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August 1, 2007 Articles
"In short, it's one of those weeks when Nancy Pelosi has no doubts about the wisdom of her decision to become speaker of the House."
July 31, 2007 Press Release
"'Thank you very much, Chairman Emanuel, for your great leadership on this issue of lobbying reform. I want to commend you, and I want to commend another member of our leadership, Congressman Chris Van Hollen, for his leadership as well."
July 31, 2007 Press Release
"'The New Direction Congress achieved a crucial victory today for justice and equality with the passage of the Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. This legislation corrects a recent Supreme Court decision that severely restricted the right of workers to have their day in court when their employers have engaged in pay discrimination."
July 31, 2007 Press Release
"'Three years after the Bush Administration declared the situation in Darfur as genocide, the conditions continue to worsen. It is now estimated that as many as 400,000 civilians have been killed and up to 2.5 million people have been displaced. How many times can we say 'never again,' and then proceed to observe the systematic elimination of a people?"
July 31, 2007 Blog
With the House nearing debate on the Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act (CHAMP), the House has passed several important pieces of legislation by wide bipartisan margins in just the last few hour
July 31, 2007 Blog
The House passed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2007 this afternoon by a vote of 225-199, restoring and clarifying discrimination protections in the Civil Rights Act.
July 31, 2007 Articles
"In striking deals that addressed peanut-state interests before last week's passage of a farm bill (HR 2419) and tobacco-state interests in preparation for this week's consideration of a children's health insurance bill (HR 3162), Pelosi offered narrowly targeted compromises during chats on the House floor, meetings and late-night telephone marathons."

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