Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi

Representing the 12th District of California

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Press Releases From: 2008

Jul 16, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today after the House yesterday passed amendments to a bill that will tighten sanctions against Burma and ban the importation of Burmese gems. The bill now goes to the Senate.

Jul 16, 2008 Press Release

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Jul 15, 2008 Press Release

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Jul 15, 2008 Press Release

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Jul 15, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke on the House floor this afternoon to urge a vote to override the President's veto of the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act. The House voted overwhelmingly, 383 to 41, to override the President's veto. Below are the Speaker's remarks:

Jul 15, 2008 Press Release

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Jul 15, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today a Department of Transportation grant of $11.76 million for Phase 2 of the Third Street-Central Subway Project:

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Jul 14, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today in response to the Bush Administration?s proposals on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac:

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Jul 14, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on President Bush's announcement lifting the executive ban on drilling in protected coastal areas:

"Once again, the oilman in the White House is echoing the demands of Big Oil.

Jul 11, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today after the Senate approved housing legislation to address the mortgage crisis:

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Jul 9, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement reiterating her letter yesterday to President Bush urging him to immediately tap the Strategic Petroleum Reserve:

Jul 9, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today in response to missile tests conducted today by Iran:

Jul 9, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke on the floor this afternoon in support of H.R. 5541, the Federal Land Assistance, Management and Enhancement Act (FLAME Act), which passed by voice vote. Below are the Speaker's remarks:

Jul 9, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi today issued the following statement upon Senate passage of Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 by a vote of 69 to 30.

Jul 8, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today about Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's call for a timetable for withdrawal of U.S. forces from Iraq:

Jul 3, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi today released the following statement after the Department of Labor released its employment report for June showing a loss of 62,000 jobs, and an unemployment rate of 5.5 percent. The economy has lost 438,000 jobs in the past six months:

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