Speeches

March 14, 2008 Speech
"Although some have been willing to send our men and women in uniform into harm's way without the equipment they need to keep them safe, we don't make any accusations against them that they are not patriotic Americans. We want to protect the American people."
March 13, 2008 Speech
In advance of next week's fifth anniversary of the war in Iraq, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Congressional leaders spoke today at a U.S. Capitol remembrance ceremony honoring our troops, veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
March 11, 2008 Speech
"Since the Ethics Committee was first constituted in 1967, the House has set increasingly higher standards of conduct to guide Members because public office is a public trust."
March 5, 2008 Speech
"I rise in support of the legislation because illness of the brain must be treated like illness anywhere else in the body. The Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act is a comprehensive bill to help end discrimination against those who seek treatment for mental illness."
February 8, 2008 Speech
"It's quite an evening when we can come together in a bipartisan way for legislation that helps the middle class, helps those who aspire to the middle class, and gives incentives to businesses to create jobs to stimulate our economy."
January 28, 2008 Speech
"A national call to action on behalf of the struggling families in the heartland, and across this great country. A wakeup call to Washington, on behalf of a new American majority, that time is running out on our opportunities to meet our challenges and solve our problems."
January 16, 2008 Speech
"She possessed a remarkable optimism about the future, a belief in the power of dialogue, and a strong commitment to democracy. She was an advocate for reconciliation, between Islamic and non-Islamic societies, and outlined how that goal could be achieved. She not only had a vision, she had a plan on how it would be done. The strength of her message and hope has underscored how much we lost in her tragic death."
December 19, 2007 Speech
"We have made a down payment on the future, but much more needs to be done. And we hope to do it, as we have this year, with strong bipartisan majorities in both the House and the Senate, with strict fiscal discipline, living up to the highest ethical standard."
December 18, 2007 Speech
"With a stroke of the pen, both here and then tomorrow when the President signs the bill, we will set America on a path to save more than 4 million barrels of oil per day by 2030. That's twice the amount of oil we import from the Persian Gulf alone."
December 12, 2007 Speech
"This is indeed a sad action for him to take, because so many children in our country need access to quality health care. That is why we were able to pass with strong bipartisan support, in the House and Senate, with the veto-proof majority in the Senate, legislation that would cover 10 million children in America at the cost of $35 billion. It was all paid for."

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