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Washington, D.C. — Speaker Nancy Pelosi released this statement on the Senate’s coronavirus legislation:

March 25, 2020
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Ten years ago, seems like yesterday, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law. It was a great, historic day.
March 23, 2020
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Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered a statement on the 10th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act and the introduction of House Democrats’ Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act.  Below are the Speaker’s remarks:

Speaker Pelosi.  Good afternoon.

March 23, 2020
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Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi released this statement ahead of the unveiling of House Democrats’ third coronavirus response bill, the Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act: 

March 23, 2020
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Dear Democratic Colleague,

Today, we are finalizing our Take Responsibility for Workers and Families legislation.  As we do so, the Senate continues to engage in negotiation.  Leader McConnell had to postpone his 3 p.m. cloture vote on the motion to proceed because, thanks to Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Democrats, he did not have the 60 votes required.

March 22, 2020
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Fifty-five years ago, thousands of brave, patriotic Americans stepped forward for a third and final march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama to lay claim to the fundamental right to vote. Despite the violence, tear gas and bloodshed inflicted on them during the previous marches, these heroic men and women, young and old, from every corner of the country marched for justice and equality, and in the process, changed the world forever.
March 21, 2020
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Now, today, we have reached another critical moment in our work to address this public health emergency. As you know, Senator McConnell has released his proposal for a third coronavirus response package, which is not at all pro-worker and puts corporations ahead of working people. As written, it is a non-starter.
March 20, 2020
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Washington, D.C. – Chairman Peter DeFazio of Oregon delivered the Weekly Democratic Address.  In this week’s address, the Chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee discussed the importance of transportation in securing our health and financial well-being, as well as House Democrats’ commitment to workers and families in our response to coronavirus.

March 20, 2020
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San Francisco – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement in celebration of Nowruz, the Persian New Year:

March 20, 2020
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Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer released the following joint statement in response to Leader McConnell’s latest coronavirus proposal:

“We are beginning to review Senator McConnell’s proposal and on first reading, it is not at all pro-worker and instead puts corporations way ahead of workers.” 

March 19, 2020

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