View my positions on various issues that are important to our District and my work in Congress.
As a member of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus, I have been working in Congress to prevent animal cruelty and abuse.
I believe a strong national defense is critically important to protect our citizens from harm and to preserve the liberties we cherish.
It is vital that we take decisive action to reduce our federal deficit while continuing to make targeted investments to spur economic growth and combat high unemployment.
I am working to raise the living standards of our working families and ensure that children born into poverty have the same opportunity to achieve the American Dream as any other child in our country.
I am proud to have been a primary author of the first comprehensive cybersecurity legislation to have passed either chamber of Congress.
As a founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Disabilities Caucus, I am committed to the full implementation and enforcement of disability nondiscrimination laws.
Investing in our children’s education not only has long-term benefits for our economy, but it also delivers on our nation’s promise to ensure that all individuals have an equal opportunity to succeed.
Changing the way business in Washington is done and making our government more transparent and accountable to the public is one of my highest priorities.
Our nation needs a comprehensive energy strategy that includes the development of clean and renewable energy sources, as well as new initiatives to encourage conservation and energy efficiency.
I continue to work to protect our natural resources so that all Americans may experience their benefits.
While I support the Second Amendment, I believe enhancing gun control laws will make our schools, neighborhoods, and communities safer.
One of my top goals in Congress has been the establishment of a universal health care system that increases quality, affordability, efficiency and choice for families and businesses across America.
I believe that our economy cannot fully recover without a strong housing market, and I have supported legislation to shore up this important sector.
As a member of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, I have been working to protect fundamental human rights around the world.
As military operations wind down, I look forward to bringing our troops home as quickly and safely as possible.
I am committed to ensuring that Congress focuses on common-sense legislation to address job creation and tax cuts that help all Americans.
Congress must support the growth of America’s small businesses and help stimulate the engine of this nation’s economy.
Social Security is more than just retirement income. It is an essential safety net protecting our seniors, disabled workers, and their families and is one of the most successful federal programs ever created.
I strongly support the expansion of federal funding into all forms of stem cell research.
I am working to ensure that all of our veterans receive the benefits they were promised and the recognition they deserve.