Monthly Archives: November 2010

In the last two years, Senate Republicans have repeatedly obstructed job creation legislation and legislation to extend critical unemployment insurance benefits to help Americans who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own make ends meet as they … Continue reading

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This report from the Defense Department reaches the same conclusions that a majority of men and women in uniform and a majority of Americans have reached: repealing ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ makes for good public policy. By doing so, we … Continue reading

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Tonight, the Senate passed legislation that would provide funding for the African American farmers’ and Native Americans’ settlements reached in the Pigford and Cobell class action lawsuits against the federal government. Speaker Pelosi: I have long urged my colleagues in … Continue reading

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The American people, struggling with high unemployment, continue to look to their leaders for a lifeline until they can get back to work. Today, Democrats voted to extend unemployment insurance to Americans who lost their jobs through no fault of … Continue reading

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According to a report released yesterday by the Center for Automotive Research, government action supporting the auto industry prevented a $26.8 billion loss to the American taxpayer and saved nearly 1.5 million American jobs. And today’s initial public stock offering … Continue reading

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On Veterans Day, we come together as a nation to honor the patriotism, courage, and service of all of our men and women in uniform. We pay tribute to those who served; those who returned from battle forever changed; those … Continue reading

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This morning, Speaker Pelosi was honored to join Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki, former Secretary of Veterans Affairs Anthony Principi, Co-Founder and Chair of the Disabled Veterans’ LIFE Memorial Foundation Lois B. Pope, and Gary Sinise at the groundbreaking … Continue reading

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Our nation is facing two challenges: the need to create jobs and address our budget deficit. Any viable proposal from the President’s Fiscal Commission must strengthen our economy, but it must do so in a fair way, focusing on how … Continue reading

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All San Franciscans are so proud of the World Series champion San Francisco Giants! It was a phenomenal team effort, filled with fantastic pitching, clutch hitting, and great fielding. Congratulations to Manager Bruce Bochy and the entire team — they … Continue reading

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