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March 30, 2007 Blog
The Judiciary and Oversight Committees, as well as several others, have been examining the possibly inappropriate politicization of various federal agencies
March 30, 2007 Blog

"The Tuskegee Airmen left a segregated country to fight in war, and unfortunately they returned to one. Though Hitler was defeated, prejudice was not.

March 29, 2007 Blog
Following yesterday's hearing regarding allegations of misconduct at GSA, the Oversight Committee has sent a letter to Karl Rove to learn what other agencies received poli
March 29, 2007 Blog
UPDATE: The Democratic budget has passed the House, including the largest veterans' funding increase in American history with no new taxes.

Today, the House will vote on the Democratic Budget.

March 29, 2007 Articles
"Even Republicans conceded that Pelosi, whom they have derided as an out-of-touch San Francisco liberal, has done a good job of keeping the 233 House Democrats together through some tough votes."
March 29, 2007 Blog
Secretary of Defense Robert Gates is currently testifying before the Appropriations Defense Subcommittee.
March 28, 2007 Press Release
"Last week the House of Representatives on a bipartisan vote passed an emergency supplemental spending bill. The Senate is poised to pass its version of the bill as soon as later today. Both bills contain much needed funding for our troops and our veterans. Both bills also chart a new course forward in Iraq. Given the importance and urgency of this legislation to our troops and our security, we are quite disturbed by your insistence to veto it. Rather than work with the Congress to develop a bill you could sign, you apparently intend to follow a political strategy that would needlessly delay funding for our troops."
March 28, 2007 Press Release
"The Restoring America's Power and Influence project will examine the current state of our national security, how we got here, and what needs to be done to address current shortcomings and failings. It will identify concrete actions to restore America's moral authority, leadership, security, and strength in key regions. The group's work will be published later this year to help inform and shape the national debate."
March 28, 2007 Press Release
"The National Summit on America's Children will take place in Washington on Tuesday, May 22, 2007. The meeting will be chaired by Congressman George Miller of California, co-chair of the House Steering and Policy Committee; Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut, co-chair of the House Steering and Policy Committee; and Congressman Chaka Fattah of Pennsylvania, a longtime advocate for children. All Members of the House will be invited to attend."

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