Democratic Leader, focused on strengthening America's middle class and creating jobs; mother, grandmother, dark chocolate connoisseur.
Today, we celebrate the beautiful life of our friend and colleague, Congressman Alcee Hastings, honoring his legacy of advancing liberty and justice for all.
For over 200 yrs the people of DC – who pay taxes, fight in our wars & power our economy – have been denied their right to fully participate in our democracy. It is well past time to grant them the rights they have been fighting for & deserve! #DCStatehood
D.C. residents pay more federal taxes than 21 states, have a larger budget than 12 states & have a population larger than two states. The House will pass the Washington, D.C. Admission Act so residents will be closer to gaining the rights that they are fighting for and deserve.
American elections should be decided by the American people, not by the Russian Government. Retweet if you agree!
Now more than ever, we need the truth. And the truth is that Donald Trump dismantled the infrastructure handed to him which was meant to plan for and overcome a pandemic, resulting in unnecessary deaths and economic disaster.
Delaying direct payments to vulnerable families just to print his name on the check is another shameful example of President Trump’s catastrophic failure to treat this crisis with the urgency it demands.