Quotes by: Xavier Becerra
Having passion does not mean you have to descend into bickering and fighting.
I have a lot of kids in my district who haven't been to the beach, much less Washington, D.C., and that's 20 miles away.
I've learned to be pragmatic, but I don't sacrifice my principles, my values.
According to the American Heart Association, the prevalence of hypertension in African Americans in the United States is among the highest in the world.
California is a very important state. As goes California, so goes the nation. We need to have strong leadership. Someone who can hit the ground running.
February 19, 1942, is the year in which Executive Order 9066 was signed, and this was the order that called for the exclusion and internment of all Japanese Americans living on the west coast during World War II.
This is precisely why you choose to run for office and get elected. You're asking the people to let you be their voice. I don't think there is a more powerful and intense experience than the opportunity to be the voice of the 307 million people living in this country.
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the first use of alcohol typically begins at age 12.
The Smithsonian museums are among this country's most endearing treasures and I look forward to helping maintain and enhance their coveted works of art.
We need to make investment to get the economy going again, to give the private sector the confidence.
Today, we have a trade regime which has led to the largest trade deficits this country has ever experienced.
Could today's construction worker married to a clerical worker guarantee four children a college education and buy a house? That's what we're fighting about.
I'm never gonna change the skin, right? I'm very proud of what it implies and what it has meant to me... but then again, in Congress, I hope to make my mark as a colleague and as a leader.
I don't consider this hard work. I love it, and I think I get to make a difference. I really believe in Secretary Clinton, and I want to feel like I'm part of making a difference; I really do.
I hate to say it but I think it has become very obvious that our system for devising trade agreements, so very important to this country's functioning around the world, has not only broken, but it has broken completely.
My three daughters are all going to go to college, and it's not even a question. When I was applying to college, my parents were hoping that I would just go somewhere. Today, they look at their grandkids, and they know those kids will have a chance to build this country in bigger and better ways than my parents ever had a chance.
The good news is that parents are the leading influence on kids' decision not to drink alcohol.
The question for immigration reform is not if we'll get it done, it's when we'll get it done. It's going to get done.
We are on pace this year to have a trade deficit that is larger than $800 billion. We have never faced that before, but we continue to put forward trade agreements like these that leave us naked to competition that is neither free nor fair.