Congressman Jim McGovern

Representing the 2nd District of Massachussetts
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Press Releases

Jan 27, 2017 Press Release
A Leader on Human Rights, McGovern to Receive Testimonies of Families Whose Loved Ones Disappeared During Civil War

SAN SALVADOR, EL SALVADOR – This week U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) joined an international human rights delegation in El Salvador for the forum entitled “Forced Disappearance During the Salvadoran Armed Conflict: The Search, Truth and Reconciliation” at the University of Central America José Simeon Cañas.

Jan 24, 2017 Press Release
House, Senate Bills Push Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Days after the seven year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the Citizens United case, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) and Representatives Ted Deutch (FL-22) and Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined Senators Tom Udall (D-NM) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) in re-introducing the Democracy for All Amendment.

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Jan 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and leading voice on Sudan released the following statement on the announced changes by the Obama Administration regarding U.S. sanctions on Sudan.

Jan 5, 2017 Press Release
McGovern Calls on Trump to End Twitter Sideshow on Russian Hacking

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Dec 17, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and leading voice in Congress on human rights, released the following statement on the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Syria.  

Dec 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and leading voice on human rights, led a group of 37 House lawmakers in a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry expressing deep concern about the escalation of killings and assaults in Colombia on human rights defenders, LGBT and women activists, labor leaders and other social leaders.

Dec 12, 2016 Press Release

WORCESTER, MA – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) announced the local student winners of the 2016 Congressional App Challenge (CAC) in the Massachusetts 2nd Congressional District, a competition aimed at encouraging high school students to learn how to code by creating their own applications.

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Dec 9, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), a senior House Democrat and leading voice on U.S.-Russia policy, released the following statement today after President Obama ordered a full review of Russian interference in this year’s election:

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