Press Releases From: 2012

May 25, 2012 Press Release

Contact: Nadeam Elshami/Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today to mark Memorial Day, which will be observed on Monday, May 28:

May 25, 2012 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Drew Hammill, spokesman for Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, issued the following statement in response to a federal district court decision yesterday in the Northern District of California in Dragovich v. U.S.

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May 25, 2012 Press Release

Contact: Nadeam Elshami/Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today to mark the 75th anniversary of the completion of the Golden Gate Bridge, which falls on Sunday. The bridge first opened on May 27, 1937:

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May 23, 2012 Press Release

Contact: Nadeam Elshami/Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi today called on Speaker Boehner to bring a permanent extension of the middle income tax cuts to the House floor immediately and use the revenues resulting from the expiring tax breaks for those earning more than a million dollars to pay down the deficit.

May 22, 2012 Press Release

Contact: Nadeam Elshami/Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released a video today to mark the third annual observance of Harvey Milk Day in the state of California. Below is a transcript of the video:

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May 19, 2012 Press Release

Contact: Nadeam Elshami/Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement upon news that Chinese lawyer and human rights activist Chen Guangcheng and his immediate family have arrived in the United States:

May 18, 2012 Press Release

Contact: Nadeam Elshami/Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after the House voted down the Smith-Amash amendment which addresses concerns over the indefinite detention of American citizens. The amendment failed by a vote of 182-237:

May 17, 2012 Press Release

Contact: Nadeam Elshami/Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced that the City of San Francisco would restore $6.6 million for HIV/AIDS care, treatment and prevention funding for FY 2012-13.

May 17, 2012 Press Release

Contact: Nadeam Elshami/Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi held her weekly press conference today in the Capitol Visitor Center. Below is a transcript of the press conference:

May 17, 2012 Press Release

Contact: Nadeam Elshami/Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on the Voter Empowerment Act, which was introduced by Congressman John Lewis, Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn, Congressman John Conyers, and Congressman Robert Brady:

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May 15, 2012 Press Release

Contact: Nadeam Elshami/Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after the Senate passed the reauthorization of the Import-Export Bank. The legislation now heads to President Obama for his signature:

May 15, 2012 Press Release

Contact: Nadeam Elshami/Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after Speaker Boehner threatened to create another partisan, manufactured crisis that will harm America’s middle class:

May 14, 2012 Press Release

Contact: Nadeam Elshami/Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

May 14, 2012 Press Release

Contact: Nadeam Elshami/Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

May 14, 2012 Press Release

Contact: Nadeam Elshami/Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Budapest – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi held a press availability after delivering remarks at the Terror House Museum in Budapest, Hungary.

Below is a transcript of the Leader’s remarks:

Leader Pelosi. I’d be pleased to take any questions you have, I’ve made my statement in the other room.

May 12, 2012 Press Release

Contact: Nadeam Elshami/Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement after visiting troops at Al Udeid Air Base:

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