Press Releases

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"'I am proud to represent the city of San Francisco, where we are blessed in our community to have a thriving Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) population. It is home to our nation's oldest Japantown, one of the largest Chinatowns, and countless other ethnic communities."
May 8, 2007
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"'I am proud to announce that on Tuesday the House of Representatives passed H.R. 347, which recognizes the historic significance of the Mexican holiday Cinco de Mayo. This holiday commemorates the victory of the Mexican people at the Battle of Puebla in 1862,' said Speaker Pelosi. 'Today in the United States, it is also a celebration of the rich contributions that Mexican Americans, and all Hispanics, have made to our country.'"
May 4, 2007
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"'Today, on this National Day of Prayer, all of us from our different faiths and traditions pause to thank God for our blessings. We turn to God through prayer, seeking wisdom in our efforts to build a better nation and world."
May 3, 2007
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"'Today, Members of Congress had a productive meeting with President Alvaro Uribe of Colombia. Many of us expressed our growing concerns about the serious allegations of connections between illegal paramilitary forces and a number of high-ranking Colombian officials. It is essential that the Colombian government investigate and prosecute such officials, including those at high levels. Those within Colombia who are calling for full disclosure about paramilitary influence should be commended for their constructive efforts to build a stronger democracy.'"
May 3, 2007
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"'Good afternoon. The Congressional leadership just had a positive meeting with President Bush, where he expressed his willingness to work together, in good faith, and take the right approach to come together to find our common ground."
May 2, 2007
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"'Good afternoon. The Congressional leadership just had a positive meeting with President Bush, where he expressed his willingness to work together, in good faith, and take the right approach to come together to find our common ground."
May 2, 2007
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"'In 2006, for the first time in more than 20 years, scientists from the United Statesswept the Nobel Prize Science Awards. These American scientists are on the cutting edge of innovation, and I congratulate them on behalf of the United States Congress. Just yesterday, the House passed a resolution authored by Congressman Jerry McNerney of California that recognized their extraordinary accomplishments."
May 2, 2007
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"'It is a tremendous honor for me to receive the George E. Brown, Jr. Memorial Award, and I thank the Science-Engineering-Technology Working Group for their recognition and for their efforts to promote innovation and competitiveness."
May 1, 2007
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"'Mindful of our responsibility to the Constitution and to the American people, I'm pleased to join in signing this Iraq legislation, which is so important to our national security. For the strong commitment to support our troops and to fill our promises to our veterans, this legislation honors the sacrifice of our men and women in uniform with benchmarks that hold the Iraqi government accountable. This legislation respects the wishes of the American people to end the Iraq war."
May 1, 2007
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"'Thank you, Mr. Leader. Earlier today, the leader and I sent to the President a bill that made a strong commitment to support our men and women in uniform and a strong commitment to honor our promises to our veterans."
May 1, 2007

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