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August 30, 2007 Blog
The President is demanding tens of billions more dollars for the war in Iraq despite non-partisan conclusions, such as the draft GAO
August 29, 2007 Blog
The Washington Post reported today that President Bush is preparing a request to Congress for $50 billion more to
August 29, 2007 Blog
In observance of the two year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Congressman James E. Clyburn, House Majority Whip and Chair of the House Democratic Task Force on Hurricane Katrina, released the following statement:

August 28, 2007 Press Release
"'It says in the Bible that when there is injustice in the world, the poorest people and those with the least power, are injured the most. That was demonstrated two years ago, when Hurricane Katrina reached our shores and a natural disaster was compounded by a disaster of man. It has been the responsibility of people of conscience - particularly elected officials - to help right that injustice. That has been the work of Democrats in Congress for the survivors of both Hurricanes Katrina and Rita."
August 28, 2007 Press Release
"'The President's assertion that his escalation has been fully operational for two and a half months misses the point. American men and women have been fighting and dying in Iraq for nearly four and a half years. After all that time, and despite the 30,000 additional troops the President added this year, the new National Intelligence Estimate concludes that security improvements have been 'uneven' and that the level of overall violence in Iraq 'remains high.' In fact, the death toll from sectarian attacks is double last year's level, according to news reports. The purpose of the surge was to provide the Iraqis 'breathing room' for political reconciliation - and the Maliki government has utterly failed."
August 28, 2007 Press Release
"'The new Census report illustrates why Congress needs to immediately pass legislation to strengthen the State Child Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) to ensure that more of America's children have health insurance. The report shows that for the second year in a row, the number of uninsured children increased, leaving a total of 8.7 million children without health care coverage. That is unacceptable."
August 28, 2007 Blog

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement this afternoon on President Bush’s remarks today to the American Legion in Reno, Nevada. Below her statement is a fact sheet on Iraq:

August 28, 2007 Blog
Chairman Tierney of the Oversight Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs sent a letter today to Army Secretary Pete Geren inviting him to testify at a hearing on Sept

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