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January 12, 2020 In The News

The Bruce C. Boiling Municipal Building in Roxbury was packed Saturday afternoon as people concerned about equal access to economic opportunity for black entrepreneurs waited to hear from Democratic Rep. Ayanna Pressley and six of her congressional colleagues.

January 10, 2020 In The News

The Congressional Black Caucus kicked off its first-ever visit to Massachusetts Friday evening with elected leaders from across the country articulating some of the nation’s most dire problems of institutional racism.

December 19, 2019 In The News

On Dec. 18, Donald Trump became the third president in history to be impeached.

Somerville’s congressional Representative Ayanna Pressley voted with the House in favor of his impeachment.

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December 19, 2019 In The News

A week after leading a fight to secure strong investments in community health centers as part of the late Rep. Elijah Cummings’s Lower Drug Costs Now Act in the U.S. House, U.S. Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley decided to visit one community Health Center that has become a model for others across the nation.

December 18, 2019 In The News

As the year comes to a close, House Democrats, at the direction of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, have found themselves in a giving spirit. Not only have they blessed passage for Donald Trump’s long-promised renegotiation of NAFTA, and a record $738 billion defense authorization bill that excised provisions aimed at ending U.S.

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December 13, 2019 In The News

Months after federal immigration officials reinstated deferred action for medical cases, a family in Boston who feared they'd be removed from the U.S. — even as their son continued to need life-saving treatments — now has clarity.

December 11, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, D-MA, who represents Randolph, questioned expert witnesses about the human rights crisis in Haiti during a hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee entitled “Haiti on the Brink: Assessing U.S. Policy Toward a Country in Crisis.”

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December 9, 2019 In The News

Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley and Katherine Clark plan to join striking Harvard graduate students on the picket line Monday morning.

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December 7, 2019 In The News

WORCESTER - Dependent grandchildren with trauma. Fixed retirement income or limited ability to work. Social safety-net programs that ignore their circumstances. Legal battles. Just plain being older and tired.

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December 5, 2019 In The News

Over a year ago, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it would seek to ban menthol-flavored cigarettes — an initiative to combat youth smoking.

But much like a proposed ban on most flavored e-cigarettes touted only months ago by President Donald Trump, that plan has apparently stalled.

Ayanna Pressley wants to know: why?

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