Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi

Representing the 12th District of California

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Press Releases From: 2008

Jul 31, 2008 Press Release

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

Jul 31, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after the House approved the Higher Education Opportunity Act Conference Report by a vote of 380 to 49. The Senate could pass the Conference Report as early as today:

Jul 31, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement tonight after the Senate voted 89 to 3 to pass the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act conference report. The House passed the bill by a 424 to 1 vote yesterday; the bill now goes to President Bush for his signature into law:

Jul 30, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other House leaders held a photo opportunity with Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani today. Below are her opening remarks:

Jul 30, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke on the House floor this afternoon in support of H.R. 4040, the Conference Report on Consumer Product Safety Modernization Act. The legislation passed overwhelmingly with a vote of 424 to 1. Below are the Speaker's remarks:

Jul 30, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi today released the following statement on House passage of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act by a vote of 326 to 102. The legislation grants the Food and Drug Administration authority to regulate the advertising, marketing and manufacturing of tobacco products.

Jul 28, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today the fiscal year 2008 Homeland Security grants for the San Francisco Bay Area, including $37 million for Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) and an additional $1.1 million as part of the UASI Nonprofit Security Grant Program:

Jul 28, 2008 Press Release

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Jul 24, 2008 Press Release

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Jul 24, 2008 Press Release

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Jul 23, 2008 Press Release

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Jul 23, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke on the House floor this afternoon in support of the American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008. The legislation passed by a vote of 272 to 152. Below are her remarks:

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Jul 22, 2008 Press Release

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Jul 21, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today reacting to comments by a spokesman for the Iraqi government, following a meeting between Senator Barack Obama and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, in which the spokesman said Iraqis would like to see the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops by 2010.

Jul 18, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement on reports that President Bush and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Malaki will work to include a “general time horizon - in the security agreement between the United States and Iraq:

Jul 17, 2008 Press Release

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Jul 16, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement this evening on the record drop in oil prices today - the largest drop in 17 years:

Jul 16, 2008 Press Release

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