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Terrorists Should Not Tell Our Female Service Members How to Perform Their Duty

November 30, 2015

Since the first detainees arrived from Afghanistan in 2002, female members of the Armed Forces have performed their duties at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in accordance with established policies of the United States. For decades, women have ably carried out their duties alongside their male counterparts in service to our nation.

Briefing: Fentanyl in Heroin Hosted by the Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic (v. 2)

November 30, 2015

The Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic invites you to participate in its first briefing December 1, 2015 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM at the Congressional Visitor’s Center Auditorium.

Close Gun Loophole in Visa Waiver Program

November 25, 2015

Please join me as an original cosponsor of the Visa Waiver Program Firearms Clarification Act to close a dangerous loophole in Federal law that permits foreign nationals who enter the United States through the Visa Waiver Program to purchase and possess firearms.

INVITE: the Culture of Fear at T-Mobile Congressional Briefing on 12/1/2015

November 25, 2015

I write you today to invite you to a briefing with workers from T-Mobile and MetroPCS regarding the disturbing employment practices at T-Mobile, which is the parent company of MetroPCS. The briefing will highlight the anti-worker behavior T-Mobile has systematically engaged in for years.

Support Americas Reserve Component Retirees

November 25, 2015

We are writing to encourage you to co-sponsor H.R.4124, the Support America’s Armed Forces Reserve Component Retirees Act of 2015.

Help Ensure Real Estate Closings Progress Smoothly this Holiday Season

November 25, 2015

I invite you to cosign a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, and Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers urging the inclusion of the provisions of H.R. 3192, the Homebuyers Assistance Act, in a year-end spending bill.

12/1 briefing: How the Federal Reserve Can Let Our Wages Grow

November 25, 2015

The Federal Reserve is considered by many to be the most important economic policymaking institution in the country. In the wake of the financial crisis, Fed policymakers took extraordinary steps to help our economy recover.

Strengthen Social Security for Seniors and Veterans

November 25, 2015

Please join me as an original cosponsor of the Seniors and Veterans Emergency (SAVE) Benefits Act. The SAVE Benefits Act would give immediate relief to seniors, Veterans and other Americans who will not have a cost-of-living adjustment or benefit increase in 2016, for only the third time since 1975.

Transparency Caucus Briefing 12/2: Modernizing Financial Regulation Through Structured Data

November 25, 2015

Please join me for a Transparency Caucus briefing on “Modernizing Financial Regulation through Structured Data.”

HEARING ANNOUNCEMENT: CHINA’S NEW “TWO-CHILD POLICY”

November 25, 2015

After 35 years of brutal enforcement of the one-child policy, the Chinese Communist Party announced in late October that a universal two-child policy will be adopted, allowing all married Chinese couples to have two children.