Washington, DC – House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Linda Sánchez (CA-38 today released the following statement on the election of Rep. Katherine Clark (MA-05) to be the Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus for the 116th Congress:
Washington, DC – House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Linda Sánchez (CA-38 today released the following statement on the election of Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to be the Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus for the 116th Congress:
Washington, DC - House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Linda Sánchez (D-CA) today released the following statement on the Senate’s vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the United States Supreme Court:
Washington, DC -House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Linda Sánchez (D-CA) today gave the following statement during debate on the House Republican Tax Scam 2.0 legislation:
Washington, DC -House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Linda Sánchez (D-CA) and Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chair Mark Pocan (D-WI) along with 29 original co-sponsors today introduced the Strengthening Social Security Act of 2018:
Washington, DC – Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Linda Sánchez today joined 65 Democratic Members of Congress to send the following statement to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:
Norwalk, CA - House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Linda Sánchez (CA-38) today issued the following statement after the Trump administration announced it would attempt to block states like California from adopting stricter vehicle fuel-efficiency standards:
Washington, DC – House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Linda Sánchez led a letter with 47 bipartisan Members of Congress who represent Los Angeles County, Chicago, Philadelphia, New York City, and Houston to Centers for Disease Control Director Robert Redfield urging the CDC to ensure that all jurisdictions pre-approved to receive public health crisis funding are
Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Linda Sánchez (D-CA), Reps. David McKinley (R-WV), and Donald Norcross (D-NJ) today introduced legislation to designate July 10, 2018, as Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day. Twenty-five Members of Congress have co-sponsored the resolution.
Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Linda Sánchez (CA-38) today released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling in Janus v. AFSCME. Rep. Linda Sánchez is a card-carrying member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 441 and former labor lawyer:
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For hour after hour Wednesday, members of the House Appropriations Committee sat around tables inside a cramped room on Capitol Hill and dutifully processed amendments to bills that would spend a combined $200 billion to keep federal agencies open next year — a day after they learned those bills may never see the House floor intact.
House Democrats are putting the onus on Republicans to prevent a government shutdown.
It’s unlikely a bipartisan deal could be reached in time to meet the April 28 funding deadline, and unless an agreement is in place Democrats should vote-against a short-term stopgap measure, Democratic leaders said Thursday.
California Democrats have talked for months about resisting President Trump, and many of their constituents have demanded it, loudly. With more details about the president’s policies expected to come out in the next few weeks, the state’s congressional Democrats will get their chance to try to turn that talk into action. At least they hope.
Rep. Linda T. Sánchez is the leader of the largest Hispanic coalition in Congress, and she has ambitions to soon rise even higher in House Democratic leadership.
The California Democrat is running for vice-chair of the House Democratic Conference, a position being vacated by Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.) at the end of the year.
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House Democrats are raring to confront the National Football League over its handling of concussions, but they may find it as tough as passing against the Denver Broncos defense.
A bipartisan pair of House members has offered legislation that would provide a tax credit for those who care for aging and disabled relatives.
The legislation is sponsored by Reps. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) and Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.) and is supported by groups including the AARP and the American Heart Association, according to a news release issued Monday.
Facing increasing scrutiny in Washington over its handling of concussions and long-term brain injuries in its players, the National Football League donated $507,211 to members of Congress in 2015, putting it on pace for its highest spending ever in a political cycle.