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Statement on Cheney Iraq Comments

February 21, 2007

Vice President Cheney continues to question the patriotism of those of us in Congress who challenge the Bush Administration's misguided policies in Iraq, but his latest attack is beneath the office of the Vice President, especially at a time of war. Mischaracterizations by the Vice President will not dissuade Congress from developing, on a bipartisan […]

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Pelosi Statement on Cheney Iraq Comments

February 21, 2007

"Washington, D.C. - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on comments by Vice President Cheney: 'Vice President Cheney continues to question the patriotism of those of us in Congress who challenge the Bush Administration's misguided policies in Iraq, but his latest attack is beneath the office of the Vice President, especially at a time of war."

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Pelosi Statement on British Troop Withdrawal

February 21, 2007

"Washington, D.C. - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on the announcement that Britain will start pulling troops out of Iraq in the coming months: 'The President's escalation plan to send more U.S. troops to Iraq is out of step with the American people and our allies. Why are thousands of additional American troops being sent to Iraq at the same time that British troops are planning to leave?"

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Chairman Skelton on Fixing Walter Reed

February 21, 2007

From the House Armed Services Committee: Skelton Statement on Conditions at Walter Reed Army Medical Center Washington, DC — House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) released the following statement today regarding news reports concerning the condition of facilities and treatment of service members and their families at Walter Reed Army Medical Center: “Although […]

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Fixing Walter Reed

February 21, 2007

Following up on yesterday’s post drawing attention to the plight of physically and psychologically damaged outpatients at Walter Reed exposed by the Washington Post, as well as Rep. Louise Slaughter’s letter to Defense Secretary Gates on the subject, today reports illustrate the response to the needs of those who served and sacrificed for our country. […]

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Statement on British Troop Withdrawal

February 21, 2007

The President's escalation plan to send more U.S. troops to Iraq is out of step with the American people and our allies. Why are thousands of additional American troops being sent to Iraq at the same time that British troops are planning to leave? The President's escalation plan has been rejected by bipartisan majorities in […]

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In Case You Missed It: Hiring for the Iraq Reconstruction

February 21, 2007

Our first post here, a week before actual launch as we were pre-loading content, captured some highlights from Chairman Henry Waxman’s first hearing of the year. It was on Iraq reconstruction and the $8.8 billlion found to be unaccounted for in one audit. A front page Washington Post piece adapted from “Imperial Life in the […]

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"Immune"

February 20, 2007

A week ago we flagged a hearing that was held the following Friday in the Committee on Natural Resources on the Interior Department. Chairman Nick J. Rahall promised that it would be just the beginning of a robust, ongoing effort to monitor the department, which made headlines in connection with the scandal surrounding Jack Abramoff […]

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Rep. Slaughter Writes to Secretary Gates on Walter Reed

February 20, 2007

On Sunday, the Washington Post published a groundbreaking and tragic report on conditions at Building 18 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, which houses physically and psychologically damaged outpatients. Soldiers Face Neglect, Frustration At Army’s Top Medical Facility Dana Priest and Anne Hull, Washington Post – February 18, 2007 Behind the door of Army Spec. […]

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Arizona State University: ‘A Friend in the Speaker’s Office’; Pelosi Stops at ASU to Discuss Higher Education

February 20, 2007

"he first female speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives came to ASU Monday with an entourage of four fellow U.S. representatives to discuss the cost of higher education. "

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