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March 28, 2007 Blog
Speaker Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid sent the following letter to President Bush today, objecting to delaying the needed funding for our troops by vetoing the emergency supplemental spending bill, and urging him to work with Congress to ensure our troops receive the support they deserve.

March 28, 2007

The President

The White House

March 28, 2007 Blog
Today, the House will consider HR 1538, the Wounded Warrior Assistance Act.
March 28, 2007 Blog
The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is currently holding a hearing: "Allegations of Misconduct at the General Services Administration." The hearing will inquire about allegations that GSA Administrator Lurita Doan failed to follow proper procedures for awarding federal contracts, attempted to intervene in contract negotiations, and engaged in partisan political activities on federal
March 27, 2007 Blog
The House has just passed H.R. 1401, the Rail and Mass Transit Security Act of 2007, by a vote of 299-124, with one Member voting present. This bill is designed to close the security gaps facing rail and mass transit and includes provisions on such issues as training, grants, security planning, research and development, and shipments of sensitive materials.
March 27, 2007 Blog
The Financial Services Committee has just concluded yet another hearing related to Hurricane Katrina and our government's response to natural disaster: "Perspectives on Natural Disaster Insurance."

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March 27, 2007 Blog
A Republican Budget Committee document, highlighted by conservative media with no scrutiny, has contended that the Democratic budget we are considering in the House this week raises taxes on the American people. In fact, they claim it proposes the largest tax increase in U.S. history.
March 27, 2007 Blog
An announcement:

House Judiciary Subcommittees Address Executive Branch Power

Crime and Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittees hold hearings to investigate the use of Presidential Pardons and Executive Branch Accountability

March 27, 2007 Blog
The Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, chaired by Rep.
March 26, 2007 Blog
Speaker Pelosi released the following statement on H.R. 580, Restoring Checks and Balances in the Confirmation Process of U.S. Attorneys, which passed by a vote of 329 to 78:

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