Preventing Gun Violence
No words can comfort and console the loved ones brutally taken from us in Newtown, Aurora, Tucson, and other senseless tragedies. While we continue to pray for the families and honor the memories of those lost, here in Congress, what we need now are less words and more action.
Sending our Prayers and Support to the Newtown Community
No words can console the parents of the children murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School or describe the pain and shock of such an unspeakable tragedy. No words can comfort the loved ones of those brutally taken from us today. All Americans share our prayers and our grief over these horrifying events.
A Time to Give Thanks
On Thanksgiving, we come together to offer our gratitude for the blessings in our lives, for our families, friends, and loved ones, for the strength of our community, our city, and our country.
Honoring Our Nation’s Heroes
On Veterans Day, Americans pause to honor and celebrate all of the men and women who went to war and came safely home; who traveled to distant battlefields on behalf of our freedom and security; who have fought in the name of liberty, in defense of our values.
A Time to Join Together
Our thoughts and prayers rest with the families, friends, and loved ones of all those who have lost their lives in the course of Hurricane Sandy, and our hearts go out to the millions of Americans experiencing destruction and devastation in their homes and communities.
Fighting for San Francisco’s Seniors
House Republicans continue to support a plan to end Medicare as we know it; raising costs on our nation’s seniors and reducing their benefits. In San Francisco, their plan would:
San Francisco Leads the Way
When it comes to transportation, San Francisco always leads the way. This week I joined partners and leaders from federal, state, and local government to celebrate our investments in the next phase of the Third Street-Central Subway line and the ground-breaking Presidio Parkway public private partnership.