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Pelosi Premium: Dems' "No Energy" Policies Have Failed to Lower Gas Prices, Would Actually Make the Problem Worse

April 24, 2008

Congressional Democrats – concerned about the political fallout from the Pelosi Premium – are desperately claiming that they have done something about gas prices, which have risen from $2.33 on the day Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) became Speaker of the House to $3.58 today, according to AAA. Read More

April 24, 2006: Pelosi Promises "Commonsense Plan" to Lower Gas Prices ... April 24, 2008: Where Is It?

April 23, 2008

On April 24, 2006, then-House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) promised the American people a “commonsense plan” to lower gas prices.  Exactly two years later, we’re still waiting for Speaker Pelosi and her House Democratic colleagues to reveal this much-anticipated plan.  And all the while, gas prices continue to soar – up from $2.33 per gallon on January 4, 2007, Rep. Read More

Boehner: Pelosi Premium Devastating to Middle Class Families

April 23, 2008

In his weekly press briefing, House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) discussed the impact of the Pelosi Premium on middle class families.  Two years ago today, then-House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) promised the American people a “commonsense plan” to lower gas prices, but prices continue to soar – up from $2.33 per gallon on January 4, 200 Read More

The Hill: House GOP Challenges Pelosi for Gas Price Plan

April 23, 2008

More coverage today of House Democrats' elusive "commonsense plan" to lower gas prices. From The Hill: House Republican leaders on Tuesday challenged Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to release a plan to lower gas prices that they say Democrats touted when they were in the minority...the price of gasoline has spiked $1.18 since Democrats took over in January and stands at $3.51. Read More

New Orleans Mayor Nagin to Pelosi: Pass Colombian FTA

April 23, 2008

Echoing House Republicans and editorial boards around the country, New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin recently wrote Speaker Nancy Pelosi in support of the Colombian Free Trade Agreement: “I … respectfully urge you to continue to support free trade by promoting future agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea. Read More

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