Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi

Representing the 12th District of California

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Press Releases From: 2008

Oct 1, 2008 Press Release

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Oct 1, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement after the Senate approved the economic rescue plan.  The House is expected to take action on the legislation later this week:

Sep 30, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement tonight on the Senate's unanimous consent agreement to vote tomorrow night on bipartisan legislation to address the financial crisis:

Sep 29, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke on the House floor this afternoon in support the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008. Below are her remarks, as prepared:

"Madam Speaker, when was the last time someone asked you for $700 billion?

Sep 29, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Chairman Barney Frank of the House Financial Services Committee, and House Democratic leaders held a news conference this afternoon following the defeat of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008. Below are her opening remarks:

Sep 29, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement on the eve of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year:

"As Rosh Hashanah begins this evening I send my best wishes the Jewish Community for a happy, healthy and peaceful New Year.

Sep 28, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Congressional leaders held a press availability in the Capitol this evening following negotiations on bipartisan legislation to address the financial crisis. Below are her remarks:

Sep 26, 2008 Press Release

 

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Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on the Renewable Energy and Job Creation Tax Act of 2008, which will extend and expand tax incentives for renewable energy passed the House today by a vote of 257 to 166:

Sep 25, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Afghan President Hamid Karzai held a brief press availability before their meeting today in the Capitol. Below are the Speaker's remarks:

"Good afternoon. It is a pleasure to welcome President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan back to the Capitol.

Sep 25, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Democratic leaders, and Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank held a news conference in the Capitol tonight to discuss the continuing negotiations with the Administration on legislation to address the financial markets crisis. Below are her remarks:

Sep 24, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 2638, the Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, which funds certain government operations at last year's levels through March 6, 2009. The bill passed by a vote of 370 to 58:

Sep 24, 2008 Press Release

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Sep 24, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement tonight following President Bush's speech on the crisis in the financial markets:

Sep 24, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement tonight on House passage of H.R. 7005, a bill to provide critical tax relief to 25 million middle-class families by protecting them from the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT). The bill passed by a vote of 393 to 30:

Sep 23, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after the House passed the Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights legislation by a vote of 312 to 112:

Sep 23, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement this evening in strong support of the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, which just passed the House by a vote of 376 to 47:

Sep 22, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Democratic leadership, and Chairman Barney Frank of the House Financial Services Committee discussed the continuing negotiations with the Administration on legislation to address the financial markets crisis. Below are the Speaker's remarks:

Sep 21, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today as Congress and the White House work to craft legislation to address the crisis in our financial markets:

Sep 20, 2008 Press Release

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