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Congresswoman Maxine Waters delivered the following remarks during the National Dental Association's 14th Annual "NDA Day on Capitol Hill" on Thursday, May 9, 2013:
"As National Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes to an end, I express my support for those engaged in the ongoing fight against the most common cancer among women in our country. Breast cancer is a disease that knows no boundaries and doesn't discriminate. It can strike anyone, women and men, regardless of age, race or economic background.
Today, House Republicans voted for the 31st time to repeal or defund the Affordable Care Act. Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) voted against the Republicans' repeal bill, after making the following statement on the floor of the House of Representatives during last night's debate:
Washington – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) released the following statement in response to the decision of the Supreme Court to uphold the Affordable Care Act:
"American families have won a great victory today!"
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) delivered the following statement from the House floor yesterday, during debate on H.R. 1173, House Republicans’ bill to repeal the CLASS Act, a long-term care program that was established by the Affordable Care Act. The Congresswoman joined her colleagues in the Congressional Progressive Caucus during a mini-filibuster to expose Republican efforts to dismantle health care reform:
Last Friday, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) reintroduced the Minority Diabetes Initiative Act (H.R. 2799). This bill will establish an initiative to provide grants to physicians and community?based organizations for diabetes prevention, care, and treatment programs in minority communities.