Press Releases From: 2016

Feb 2, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Evangeline George, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after House Republicans failed to override the President’s veto of their budget reconciliation bill to defund Planned Parenthood and repeal the Affordable Care Act:

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Feb 1, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Evangeline George, 202-226-7616

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

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Jan 29, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Evangeline George, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today to mark the seventh anniversary of the enactment of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, which was the first bill signed into law by President Barack Obama on January 29, 2009:

Jan 29, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Evangeline George, 202-226-7616

Baltimore – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and the Members of the House Democratic Leadership held a press conference concluding the 2016 Democratic Issues Conference ‘United for Opportunity’.  Below are the Leader’s remarks followed by the question and answer session.

Jan 28, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Evangeline George, 202-226-7616

Baltimore – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and the Members of the House Democratic Caucus held a press availability following Vice President Biden’s remarks at the 2016 Democratic Issues Conference.  Below are the Leader’s opening remarks followed by the question and answer session.

Jan 27, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Evangeline George, 202-226-7616

Baltimore – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and the Members of the House Democratic Leadership held a press conference ahead of the 2016 Democratic Issues Conference.  Below are the Leader’s remarks followed by the question and answer session.

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Jan 22, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Evangeline George, 202-226-7616

San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement marking the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision today:

Jan 21, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Evangeline George, 202-226-7616

San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today to mark the sixth anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. FEC:

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Jan 19, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Evangeline George, 202-226-7616

San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after the United States Supreme Court announced it would review the President’s Immigration Executive Actions:

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Jan 18, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Evangeline George, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after the White House announced that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has verified that Iran has met the requirements under the P5+1 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action for full implementation of the agreement:

Jan 18, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Evangeline George, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after it was announced that Iran has released American prisoners Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, Marine veteran Amir Hekmati, Saeed Abedini, Nosratollah Khosravi and Matthew Trevithick:

Jan 15, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Evangeline George, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi today released the following statement on Rev. Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. Day, which is observed annually as a national day of service on the third Monday of January, in honor of the civil rights leader’s birthday on January 15, 1929:

Jan 12, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Evangeline George, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on President Obama’s final State of the Union address:

Jan 8, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Evangeline George, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after President Obama vetoed Republicans’ reconciliation bill defunding Planned Parenthood:

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Jan 8, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Evangeline George, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today in remembrance of the fifth anniversary of the tragic shooting in Tucson, Arizona that claimed the lives of six and injured 13 people, including then-Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords:

Jan 8, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Evangeline George, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. — Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after the Department of Labor announced that the economy added 292,000 jobs in December.  With businesses adding 275,000 jobs last month, December represents the 70th consecutive month of private sector job growth:

Jan 6, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Evangeline George, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, House Budget Committee Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen, Select Committee Ranking Member Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky and the Democratic Members of Republicans’ Select Committee to Attack Women’s Health held a press conference today.  Below are the Leader’s remarks:

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Jan 5, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Evangeline George, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on President Obama’s new executive actions to reduce gun violence and make American communities safer:

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