Tag Archive for News from Pelosi

SCHIP Myths vs. Truth

HT to Speaker Pelosi’s office for this:  TOP MYTHS ABOUT THE BIPARTISAN CHILDREN’S HEALTH INSURANCE BILL 1.  MYTH: Does not target poor kids and extends coverage to kids in families earning $83,000. BUT THE TRUTH IS… The bipartisan children’s health insurance bill puts poor kids first, just as the President claims it should.  The bill specifically targets…

from Speaker Pelosi: Highlights from Greenspan’s New Book

Gotta love the fact the Speaker is playing hardball:   Former Fed Chief Alan Greenspan Denounces Republican Fiscal Irresponsibility “Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan sharply criticizes President George W. Bush’s administration and Republican congressional leaders in his memoir for putting political imperatives ahead of sound economic policies . . .” [Reuters, 9/15/07] “In the…

Pelosi on Gonzo

Washington – Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on the resignation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales:  “The resignation of Attorney General Gonzales is long overdue.  The rampant politicization of federal law enforcement that occurred under his tenure seriously eroded public confidence in our justice system.”  “The President must now restore credibility to the…

Why Do Republicans Continue to Block Recommendations of 9/11 Commission?

State Rep. Chuck DeVore referenced the weekend attacks in Scotland to warn about muslim extremists.  Rudy Giuliani continues to talk abut the dangerous world live in post 9/11 though he did little to follow anti-terrorism recommendations for NYC after the 1993 attack on the World Trade Center.  Mitt Romney talks about “double Gitmo” and John McCain goes…

First Six Months of Democratic Majorities

Not long ago, Rep. John Campbell opined in the OC Metro that the current Democratic Congress could boast of few accomplishments (leaving out the part where Republicans obstructed progress of course). This announcement arrived in my email from the Speaker’s office.  It’s worth a read: PELOSI, REID DISCUSS SIX MONTHS OF DEMOCRATIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS Washington, D.C.—…

Mr. President, will you support the troops?

Washington, D.C. – In a letter to President Bush, House Democratic leaders today (Friday) called on the President to drop his opposition to Democratic plans to give troops the pay raise they deserve and increase benefits for surviving spouses of men and women in uniform. The letter was signed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Majority…

Pelosi: ‘Benchmarks Without Consequences and Enforcement are Meaningless’

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement Thursdayday in response to President Bush’s remarks on the war in Iraq, in which he said he would accept benchmarks: The President has long said he supports benchmarks; what he fails to accept is accountability for failing to meet those benchmarks.  Benchmarks without consequences and…