’s announcement that the economy added 271,000 jobs in October and the unemployment rate dropped to five percent: “271,000 more Americans back at work and the nation’s unemployment rate down to five percent, its lowest level since April 2008 — before the […]

Chairman Becerra: This Open Enrollment Season, Americans Can Get Covered For Less Than The Cost Of Their Monthly Cell Phone Bill

November 2, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-34) released a statement following the first day of the 2016 open enrollment period to sign up for health insurance: “This week marks the start of the third season of Open Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act. I encourage everyone in my district to sign up for […]

Chairman Becerra: Time For NBC To Take A Stand And Disinvite Trump

November 2, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-34) today joined Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to call on NBC to disinvite Donald Trump from hosting Saturday Night Live and released the following statement: “I stand by the resolution calling on NBC to disinvite Donald Trump from hosting Saturday Night Live. Racism isn’t funny and Trump’s […]

Chairman Becerra: We’re Ready To Take Speaker Ryan Up On His Offer

October 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-34) released a statement following the vote to elect Rep. Paul Ryan as Speaker of the House: “I congratulate Paul Ryan for his election today as Speaker of the House. I look forward to working with him, so that together, we can get back to getting things […]

Chairman Becerra Nominates Leader Pelosi for House Speaker

October 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – This morning, Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-34) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor to nominate Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi for House Speaker: “Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I offer congratulations to my friend, the gentleman from Wisconsin, Mr. Ryan, on his nomination by his colleagues. “At this time, as Chairman […]

Chairman Becerra: With Budget Deal, House Democrats Beat Back Republican Efforts To Cut Seniors’ Earned Benefits

October 28, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-34) released a statement following the vote on the Bipartisan Budget Act (HR 1314), which passed by 266 to 167: “House Democrats fought to protect Medicare and Social Security by beating back Republican proposals to cut seniors’ earned benefits. “It wasn’t that long ago that Republicans passed […]

Chairman Becerra: Instead Of Governing, Republicans Waste Time On 61st Vote To Repeal Affordable Care Act

October 23, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-34) released a statement following today’s vote on H.R. 3762, the GOP Reconciliation Act, which passed the House by 240 to 189: “My Republican colleagues voted today for the 61st time to repeal the Affordable Care Act and to strip 18 million Americans – including two to […]

Chairman Becerra: You Would Have Thought Republicans Would Have Learned Their Lesson From Their 17-Month Political Debacle

October 23, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-34) released a statement following Speaker Boehner’s announcement of appointees to a Select Investigative Panel on Planned Parenthood: “In three legislative days, construction on roads and bridges could come to a halt. In five legislative days, America could default on paying its bills. And in 20 legislative […]