Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi

Representing the 12th District of California

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Press Releases From: 2008

Dec 2, 2008 Press Release

Contact:Brendan Daly/Nadeam Elshami, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement on a report issued this afternoon by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the Treasury Department’s implementation of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP):

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Dec 2, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement after the Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism released its final report, titled "World At Risk":

Dec 1, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement in recognition of World AIDS Day today:

"This year marks 20 years since the first World AIDS Day was commemorated to raise awareness and move the nations of the world to act.

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Nov 26, 2008 Press Release

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San Francisco – Yesterday, Speaker Nancy Pelosi joined civic leaders in unveiling a bust of the late Supervisor Harvey Milk at the Treasure Island Job Corps Center. Tomorrow, November 27, 2008 marks the 30th anniversary of Supervisor Milk’s assassination. Below are the Speaker’s remarks from yesterday:

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Nov 26, 2008 Press Release

Contact:Brendan Daly/Nadeam Elshami, 202-226-7616

San Francisco – Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on the late San Francisco Mayor George Moscone. Tomorrow, November 27, 2008 marks the 30th anniversary of Mayor Moscone’s assassination.

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Nov 26, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement regarding the deadly terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India:

Nov 20, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and House and Senate Democratic leaders held a news conference this afternoon in the Capitol to discuss aid to the domestic auto industry. Below are the Speaker’s opening remarks:

Nov 20, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement regarding Labor Department figures released today showing that new U.S. jobless claims rose to their highest level in more than 16 years.

Nov 20, 2008 Press Release

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Nov 17, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement this afternoon following a meeting late this afternoon that House Democratic leaders held with Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke:

Nov 15, 2008 Press Release

Contact:Brendan Daly/Nadeam Elshami, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. -- As Congress prepares to address the economic crisis facing the domestic automobile industry, Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today concerning legislation under development by House Democrats:

Nov 13, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. — Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today on deteriorating economic news, including a steep rise in foreclosures and increased number of Americans filing for jobless claims:

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Nov 7, 2008 Press Release

Contact:Brendan Daly/Nadeam Elshami, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement this morning after the Department of Labor released its employment report for October showing a loss of another 240,000 American jobs, bringing the total number of jobs lost this year to 1.2 million, and a 14-year high jobless rate of 6.5 percent:

Nov 6, 2008 Press Release

Contact:Brendan Daly/Nadeam Elshami, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement regarding the passage of California Proposition 8:

"I am deeply disappointed by the passage of Proposition 8. This ballot measure takes away individual rights and freedoms, and is rooted in the politics of division.

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Oct 30, 2008 Press Release

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Oct 28, 2008 Press Release

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Oct 24, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today on the European Parliament’s decision to award the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to Hu Jia, a Chinese human rights activist currently imprisoned by the Chinese government.

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