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Pelosi Remarks at Press Availability on Omnibus, Tax Extenders Following Democratic Caucus Meeting

December 16, 2015

“Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman for having two Caucuses – last night and today – for us to anticipate and now review what we have seen so far in the legislation. I’ve urged the Members to review the legislation."

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Pelosi Remarks at Congressional Commemoration in Honor of the 150th Anniversary of the Ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment

December 9, 2015

Today, we gather to observe that 150 years ago, our nation took a giant step toward honoring the ideals at the heart of our democracy.

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Pelosi Remarks at Gun Violence Prevention Task Forum Entitled ‘No More Silence: Commonsense Solutions to Address the Gun Violence Epidemic’

December 8, 2015

We really should be almost beginning this hearing with a prayer. We have moments of silence on the Floor over and over again on the occasion of high-profile attacks on our people, but we cannot remain silent.

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Pelosi Floor Speech in Support of the Every Student Succeeds Act

December 2, 2015

“Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I thank the gentleman for yielding. I thank him for his extraordinary leadership, as the new Ranking Member on the Education and Workforce Committee."

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Pelosi Floor Speech in Observance of World AIDS Day

December 1, 2015

“Mr. Speaker, I come to the Floor today to mark World AIDS Day, and I do so in great pride in following my colleague, Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, who spoke on the Floor about the 60th anniversary of what happened in Montgomery."

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Pelosi Floor Speech Opposing the Republican Syrian Refugee Bill

November 19, 2015

I come to the floor in a very prayerful way today because we are all horrified at what happened in Paris, what happened in Beirut, what happened to the Russian airliner to name a few recent incidents.

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Pelosi Remarks at Press Conference Calling on Republicans to Address Broken Immigration System Following Misguided Fifth Circuit Court Decision

November 17, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks today at a press conference urging House Republicans to address our broken immigration system following the Fifth Circuit Court’s misguided delay of President Obama’s Immigration Accountability Executive Actions. Below are the Leader’s remarks: “Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman, for a very productive House Democratic Caucus […]

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Pelosi Floor Remarks in Support of Highway and Transportation Funding Bill

November 4, 2015

“But it is a good evening because we are debating an issue that has strong bipartisan support; that creates jobs; that reduces the deficit; that increases our competitiveness overseas; that enables U.S. companies to have markets for our products overseas..."

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Pelosi Remarks Before Passing Gavel to Speaker Paul D. Ryan

October 29, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks today in the House Chamber following the election of Congressman Paul D. Ryan of Wisconsin as Speaker of the House of Representatives.  Below are the Leader’s remarks as delivered: “My dear colleagues of the 114th Congress of the United States.  Today, as every day, we come […]

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Pelosi Floor Remarks in Support of the Bipartisan Budget Agreement

October 28, 2015

Washington D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks on the House floor today in support of the Bipartisan Budget Agreement.  Below are the Leader’s remarks: “Thank you, Madam Speaker.  I thank the gentleman for yielding and for his kind words and return the compliment to him.  To the staff of the Budget Committee, the […]

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