WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Chair of the Abortion Rights and Access Task Force of the Pro-Choice Caucus, released the following statement on the 48th anniversary of the landmark decision in Roe v. Wade:
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) issued the following statement on President Biden’s executive order to ensure an equitable pandemic re
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement today on the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris:
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), a member of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, issued the following statement after the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, the Committee on Homeland Security, the Committee on the Judiciary, and the Committee on Oversight and Reform
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement after her husband, Conan Harris, received a positive COVID-19 test yesterday evening. Harris accompanied Pressley to Washington, DC for her swearing-in ceremony last week and was with her in the Capitol complex throughout the January 6 attack.
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