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April 10, 2007 Blog
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton today wrote a letter to the Secretary of Defense, expressing concerns about Army readiness and questioned the Pentagon about its preparations to fully train and equip the National Guard br
April 10, 2007 Blog
The Oversight and Government Reform Committee announced that it has scheduled a hearing entitled "Misleading Information from the Battlefield" on April 24th:

April 10, 2007 Press Release
"'The American people want the President and the Congress to work together to bring a responsible end to the war in Iraq. Congressional Democrats are willing to meet with the President at any time, but we believe that any discussion of an issue as critical as Iraq must be accomplished by conducting serious negotiations without any preconditions. Our goal should be to produce an Iraq supplemental bill that both fully funds our troops and gives them a strategy for success."
April 10, 2007 Blog
Speaker Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid today issued the following statement, renewing their call for the President to work with Congress to ensure our troops receive the support they
April 9, 2007 Blog
After receiving an insufficient response from the State Department's Legislative Affairs office, Chairman Waxman reiterated his request today for Secretary Rice to testify later thi
April 9, 2007 Blog
Last week, The Gavel reported that the Chairman of the Education and Labor Committee, George Miller, requested information from the Department of Education regarding the Student Loan Express stock held by at least
April 9, 2007 Blog
Speaker Pelosi issued the following statement in response to President Bush's remarks on immigration reform today:

April 9, 2007 Press Release
"'The President should work collaboratively and on a bipartisan basis to pass comprehensive immigration reform. He should embrace proposals such as the STRIVE Act by Congressmen Gutierrez and Flake, which provides an excellent framework and reflects a strong commitment by a bipartisan group of House Members toward realistic and comprehensive immigration reform."

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