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April 24, 2007 Press Release
"The 2007 Democratic Leadership's Asian American and Pacific Islander Town Hall: A New Directionwill be held on Wednesday, May 16. The town hall will focus on issues of concern to the AAPI community such as immigration, health care, housing and economic development, education, veterans' affairs, and civil rights."
April 24, 2007 Press Release
"'Over the last four decades, we have made strides in closing the wage gap between women and men. But it has not been enough. Working women now earn about 77 cents for every dollar earned by men. The earnings for African-American women are 68 percent of men's earnings; the earnings of Hispanic women are 57 percent of men's earnings; and the earnings of Asian-American women are 88 percent of men's earnings."
April 24, 2007 Press Release
"The House will consider three bills this week that are an instrumental part of an agenda to create a sustained financial and intellectual investment in innovation, while adhering to the responsible fiscal policies of pay-as-you-go budgeting. H.R. 362, the 10,000 Teachers, 10 Million Minds Science and Math Scholarship Act, will take critical steps to place highly qualified teachers in math, science, and technology K-12 classrooms. H.R. 363, the Sowing the Seeds Through Science and Engineering Research Act, will increase support for long-term scientific research and encourage young scientists and researchers to pursue high-risk/high-reward research. H.R. 1332, the Small Business Lending Improvements Act of 2007, will strengthen access to capital programs for small businesses, offering them the tools to be successful."
April 24, 2007 Blog
Washington, D.C. -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other House leaders held a news conference in the Capitol this afternoon on the House-Senate Appropriations Committee conference report on the Iraq supplemental bill.
April 24, 2007 Blog
It is today -- almost four full months into the new year, that women throughout the country mark the date at which we have worked just so our wages equal the same amount paid to men in the previous year - it takes women 16 months to earn wh
April 24, 2007 Blog
The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is currently holding a hearing entitled "Misleading Information from the Battlefield." The hearing will focus on the death of
April 23, 2007 Blog
The House-Senate Conference Committee has just approved the Iraq Accountability Act, which includes the troop readiness standards and benchmarks for the Iraqi government found in the bill that passed the House

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