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March 20, 2007 Press Release
"With the war in Iraq now in its fifth year, the need for a strategy to bring the involvement of United States combat troops in the fighting to an end is all the more urgent. The plan approved last week by the House Appropriations Committee, which conditions U.S. support on the accomplishment of performance benchmarks by the Iraqi government and establishes a process for shifting the focus of the U.S. military mission from combat to training and redeploying our troops, in my judgment offers a better chance for success than the open-ended commitment favored by President Bush."
March 20, 2007 Press Release
"'Despite President Bush's request that our assistance to Iraq continue to be given with 'no strings attached,' the United States cannot afford an open-ended commitment to a war without end. A means must be devised to end the U.S. combat role in Iraq and reduce our troop levels, so that we can begin to rebuild our military and reclaim our position of leadership in the world."
March 20, 2007 Blog
Last night, on the 4th anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq War, Speaker Pelosi spoke on the House floor about the Democrats' plan for Iraq:

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March 20, 2007 Blog
As noted earlier, today the House is debating a bill to speed up the repair and rebuilding of homes and affordable rental housing in areas affected by Katrina, Rita and Wilma, ensure continued rental assistance fo
March 20, 2007 Blog
The hearing has now concluded, and two questions raised by Reps. Adam Schiff (CA-29) and Artur Davis (AL-07) remain unresolved. Rep. Schiff questioned Glenn A.
March 20, 2007 Blog
Today the House will debate the Gulf Coast Hurricane Housing Recovery Act of 2007, introduced by Rep. Maxine Waters (CA-35).
March 20, 2007 Blog
Right now the House Judiciary Committee, chaired by Rep. John Conyers (MI-14), is holding a hearing on the Inspector General's Independent Report on the FBI's use of National Security Letters.
March 19, 2007 Press Release
"'Today, as this war enters its fifth year, President Bush continues to ask for an open-ended commitment to this war by our brave troops and the American people. Democrats offer a new direction for Iraq: a plan to hold President Bush and the Iraqi government accountable, protect our troops, support our veterans' health care, and begin to responsibly redeploy our troops."
March 19, 2007 Blog
The House of Representatives observed a Moment of Silence tonight in honor of the fallen.

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