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February 28, 2007 Blog
Rep. Mel Watt, Chairman of the Financial Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, presided over a hearing today: Insurance Claims Payment Processes in the Gulf Coast after the 2005 Hurricanes.

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February 28, 2007 Press Release
"Washington, D.C--House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, and Majority Whip James E. Clyburn issued the following joint statement today on the Democratic commitment to find solutions for the survivors of Hurricane Katrina and Rita. President Bush is scheduled to visit the Gulf Coast region tomorrow: 'Hurricane Katrina was a natural disaster, compounded by a man-made disaster. It is now 18 months past time to get our response right. With the leadership of the Gulf Coast Congressional delegation, this Congress is committed to finding real solutions for communities in the region. And we are taking action now."
February 28, 2007 Blog
Debate begins tomorrow on the Employee Free Choice Act, and we will be sure to have coverage. President Bush has already promised a veto -- Education and Labor Committee Chairman George Miller responds:

February 28, 2007 Blog
Walter Reed patients told to keep quiet

Kelly Kennedy, Air Force Times - February 28, 2007

February 28, 2007 Blog
From the "Current Legislation" section of this web site, which will keep you up to date on major upcoming legislation:

February 27, 2007 Press Release
"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi today reacted to media reports indicating that the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Peter Pace, has reported to Secretary of Defense Robert Gates that the readiness of our armed forces declined last year. According to the reports, Gates has concluded that the decline poses a significant risk to the ability of our forces to respond to threats to our national security: 'This unacceptable state of readiness affected our military long before President Bush ordered an escalation of the Iraq war in January, but the escalation is making it worse."
February 27, 2007 Press Release
"Washington, DC - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on the announcement that Mia Hamm and Julie Foudy have been elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame. 'Today, Mia Hamm and Julie Foudy and the National Soccer Hall of Fame have made history. For the first time, the entire class selected to the Hall in the Player Category will be comprised solely of women. I congratulate them for this trailblazing achievement."
February 27, 2007 Blog
More of the people's business being done in the People's House. From the Education & Labor Committee:

February 27, 2007 Blog
As has been widely reported, the risk posed by the inordinate strain on our troops and our military continues to grow, and has been fully recognized at the top levels of our military:

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