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February 2, 2007 Press Release
"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement regarding today's release of a new National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on Iraq: 'The National Intelligence Estimate on the prospects for Iraq's stability offers a bleak assessment of the likelihood of a significant reduction in violence in the next 12 to 18 months. There is a deadly circle in Iraq: the lack of security makes necessary political accommodations difficult and the lack of political accommodation fuels sectarian violence. Last week, when my colleagues and I were in Iraq, we saw firsthand that no number of U.S. troops is going to change that situation; it can only be changed by the Iraqis and, it is not clear that they have the willingness to do it."
February 1, 2007 Press Release
"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on the death of Molly Ivins: 'Molly Ivins' biting commentary and fierce wit contributed mightily to the political debate in our nation. Through her more than 40 years as both a political observer and national conscience, she exposed the low points of corruption and the high points of dedicated public service - always with good humor."
February 1, 2007 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today in celebration of Black History Month: 'Today we mark the beginning of Black History Month, a time to reflect upon the courageous journey toward liberty and equality embarked upon by African Americans.
February 1, 2007 Press Release
"Washington, DC - Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement on today's release of a new report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) that concludes that the Bush Administration's plan to increase the number of combat troops in Iraq by 20,000 will require a complement of 15,000 to 28,000 support troops."
January 31, 2007 Press Release
"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on the passage of H.J.Res. 20, which makes continuing appropriations for the remainder of fiscal year 2007 and passed on the House floor by a strong bipartisan vote of 286 to 140: 'Today, Democrats have taken a giant step forward in cleaning up the huge fiscal mess left behind by Republicans. Republican failures on the budget left 9 of 11 appropriations bills unfinished. Years of fiscal mismanagement have also created huge deficits and undermined public confidence in government."
January 31, 2007 Press Release
"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi with Minority Leader John Boehner announced today a special task force on ethics enforcement. The task force will report to the House by May 1 to consider whether the House should create an outside enforcement entity, based on examples in state legislatures and private entities."
January 31, 2007 Press Release
"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today that she will appoint Daniel P. Beard as the new Chief Administrative Officer. Beard, who recently served as a senior advisor for the consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc., has more than three decades of experience in policy affairs and management issues. His government service includes positions with the House of Representatives, Senate, White House, Interior Department, and the Library of Congress."
January 31, 2007 Articles
"Education, veterans and overseas AIDS programs were all due more funds, but would they get it? Now comes the answer -- much of it good -- for these programs."
January 30, 2007 Press Release
"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today she will appoint Lorraine C. Miller as the new Clerk of the House of Representatives. Miller, who is currently serving as a senior advisor to Speaker Pelosi, has nearly two decades of experience working for the House. In addition to working for Speaker Pelosi, Miller has worked for two other Speakers, Jim Wright and Tom Foley, as well as Congressman John Lewis of Georgia."
January 30, 2007 Articles
"It's all evidence of the newfound attention bloggers from left-leaning Web sites are commanding on Democratic-run Capitol Hill, especially from the new speaker, a San Franciscan with an appreciation for the power of the Internet and grass-roots activism."

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