It has been a difficult week for our country with the news of more mass shootings, this time in El Paso and Dayton. As these awful acts of domestic terrorism become regular parts of our news cycles, it can be easy to lose hope - but these are the times we must rally together as a community and keep pushing for positive change.
I'm checking at the start of a busy August here in Minnesota. I want to extend a hearty thank you to all who have stopped by my office to share perspectives and ideas, and invite you to keep it up. In the meantime, here are a few of the extraordinary people I met this week:
LEARNING FROM HUMAN TRAFFICKING ADVOCATES
I'm headed home for a rejuvenating, and hot, August in Minnesota. I can't wait to connect with many of you in the weeks to come, but first I want to fill you in on a few developments from the end of our session in Washington:
200 DAYS WORKING FOR THE PEOPLE
As we mark the end of a difficult, steamy, stormy week, I'm taking a moment to let you know what I was up to in Washington, and where I believe we're headed next:
I hope you had a safe and meaningful Fourth of July with family and friends. It has been a full week back at work here in Washington - here's what I've been up to since returning to Capitol Hill:
PROTECTING OUR HEALTH CARE
I’m pleased to share with you a review of what we accomplished this week in Washington.
FUNDING FOR THE HUMANITARIAN CRISIS AT THE BORDER
I'm checking in after another eventful week at home and in Washington. My promise to you has always been that I will listen, I will learn, and I will carry your stories and ideas with me as I represent you in Congress. Here's what that looked like this week:
LISTENING AND LEARNING FROM YOU
Summer has arrived in Minnesota and I'm so glad to be back home to enjoy it.
I’m checking in after a week of inspiring action in Washington. Here’s what I was up to:
STANDING UP FOR GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION