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Pelosi Announces the Creation of Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming

January 18, 2007

'Today, I am proud to announce plans to create a Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming to raise the visibility of these urgent issues and gather critical information to protect America's security. The Select Committee will not have legislative jurisdiction, but will help develop information that will help us give these issues the legislative priority they demand...

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Pelosi: Student Loan Bill Will Make College Education More Affordable and More Accessible

January 17, 2007

'Democrats will continue to work to ensure that every young person that is determined to earn a higher education is able to do so. Our young people should be driven by their dreams, not weighed down by debt...'

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Pelosi: Requiring Medicare Prescription Drug Negotiation Is a Resounding Victory for America’s Seniors

January 12, 2007

This crucial legislation requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate for lower prescription drug prices on behalf of the more than 22 million Americans in Medicare prescription drug plans...

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Pelosi: Martin Luther King’s Powerful Message of Justice Rings True Today

January 12, 2007

'More than 40 years ago, Martin Luther King came to Washington to say, 'We have also come to this hallowed spot to remind America of the fierce urgency of now. This is no time to engage in the luxury of cooling off....Now is the time to make justice a reality for all God's children.'

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Democratic Leadership Announces Reinstatement of Joint Veterans Committee Legislative Hearings

January 11, 2007

Washington, D.C. – Today, congressional leadership from both the House of Representatives and Senate made good on their commitment to America’s veterans. In a joint statement issued today, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Bob Filner, and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Daniel Akaka announced the reinstatement […]

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Pelosi: ‘Stem Cell Research Will Give Hope to Millions of Americans who Suffer from Devastating Illnesses’

January 11, 2007

'The Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007 will expand federal funding for enormously promising embryonic stem cell research, using stem cell lines generated from embryos that would have otherwise been discarded by fertility clinics. ...'

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Escalating Our Military Involvement in Iraq Sends Precisely the Wrong Message

January 10, 2007

'While we all want to see a stable and peaceful Iraq, many current and former senior military leaders have made clear that sending more American combat troops does not advance that goal...'

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Pelosi Statement on Deaths of 3,000 American Soldiers in Iraq

January 7, 2007

'The deaths of 3,000 U.S. soldiers in Iraq is a sad reminder of the consequences of the Administration's failed policy...'

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Pelosi Statement on Passage of Ethics Reform and Pay-As-You-Go Budget Rules

January 5, 2007

'House Democrats got straight to work this week by passing the toughest Congressional ethics reform in history...'

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Congressional Leaders Call on President to Reject Flawed Iraq Troop Surge

January 5, 2007

The American people demonstrated in the November elections that they don't believe your current Iraq policy will lead to success and that we need a change in direction for the sake of our troops and the Iraqi people...

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