Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Mar 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and a leading voice on American health care policy, issued the following statement today about reports that Republican House members had drafted a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act but were hiding it from Democrats:

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Mar 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, said Attorney General Jeff Sessions should resign or be removed immediately due to revelations about his meetings and perhaps other contact with the Russian ambassador to the United States, which appear to conflict with his oral and written testimony at his confirmation hearing.

Mar 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, issued the following statement just after President Donald J. Trump's first joint address to Congress:

Feb 28, 2017 Press Release

Mr. Chairman, another major doping scandal has again shaken the sporting world.   This time it involves a wide-ranging Russian scheme to circumvent doping controls relied upon by the global sports community to ensure clean sport.  

Feb 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Immigrants’ rights activist Jeanette Vizguerra should not have to face the threat of deportation, Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) said today. Vizguerra took shelter last night in a church in DeGette’s district.

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Feb 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-01), Co-Chair of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, today led 161 House Democratic colleagues in demanding that Speaker Ryan stop Republicans’ unprecedented assault on women’s health care.

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Feb 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, issued the following statement today on the resignation of National Security Advisor Michael Flynn:

Feb 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswomen Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY), co-chairs of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, this evening decried House Republicans’ plan to overturn a rule on the Title X family planning grant program using the Congressional Review Act.  The rule at issue reinforces longstanding requirements that states cannot

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Jan 28, 2017 Press Release

Denver -- Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) issued the following statement about the ongoing effects of President Donald Trump's executive order, issued Friday, that restricts the entry of refugees and others to the United States:

Jan 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today the House of Representatives unanimously passed the EPS Improvement Act (H.R. 518).

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