Speeches

July 24, 2008 Speech
"There is no greater love than the service that Officer Chestnut and Detective Gibson gave to our nation and to those privileged to serve within the United States Capitol."
July 24, 2008 Speech
"The President has not heeded the call of the Congress or the American people to free our oil, so today the House must act."
July 23, 2008 Speech
Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke on the House floor this afternoon in support of the American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008.
July 23, 2008 Speech
"Today, under this temple of democracy, we observe the 60th anniversary of President Truman's executive order desegregating the United States Armed Forces."
July 22, 2008 Speech
"On this trip, we saw what a difference our efforts in Congress had on the people of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast. Mayor Nagin told us that New Orleans' economy is expanding because businesses are growing and families are rebuilding their homes. With UNITY of Greater New Orleans, we ensured that the most vulnerable people in the city are not homeless."
July 15, 2008 Speech
"So here we are again today to come back to have an overwhelming bipartisan vote in the Congress of the United States, in the House of Representatives, to say to the American people that we understand the challenges they face and we will override the President's veto and strengthen Medicare for America's seniors."
July 15, 2008 Speech
"This economy needs the President's attention and he doesn't need to have any diversionary tactics. It's about drilling offshore, but drilling isn't, by his own admission, going to have any effect for many years to come."
July 10, 2008 Speech
"This legislation that is being signed today and sent to the President is a remarkable testament to the powerful voice of America's seniors and their health care providers. Seniors spoke clearly for quality affordable and reliable health care under Medicare and against bloated and unnecessary subsidies for insurance companies."
June 19, 2008 Speech
"We take an oath of office to protect and defend the Constitution from all enemies foreign and domestic. In that Preamble to that Constitution, we must provide for the common defense. Essential to honoring that commitment to protect the American people is to have the operational intelligence that will help us do that."
June 19, 2008 Speech
"We were able to come to this compromise because we were ready."

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