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Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Voter Suppression and Continuing Threats to Democracy"

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing on "Voter Suppression and Continuing Threats to Democracy:" "Today’s hearing on 'Voter Suppression and Continuing Threats to Democracy' comes at a critical point in our history... Read more »

Nadler & Cicilline Applaud FTC, DOJ Review of Merger Guidelines

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) issued the following joint statement on the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice Antitrust Division's review of corporate merger guidelines: “America has a monopoly problem. For years—across Republican ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "For the Rule of Law, An Independent Immigration Court"

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship hearing on "For the Rule of Law, An Independent Immigration Court":" "With today’s hearing, we take a close look at our nation’s immigration court system—a system that bears little resemblance to other courts... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Reviving Competition, Part 5: Addressing the Effects of Economic Concentration on Americas Food Supply"

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law hearing entitled "Reviving Competition, Part 5: Addressing the Effects of Economic Concentration on Americas Food Supply:" "Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding today’s important hearing on ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Applauds President Biden’s Remarks on Voting Rights

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement on President Biden’s remarks on voting rights and the need to pass the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act: "The right to vote, which countless Americans have fought, marched, and given their lives for, lies at the very core of our democracy. It is fundamental to all our freedo... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Calls for DOJ IG to Investigate FBI Surveillance Operations Against Protestors in Portland

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Washington, D.C. - Following reports that FBI agents infiltrated protests in Portland, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter to Department of Justice Inspector General (IG) Michael E. Horowitz requesting that an examination of these surveillance practices be included in the IG's ongoing review of use of force by federal law enforcement against Americans exercising ... Read more »

Nadler & Cicilline Statement on Federal Court Rejecting Purdue Pharma Bankruptcy Settlement

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) issued the following joint statement after the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York rejected the plan of reorganization for Purdue Pharma, the maker OxyContin, which would have released members of th... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 5314, the Protecting Our Democracy Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement, as prepared, on the House floor in support of H.R. 5314, the Protecting Our Democracy Act: "Madam Speaker, I rise in strong support of the Protecting Our Democracy Act. "Transparency and accountability are the bedrock of our democratic system. They are the essential guardrails that... Read more »

House Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen, Protect Our Democracy

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House passed the Protecting Our Democracy Act on a bipartisan basis – a comprehensive package of reforms that will strengthen America’s democratic institutions against future presidents who could seek to abuse the power of their office for corrupt purposes. The proposals – many of which have been supported by both Democrats and Republicans in the past – will restore t... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 3359, the Homicide Victims' Families' Rights Act of 2021

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 3359, the Homicide Victims' Families' Rights Act of 2021: "H.R. 3359, the 'Homicide Victims’ Families’ Rights Act of 2021,' would give family members of murder victims the right, under federal law, to request a review of their loved on... Read more »