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Pelosi, Schumer Joint Statement on the President’s Tuesday Evening Address

January 8, 2019

“The facts are clear: President Trump has the power to stop hurting the country by re-opening the government and ending the Trump Shutdown.

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House Democratic Women of the 116th Congress

January 7, 2019

Washington D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democratic women of the 116th Congress gathered in front of the Capitol for a photo opportunity the day after their swearing-in.  With 91 women in the House Democratic Caucus, this group makes history as the largest number of women ever in a party Caucus in the United States Congress.

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USA Today Op-Ed: Nancy Pelosi and Jim McGovern: House Democrats will restore transparency, ethics, unity

January 6, 2019

In November, the American people went to the polls and sent an unmistakable message to Washington. By a historic 10 million vote margin, they asked for a Congress that would be more transparent, ethical and focused on debating and advancing good ideas no matter where they come from. They asked for a Congress that would prioritize a positive, forward-looking agenda for the people.

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On CBS’ Sunday Morning, Pelosi Discusses Her Historic Speakership, Democratic Priorities For The People

January 6, 2019

This morning, Speaker Nancy Pelosi joined Jane Pauley on CBS’ Sunday Morning for a wide-ranging interview on her historic Speakership and Democrats’ agenda in the 116th Congress including reducing the cost of health care and prescription drugs, increasing workers’ paychecks, and cleaning up corruption in Washington.  Speaker Pelosi also discussed her commitment to promptly re-opening […]

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Pelosi Statement on Democrats’ Continuing Actions to Re-Open Government

January 5, 2019

San Francisco – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement on Democrats' continuing actions to re-open government:

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Pelosi Statement on the Passing of Father Charles Currie

January 5, 2019

“Paul and I were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our dear friend, Father Charles Currie.  His spiritual guidance and faith were an inspiration to us and to the countless members of the Georgetown community and Jesuit university communities who were privileged to know him. 

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Pelosi Remarks at Media Stakeout Following White House Meeting  

January 4, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks with fellow Democratic Congressional leaders following a meeting at the White House.  Below are the Speaker’s remarks:

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Pelosi Remarks at Press Event on Introduction of H.R. 1, For The People Act

January 4, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks at a press conference with House Democrats to introduce H.R. 1, For The People Act, a historic reform package to restore the promise of our nation’s democracy, end the culture of corruption in Washington, and reduce the role of money in politics to return the power back to the American people.  Below are the Speaker’s remarks:

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Pelosi Announces Appointments to Rules Committee

January 4, 2019

“The American people have spoken, and delivered a new Democratic Congress that will be transparent, ethical and committed to advancing new ideas that drive progress in their lives,” said Speaker Nancy Pelosi.  “We are thrilled to appoint these outstanding Democratic Members to the Rules Committee, where their leadership will be absolutely critical to our mission to usher in a new era of clean government that honors the consensus of the American people, and to give the American people a fresh beginning after the most closed Congress in history.  Guided by the deep, strategic leadership of Chairman Jim McGovern, our Members will bring a powerful voice and great experience to the table, as we work to restore the People’s House to the American people.”

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House of Representatives Files Motion to Intervene in Texas v. U.S. Health Care Lawsuit

January 4, 2019

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives has filed a motion with federal district court seeking to intervene as a party in the Texas v. United States lawsuit, where a district court judge has issued a stayed ruling striking down the Affordable Care Act.  The House’s motion to intervene, filed late last night, was authorized as part of the opening day rules package. 

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