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February 28, 2020

Clarke Statement on Vote Against the Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act and its Included Menthol Ban

Washington, DC- Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09) issued the following statement in response to today’s vote on The Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act (H.R. 2339): “…
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February 27, 2020

Op-ed: Youth Tobacco Use Legislation Would Have Unintended Life-or-Death Consequences for Black Tobacco Users

This week marks a critical, life-changing moment for the Black community, specifically for Black tobacco users. The Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act (HR 2339) is set for…
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September 25, 2019

Rep. Clarke’s Statement on Need for Trump Impeachment

Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09) made the following statement about her views on impeachment of President Trump after yesterday afternoon’s Caucus meeting: “With Donal…
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August 7, 2019

214 Democratic Members Urge McConnell to Hold a Vote on Bipartisan Gun Violence Prevention Legislation Immediately

Call on Senate leader to cancel recess, take action Washington – Today Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05) and 213 Members of the House Democratic C…
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August 5, 2019

Rep. Clarke Statement on String of Mass Shootings and Massacres in America

Brooklyn, NY — Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09) issued the following statement in response to the El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio massacres over the weekend:  “Our c…
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August 2, 2019

Rep. Clarke Statement on Eric Garner’s Killer’s Lenient Suspension

Brooklyn, NY — Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09) issued the following statement in response to Officer Pantaleo’s being suspended from his position at the New York P…
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