Press Releases

Press Release
"In a letter last week to Parliament President Nabih Berri, Pelosi and Lantos charged him with 'thwarting the democratic will of the Lebanese people as well as the will of the international community.'"
May 30, 2007
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"'With the death of Congressman Parren Mitchell, our nation has lost one of its most fierce champions for justice and equality. Baltimore has lost one of its favorite sons."
May 29, 2007
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"'The President's decision to impose tougher economic sanctions on Sudan was the right one. The Bashir government has made it clear by its actions that it only responds to pressure, and it is up to the international community to apply the kind of pressure that will end the violence in Darfur."
May 29, 2007
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"Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a bipartisan Congressional Delegation today commemorated Memorial Day with U.S. Marines and retired veterans at the Allied Museum in Berlin, Germany. In honor of America's fallen soldiers, a Marine Color Guard presented the colors of the United States and Germany during a moving ceremony on the grounds of the museum."
May 28, 2007
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"'Scientific evidence and real-world examples tell us that global warming is an international crisis that must be solved with international cooperation and innovative solutions,' said Speaker Pelosi. 'As we begin to craft legislative solutions to address this international crisis, Members of Congress will see firsthand the economic and environmental impact of global warming, as well as the actions our allies are already taking to address this global challenge.'"
May 26, 2007
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"These initiatives honor the priorities of the American people, including an increase in the minimum wage, more resources for our children's health, for those who have suffered through natural disasters, and for the men and women in uniform who courageously serve our nation."
May 25, 2007
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"'Congressman Brady's experience as a leading member of the House Administration Committee and his in-depth knowledge of the internal functions of the House will make him a powerful voice as Chairman,' Speaker Pelosi said. 'I know Congressman Brady will expand upon the efforts of Chairwoman Millender-McDonald to promote equality and diversity on Capitol Hill.'"
May 24, 2007
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"'Led by our newest Members, House Democrats have acted to make this Congress the most honest and open Congress in history. On the first day of the 110th Congress, we passed a landmark rules package - the toughest ethics reform in history - that broke the link between lobbyists and legislators: no gifts, no private jets, and no meals from lobbyists."
May 24, 2007
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"'I thank the gentleman, the distinguished Chairman of the Appropriations Committee, Mr. Obey, for his brilliance in bringing the legislation to the floor that we have today. With this bill, we can express ourselves on the direction of this war, and at the same time, have the opportunity to meet the emergency needs of the people of America - the Hurricane Katrina survivors, our farmers suffering from natural disasters, children without health insurance, our veterans. We are raising the minimum wage for millions of our hardest working Americans."
May 24, 2007
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"'This Memorial Day, American families and businesses are yet again paying record prices for gasoline. With high gasoline prices this year already costing consumers and our economy an extra $20 billion, families are feeling a serious drain on their pocketbooks."
May 23, 2007

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