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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: Time for Immigration Reform is Now

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi met today with Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to reiterate House Democrat’s commitment to comprehensive immigration reform.  Below are her remarks as prepared: “Today I join my colleagues of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to reiterate House Democrats’ commitment to comprehensive immigration reform.  The time to pass comprehensive immigration…

Signing statement could lead to lawsuit

Earlier this month I wondered in a post why the “Decider in Chief” didn’t just sign the Iraq War funding bill and issue a signing statement saying he wouldn’t follow the timelines. I get it now. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is threatening to take President Bush to court if he issues a signing statement…

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…

Pelosi Calls for Energy Independence

Pelosi: ‘Energy Independence is Essential to Reducing the Price at the Pump’  Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democratic Leaders held a press stake out this afternoon regarding the increase in gas prices.  Below is her opening statement: This weekend, the nationwide average of $3.07 per gallon set a record – exceeding last…

Pelosi Statement on Meeting with Columbian President Alvaro Uribe

As it turns out, I have a connection in the speaker’s office and LiberalOC.com readers will be getting some unfiltered communications from the Speaker moving forward. Thursday, May 3, 2007 Pelosi Statement on Meeting Today with Colombian President Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after meeting with President Alvaro Uribe…