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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Today, our armed forces are one step closer to upholding the values of fairness and civil rights for all Americans. With the actions of President Obama, Secretary Panetta, and Admiral Mullen, the discriminatory ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy will soon … Continue reading

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For 198 days the GOP has been in charge of Congress and Americans have yet to see a Republican bill addressing their number one concern, jobs and the economy, come to the floor for a vote. Instead, Congressional Republicans have … Continue reading

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This morning, Leader Pelosi met with Elizabeth Warren, Assistant to the President and Special Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, along with freshmen, sophomore and junior Members of the Democratic Caucus: Tomorrow marks … Continue reading

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To: Interested Parties Fr: Democratic Leader’s Press Office Dt: July 20, 2011 Re: Polls Show GOP Out of Touch with Americans With our economy hanging in balance as August 2nd quickly approaches, Congressional Republicans are jeopardizing the economic security of … Continue reading

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This afternoon, Congresswoman Janice Hahn (D-CA) was sworn in: Rep. Hahn was elected July 12, 2011 to fill the 36th district seat of California held by the Honorable Jane Harman who resigned on February 28, 2011. Rep. Hahn brings the … Continue reading

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House Republicans are playing political games with our nation’s economy. Today, the GOP will vote on their “Cut, Cap and End Medicare” plan – a plan more extreme than the Ryan budget – that will destroy 700,000 jobs, harm our … Continue reading

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Republicans have already voted not once, but twice, for the Ryan Republican budget that ends Medicare in order to give tax breaks to big oil and companies that ship jobs overseas—but now they’re bringing an even more extreme budget bill … Continue reading

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On Friday, the White House announced President Obama would be meeting with His Holiness the Dalai Lama over the weekend–Leader Pelosi on the meeting: President Obama is to be commended on the announcement that he will meet with His Holiness … Continue reading

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Today House Republicans abruptly announced plans to bring to the floor their so-call “cut, cap and balance” plan – yet another outrageous ploy to advance their ideological agenda that ends Medicare while protecting tax breaks for Big Oil and companies … Continue reading

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Today Leader Pelosi held her weekly press conference discussing the ongoing debt talks, 191 days of Republican control of the House with no jobs legislation, what’s at stake for young people in the budget talks, and S’mores (really): Transcript: Leader … Continue reading

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