Speaker Nancy Pelosi

U.S. House of Representatives

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For a quarter century, the Violence Against Women Act has stood as a landmark achievement in the fight to eradicate the scourge of sexual assault and domestic violence. Every woman has the right to live free from fear, intimidation and violence, and over the last 25 years, this transformative, bipartisan legislation has delivered extraordinary progress to achieve this critical mission.
September 13, 2019
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Yesterday we gathered on the steps of the Capitol to hold a moment of silence to observe a National Day of Service and Remembrance on 9/11.
September 12, 2019
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Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement on the Supreme Court’s decision to allow the Department of Homeland Security to enforce an interim final rule barring individuals from seeking asylum unless they first sought asylum in a third country, which violates section 208 of the Immigration and Nationality Act as well as the 1967 Refugee Protocol:

September 12, 2019
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For nearly 200 days, Senator McConnell has refused to take up House-passed, bipartisan, commonsense legislation to help end the gun violence epidemic in America. Every day of his obstruction, an estimated 100 Americans die from this senseless crisis.
September 11, 2019
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Eighteen years ago, our nation suffered a loss we could never have imagined, and we witnessed heroism we will never forget. Each year, on September 11, Americans come together as one to remember the 3,000 innocent lives stolen that day and in the days that followed, to honor the bravery of the first responders who saved lives and to renew the sense of unity, resilience and hope that arose from the ashes of these evil attacks.
September 11, 2019
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On this day, we reflect on the horrors that denied the humanity of so many millions of God’s children and we welcome the unquestionable, unquenchable spirit of dignity, resilience and strength of a people whose freedom heralded ‘a new birth of freedom’ for our entire nation.
September 10, 2019
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During the District Work Period, Democrats accelerated a drumbeat across America, holding weeks of town hall meetings and events to urge Senator McConnell to take up our House-passed, bipartisan gun violence prevention legislation, which saves lives.
September 10, 2019
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President Trump’s cruel health care sabotage has left two million more people without health insurance, forced to live in constant fear of an accident or injury that could spell financial ruin for their families.
September 10, 2019
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Thank you very much, Leader Schumer, for bringing us together here this afternoon – stating that our first order of business is to save lives by passing, hopefully in the Senate, the bill passed in the House for gun violence prevention.
September 9, 2019
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and yesterday sent a letter to President Trump urging him to publicly support the House-passed, Bipartisan Background Checks Act, H.R.8., noting his recent show of support for stronger background checks.
September 9, 2019

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