Press Releases

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Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today in celebration of Black History Month: 'Today we mark the beginning of Black History Month, a time to reflect upon the courageous journey toward liberty and equality embarked upon by African Americans.
February 1, 2007
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"Washington, DC - Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement on today's release of a new report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) that concludes that the Bush Administration's plan to increase the number of combat troops in Iraq by 20,000 will require a complement of 15,000 to 28,000 support troops."
February 1, 2007
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"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on the passage of H.J.Res. 20, which makes continuing appropriations for the remainder of fiscal year 2007 and passed on the House floor by a strong bipartisan vote of 286 to 140: 'Today, Democrats have taken a giant step forward in cleaning up the huge fiscal mess left behind by Republicans. Republican failures on the budget left 9 of 11 appropriations bills unfinished. Years of fiscal mismanagement have also created huge deficits and undermined public confidence in government."
January 31, 2007
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"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi with Minority Leader John Boehner announced today a special task force on ethics enforcement. The task force will report to the House by May 1 to consider whether the House should create an outside enforcement entity, based on examples in state legislatures and private entities."
January 31, 2007
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"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today that she will appoint Daniel P. Beard as the new Chief Administrative Officer. Beard, who recently served as a senior advisor for the consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc., has more than three decades of experience in policy affairs and management issues. His government service includes positions with the House of Representatives, Senate, White House, Interior Department, and the Library of Congress."
January 31, 2007
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"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today she will appoint Lorraine C. Miller as the new Clerk of the House of Representatives. Miller, who is currently serving as a senior advisor to Speaker Pelosi, has nearly two decades of experience working for the House. In addition to working for Speaker Pelosi, Miller has worked for two other Speakers, Jim Wright and Tom Foley, as well as Congressman John Lewis of Georgia."
January 30, 2007
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"Washington, D.C. - A senior bipartisan Congressional delegation led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today following their visit to Afghanistan on Sunday. The delegation had met in Islamabad on Saturday with Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf to express appreciation for Pakistan's efforts against terrorism and to discuss ways in which to improve cross-border security."
January 29, 2007
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"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on the death of former Congressman Father Robert Drinan: 'When St. Francis of Assisi was asked what a person had to do to lead a good life, his reply was: 'Preach the Gospel. Sometimes, use words.' Father Robert Drinan preached the gospel sometimes from the pulpit, sometimes from the House floor, and sometimes from his GeorgetownUniversity classroom - but always through his example."
January 29, 2007
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"Washington, D.C. - A senior bipartisan Congressional delegation led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today following their trip to Iraq. The delegation included Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton; Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Tom Lantos; Intelligence Committee Chairman Silvestre Reyes; Defense Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman John Murtha; State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Nita Lowey; and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee Ranking Member David Hobson."
January 26, 2007
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"Washington, D.C. - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad, and House Budget Committee Chairman John Spratt today sent the following letter to President Bush, urging him to change course from his reckless fiscal policies of the past and adopt new fiscally responsible policies in his fiscal year 2008 Budget. While budgets from the past six years have added $3 trillion dollars to the federal debt, the new Democratic Congress looks forward to working with the President in a bipartisan fashion to change course and return to fiscal responsibility."
January 26, 2007

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