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March 19, 2007 Blog
As Speaker Pelosi has said, we all should take time to reflect on those who have made the greatest sacrifices - our troops and their families here at home. We salute them because of their courage and patriotism. American soldiers have done everything asked of them and we are forever in their debt. Today, The Gavel honors those who have fallen.

2006

March 19, 2007 Blog
As Speaker Pelosi has said, we all should take time to reflect on those who have made the greatest sacrifices - our troops and their families here at home. We salute them because of their courage and patriotism. American soldiers have done everything asked of them and we are forever in their debt. Today, The Gavel honors those who have fallen.

2005

SPC Jeff Lebrun

March 19, 2007 Blog
As Speaker Pelosi has said, we all should take time to reflect on those who have made the greatest sacrifices - our troops and their families here at home. We salute them because of their courage and patriotism. American soldiers have done everything asked of them and we are forever in their debt. Today, The Gavel honors those who have fallen.

2004

March 19, 2007 Blog
As Speaker Pelosi has said, we all should take time to reflect on those who have made the greatest sacrifices - our troops and their families here at home. We salute them because of their courage and patriotism. American soldiers have done everything asked of them and we are forever in their debt. Today, The Gavel honors those who have fallen.

2003

March 19, 2007 Blog
Four years ago today, our nation launched an ill-conceived war of choice in Iraq. The war has claimed the lives of nearly 3,200 American troops; wounded tens of thousands more, thousands of them grievously.
March 16, 2007 Blog
The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is holding a hearing on whether White House officials followed appropriate procedures for safeguarding the identity of CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson. Here Rep. Elijah Cummings (MD-07) and Chairman Henry Waxman question Dr.
March 16, 2007 Blog
The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has just completed a hearing on whether White House officials followed appropriate procedures for safeguarding the identity of CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson. The opening statements of Chairman Henry Waxman and former covert CIA Agent Valerie Plame, as well as questioning from Rep.
March 16, 2007 Blog
Six senior retired military officers sent a letter today to Speaker Pelosi, and all Members of Congress, urging immediate action to protect our troops, address our military readiness, and hold the Iraqi government accountable.

Dear Members of the 110th Congress,

We are writing to urge you to take immediate action to protect our troops.

March 16, 2007 Blog
At 10:00 this morning the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform will webcast a hearing on whether White House officials followed appropriate procedures for safeguarding the identity of CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson. At the hearing, the Committee will receive testimony from Ms.
March 15, 2007 Blog
By a vote of 347-73, the House passed the Accountability in Contracting Act this afternoon. This legislation requires federal agencies to limit the use of abuse-prone contracts and increases transparency and accountability in federal contracts.

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