Press Releases From: 2013

May 15, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and House Democratic women held a press conference today highlighting the protections included in the Affordable Care Act for women and families as the House GOP plans their 37th attempt to repeal the law. Below is a transcript of Leader Pelosi’s opening remarks:

May 15, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi announced today that Catlin O’Neill, longtime aide and Chief of Staff in her Congressional office (CA-12), will be departing for the private sector. Today, Leader Pelosi named Robert Edmonson, her current Legislative Director, as Ms. O’Neill’s successor:

May 14, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today in response to the Department of Defense’s plan to furlough civilian employees in order to deal with budget cuts enforced by sequestration:

May 13, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill (Pelosi), 202-226-7616
Kevin Smith (Boehner), 202-225-0600
 

May 9, 2013 Press Release

Contact: 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 8, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks at an event commemorating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month organized by the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC). The theme of this year’s ceremony is “A Path Forward on Comprehensive Immigration Reform.” Below are the Leader’s remarks:

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May 3, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today in honor of Cinco de Mayo, which falls on Sunday, May 5th:

May 3, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

San Francisco - Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after the Department of Labor announced that the economy added 165,000 jobs and the unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent in April. With private businesses adding 176,000 jobs, this marks the 38th consecutive month of private sector growth:

May 2, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after President Obama announced his intention to nominate Penny Pritzker as the next Secretary of Commerce and Michael Froman as the next U.S. Trade Representative:

May 1, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today honoring Asian Pacific American Heritage Month:

May 1, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today in recognition of Jewish American Heritage Month:

“Jewish American Heritage Month is a time to honor and celebrate a community rich in achievement, central to American progress, bound together by the values of fairness and justice for all.

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May 1, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on the nomination of Congressman Mel Watt to be the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA):

Apr 29, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today to commend President Obama for nominating Anthony Foxx, Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, to be the next Secretary of Transportation:

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Apr 26, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi took to the House floor today to call on House Republicans to appoint budget conferees so an agreement can be reached on the budget that responds to the needs of the American people, including addressing the sequester in a comprehensive way. Below are the Leader’s remarks:

Apr 25, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C.—Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today to mark the dedication of the George W. Bush Library in Dallas, Texas:

Apr 25, 2013 Press Release

Contact: 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:

Leader Pelosi. Good morning. Is this it for “Bring Your Son or Daughter to Work Day?”

Q: I brought my intern.

Apr 24, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today in recognition of the 98th anniversary of the Armenian genocide:

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