We are going to go agency by agency and get rid of the Social Security number on everything, ... These agencies keep telling us how difficult it is, but we are going to keep pushing it.
You saw a lot of African-American faces. But what you really see is poverty every one, white or Asian or Hispanic, can be in that position. This administration has done nothing about it
The Executive Office of the President seems to care more about hiding the truth about military sexual trauma rather than putting forward a budget to help women and men who have suffered military sexual assault and rape
Congress is headed in the wrong direction with this bill, which removes any and all incentives for the food industry to improve
Congress has allowed the need of big corporations before the need of our children
The FAA's job is to figure out a way to make the airspace work
It was the most galling and unnerving thing. They look at San Diego as this sleepy harbor with a few fishing vessels.
We have seen that, in another unfunded mandate, the so-called No Child Left Behind Act, which created tougher standards, and we all support that, but Congress did not provide the money to attract and hire the best teachers.
These are busy times for the Border Patrol, the customs agents, immigration folks; but if we are going to send these agencies to fight a war on drugs, to fight a war against illegal behavior, we have to send them the proper tools.
Our policy for the last many years has been to deter the Chinese government in Beijing from ever coming into the position where they thought they had enough leverage over the U.S. to cross the Straits of Taiwan.
The government gets it right on Head Start. We are providing opportunities for children in underserved areas where parents may not be able to afford preschool so they can begin their schooling with a running or Head Start.
Rosa Parks' courage, determination, and tenacity continue to be an inspiration to all those committed to non-violent protest and change nearly half a century later.
Childhood obesity is best tackled at home through improved parental involvement, increased physical exercise, better diet and restraint from eating.
We as a Congress have a moral obligation to bring justice to the families of these victims. Furthermore, as a society based on laws, we have a responsibility to ensure that criminals don't go unpunished.
With more than 1,300 sites of care, VA operates the largest integrated health care system in the county.