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February 14, 2007 Blog
February 14, 2007 Blog
Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Armed Sevices Chairman Ike Skleton, Appropriations Chairman David Obey, and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Marty Meehan respond to Republican charges that the Democrats and Republicans suppor
February 14, 2007 Blog

A number of Democratic Members who have served in the military spoke on the

floor against the President's escalation plan. As Congressman and Iraq war

February 13, 2007 Press Release
"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on the death of Republican Congressman Charlie Norwood of Georgia: 'It is always with deep regret that we learn that one of our own has passed away. Congressman Charlie Norwood was a plain-spoken and passionate public servant. He fought for and served America as a combat medic in Vietnam. As a member of Congress, he did his best to serve his constituents, his conscience, and his country. He faced the end of his life and his sickness with great bravery and dignity."
February 13, 2007 Press Release
"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer, House Ways and Means Chairman Charles B. Rangel, and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Sander Levin, joined key House Ways and Means Members in sending a letter to President Bush today urging the Bush Administration to chart a new direction in U.S. trade policy that addresses the explosive U.S. trade deficit and promotes broad-based equitable growth for all Americans. The United States Department of Commerce released its 2006 annual trade deficit figures today revealing another record-breaking year of $764 billion. The 2006 trade deficit represents a 6.5 percent increase over the 2005 record."
February 13, 2007 Blog
This afternoon, Speaker Pelosi opened up three days of debate on the bipartisan resolution on Iraq expressing support for our troops and disapproving of the President's escalation plan, saying:

February 13, 2007 Articles
"Speaker Nancy Pelosi led the way Tuesday as the Democratic-controlled House embarked on an extraordinary debate over the Iraq war, declaring that the public has decided that President Bush's policies 'have not worked, will not work and must be changed.'"
February 13, 2007 Blog
Today, Chairman Waxman introduced two bills to increase government transparency and encourage the discovery of waste, fraud, and abuse of taxpayer money.

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