Mark Takano

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Mark Takano said : “And what we do in this bill is we say even though you can’t continue to go to your work-study job, you’re still going to get the income for that work-study job,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, March 31, 2020 1:44:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “And what we do in this bill is we say even though you can’t continue to go to your work-study job, you’re still going to get the income for that work-study job,” External link

wkrn Tuesday, March 31, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “I was really fearful back in those days that they were going start rounding up Muslims the way they did with my grandparents and my parents,” External link

nytimes Sunday, March 29, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “this kind of stigmatization leads to all sorts of dehumanization and humiliation,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 27, 2020 12:58:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “this kind of stigmatization leads to all sorts of dehumanization and humiliation,” External link

usaToday Thursday, March 26, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “It is jarring to be in this new reality but we can’t put the economics ahead of human life,” External link

fox59 Wednesday, March 25, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “As we respond to the coronavirus pandemic, we cannot forget about our student veterans. This bill package will make key fixes so veterans can continue their studies without interruption, loss of income, or unexpected bills. Under this bipartisan legislation, we can ensure no students have their housing cut off, lose their work study payment, exhaust their disaster housing stipend continuation payments, or lose their benefits due to a school closure from COVID-19” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, March 24, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “we can’t stand together if some of us feel disrespected and humiliated and potentially put at risk,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 21, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano added : “This virus is going to affect Democrats, Republicans, independents, Chinese, Europeans all the same,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 21, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “I think those of us who represent these bases, you know, deserve and merit this extra attention,” “But this, the possibility that procedures weren’t followed, proper protocols weren’t followed, and proper training was not in place is really concerning” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, February 29, 2020 8:23:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “For the California Legislature to approve a resolution to formally apologize for the role the state played in the unjust internment of innocent Americans is long overdue but important, nonetheless,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : "For the California Legislature to approve a resolution to formally apologize for the role the state played in the unjust internment of innocent Americans is long overdue but important, nonetheless," External link

nbcnews Thursday, February 20, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said ( about US Air Force ) : "My top concern is the health and safety of our community and employees and personnel at March Air Reserve Base," "After speaking with medical professionals, I believe that this quarantine order will help protect our community in Riverside County and the repatriated individuals, their families, and their communities" External link

patch Tuesday, February 4, 2020 1:35:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said ( about James Byrne ) : “Despite speaking with Secretary Wilkie this morning about changes to V.A.’s staff structure, I have many questions about what Deputy Secretary Byrne’s firing means for our veterans and V.A. as a whole,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, February 4, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano wrote ( about James Byrne ) : “Deputy Secretary Byrne was confirmed by the Senate,” “The American people deserve to know why he was dismissed. As chairman of this committee, it is my duty to ensure veterans receive timely access to care and benefits without delay, and I want to make sure this personnel decision will not impact that commitment” External link

nytimes Tuesday, February 4, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "My top concern is the health and safety of our community and employees and personnel at March Air Reserve Base," "After speaking with medical professionals, I believe that this quarantine order will help protect our community in Riverside County and the repatriated individuals, their families, and their communities" External link

fox5sandiego Sunday, February 2, 2020 6:35:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “My top concern is the health and safety of our community and employees and personnel at March Air Reserve Base,” “After speaking with medical professionals, I believe that this quarantine order will help protect our community in Riverside County and the repatriated individuals, their families, and their communities” External link

fox5sandiego Sunday, February 2, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said ( about US Air Force ) : "My top concern is the health and safety of our community and employees and personnel at March Air Reserve Base," "After speaking with medical professionals, I believe that this quarantine order will help protect our community in Riverside County and the repatriated individuals, their families, and their communities" External link

patch Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:25:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano asked : "Why do facilities continue to struggle with adherence to the environment of care and care coordination policies?" External link

13newsnow Thursday, January 30, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “The information I was given made it clear that everyone on board is being closely monitored by medical personnel and receiving medical screenings to ensure their safety and the safety of others,” “Members of our community should be aware that strict precautions are being taken to protect public health and to ensure that passengers traveling from China and servicemembers and employees at March Air Reserve Base are safe,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, January 29, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “The information I was given made it clear that everyone on board is being closely monitored by medical personnel and receiving medical screenings to ensure their safety and the safety of others,” “Members of our community should be aware that strict precautions are being taken to protect public health and to ensure that passengers traveling from China and servicemembers and employees at March Air Reserve Base are safe,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, January 29, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “The information I was given made it clear that everyone on board is being closely monitored by medical personnel and receiving medical screenings to ensure their safety and the safety of others,” “Members of our community should be aware that strict precautions are being taken to protect public health and to ensure that passengers traveling from China and servicemembers and employees at March Air Reserve Base are safe,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, January 29, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “When my staffer bravely came forward in September, she did so in the spirit of wanting other women veterans to feel safe,” External link

nytimes Friday, January 17, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “It’s a blind spot even among progressives,” “In my experience, progressives are dominated by a lot of educated white people. They tend to think about African-Americans and Latinos as people of color, and Asian-American somehow doesn’t count” External link

nytimes Thursday, December 19, 2019 2:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “We need to look at the systemic remedies,” External link

fox5sandiego Friday, October 18, 2019 1:20:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “We need to look at the systemic remedies,” External link

fox2now Thursday, October 17, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “We need to look at the systemic remedies,” External link

wwlp Thursday, October 17, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano wrote : “My staff have received reports that patients, especially women veterans, frequently experience sexual harassment, and have been victims of sexual assault at V.A. medical facilities,” “These victims also report that actions taken by V.A. employees to appropriately address these incidents are inconsistent and often unsatisfactory” External link

nytimes Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : "I salute China for these remarkable achievements in such a short period of time," External link

peopledaily Monday, September 23, 2019 11:09:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "I salute China for these remarkable achievements in such a short period of time," External link

sinacom-en Monday, September 23, 2019 11:01:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "I salute China for these remarkable achievements in such a short period of time," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, September 23, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano wrote : "Our requests for clarification how an 88-year-old veteran and survivor of the deadliest natural disaster in American history could be living under a plastic tarp in his own home for two years have gone unanswered," External link

CBSnews Saturday, September 21, 2019 10:18:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano wrote : "Because of the conditions of his age, he is unable to work and has no means of getting the additional $791.04 to build a roof," External link

CBSnews Saturday, September 21, 2019 10:18:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : "It cannot be that there is nothing either of your offices can do," External link

CBSnews Saturday, September 21, 2019 10:18:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano told : “I heard about the situation with the pathologist, and I was appalled,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, September 11, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano told : “I want you to know this committee is taking action,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, September 11, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “The shocking reports from West Virginia and Arkansas call into question whether VA is equipped to identify clinicians who are negligent, abusive, or commit criminal acts — and prevent them from practicing,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, September 11, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano told : “I heard about the situation with the pathologist, and I was appalled,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, September 10, 2019 11:56:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano told : “I want you to know this committee is taking action,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, September 10, 2019 11:56:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “The shocking reports from West Virginia and Arkansas call into question whether VA is equipped to identify clinicians who are negligent, abusive, or commit criminal acts — and prevent them from practicing,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, September 10, 2019 11:56:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “Congress is in a perpetual predicament of having to keep up with technology and technology’s implications,” External link

nbcnews Monday, July 22, 2019 7:19:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “We need to get to a place where we elevate science above politics,” “The future is going to depend on policymakers who are able to anticipate and plan for the future” External link

nbcnews Monday, July 22, 2019 7:19:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “We will be monitoring these efforts closely to ensure we are prepared for the next storm,” External link

nbcnews Thursday, July 4, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “I am incredibly alarmed by reporting today that suggests Spravato, a controversial new drug, is being rushed through critical reviews and may be prescribed to veterans before fully vetting the potential risks and benefits,” External link

nytimes Sunday, June 23, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “Tonight, we can finally tell the tens of thousands of veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War but wrongly denied benefits that justice is finally coming,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 22, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said ( about President Trump ) : “Now we call on President Trump to sign HR 299 and finally finish this fight,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 22, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “Tonight, we can finally tell the tens of thousands of veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War but wrongly denied benefits that justice is finally coming,” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 22, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said ( about President Trump ) : “Now we call on President Trump to sign HR 299 and finally finish this fight,” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 22, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “I am incredibly alarmed by reporting today that suggests Spravato, a controversial new drug, is being rushed through critical reviews and may be prescribed to veterans before fully vetting the potential risks and benefits,” External link

seattletimes Saturday, June 22, 2019 6:19:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “I am incredibly alarmed by reporting today that suggests Spravato, a controversial new drug, is being rushed through critical reviews and may be prescribed to veterans before fully vetting the potential risks and benefits,” External link

nytimes Friday, June 21, 2019 11:14:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : "We cannot allow noncitizen veterans to fall through the cracks of our broken immigration system," External link

ohio Sunday, June 9, 2019 8:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : "We cannot allow noncitizen veterans to fall through the cracks of our broken immigration system," External link

statesman Sunday, June 9, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “We cannot allow noncitizen veterans to fall through the cracks of our broken immigration system,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, June 9, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “We cannot allow noncitizen veterans to fall through the cracks of our broken immigration system,” External link

seattletimes Sunday, June 9, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “We cannot allow noncitizen veterans to fall through the cracks of our broken immigration system,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, June 9, 2019 2:03:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “We cannot allow non-citizen veterans to fall through the cracks of our broken immigration system,” “Deporting veterans represents a failure by our government that could have been prevented if ICE officials had been adhering to agency policies. This level of carelessness and disregard for official procedures is negligent and unacceptable. Although we do not know the exact number of deported veterans, we do know that one deported veteran is one too many. It’s one more veteran who does not have access to the benefits and care they earned and who has been removed from the country they fought for” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, June 7, 2019 5:05:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano told : "We cannot allow noncitizen veterans to fall through the cracks of our broken immigration system," External link

click2houston Friday, June 7, 2019 3:35:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano told : "We cannot allow noncitizen veterans to fall through the cracks of our broken immigration system," External link

clickondetroit Friday, June 7, 2019 3:30:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “This proposal is the quickest route to delivering benefits to those deserving veterans. They have waited long enough,” External link

ctpost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 6:48:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano wrote : “It’s clear we are not doing enough to support veterans in crisis,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, April 30, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "This is a national crisis that we all need to address," External link

CBSnews Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:40:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "This is a national crisis that we all need to address," External link

news9 Tuesday, April 16, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "This is a national crisis that we all need to address," External link

CBSnews Monday, April 15, 2019 9:09:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : "Every new instance of veteran suicide showcases a barrier to access, but with three incidents on VA property in just five days, and six this year alone, it’s critical we do more to stop this epidemic," External link

foxnews Sunday, April 14, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : "I am very troubled by your non-answers today. Madam secretary, there is no freedom in a student being obligated to pay off a loan from a school that has defrauded them. It's an unjust burden," External link

abcactionnews Thursday, April 11, 2019 3:07:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "I am very troubled by your non-answers today. Madam secretary, there is no freedom in a student being obligated to pay off a loan from a school that has defrauded them. It's an unjust burden," External link

wkbw Thursday, April 11, 2019 2:54:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "I am very troubled by your non-answers today. Madam secretary, there is no freedom in a student being obligated to pay off a loan from a school that has defrauded them. It's an unjust burden," External link

kxxv Thursday, April 11, 2019 2:51:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "I am very troubled by your non-answers today. Madam secretary, there is no freedom in a student being obligated to pay off a loan from a school that has defrauded them. It's an unjust burden," External link

clickondetroit Thursday, April 11, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "I am very troubled by your non-answers today. Madam secretary, there is no freedom in a student being obligated to pay off a loan from a school that has defrauded them. It's an unjust burden," External link

click2houston Thursday, April 11, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "I am very troubled by your non-answers today. Madam secretary, there is no freedom in a student being obligated to pay off a loan from a school that has defrauded them. It's an unjust burden," External link

newschannel5 Thursday, April 11, 2019 2:13:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “America is a country that believes in second chances, and few deserve a second chance as much these veterans,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “America is a promise – a promise of freedom, justice, and opportunity – and to be an American is not defined by your immigration status, but by a set of values we all share,” “Dreamers and TPS recipients are emblematic of what it means to be an American – to play by the rules, contribute to our society, work hard, and serve our country. The Dream and Promise Act will give Dreamers and TPS recipients the opportunity to continue building their lives, raising their families, and contributing to their communities in the country that is now their home” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 13, 2019 3:10:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "We don't know the cost, we don't know how they're going to pay for all those [patients]," External link

npr Wednesday, February 27, 2019 8:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano wrote ( about Mr Trump ) : “If Mr. Selnick was an adviser to the Office of the Secretary, his duty station should be Washington, D.C., in the same location as the Office of the Secretary,” External link

nytimes Thursday, February 21, 2019 8:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano wrote ( about Mr Trump ) : “If Mr. Selnick was an adviser to the Office of the Secretary, his duty station should be Washington, D.C., in the same location as the Office of the Secretary,” External link

nytimes Thursday, February 21, 2019 1:17:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano wrote ( about Mr Trump ) : “If Mr. Selnick was an adviser to the Office of the Secretary, his duty station should be Washington, D.C., in the same location as the Office of the Secretary,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “In this Congress our committee will focus on addressing the needs of underserved veterans and improving access to care and benefits for all of those who have served our country,” “We will fight to prevent unaccountable individuals from exerting their influence on VA, protect whistleblowers, and work to create a culture within VA that assures we recruit and retain the best employees and clinicians to serve our veterans. I welcome the opportunity to take on these challenges, build on our history of bipartisanship, and live up to the promise we have made to our nation’s veterans” External link

marianasvariety Monday, February 4, 2019 6:41:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said ( about Fred Korematsu ) : "As a son of Japanese-Americans who lived through Japanese internment during World War II, I find Mr. Korematsu’s legacy to be a guiding light for the work that I do in Congress," "His life’s work placed civil rights at the forefront, and it has been one of the cornerstones in the movement to build an America where everyone can be treated equally under the law" External link

nbcnews Thursday, January 31, 2019 1:50:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "To portray this as like, oh, a party and a holiday, is a very cynical attempt to deflect from a president who wanted to divert disaster relief funds from Puerto Rico into building a wall (on the U.S. Mexico border) which comes from also a very racist, nativist place that's hostile to Latinos," External link

nbcnews Monday, January 14, 2019 5:52:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : "What really bothered me about how this weekend had been portrayed by the right wing press, I don't think most people thought Puerto Rico is my vacation destination. Most people are concerned about is Puerto Rico back? Is it rebuilding?" External link

nbcnews Monday, January 14, 2019 5:52:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “I’ll just — I’m very angry,” External link

alternet Saturday, January 14, 2017 10:22:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said ( about Betsy DeVos ) : “She will insert a profit motive into children’s education that will cripple our public schools and punish the millions of students who attend them everyday,” “Betsy DeVos will create a race to the bottom line” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:31:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano told : “The public education caucus in the congress is more important than ever, now that we have a nominee for secretary of education who I believe is hell-bent on dismantling public education,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:31:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano added : “I’m very, very anxious about the fact that we potentially have people who will populate the agencies of our government who don’t understand the history,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Saturday, November 19, 2016 3:42:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said ( about President elect Trump ) : “I am horrified that people connected to the incoming Administration are using my family’s experience as a precedent for what President-elect Trump could do,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Friday, November 18, 2016 10:49:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “They reflect an alarming resurgence of racism and xenophobia in our political discourse,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Friday, November 18, 2016 10:49:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "The imprisonment of thousands of Japanese-Americans during World War II, including my parents and grandparents, is widely understood to be one of the darkest chapters in American history," External link

ABCnews Friday, November 18, 2016 2:21:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano added ( about Trump Tower ) : "These comments confirm many Americans' worst fears about the Trump administration, and they reflect an alarming resurgence of racism and xenophobia in our political discourse," External link

ABCnews Friday, November 18, 2016 2:21:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano added : "I am appalled by the California National Guard's effort to claw back bonuses and benefits improperly paid to service members 10 years ago," External link

nola Monday, October 24, 2016 10:08:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano added : "Donald Trump and Mike Pence in the blink of an eye, could undo everything we have accomplished in last four years," External link

tampabay Thursday, July 28, 2016 6:48:00 AM EAT



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Mark Takano said : “And what we do in this bill is we say even though you can’t continue to go to your work-study job, you’re still going to get the income for that work-study job,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, March 31, 2020 1:44:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “And what we do in this bill is we say even though you can’t continue to go to your work-study job, you’re still going to get the income for that work-study job,” External link

wkrn Tuesday, March 31, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “I was really fearful back in those days that they were going start rounding up Muslims the way they did with my grandparents and my parents,” External link

nytimes Sunday, March 29, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “this kind of stigmatization leads to all sorts of dehumanization and humiliation,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 27, 2020 12:58:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “this kind of stigmatization leads to all sorts of dehumanization and humiliation,” External link

usaToday Thursday, March 26, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “It is jarring to be in this new reality but we can’t put the economics ahead of human life,” External link

fox59 Wednesday, March 25, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “As we respond to the coronavirus pandemic, we cannot forget about our student veterans. This bill package will make key fixes so veterans can continue their studies without interruption, loss of income, or unexpected bills. Under this bipartisan legislation, we can ensure no students have their housing cut off, lose their work study payment, exhaust their disaster housing stipend continuation payments, or lose their benefits due to a school closure from COVID-19” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, March 24, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “we can’t stand together if some of us feel disrespected and humiliated and potentially put at risk,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 21, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano added : “This virus is going to affect Democrats, Republicans, independents, Chinese, Europeans all the same,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 21, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “I think those of us who represent these bases, you know, deserve and merit this extra attention,” “But this, the possibility that procedures weren’t followed, proper protocols weren’t followed, and proper training was not in place is really concerning” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, February 29, 2020 8:23:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “For the California Legislature to approve a resolution to formally apologize for the role the state played in the unjust internment of innocent Americans is long overdue but important, nonetheless,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : "For the California Legislature to approve a resolution to formally apologize for the role the state played in the unjust internment of innocent Americans is long overdue but important, nonetheless," External link

nbcnews Thursday, February 20, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said ( about US Air Force ) : "My top concern is the health and safety of our community and employees and personnel at March Air Reserve Base," "After speaking with medical professionals, I believe that this quarantine order will help protect our community in Riverside County and the repatriated individuals, their families, and their communities" External link

patch Tuesday, February 4, 2020 1:35:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said ( about James Byrne ) : “Despite speaking with Secretary Wilkie this morning about changes to V.A.’s staff structure, I have many questions about what Deputy Secretary Byrne’s firing means for our veterans and V.A. as a whole,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, February 4, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano wrote ( about James Byrne ) : “Deputy Secretary Byrne was confirmed by the Senate,” “The American people deserve to know why he was dismissed. As chairman of this committee, it is my duty to ensure veterans receive timely access to care and benefits without delay, and I want to make sure this personnel decision will not impact that commitment” External link

nytimes Tuesday, February 4, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "My top concern is the health and safety of our community and employees and personnel at March Air Reserve Base," "After speaking with medical professionals, I believe that this quarantine order will help protect our community in Riverside County and the repatriated individuals, their families, and their communities" External link

fox5sandiego Sunday, February 2, 2020 6:35:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “My top concern is the health and safety of our community and employees and personnel at March Air Reserve Base,” “After speaking with medical professionals, I believe that this quarantine order will help protect our community in Riverside County and the repatriated individuals, their families, and their communities” External link

fox5sandiego Sunday, February 2, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said ( about US Air Force ) : "My top concern is the health and safety of our community and employees and personnel at March Air Reserve Base," "After speaking with medical professionals, I believe that this quarantine order will help protect our community in Riverside County and the repatriated individuals, their families, and their communities" External link

patch Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:25:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano asked : "Why do facilities continue to struggle with adherence to the environment of care and care coordination policies?" External link

13newsnow Thursday, January 30, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “The information I was given made it clear that everyone on board is being closely monitored by medical personnel and receiving medical screenings to ensure their safety and the safety of others,” “Members of our community should be aware that strict precautions are being taken to protect public health and to ensure that passengers traveling from China and servicemembers and employees at March Air Reserve Base are safe,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, January 29, 2020 11:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “The information I was given made it clear that everyone on board is being closely monitored by medical personnel and receiving medical screenings to ensure their safety and the safety of others,” “Members of our community should be aware that strict precautions are being taken to protect public health and to ensure that passengers traveling from China and servicemembers and employees at March Air Reserve Base are safe,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, January 29, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “The information I was given made it clear that everyone on board is being closely monitored by medical personnel and receiving medical screenings to ensure their safety and the safety of others,” “Members of our community should be aware that strict precautions are being taken to protect public health and to ensure that passengers traveling from China and servicemembers and employees at March Air Reserve Base are safe,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, January 29, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “When my staffer bravely came forward in September, she did so in the spirit of wanting other women veterans to feel safe,” External link

nytimes Friday, January 17, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “It’s a blind spot even among progressives,” “In my experience, progressives are dominated by a lot of educated white people. They tend to think about African-Americans and Latinos as people of color, and Asian-American somehow doesn’t count” External link

nytimes Thursday, December 19, 2019 2:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “We need to look at the systemic remedies,” External link

fox5sandiego Friday, October 18, 2019 1:20:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “We need to look at the systemic remedies,” External link

fox2now Thursday, October 17, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “We need to look at the systemic remedies,” External link

wwlp Thursday, October 17, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano wrote : “My staff have received reports that patients, especially women veterans, frequently experience sexual harassment, and have been victims of sexual assault at V.A. medical facilities,” “These victims also report that actions taken by V.A. employees to appropriately address these incidents are inconsistent and often unsatisfactory” External link

nytimes Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : "I salute China for these remarkable achievements in such a short period of time," External link

peopledaily Monday, September 23, 2019 11:09:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "I salute China for these remarkable achievements in such a short period of time," External link

sinacom-en Monday, September 23, 2019 11:01:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "I salute China for these remarkable achievements in such a short period of time," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, September 23, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano wrote : "Our requests for clarification how an 88-year-old veteran and survivor of the deadliest natural disaster in American history could be living under a plastic tarp in his own home for two years have gone unanswered," External link

CBSnews Saturday, September 21, 2019 10:18:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano wrote : "Because of the conditions of his age, he is unable to work and has no means of getting the additional $791.04 to build a roof," External link

CBSnews Saturday, September 21, 2019 10:18:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : "It cannot be that there is nothing either of your offices can do," External link

CBSnews Saturday, September 21, 2019 10:18:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano told : “I heard about the situation with the pathologist, and I was appalled,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, September 11, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano told : “I want you to know this committee is taking action,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, September 11, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “The shocking reports from West Virginia and Arkansas call into question whether VA is equipped to identify clinicians who are negligent, abusive, or commit criminal acts — and prevent them from practicing,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, September 11, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano told : “I heard about the situation with the pathologist, and I was appalled,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, September 10, 2019 11:56:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano told : “I want you to know this committee is taking action,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, September 10, 2019 11:56:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “The shocking reports from West Virginia and Arkansas call into question whether VA is equipped to identify clinicians who are negligent, abusive, or commit criminal acts — and prevent them from practicing,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, September 10, 2019 11:56:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “Congress is in a perpetual predicament of having to keep up with technology and technology’s implications,” External link

nbcnews Monday, July 22, 2019 7:19:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “We need to get to a place where we elevate science above politics,” “The future is going to depend on policymakers who are able to anticipate and plan for the future” External link

nbcnews Monday, July 22, 2019 7:19:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “We will be monitoring these efforts closely to ensure we are prepared for the next storm,” External link

nbcnews Thursday, July 4, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “I am incredibly alarmed by reporting today that suggests Spravato, a controversial new drug, is being rushed through critical reviews and may be prescribed to veterans before fully vetting the potential risks and benefits,” External link

nytimes Sunday, June 23, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “Tonight, we can finally tell the tens of thousands of veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War but wrongly denied benefits that justice is finally coming,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 22, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said ( about President Trump ) : “Now we call on President Trump to sign HR 299 and finally finish this fight,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 22, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “Tonight, we can finally tell the tens of thousands of veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War but wrongly denied benefits that justice is finally coming,” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 22, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said ( about President Trump ) : “Now we call on President Trump to sign HR 299 and finally finish this fight,” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 22, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “I am incredibly alarmed by reporting today that suggests Spravato, a controversial new drug, is being rushed through critical reviews and may be prescribed to veterans before fully vetting the potential risks and benefits,” External link

seattletimes Saturday, June 22, 2019 6:19:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “I am incredibly alarmed by reporting today that suggests Spravato, a controversial new drug, is being rushed through critical reviews and may be prescribed to veterans before fully vetting the potential risks and benefits,” External link

nytimes Friday, June 21, 2019 11:14:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : "We cannot allow noncitizen veterans to fall through the cracks of our broken immigration system," External link

ohio Sunday, June 9, 2019 8:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : "We cannot allow noncitizen veterans to fall through the cracks of our broken immigration system," External link

statesman Sunday, June 9, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “We cannot allow noncitizen veterans to fall through the cracks of our broken immigration system,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, June 9, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “We cannot allow noncitizen veterans to fall through the cracks of our broken immigration system,” External link

seattletimes Sunday, June 9, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “We cannot allow noncitizen veterans to fall through the cracks of our broken immigration system,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, June 9, 2019 2:03:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “We cannot allow non-citizen veterans to fall through the cracks of our broken immigration system,” “Deporting veterans represents a failure by our government that could have been prevented if ICE officials had been adhering to agency policies. This level of carelessness and disregard for official procedures is negligent and unacceptable. Although we do not know the exact number of deported veterans, we do know that one deported veteran is one too many. It’s one more veteran who does not have access to the benefits and care they earned and who has been removed from the country they fought for” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, June 7, 2019 5:05:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano told : "We cannot allow noncitizen veterans to fall through the cracks of our broken immigration system," External link

click2houston Friday, June 7, 2019 3:35:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano told : "We cannot allow noncitizen veterans to fall through the cracks of our broken immigration system," External link

clickondetroit Friday, June 7, 2019 3:30:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “This proposal is the quickest route to delivering benefits to those deserving veterans. They have waited long enough,” External link

ctpost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 6:48:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano wrote : “It’s clear we are not doing enough to support veterans in crisis,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, April 30, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "This is a national crisis that we all need to address," External link

CBSnews Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:40:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "This is a national crisis that we all need to address," External link

news9 Tuesday, April 16, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "This is a national crisis that we all need to address," External link

CBSnews Monday, April 15, 2019 9:09:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : "Every new instance of veteran suicide showcases a barrier to access, but with three incidents on VA property in just five days, and six this year alone, it’s critical we do more to stop this epidemic," External link

foxnews Sunday, April 14, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : "I am very troubled by your non-answers today. Madam secretary, there is no freedom in a student being obligated to pay off a loan from a school that has defrauded them. It's an unjust burden," External link

abcactionnews Thursday, April 11, 2019 3:07:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "I am very troubled by your non-answers today. Madam secretary, there is no freedom in a student being obligated to pay off a loan from a school that has defrauded them. It's an unjust burden," External link

wkbw Thursday, April 11, 2019 2:54:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "I am very troubled by your non-answers today. Madam secretary, there is no freedom in a student being obligated to pay off a loan from a school that has defrauded them. It's an unjust burden," External link

kxxv Thursday, April 11, 2019 2:51:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "I am very troubled by your non-answers today. Madam secretary, there is no freedom in a student being obligated to pay off a loan from a school that has defrauded them. It's an unjust burden," External link

clickondetroit Thursday, April 11, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "I am very troubled by your non-answers today. Madam secretary, there is no freedom in a student being obligated to pay off a loan from a school that has defrauded them. It's an unjust burden," External link

click2houston Thursday, April 11, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "I am very troubled by your non-answers today. Madam secretary, there is no freedom in a student being obligated to pay off a loan from a school that has defrauded them. It's an unjust burden," External link

newschannel5 Thursday, April 11, 2019 2:13:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “America is a country that believes in second chances, and few deserve a second chance as much these veterans,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “America is a promise – a promise of freedom, justice, and opportunity – and to be an American is not defined by your immigration status, but by a set of values we all share,” “Dreamers and TPS recipients are emblematic of what it means to be an American – to play by the rules, contribute to our society, work hard, and serve our country. The Dream and Promise Act will give Dreamers and TPS recipients the opportunity to continue building their lives, raising their families, and contributing to their communities in the country that is now their home” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 13, 2019 3:10:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "We don't know the cost, we don't know how they're going to pay for all those [patients]," External link

npr Wednesday, February 27, 2019 8:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano wrote ( about Mr Trump ) : “If Mr. Selnick was an adviser to the Office of the Secretary, his duty station should be Washington, D.C., in the same location as the Office of the Secretary,” External link

nytimes Thursday, February 21, 2019 8:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano wrote ( about Mr Trump ) : “If Mr. Selnick was an adviser to the Office of the Secretary, his duty station should be Washington, D.C., in the same location as the Office of the Secretary,” External link

nytimes Thursday, February 21, 2019 1:17:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano wrote ( about Mr Trump ) : “If Mr. Selnick was an adviser to the Office of the Secretary, his duty station should be Washington, D.C., in the same location as the Office of the Secretary,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “In this Congress our committee will focus on addressing the needs of underserved veterans and improving access to care and benefits for all of those who have served our country,” “We will fight to prevent unaccountable individuals from exerting their influence on VA, protect whistleblowers, and work to create a culture within VA that assures we recruit and retain the best employees and clinicians to serve our veterans. I welcome the opportunity to take on these challenges, build on our history of bipartisanship, and live up to the promise we have made to our nation’s veterans” External link

marianasvariety Monday, February 4, 2019 6:41:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said ( about Fred Korematsu ) : "As a son of Japanese-Americans who lived through Japanese internment during World War II, I find Mr. Korematsu’s legacy to be a guiding light for the work that I do in Congress," "His life’s work placed civil rights at the forefront, and it has been one of the cornerstones in the movement to build an America where everyone can be treated equally under the law" External link

nbcnews Thursday, January 31, 2019 1:50:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "To portray this as like, oh, a party and a holiday, is a very cynical attempt to deflect from a president who wanted to divert disaster relief funds from Puerto Rico into building a wall (on the U.S. Mexico border) which comes from also a very racist, nativist place that's hostile to Latinos," External link

nbcnews Monday, January 14, 2019 5:52:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : "What really bothered me about how this weekend had been portrayed by the right wing press, I don't think most people thought Puerto Rico is my vacation destination. Most people are concerned about is Puerto Rico back? Is it rebuilding?" External link

nbcnews Monday, January 14, 2019 5:52:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said : “I’ll just — I’m very angry,” External link

alternet Saturday, January 14, 2017 10:22:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano said ( about Betsy DeVos ) : “She will insert a profit motive into children’s education that will cripple our public schools and punish the millions of students who attend them everyday,” “Betsy DeVos will create a race to the bottom line” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:31:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano told : “The public education caucus in the congress is more important than ever, now that we have a nominee for secretary of education who I believe is hell-bent on dismantling public education,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:31:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano added : “I’m very, very anxious about the fact that we potentially have people who will populate the agencies of our government who don’t understand the history,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Saturday, November 19, 2016 3:42:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said ( about President elect Trump ) : “I am horrified that people connected to the incoming Administration are using my family’s experience as a precedent for what President-elect Trump could do,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Friday, November 18, 2016 10:49:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : “They reflect an alarming resurgence of racism and xenophobia in our political discourse,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Friday, November 18, 2016 10:49:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano said : "The imprisonment of thousands of Japanese-Americans during World War II, including my parents and grandparents, is widely understood to be one of the darkest chapters in American history," External link

ABCnews Friday, November 18, 2016 2:21:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano added ( about Trump Tower ) : "These comments confirm many Americans' worst fears about the Trump administration, and they reflect an alarming resurgence of racism and xenophobia in our political discourse," External link

ABCnews Friday, November 18, 2016 2:21:00 AM EAT

Mark Takano added : "I am appalled by the California National Guard's effort to claw back bonuses and benefits improperly paid to service members 10 years ago," External link

nola Monday, October 24, 2016 10:08:00 PM EAT

Mark Takano added : "Donald Trump and Mike Pence in the blink of an eye, could undo everything we have accomplished in last four years," External link

tampabay Thursday, July 28, 2016 6:48:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
representative42.55%EN10/04/201704/10/2017
congressman12.77%EN09/25/201725/09/2017
democrat8.51%EN04/24/201724/04/2017
démocrate36.17%FR01/15/201715/01/2017
Names Lang Count
Mark TakanoEN84.32%
Mark TakanoFR11.35%
Mark TakanoPT4.32%


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