"We deplore President Trump’s decision to unilaterally halt the refugee resettlement program. By imposing a blanket ban on entire nationalities of men, women and children facing horrific violence and devastation, he has allowed fear to triumph over compassion and common sense. Struggling families, fleeing peril and motivated to start their lives anew, have enriched America and contribute imme
In speech on the House floor: Show us the beef
Persistent phone call completion problems in rural communities are creating major inconveniences for families, hurting businesses, and threatening public safety
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Welch and Democratic members of Congress introduced bills in the U.S. House and Senate that would require the President and Vice President to disclose and divest any potential financial conflicts of interest.
Senators, Reps. cite Constitution’s language shielding President from foreign financial influence
President-elect Trump embraced drug price negotiation in campaign; Move would cut drug prices for seniors and save taxpayers billions
Demands FDA investigation and enforcement action against manufacturers
BURLINGTON, Vt., Dec. 14 – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., Tuesday called upon the CEOs of FairPoint Communications and the Illinois company that is set to purchase it, Consolidated Communications Holdings, to reverse the planned layoff of nearly 10 percent of FairPoint’s workforce.