Press Releases

Press Release
"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement this evening on the death of Leo T. McCarthy, former Lieutenant Governor of California: 'Today the state of California, and indeed the nation, has lost a great leader. Leo McCarthy was a statesman, he was a great champion for justice, and he was a dear friend and purposeful mentor to me."
February 5, 2007
Press Release
"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on President Bush's budget and Supplemental Appropriations request: 'Today's budget from the President is just more of the same fiscal irresponsibility and misplaced priorities; it takes our country in the wrong direction."
February 5, 2007
Press Release
"Washington, D.C. - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wrote to President Bush today asking that he submit a spending proposal separate from his upcoming emergency supplemental appropriations request to cover shortfalls in funding for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)."
February 2, 2007
Press Release
"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on H.R. 475, the House Page Board Revision Act of 2007, which was signed into law today by President Bush: 'For more than 150 years, the Page School has been a national treasure, with young men and women from across the nation coming to Washington to serve as pages in the U.S. Capitol."
February 2, 2007
Press Release
"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement regarding today's release of a new National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on Iraq: 'The National Intelligence Estimate on the prospects for Iraq's stability offers a bleak assessment of the likelihood of a significant reduction in violence in the next 12 to 18 months. There is a deadly circle in Iraq: the lack of security makes necessary political accommodations difficult and the lack of political accommodation fuels sectarian violence. Last week, when my colleagues and I were in Iraq, we saw firsthand that no number of U.S. troops is going to change that situation; it can only be changed by the Iraqis and, it is not clear that they have the willingness to do it."
February 2, 2007
Press Release
"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on the death of Molly Ivins: 'Molly Ivins' biting commentary and fierce wit contributed mightily to the political debate in our nation. Through her more than 40 years as both a political observer and national conscience, she exposed the low points of corruption and the high points of dedicated public service - always with good humor."
February 1, 2007
Press Release
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
Press Release
"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
Press Release
"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
Press Release
"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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