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January 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) released the following statement after the House vote to impeach Donald Trump for incitement of insurrection.

January 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the armed assault on the U.S. Capitol today:

December 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the House passage of compromise legislation to address the COVID-19 pandemic.


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June 3, 2019 In The News

Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) is leading a quartet of House Democrats in seeking answers from the Department of Housing & Urban Development over a proposed rollback in transgender non-discrimination protections at homeless shelters.

May 31, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley encouraged University of Massachusetts Boston graduates to “upend the status quo” in a stirring commencement speech that addressed ways to rise above the stark political and racial divides that persist in Boston and across the nation.

“Today we find ourselves at a crossroads as a nation and as a city,” Pressley said.

May 29, 2019 In The News

Wednesday morning, Robert Mueller spoke at the Justice Department, announcing the end of his two-year appointment as special counsel overseeing the Russia investigation.

May 29, 2019 In The News

As part of Commencement festivities this week, the Harvard Graduate School of Education hosted two members of the change-making 2018 Congressional class, Representatives Jahana Hayes (D-CT) and Ayanna Pressley (D-MA).

May 22, 2019 In The News

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin admitted under questioning from Representative Ayanna Pressley on Wednesday that a redesigned $20 bill featuring abolitionist leader Harriet Tubman will not be unveiled next year, pushing off a change initiated by his predecessor in the Obama administration.

May 22, 2019 In The News

Trump Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin chose to break the news that there will be no Harriet Tubman $20 bill during his tenure by having that information dragged out of him by Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA).

May 22, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley demanded answers from HUD Secretary Ben Carson about what she called his department’s inability to protect the health and well-being of Americans living in public housing.

May 22, 2019 In The News

One of the most jarring behaviors of this presidency is the way in which people who were previously thought to take pride in their intelligence and expertise — William Barr, for example — have revealed their inner Donald Trumps. They don’t so much imitate their president as seek to emulate the traits that have brought him to the Oval Office. What are those, precisely?

May 22, 2019 In The News

Rep. Ayanna Pressley went head to head with President Donald Trump’s Secretary of Housing and Human Development Ben Carson at a congressional hearing Tuesday.

Carson testified before Rep. Maxine Waters’ (D-CA) Financial Services Committee and faced questions about a plan HUD announced last year to increase rent for subsidized housing.

May 21, 2019 In The News

US abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the supreme court and across the country on Tuesday to protest against extreme new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states.

According to the website #StoptheBans, about 400 events were set to take place across all 50 US states.