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February 15, 2007 Blog
The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is holding a hearing on Iraq Reconstruction at this moment, and the three top auditors overseeing work in Iraq will provide new information about the status of Iraq reconstruction projects and troop support contracts.
February 14, 2007 Blog
February 14, 2007 Blog
Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Armed Sevices Chairman Ike Skleton, Appropriations Chairman David Obey, and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Marty Meehan respond to Republican charges that the Democrats and Republicans supporting the bipartisan resolution do not truly support the troops.

Majority Leader Steny Hoyer:

Chairman Ike Skelton:

February 14, 2007 Blog

A number of Democratic Members who have served in the military spoke on the

floor against the President's escalation plan. As Congressman and Iraq war

veteran Patrick Murphy said “Walking in my own combat boots, I saw firsthand

this administration's failed policy.” Watch their speeches:

February 14, 2007 Blog
Recent reports have suggested that the tens of thousands of soldiers being sent to escalate the war in Iraq will not have the armor and equipment needed to perform
February 13, 2007 Blog
This afternoon, Speaker Pelosi opened up three days of debate on the bipartisan resolution on Iraq expressing support for our troops and disapproving of the President's escalation plan, saying:

February 13, 2007 Blog
Today, Chairman Waxman introduced two bills to increase government transparency and encourage the discovery of waste, fraud, and abuse of taxpayer money. Today's hearing provided an opportunity for the Committee to focus on the issues of lobbying and ethics reform in the executive branch. The Committee heard from noted experts and academics on these issues.
February 12, 2007 Blog
The Committee on Natural Resources, known as the "Resources Committee" under the previous Chairman Republican Richard Pombo, has announced a hearing to establish a new direction in fulfilling its Constitutional duties:

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