"The Tuskegee Airmen left a segregated country to fight in war, and unfortunately they returned to one. Though Hitler was defeated, prejudice was not. Their true heroism lies in fighting for the values of America -- equality, justice, and opportunity -- even when those values were not fully extended to them. Today, we try to right that wrong."
- Speaker Pelosi, 3/29/07
Today, the House will vote on the Democratic Budget. The Democratic budget reflects the country's priorities and values.
Subcommittee Chairman John Murtha gives his opening remarks: