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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.
February 12, 2007 Blog
The Committee on Natural Resources, known as the "Resources Committee" under the previous Chairman Republican Richard Pombo, has announced a hearing to establis
February 9, 2007 Blog
The hearing focused on the Department of Homeland Security's management of large contracts that rely on private contractors as "system integrators." The Committee focused on two examples of multi-billion dollar contracts: the Deepwater prog
February 8, 2007 Blog
In his opening statement, Chairman Henry Waxman describes the purpose of the hearing and the work ahead on fixing Medicare Part D:

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February 8, 2007 Press Release
"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today the Members of the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct. 'With their commitment to the highest ethical standard, this group of Members will serve with integrity, building on our bipartisan efforts to restore accountability, honesty, and openness to the House of Representatives.' Pelosi said."

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