Press Releases

December 05, 2022

New Dem Leadership Endorses Abigail Spanberger for Battleground Leadership Representative

Today, New Democrat Coalition Leadership Members endorsed Rep. Abigail Spanberger (VA-07) to serve as the Battleground Leadership Representative. New Dem Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) released the below statement on the endorsement:     “The leadership team of the New Democrat Coalition is thrilled to endorse our colleague Rep. Abigail Spanberger for Battleground Leadership Representative.  “Our leadership team endorsed New Dem … Continue Reading


December 02, 2022

New Democrat Coalition Leadership Endorses Rick Larsen for Ranking Member on the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

Today, New Democrat Coalition Leadership Members endorsed Rick Larsen (WA-02) for Ranking Member on the Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee. New Dem Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) released the below statement on the endorsement:   “The leadership team of the New Democrat Coalition is proud to endorse our friend and fellow New Dem, Rep. Rick Larsen, for Ranking Member on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. For decades now, Rep. Larsen has … Continue Reading


December 02, 2022

ICYMI: New Democrat Coalition Celebrates New Leadership Team & Inducts 17 New Members

Today, the New Democrat Coalition (NDC) held a press conference to celebrate Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) as the next NDC Chair in the 118th Congress and Reps. Sharice Davids (KS-03), Brad Schneider (IL-10), Derek Kilmer (WA-06), and Salud Carbajal (CA-24) as the next Vice Chairs. Current Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) will serve as Chair Emeritus in the new Congress. New Dems also celebrated the 17 new members who were inducted into the Coalition yesterday. You can watch the press conference here … Continue Reading


December 01, 2022

New Democrat Coalition Congratulates New Dem Steven Horsford on Becoming Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus

Today, New Dem Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) released the below statement celebrating New Dem Rep. Steven Horsford's (NV-04) election to Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus: "New Dems are incredibly proud of our colleague and friend Rep. Steven Horsford on becoming the next Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus. Rep. Horsford is a dedicated and active Member of our Coalition who has been key to passing policies focused on improving the lives of the American people. "As a Member of … Continue Reading


December 01, 2022

New Democrat Coalition Elects New Leadership Team & Inducts 17 New Members

Washington, D.C. – Today, the New Democrat Coalition (NDC) elected Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) as the next NDC Chair in the 118th Congress. Reps. Sharice Davids (KS-03), Brad Schneider (IL-10), Derek Kilmer (WA-06), and Salud Carbajal (CA-24) were elected to be the next Vice Chairs. Current Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) will serve as Chair Emeritus in the new Congress.  In addition, by a unanimous vote, the NDC inducted 17 Members-elect … Continue Reading


November 30, 2022

New Democrat Coalition Celebrates Election of Leader Jeffries, Whip Clark, and Chair Aguilar to Lead the House Democratic Caucus

Today, House Democrats voted unanimously to elect Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) as Democratic Leader, Rep. Katherine Clark (MA-05) as Whip, and New Dem Rep. Pete Aguilar (CA-31) as the Chair of the House Democratic Caucus.   New Dem Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) released the below statement following today’s election:   “New Dems are thrilled to congratulate Leader Hakeem Jeffries, Whip Katherine Clark, and Chair Pete Aguilar on their well-deserved … Continue Reading


November 29, 2022

New Dem Leadership Endorses Two Democratic Caucus Rules Changes to Return the DCCC Chair to an Appointed Position & Create a New Leadership Representative for Battleground Members

Today, New Democrat Coalition (NDC) Leadership Members endorsed two new changes to the House Democratic Caucus rules: NDC Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) and Leadership Member Brad Schneider's (IL-10) proposal to return the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) Chair to an appointed position and New Dem Rep. Susie Lee's (NV-03) proposal to create a Battleground Leadership Representative within the Democratic Leadership. NDC Chair Suzan DelBene released the following statement on the … Continue Reading


November 29, 2022

New Democrat Coalition Leadership Endorses Rep. Madeleine Dean for Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus

Today, New Democrat Coalition Leadership Members endorsed Madeleine Dean (PA-04) for Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus. New Dem Chair Suzan DelBene released the below statement on the endorsement: “The leadership team of the New Democrat Coalition is excited to endorse our colleague and fellow New Dem Rep. Madeleine Dean for Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus. Since her election in 2018, she has delivered for her community and for our country. From her role as an … Continue Reading


November 28, 2022

New Dems Mourn the Loss of Rep. Donald McEachin

Today, New Democrat Coalition (NDC) Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) released the following statement on the tragic passing of New Dem Rep. Donald McEachin (VA-04): "New Dems are devastated to learn about the passing of our dear friend and colleague, Rep. Donald McEachin. "As we mourn the loss of our fellow New Dem, we remember the incredible impact he had on this Congress, his community, and our country. Don was a fierce advocate for Virginia with an unparalleled passion for protecting our … Continue Reading


November 17, 2022

New Dem Chair DelBene on Leader Hoyer’s Announcement

New Democrat Coalition Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) released the below statement following Leader Steny Hoyer’s announcement that he would not seek an elected leadership position in the 118th Congress: “Throughout his career, Leader Hoyer has been and will always be known as one of the most dedicated and consequential political leaders in American history. He also is and always has been a true friend of the New Dems and a mentor to nearly all of … Continue Reading


November 17, 2022

New Dems Celebrate the Historic Service of Speaker Nancy Pelosi

New Democrat Coalition Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) released the below statement following Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s speech before the U.S. House of Representatives:   "Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been the most influential and effective Speaker in the history of American politics. Her name has forever been woven into the fabric of our great nation. “Over many years, she expertly guided the Democratic Caucus and the House to deliver historic victories that have and … Continue Reading


October 31, 2022

ICYMI: New Dem Chair Op-Ed in CNBC “Democrats are Better for our Country and Economy”

Today, New Democrat Coalition (NDC) Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) penned an op-ed in CNBC arguing that the Democratic party is the only major political party that has a proven track record of growing our economy and a comprehensive plan to make everyday necessities more affordable for Americans. In stark contrast, Republicans have no economic plan and are more focused on waging culture wars than fighting inflation. Read the full op-ed here and below: CNBC - Democrats are Better for our … Continue Reading


October 27, 2022

ICYMI Press Call Transcript: New Dem Chair Suzan DelBene Calls on House Leadership to Move Enhanced Child Tax Credit and R&D Tax Credit Fix in End-of-Year Package

Today, New Democrat Coalition Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) held a press call urging House Leadership to prioritize the enhanced Child Tax Credit (CTC) in an end-of-year legislative package as well as to advance the Research and Development (R&D) tax credit fix.   You can read a transcript of the press call below and read more on this effort here:  Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01): “I’m Suzan DelBene, the Chair of the New Democrat Coalition, and I’m … Continue Reading


October 27, 2022

New Dems Call on House Leadership to Move Enhanced Child Tax Credit and R&D Tax Credit Fix in End-of-Year Package

Today, the New Democrat Coalition (NDC) called on House Leadership to prioritize the enhanced Child Tax Credit (CTC) in an end-of-year legislative package as well as to advance the Research and Development (R&D) tax credit fix. From day one, New Dems have led the charge on the enhanced CTC, one of the most impactful policies of the American Rescue Plan, and have supported policies that help American businesses compete in the global economy. "As economic leaders in Congress, New Dems are … Continue Reading


October 13, 2022

New Dem Immigration Task Force Co-Chairs Urge Congress to Pass Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Dreamers

Today, New Democrat Coalition (NDC) Immigration Task Force Co-Chairs Greg Stanton (AZ-09) and Salud Carbajal (CA-24) released the following statement on the Fifth Circuit Court ruling on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the urgent need for legislative action to protect DACA recipients and reform our immigration system: “The Fifth Circuit’s ruling puts the DACA program at risk–leaving Dreamers and their families in legal limbo, disrupting our workforce, and … Continue Reading


October 07, 2022

New Dem Chair DelBene Applauds Biden Administration’s Announcement of Progress in Implementing its Housing Supply Action Plan

Today, New Democrat Coalition (NDC) Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) released a statement following the Biden administration's announcement of actions to increase affordable housing supply and lower housing costs for Americans. New Dems specifically called for a final fix to the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit income averaging rule in our Action Plan to Fight Inflation. "New Dems know access to affordable housing is paramount to Americans' economic security and opportunities. That's why the New … Continue Reading


October 05, 2022

New Democrat Coalition Leaders Urge Congress to Accelerate Clean Energy Deployment and Meet our Climate Goals

As the administration continues to implement the historic climate investments enacted by President Biden and Democrats in Congress, New Democrat Coalition Vice Chair for Policy Scott Peters (CA-52) and Climate Change Task Force Co-Chair Sean Casten (IL-06) released the following statement calling for action before the end of the year on clean energy and transmission permitting and siting reforms to accelerate clean energy production: “From day one, New Dems have pushed for … Continue Reading


October 04, 2022

New Democrat Coalition Endorses Strong National Data Privacy Standard in the American Data Privacy and Protection Act

Today, the New Democrat Coalition (NDC) endorsed the bipartisan American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA). For the first time in our nation's history, this legislation will create a comprehensive national privacy law and put people back in control of their personal information by limiting data collection and algorithmic harms, strengthening protections for children's data, and prohibiting discrimination based on personal data. Safeguarding Americans' data privacy and civil and consumer … Continue Reading


September 23, 2022

New Dem Chair: “The House GOP ‘Commitment to America’ Agenda is Bad for Our Country and Bad for Our Economy”

Today, New Democrat Coalition (NDC) Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01) released a statement following House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's announcement of the GOP agenda: "Americans want and deserve a governing party that fights inflation, raises wages, protects individual freedoms, and moves our country forward," said NDC Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01). "That's the commitment Democrats have made, and that's exactly what we've done this Congress. In February, New Dems formed a first of its kind … Continue Reading


September 22, 2022

NDC Chair DelBene Applauds House Passage of Public Safety Legislation, Including Three New Dem Bills

Today, Members of the New Democrat Coalition (NDC) voted to pass a package of four public safety bills, three of which were endorsed by New Dems and authored by New Dem Reps. Josh Gottheimer, Steven Horsford, and Val Demings. Tackling crime and keeping our communities safe are top priorities for New Dems. That's why the Coalition's leadership endorsed a slate of seven public safety bills in July, and our Members have been working hard to pass this legislation through the House. NDC Chair … Continue Reading

Showing page   of 34