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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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Pelosi Statement on the Introduction of H.R. 51, The Washington, D.C. Admission Act

January 4, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Pelosi issued the following statement on the introduction of H.R. 51, The Washington, D.C. Admission Act, by Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes-Norton:

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Pelosi Announces Zoe Lofgren as Chair of Committee on House Administration

January 4, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement announcing the appointment of Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren of California as Chairwoman of the Committee on House Administration for the 116th Congress.  The Speaker’s nomination will be approved by the full Caucus next week. 

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Pelosi Announces Appointment of Congressman Derek Kilmer to Chair Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress

January 4, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement announcing that Congressman Derek Kilmer of Washington State will chair the new Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress.

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Pelosi Statement on December Jobs Report

January 4, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after the Department of Labor issued its December jobs statement:

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