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April 2, 2007 Blog
Last week, in response to complaints about the silencing of various scientists regarding global warming and other topics, the Commerce Department issued a new public communications policy (pdf).
March 30, 2007 Blog
Majority Leader Steny Hoyer:

March 30, 2007 Blog
The Judiciary and Oversight Committees, as well as several others, have been examining the possibly inappropriate politicization of various federal agencies over the past weeks. A variety of stories published today paint a picture of how widespread this practice may be.
March 30, 2007 Blog

"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

March 29, 2007 Blog
Following yesterday's hearing regarding allegations of misconduct at GSA, the Oversight Committee has sent a letter to Karl Rove to learn what other agencies received political presentations and whether federal agencies or resources were used to help Republican candidates.
March 29, 2007 Blog
UPDATE: The Democratic budget has passed the House, including the largest veterans' funding increase in American history with no new taxes.

Today, the House will vote on the Democratic Budget. The Democratic budget reflects the country's priorities and values.

March 29, 2007 Blog
Secretary of Defense Robert Gates is currently testifying before the Appropriations Defense Subcommittee.

Watch the hearing live >>

Subcommittee Chairman John Murtha gives his opening remarks:

March 28, 2007 Blog
The Judiciary Committee has received additional documents from the Department of Justice regarding the firing of US Attorneys. They have been posted at the Committee's website.

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