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March 27, 2007 Blog
A Republican Budget Committee document, highlighted by conservative media with no scrutiny, has contended that the Democratic budget we are considering in the Hous
March 27, 2007 Blog
The Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, chaired by Rep.
March 26, 2007 Press Release
"'Recent evidence indicates that the Bush Administration - contrary to public and private assurances - exploited this loophole to fire a respected U.S. Attorney in order to appoint a protégé of Karl Rove without confirmation."
March 26, 2007 Press Release
"'This legislation restores Constitutional checks and balances in the appointment process of interim U.S. Attorneys. It removes a loophole inserted by the prior Republican Congress that permits the indefinite appointment of interim U.S. Attorneys without Senate confirmation."
March 26, 2007 Blog
Speaker Pelosi released the following statement on H.R. 580, Restoring Checks and Balances in the Confirmation Process of U.S. Attorneys, which passed by a vote of 329 to 78:

March 26, 2007 Blog
Right now the House is considering H.R. 580, Interim Appointment of U.S. Attorneys. This bill, introduced by Rep. Howard Berman (CA-28), is designed to help better ensure the independence of U.S.
March 26, 2007 Blog
Citing evidence that senior White House officials are using RNC and other political email accounts to avoid leaving a record of official communications, Oversight Committee Chairman Henry Waxman sent letters today to the Republican National
March 26, 2007 Blog
The Oversight Committee is currently holding a hearing to examine the high cost of biotech medicines to our health care system, as well the prospects and need for a pathway that would allow the FDA to approve safe and affordable generic ver

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