Leading Walk-Out from Republican Select Panel

Democratic Members of Republican Select Panel walk-out in protest of abusive, dangerous, and unlawful actions.
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Former EPA Administrator Finally Apologizes for Statements After 9/11

Statements about air quality in the days and weeks after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks falsely assured people that 'the air was safe to breathe.'
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Introducing Bill to Eliminate Gender and Racial Pay Gap

Bill would prohibit employers from asking prospective or current employees for their salary history before making a job or salary offer.
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Nadler, Conyers, Cohen Call On President Obama To Release Full Torture Report Before End Of His Administration

Dec 2, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Intellectual Property and former Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, along with House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), and Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, wrote to President Barack Obama to urge that he swiftly declassify and release the full...

House Judiciary Democrats Press For Hearing On Trump Conflicts

Nov 30, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, the Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee, led by Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), wrote a letter to Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) after President-elect Donald Trump’s vague announcement this morning to leave his “…great business in total…,” requesting that the Committee hold hearings to examine the federal conflicts-of-interest and ethics provisions...

Nadler, Norton, DeLauro, Speier Ask President Obama to Help Close Gender and Racial Pay Gap by Prohibiting Federal Contractors from Seeking Salary History

Nov 29, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) joined Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), and Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) in sending President Obama a letter urging him to take executive action to prohibit federal contractors from seeking the salary history of prospective employees. ...

Congressman Nadler Cosponsors The Presidential Accountability Act of 2016

Nov 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, announced his co-sponsorship of the Presidential Accountability Act of 2016 (H.R. 6340), which would extend current federal conflict of interest laws to the President and Vice President of the United States. Federal conflict of interest law prohibits executive branch office holders from engaging in government business in which they...

House Judiciary Committee Democrats Oppose Sessions Pick

Nov 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – This morning, President-elect Donald Trump announced that U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) would be his choice for Attorney General.  We need an Attorney General who represents the American people’s best interests by fighting to strengthen voting rights, prevent violence against women, and work to reform our broken immigration system, among other priorities. Senator Sessions was denied a federal judgeship in 1986 following a history of racially-charged comments and...