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Congressman Higgins' Statement on the Inauguration of President Barack Obama

Jan 20, 2009
Press Release

“On this Inauguration day, the global community watched as President Barack Obama became this nation’s leader through a great American tradition.  A reflection on the magnitude of this historic event was inescapable as an extraordinary energy filled our nation’s capitol from those thankful for the opportunities unique to Americans and hopeful for change that builds on our strengths. 

This President understands the struggles of communities like ours and I look forward to working with this Administration on policies that allow Western New Yorkers to grow through education; thrive with cutting-edge, affordable healthcare and prosper through hard work.”