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September 6, 2007 Press Release
"'When people ask me what the three most important issues facing the Congress, I always say the same thing: our children, our children, our children. Their health; their education; the economic security of their families; the retirement and security of their grandparents; healthy, safe neighborhood and environment in which they can thrive; and a world at peace in which they can participate."
September 6, 2007 Blog
"In congressional testimony Monday, Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, the top U.S.
September 6, 2007 Blog
This morning, the House Armed Services Committee and Foreign Affairs Committee held a joint hearing entitled "Beyond the September Report: What's Next for Iraq?" re
September 6, 2007 Blog
The Armed Services Committee is currently holding a hearing to receive testimony on the Independent Assessment of Iraqi Security Forces.
September 5, 2007 Speech
"'To make our country safer, H.R. 1, the very first bill that Congress introduced and passed in the Congress, the 9/11 Commission recommendations, has been signed into law by the President. To grow our economy, we passed our innovation agenda, which has been signed into law by the President...we passed the minimum wage, which was signed by the President and now is the law of the land. To restore accountability to the Congress, to restore honest leadership and open government, we passed the most far reaching ethics and lobbying reform bill, which we sent to the President last night, which we anticipate that he will sign."
September 5, 2007 Press Release
"'On the Energy and Commerce Committee, he was deeply involved in consumer issues, including protecting consumers from unfair credit report practices. He also worked to preserve our history by supporting and improving sites honoring our nation's presidents. As Vice President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, Congressman Gillmor was the highest-ranking American in this highly esteemed international organization of parliamentary members from the 26 NATO nations."
September 5, 2007 Blog
Today Democratic Caucus Chairman Rahm Emanuel released the following letter to White House Chief of Staff Joshua B.