Congressman Jerrold Nadler Endorses His Close Colleague Congressman Eliot Engel for Re-election

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NEW YORK, NY — June 17, 2020 — The endorsement adds to a lineup of prominent Democrats endorsing Engel that includes former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Democratic Whip James Clyburn, House Democratic Chair Hakeem Jeffries, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Chairwoman Maxine Waters, Chairman Adam Schiff, Chairwoman Nita Lowey and many others. Chairman Nadler: “Last year, as …

eHeziCongressman Jerrold Nadler Endorses His Close Colleague Congressman Eliot Engel for Re-election

Hillary Rodham Clinton Endorsement of Congressman Eliot Engel

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CHAPPAQUA, NY — June 16, 2020 — “I have worked with Eliot Engel as First Lady, as Senator from New York, and as Secretary of State. Every step of the way, his number-one priority has always remained the same: delivering for his constituents. “Eliot was instrumental in helping to pass the Violence Against Women Act and the Children’s Health Insurance …

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Congressman James Clyburn Endorses Eliot Engel

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NEW YORK — June 14, 2020 — Congressman James Clyburn, the third-ranking Democrat in the House of a Representatives and a civil rights legend, has endorsed Congressman Eliot Engel for reelection. “Let me be blunt: we need leaders in Congress with proven records of standing up for civil and human rights,” said Congressman Clyburn, the House Democratic Whip. “Eliot Engel …

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Engel Leads NY Delegation to Provide Relief for NY Hospitals

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WASHINGTON, DC — May 11, 2020 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel led the New York House Delegation in a bipartisan letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy urging them to forgive advance Medicare payments in the next stimulus package, which provides financial support to New York hospitals treating coronavirus patients. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security …

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Engel Joins Bipartisan New York Members Calling for Increased Funding for the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)

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NEW YORK, NY — April 25, 2020 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel joined Congressman Adriano Espaillat and fifteen of their New York colleagues in sending a letter to House Leadership seeking additional relief for public transit agencies across the nation and requesting $3.9 billion for the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) to maintain operations through 2020. The Members wrote, …

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Engel Leads Effort to Prevent Funding Cuts to Safety-Net Hospitals

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WASHINGTON, DC — July 21, 2019 —  Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a top member on the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, co-led a bipartisan effort to preserve Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) payments for safety-net hospitals by eliminating painful cuts scheduled to go into effect on October 1, 2019. Medicaid DSH payments help sustain hospitals that serve a disproportionate number …

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Ed Koch Commentary: The Chavez Handshake, Cuba, and the Release of the Torture Memos By Edward I. Koch

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President Obama appears to be moving aggressively to make needed changes that were blocked or ignored by the Bush administration.  More power to him, as they say.  Yet, I find it inexplicable that, while seeming to move in new directions in foreign policy and in energy, education and health, he has so far failed to change two major misjudgments of …

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