Today, we heard the testimonies of Mayor Landrieu, Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Anne Schuchat at our Steering and Policy Hearing entitled: “The Zika Public Health Crisis: the Urgent Need for the President’s Emergency Funding Request.” Thank you for continuing to fight for the health and safety of the A
Thank you @MayorLandrieu
, Dr. Fauci & Dr. Schuchat for testifying on urgent need for @HouseGOP
to act on #ZikaVirus
House Dems, led by @NancyPelosi
, are working 2 bridge the gap between #tech
& policy. Bay Area is leading the charge
Lively discussion with #SF
tech, biz & education leaders on Dems' #InnovationAgenda
2.0 & keeping America #1.
Our countries have a special bond. It was an honor for our delegation to meet w/ @presidencia_cl
We held a productive listening session w/ labor, LGBT, environment and women's rights leaders in Chile today.
Our delegation kicked off mtgs in Chile meeting w/ President of the Senate, @lagosweber
. Thank you for welcoming us.
Our delegation met with Prime Minister Pedro Cateriano on importance of building upon our strong U.S.-Peru relations
for a productive mtg on security, trade, migration & human rights--including the 43 missing students.
Thank you Mexican Federal Deputies and Senators for a productive dialogue on issues of importance for our nations.
Our delegation to Mexico kicked off the day discussing labor, LGBT, & human rights with civil society members.
Japan and America have an important friendship. Thank you, Japanese Speaker of the House, Tadamori Ōshima and Ambassador Kenichirō Sasae for today's visit.
Pleasure meeting with Japanese Speaker Ōshima & Ambassador Sasae to discuss strong US-Japan relations.
Was so pleased to host children in my Capitol office for #TakeYourKidToWorkDay
! Watch behind the scenes → bit.ly/1VE9yiI
I received some tough questions from the children visiting the Capitol for Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.
It was an honor to speak w/@NancyPelosi
in the Capitol! Nora shared her love of science & reading. #NoraServesThe9th
Congress must fight to ensure LGBT people have the full protection of the law everywhere in America. #EqualityAct
, reckless to recess this House w/out acting to protect Americans from the threat of #Zika
Today's tree planting is a fitting way to honor Phil Burton who championed America's first 2 urban recreation areas.
How fitting to honor Phil Burton with today's tree planting. Among Phil’s great legislative successes was the creation of the nation’s first two urban national recreation areas. He strived to protect this planet, its people and this place where we govern.
Thank you, National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce for your #BOTB Award. Together, we must continue to expand economic opportunity and advancements for all Americans! #NBIC
Thank you @NGLCC
Award. Let's expand opportunity for all Americans!