Wilton Manors, FL – Today, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined Congressman Ted Deutch (FL-22), Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), Mayor Gary Resnick of Wilton Manors and leaders of the LGBT community in support of the Equality Act, a landmark civil rights… Continue
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today in recognition of the holy month of Ramadan: “The Holy Month of Ramadan is a sacred time for peaceful study and contemplation, an opportunity for spiritual renewal and a call… Continue
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 29: “Each Memorial Day, we pause to remember the men and women who answered the call to serve and made the ultimate… Continue
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi held her weekly press conference today. Below is a transcript of the press conference. Leader Pelosi Opening Remarks: Leader Pelosi. Good morning. Good morning. So much happening in the world. Some of it so very,… Continue
Today, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina released a projected 23% average rate increase in the individual health insurance marketplace. And if you read past the headlines, it becomes instantly clear that the rate increase is a direct result of… Continue
Thank you, Brittany, for bringing your testimony to bear on this important subject. And as indicated by what Brittany had to say, this is a very important issue for women workers in our country. Nearly two-thirds of those who make the minimum wage are women. And as with Brittany, in her case, some of them are raising their families and making sacrifices so that there can be higher profits for corporate America.
Pelosi, Schumer, Hoyer, Durbin Send Letter Urging Secretary Zinke to Reject Attempts to Eliminate National Monuments
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA), Senate Democratic Leader Charles E. Schumer (NY), House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), and Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (IL) released the following statement on a letter they sent to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke today urging him to reject efforts to shrink or eliminate national monuments in carrying out the President’s April 26th executive order:
With the rollout of their budget blueprint earlier this week, President Trump and his Administration claim they are putting ‘taxpayers first’ with ‘a new foundation for American greatness.’ But the American people are not buying it. Editorial boards and groups representing Americans… Continue
Thank you, [Congresswoman] Barbara Lee, for being a champion – that’s hardly the word, it doesn’t seem to measure up, to the leadership she provides for fairness in our country. Tianna, thank you for sharing your story. You are the VIP at this reception here. And I want to thank [Congresswoman] Barbara Lee and Lee Saunders and our other friends in labor who are here. Lee Saunders just had his birthday, and happy birthday Lee Saunders!
Today’s devastating CBO score hammers home Trumpcare’s dire consequences for working families and seniors across the country. House Republicans have tattooed themselves with a Trumpcare bill that means higher costs, 23 million hard-working Americans losing coverage, shredding key protections, a crushing age tax and stealing from Medicare.