House Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Vice Chairman Joe Crowley (NY-14) and Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Steve Israel (NY-03) discuss the House Democrats’ families-first economic plan to jumpstart the middle class. 

The priorities of the reckless House Republicans are clear. They are more focused on politics instead of funding our roads, putting forward a real jobs agenda and reforming our broken immigration system. It’s time to get to work.

The priorities of the reckless House Republicans are clear. They are more focused on politics instead of funding our roads, putting forward a real jobs agenda and reforming our broken immigration system. It’s time to get to work.

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus Xavier Becerra and Congressman Joe Garcia were joined by Senate Democratic Leaders to mark the one-year anniversary of the bipartisan passage of comprehensive immigration reform in the Senate and call on Speaker John Boehner to stop blocking the House of Representatives from voting on bipartisan immigration reform that honors our history, creates jobs, empowers small business, fuels innovation, raises wages, reduces the deficit by nearly $1 trillion, and energizes our economy.

#TBT to a year ago when the Senate took action and passed bipartisan #immigrationreform. For over a year House Republicans have failed to take action and now blame others for their own failure. No more excuses. #TimeIsNow to fix the broken immigration system.

#TBT to a year ago when the Senate took action and passed bipartisan #immigrationreform. For over a year House Republicans have failed to take action and now blame others for their own failure. No more excuses. #TimeIsNow to fix the broken immigration system.

During a press conference highlighting the harm Congress’s failure to renew unemployment insurance has on America’s veterans, U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), joined by Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (D-CA), Congresman Paul Tonko (D-NY) and Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV), unveiled a letter to House Majority Leader-elect Kevin McCarthy requesting to meet to discuss a path forward to renew unemployment insurance for over 3.1 million Americans, including nearly 300,000 veterans.

House Republicans are threatening to shutdown the Export-Import bank which would put at risk American jobs, our manufacturing industry and our global economic competitiveness.

Will the Republicans who control Congress listen to the hundreds of business leaders around the country who support the Export-Import bank or will they once again balk at bipartisan legislation that would help grow our economy?

Today, at 3:00pm ET in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol, Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chair Representative Marcia L. Fudge and Congressman John Lewis will join leaders of the U.S. House and Senate to mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. During the ceremony, the leaders will present a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the Reverend Doctor and Mrs. Martin Luther King, Jr., who were instrumental in the law’s passage. The ceremony will be live-streamed on www.C-SPAN.org

Today, at 3:00pm ET in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol, Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chair Representative Marcia L. Fudge and Congressman John Lewis will join leaders of the U.S. House and Senate to mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. During the ceremony, the leaders will present a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the Reverend Doctor and Mrs. Martin Luther King, Jr., who were instrumental in the law’s passage. The ceremony will be live-streamed on www.C-SPAN.org