Press Releases

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"'On the heels of the inappropriate firings of eight U.S. Attorneys, the Inspector General's report reveals yet another pattern of questionable behavior by the Justice Department. The Bush Administration's failure to follow minimal procedures and accurate reporting in its use of National Security Letters is disturbing but not surprising."
March 9, 2007
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"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on Tibetan National Uprising Day, which is commemorated on Saturday, March 10: 'On the 48th Anniversary of Tibetan National Uprising Day, we honor the many brave Tibetans who sacrificed their lives fighting for freedom."
March 9, 2007
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"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on funding for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) in the emergency appropriations bill: 'The top health priority for House Democrats is immediately eliminating the funding shortfalls for the State Children's Health Insurance Program and significantly expanding the initiative later this year so millions of uninsured children can receive the medical care they need."
March 9, 2007
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"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on the three clean water bills that passed with bipartisan support this week in the House: H.R. 720, the Water Quality Financing Act; HR 700, the Healthy Communities Water Supply Act; and HR 569, the Water Quality Investment Act."
March 9, 2007
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"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after the House of Representatives approved the creation of a Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming on a vote of 269 to 150, with 44 Republicans voting in favor: 'Global warming may be the greatest challenge of our time, setting at risk our economy, environment, and national security. With the creation of the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming on a strong bipartisan vote, the House is giving these issues the high visibility they deserve."
March 8, 2007
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"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today that Congressman Harry Mitchell of Arizona will deliver the weekly Democratic Radio Address this Saturday. Congressman Mitchell, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on the Veterans' Affairs Committee, will discuss congressional efforts to address the poor care our troops have received at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and other facilities when they return home from Iraq."
March 7, 2007
Press Release
"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today that Congressman Harry Mitchell of Arizona will deliver the weekly Democratic Radio Address this Saturday. Congressman Mitchell, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on the Veterans' Affairs Committee, will discuss congressional efforts to address the poor care our troops have received at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and other facilities when they return home from Iraq."
March 7, 2007
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"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid today sent the following letter to President Bush, calling on him to take several critical steps to ensure any review of the systemic problems facing military health care is non-partisan and thorough."
March 7, 2007
Press Release
"Washington, D.C. -Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on the guilty verdicts in the CIA leak trial of former White House aide Lewis Libby: 'Today's guilty verdicts are not solely about the acts of one individual."
March 6, 2007
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"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on the poor care soldiers have received at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and other facilities: 'Revelations of poor care of wounded soldiers and veterans at Walter Reed Army Medical Center have shocked the nation. The brave men and women who were the recipients of this mistreatment already paid a heavy price in our country's service. Instead of having their needs made a national priority, they became victims of the Administration's pattern of neglect."
March 6, 2007

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