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Pelosi Floor Speech on the Jobs for Main Street Act

December 16, 2009

“The work of this Congress began this year with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to create or save millions of jobs. And we will conclude the year with the Jobs for Main Street Act. Putting Americans back to work continues to be the number one priority of Democrats in Congress and of President Obama."

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Pelosi on Iran Sanctions Act: ‘A Nuclear Iran is Simply Unacceptable’

December 15, 2009

“All Members of Congress, regardless of party, agree: a nuclear Iran is simply unacceptable. It is a threat to the region, to the United States, and to the world."

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Pelosi: ‘In Times of War and Peace, the USO Sends Care Packages to Our Men and Women in Uniform’

November 19, 2009

“I want to join you in acknowledging the important work that USO has done for our troops, for our men and women in uniform, and for when they come home. This event reflects the mission of the USO to bring our troops a little closer to home wherever they are, to boost the morale of our service members and to strengthen the bonds between our armed forces and the American people."

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Pelosi: Health Legislation Founded on Key Principles for a Healthier America: Innovation, Competition and Prevention

November 7, 2009

"For generations, the American people have called for affordable, quality health care for their families. Today, the call will be answered. Today, we will pass the Affordable Health Care for America Act."

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Pelosi: Today’s Vote Is About Putting Our Economy on the Road to Recovery and Creating Jobs

November 5, 2009

"“It's a smart choice for our nation's economy. Every dollar spent on unemployment benefits generates more than $1.60 in new economic demand. It's good for businesses, it's good for workers. This money, because it is so needed by these out of work families, will, again, be spent immediately, inject demand into the economy, creating jobs to the tune of $1.60 for every dollar."

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Pelosi Remarks at the International Campaign for Tibet’s ‘Light of Truth’ Awards Ceremony

October 7, 2009

“American presidents and the American people have been inspired by His Holiness, who describes himself as a ‘simple monk, no more, no less.' To Tibetan Buddhists, he is the earthly manifestation of the living Buddha..."

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Pelosi Remarks Upon Presentation of Inaugural Lantos Human Rights Prize to the Dalai Lama

October 6, 2009

“U.S. Presidents, Members of Congress, and the American people continue to be inspired by His Holiness's message of peace, non-violence, human rights, and religious understanding. And we can all learn from him..."

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Pelosi: Congressional Record Now Printed on 100 Percent Recycled Paper

October 2, 2009

"As we move forward in our initiatives to ‘Green the Capitol,' we are announcing today that the Congressional Record will be printed on 100 percent recycled paper..."

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Pelosi Remarks Upon Receiving Richard Riley Career Service Award From Committee for Education Funding

September 30, 2009

“But all roads lead back to education. Education is the key. It is the key..."

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Pelosi: ‘The Thoughts and Prayers of This Congress Are With the People of Georgia Today’

September 23, 2009

“The thoughts and prayers of this entire Congress and the people we represent -- the American people -- are with the people of Georgia today, and in the days ahead as we work with them to ensure they have all that they need..."

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