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Jan 04, 2011, 09:01 ET Pelosi to Attend North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Monday, January 10

Speaker Nancy Pelosi will travel to Detroit for the North American International Auto Show on Monday, January 10, 2011. "A strong American...


Jan 03, 2011, 09:24 ET Pelosi Statement on Republican Bill to Repeal Health Reform

Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after the incoming House Republican leadership posted their legislation to repeal the...


Dec 22, 2010, 06:31 ET Pelosi Transcript of Enrollment Ceremony for COMPETES Act

Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Members of Congress held a press availability this afternoon in the Speaker’s office to sign the America COMPETES...


Dec 22, 2010, 06:24 ET Pelosi Floor Speech on James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act

Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke on the House floor this afternoon in support of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, which passed the House ...


Dec 21, 2010, 05:49 ET Pelosi Statement on Government Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Performance Improvement Act

Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after the House passed the bipartisan Government Efficiency, Effectiveness, and...


Dec 21, 2010, 05:41 ET Pelosi Statement on FDA Food Safety Modernization Act

Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after the House passed the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act. This legislation includes a ...


Dec 21, 2010, 05:15 ET Pelosi: 'In Acting to Update and Extend the COMPETES Act, We Will Spur Innovation, Invest in Cutting-Edge Research'

Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke on the House floor this afternoon in support of the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010, which just passed the...


Dec 21, 2010, 04:32 ET Pelosi Remarks at Enrollment Ceremony for Legislation Repealing 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks this afternoon in the Capitol Visitor Center (CVC) Auditorium at an enrollment ceremony with Democratic...


Dec 17, 2010, 12:05 ET Pelosi Floor Speech in Tribute to Ambassador Richard Holbrooke

Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke on the House floor this morning in support of a bipartisan House resolution honoring the life and work of Ambassador...


Dec 17, 2010, 09:19 ET Pelosi Announces Communications Staff Leadership

Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today that she has named Nadeam Elshami as Communications Director/Senior Advisor and Drew Hammill as Deputy...


Dec 17, 2010, 06:05 ET Pelosi Remarks at Enrollment Ceremony for Post-9/11 Veterans Legislation

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Democratic Leaders and Democratic Members of the House joined with representatives from Veterans' Service Organizations...


Dec 17, 2010, 01:37 ET Pelosi: Democratic Provisions of Tax Cut Bill Benefit Middle Class; Republicans Insist on an Extra Tax Cut for the Wealthiest

Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke on the House floor tonight on H.R. 4853, the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of...


Dec 16, 2010, 11:39 ET Pelosi Announces Ranking Members in 112th Congress

Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today that the House Democratic Caucus has approved Ranking Members on Standing House committees in the 112th Congress....


Dec 16, 2010, 03:45 ET Pelosi: $6 Million for Central Subway Will Bring Us Closer to Relieving Traffic Congestion in San Francisco

Speaker Pelosi issued the following statement about the Department of Transportation awarding $6 million to the San Francisco Municipal...


Dec 16, 2010, 03:25 ET Pelosi Statement on House Passage of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements Act

Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today after the House passed the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements Act to...


Dec 15, 2010, 05:56 ET Pelosi: Repealing 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Will Honor the Service and Sacrifice of All Who Protect Americans

Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke on the House floor this afternoon in support of legislation to repeal the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, which ...


Dec 15, 2010, 04:44 ET Pelosi, Boehner Appoint Members to Key National Indicators Commission

Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Republican Leader John Boehner today announced members they appointed to serve on the Commission on Key National...


Dec 14, 2010, 07:38 ET Pelosi Introduces Resolution Congratulating San Francisco Giants on World Series Win

Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after introducing H.Res. 1760, a resolution of the House of Representatives...


Dec 14, 2010, 05:29 ET Pelosi Announces Departure of Longtime Communications Director Brendan Daly

Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today that her longtime Communications Director, Brendan Daly, is departing her office for the private sector. Daly...


Dec 13, 2010, 04:21 ET Pelosi Statement on Affordable Care Act Ruling in Virginia District Court

Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today after a District Court judge in Virginia ruled one provision of the Affordable Care Act...


Dec 13, 2010, 01:08 ET Pelosi Statement on President Obama Signing Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act

Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after she attended a ceremony this morning where President Obama signed the Healthy,...


Dec 10, 2010, 05:00 ET Pelosi Remarks at Press Availability at Nobel Peace Center in Oslo

Speaker Nancy Pelosi toured the Nobel Peace Center and Museum today following the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony at Oslo City Hall. At the conclusion of...


Dec 09, 2010, 12:53 ET Pelosi Statement on House Democratic Caucus Resolution on Tax Cuts

peaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today on a voice vote by the House Democratic Caucus this morning to reject the tax proposal as...


Dec 09, 2010, 08:52 ET Pelosi to Attend Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony in Oslo, Norway

Speaker Nancy Pelosi will attend the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Oslo, Norway, as part of the official delegation on behalf of Liu Xiaobo and...


Dec 09, 2010, 07:27 ET Pelosi Statement on Senate Failure to Advance 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Repeal

Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement tonight after a vote to advance the Defense Authorization bill, which repeals the discriminatory...