Press Releases

Press Release
"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
Press Release
"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
Press Release
"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
Press Release
"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today the new Democratic Member of the Page Board for the 110th Congress. Congresswoman Diana DeGette of Colorado will serve on the board alongside Page Board Chairman Dale Kildee of Michigan. Pelosi also announced she has named Jennifer Oh as Chief Page Supervisor."
January 24, 2007
Press Release
"Washington, D.C. - House and Senate Leaders and Intelligence Committee Chairmen sent a letter to the Director of National Intelligence urging prompt completion of a national intelligence estimate (NIE) on Iraq first requested by Congress six months ago. Because it is in the public interest that an unclassified summary of the NIE's key judgments be made available, they also asked that the intelligence community provide an unclassified summary, in keeping with the need to protect intelligence sources and methods."
January 24, 2007
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"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today in support of H. Res. 78, which would amend House rules by granting the Delegates from the District of Columbia, Guam, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa, and the Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico the right to vote in the Committee of the Whole House"
January 24, 2007
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"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today the Democratic Members of the new Select Intelligence Oversight Panel. The panel, located within the Appropriations Committee, will strengthen oversight of intelligence by considering intelligence funding and other intelligence issues from the perspectives of both the authorizing and appropriating committees. Members of the new panel are all members of either the Intelligence or Appropriations committees."
January 23, 2007

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