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January 07, 2023

Auchincloss: Speaker vote shows GOP learned nothing from midterms

by Matt Couture

Rep. Jake Auchincloss was sworn in for his second term in Congress this week, but not before some drama on the floor of the House of Representatives. It took 15 votes to elect a new Speaker of the House, Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California. That was the longest process in more than 160 years. Auchincloss, who represents much of Bristol County, Massachusetts, said the lengthy delay indicates to him Republicans still haven’t learned from the midterm election results. The GOP gained a … Continue Reading

January 07, 2023

Auchincloss reflects on 'tense' few days ahead of House speaker vote

by Katie Benoit

Rep. Jake Auchincloss, who represents part of Bristol County, says he is ready for his second term but feels "disheartened" by how things started out this time … Continue Reading

January 07, 2023

Auchincloss Sworn Into 118th Congress

After a record 15 votes to elect a House Speaker, Massachusetts’ 4th District Democratic Congressman Jake Auchincloss was sworn into the 118th Congress. Auchincloss is serving his second term in the House of Representatives, having succeeded Joe Kennedy III in 2021.  “This morning, I have been sworn into Congress after days of dysfunction. Two years on from the insurrection of January 6th, and the House GOP is still groveling to the extreme right, rather than governing … Continue Reading

January 05, 2023

Auchincloss reflects on 2022, sets goals for 2023

by Adam Bass

With a Dunkin’ Donuts coffee in one hand and a voting card in the other, Congressman Jake Auchincloss (D-MA) said he was ready for a long day and a productive year in congress. Auchincloss, who represents Massachusetts’s Fourth Congressional District, is preparing for his second term in the House of Representatives after being re-elected in November 2022. First elected in 2020, the 34-year-old congressman from Newton is one of 213 Democrats elected to serve as the minority party … Continue Reading

January 04, 2023

Rep. Jake Auchincloss: 'The House GOP is in complete disarray'

by Gal Tziperman Lotan, Paris Alston , and Jeremy Siegel

As the House of Representatives entered its second day of voting to select a speaker for the Republican-controlled body, members of the Massachusetts delegation — all Democrats — expressed dismay, frustration and occasional amusement. “This is not entertainment,” Rep. Jake Auchincloss of Newton told GBH’s Morning Edition co-hosts Paris Alston and Jeremy Siegel Wednesday morning. “This is governance. It is meant to be serious-minded and it's meant to be … Continue Reading

December 30, 2022

Auchincloss: Bipartisan Accomplishments of 2022 and Priorities for 2023

by Darlene Cancell

As Congressman Jake Auchincloss closes out his second year representing Massachusetts’s Fourth District in U.S. Congress, he takes some time to reflect on what he calls the most bipartisan Congress of his lifetime. He also shares his priorities for the coming year. Offshore Wind Development in MA As a champion of wind development in Massachusetts, one of the accomplishments that tops the list for Congressman Auchincloss is leading thirty House … Continue Reading

December 29, 2022

Rep. Auchincloss: If Republicans Engage In Theatrics To Embarrass Biden,

by Tyler Stone

Rep. Jake Auchincloss on MSNBC to discuss House Republican oversight and Democrats' plan to counter the … Continue Reading

December 25, 2022

Auchincloss reflects on first term, what lies ahead in US Congress

by Tom Reilly

On the third day of Jake Auchincloss’ first term in Congress, he walked across Capitol Hill and was struck by an image. “It looked like a patrol base in Afghanistan,” with police and National Guardsmen at the ready, the Marine Corps veteran told The Sun Chronicle the day after the Jan. 6, 2001, riot. “We had to turn a citadel of democracy into a fortress.” Next month, the Newton Democrat starts his second term as a member of the minority party in the … Continue Reading

December 24, 2022

Rep. Auchincloss secures $7 million for accessibility improvements to Newton's three Commuter Rail stations

by Martina Jackson

In the closing hours of the 117th Congress, Rep. Jake Auchincloss (D-MA) secured $7 million dollars in the 2023 federal budget to improve Newton’s three commuter rail stations at Newtonville, West Newton, and Auburndale. Among the improvements included in the allocation are new stairs, ramps, elevators; full-length in- and out-bound platforms; benches, canopies and bike storage; and improved connections to local roads and parking. The $7 million is part of more than $38 million in health … Continue Reading

December 23, 2022

Auchincloss Looks Back on Productive Year in Congress

by Marcus Ferro

Congressman Jake Auchincloss (D-MA) recently made an on-air appearance on WBSM's SouthCoast Tonight to wrap up the second year of his first term in the House of Representatives. Auchincloss represents the Massachusetts 4th Congressional District, which covers Fall River and the western half of the SouthCoast, travels up to Attleboro, through parts of MetroWest, and settles in the Boston suburbs of Brookline and his hometown of Newton. He will continue to represent … Continue Reading

December 21, 2022

Rep. Jake Auchincloss urges U.S. to keep supporting Ukraine: ‘It’s sending a message’

by Alexander Nazaryan

  President Biden welcomes President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington on Wednesday. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) WASHINGTON — President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine arrived in Washington during a particularly tumultuous time in American politics. With the GOP set to take control over the House of Representatives, President Biden’s agenda could grind to a halt, potentially imperiling funding that has allowed Ukraine to repel an … Continue Reading

December 19, 2022

Representative Auchincloss: Trump Must Never Again Hold Public Office

by Darlene Cancell

The finding that Donald Trump was “the central cause of January 6th” by the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol as of Monday, December 19, 2022, has elicited a statement from Congressman Jake Auchincloss (D, MA-04) who responds, “Donald Trump tried to be the ‘finisher’ of our democracy. He must never again hold public office." The Select Committee, consisting of representatives of … Continue Reading

December 17, 2022

Sam Bankman-Fried 'needs to be brought to justice' over FTX collapse: Rep. Jake Auchincloss

Rep. Jake Auchincloss, D-Mass., joins 'Fox News Live' to discuss the latest revelations of the 'Twitter Files,' the FTX fallout and investigations into the collapse, and the border … Continue Reading

December 13, 2022

Rep. Auchincloss serving on committee holding FTX crypto hearing

by Rupa Shenoy

The former CEO of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX is now in custody. Sam Bankman Fried was arrested yesterday in the Bahamas. An indictment against him will be unsealed today. Despite that, the House Financial Services Committee on Capitol Hill will go ahead with its planned hearing today into the FTX. Massachusetts Congressman Jake Auchincloss is on the committee and joined Morning Edition to talk about the … Continue Reading

December 11, 2022

Political notebook: Aucincloss says Pentagon needs to 'spend smarter'

by Tom Reilly

Once again, Jake Auchincloss was the only Democratic veteran in the House of Representatives to vote against the latest military budget. The House on Thursday approved $858 billion for the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), an $80 billion increase, $45 billion more than requested by President Joe Biden. Auchincloss, whose congressional district covers the Attleboro area, is a major in the Marine reserves and a member of the Defense Spending Reduction … Continue Reading

December 09, 2022

Warren and Auchincloss Celebrate Major Funding for Fall River

by Marcus Ferro

"I just want to start by saying, 'Wohoo!'" Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) said to an excited crowd of students and community leaders at Fall River's B.M.C. Durfee High School Friday morning. "Because this is a moment of celebration," she said. Warren, along with U.S. Rep. Jake Auchincloss (D-MA), who represents Fall River in Congress, visited Durfee High to meet with students and celebrate major funding victories for the school and for the city. Over $14 million in the last … Continue Reading

December 08, 2022

Warren, Markey, Auchincloss among officials coming to Fall River to announce federal funding for infrastructure

by Ken Paiva

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 1 Regional Administrator David W. Cash and City of Fall River Mayor Paul Coogan will be joined by U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey along with U.S. Representative Jake Auchincloss to celebrate major federal infrastructure investment in the City. The press event is to celebrate federal funding in Fall River infrastructure ranging from lead pipe removal to clean school buses. The announcement is set to take place Friday morning … Continue Reading

December 04, 2022

Jake Auchincloss Calls On Congress To Double Down On Combating Climate Crisis

November 18, 2022

Democrats can set a path to red-state gains

by Congressman Jake Auchincloss

My friend and colleague Ro Khanna of California recently wrote about “economic patriotism” in this paper (“Up next for Democrats: Regaining trust on the economy,” Opinion, Nov. 14). He charts a path to red-state gains for Democrats through protectionist manufacturing policies; a tax-and-toughness approach to Big Oil and Wall Street on energy and housing; and subsidies for child care. His agenda is politically artful. I would like to add two improvements. First, … Continue Reading

November 18, 2022

Jake Auchincloss Demands Congress Commit To Making Housing More Affordable For Working Families

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