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October 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON –  Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the Senate’s vote this evening to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.

September 29, 2020 Press Release

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WASHINGTON – In a House Oversight Committee hearing today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) discussed the long history of white supremacy in our law enforcement, questioned experts on racist, white supremacist police trainings and called for more accountability.

September 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) today issued the following statement on the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to serve on the Supreme Court:

September 25, 2020 Press Release

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WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), along with Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus co-chairs U.S. Reps. Reps. Barbara Lee (CA-13) and Diana DeGette (CO-01) and eight colleagues, sent a letter today to Senate leaders urging them to abstain from voting on any Supreme Court nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg until after the next President is sworn into office.

September 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) joined Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), and Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Ilhan Omar (MN-05), and Jackie Speier (CA-14), introduced a House resolution recognizing violence against women in politics is a global phenomenon and that more research should be conducted to examine its extent and effects in the United States. The resolution, endorsed by League of Women Voters of the United States, also calls on the U.S.

September 18, 2020 Press Release

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WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), a member of the House Oversight Committee, today delivered remarks at a press conference during a Congressional Delegation trip to Fort Hood. The Congresswoman, along with seven of her House colleagues, visited Fort Hood as part of a Congressional investigation into the recent spike in reports of sexual harassment, missing persons, and deaths among servicemembers stationed at the military base.

August 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, Rep. Peter King (NY-02), and more than 80 of their colleagues sent a letter to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy expressing deep concerns about operational changes at the U.S.