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Statement on suicides in the Navy

It was with a very heavy heart that I read the report that three young men serving aboard the U.S.S. George H.W. Bush committed suicide last week. The dramatic rise in suicides among our Navy and our military at large — as well as among the whole American population — is deeply troubling and so […]

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Statement on autism

Autism affects millions of individuals and families across the United States. As a member of Congress, I fought hard to secure the first new federal funding for autism treatment and services in over twelve years. The vehicle was the annual defense appropriations bill for fiscal year 2009 and the focus was increasing funds for families […]

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STATEMENT: Commemorating our POW/MIA

Today is National POW/MIA Recognition Day. While we should honor America’s heroes every day, on this day in particular we must take time to remember the service and sacrifice of those who were prisoners of war or are still missing in action today, along with their long-suffering families. I have had the honor of meeting […]

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Statement on Afghanistan

President Trump has said that he has canceled a secret meeting with the Taliban and the President of Afghanistan at Camp David that was set to take place on Sunday – and he has canceled peace talks. This decision to call off negotiations that could lead to a cessation of hostilities is rash and destroys […]

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Team Sestak is growing – join us

The Joe Sestak for President campaign is recruiting. Do you believe we need accountable leadership in the White House? Do you agree that we need someone with depth and breadth of global experience to tackle our greatest challenges at home and abroad? We’re looking for smart, hard-working people – based in Iowa or willing to move […]

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Moving on up

The latest HarrisX/ScottRasmussen.com poll has us tied for 9th among 24 Presidential candidates. Not bad for just seven weeks — but I now need your help to expand the reach of my message of accountability to unite America.

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Social and Racial Justice

Our nation mourns after two more tragic incidents of domestic terror. We must, now more than ever, reunite our country. At an event in Waterloo, Iowa, today, we discussed my latest policy paper – on achieving social and racial justice. You can read it in full here. I recognize that the color of one’s skin gives […]

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