Pelosi Remarks at Press Availability after Bipartisan Meeting with Prime Minister Narenda Damodardas Modi of India
“Thank you very much, Mr. Speaker. It’s an honor to join you in welcoming Prime Minister Modi to the Capitol of the United States – to the center of the oldest democracy in the world, the leader of the largest democracy in the world.”
“Nothing is more fundamental to our democracy or more essential to our future than ensuring the voices of all Americans are heard in our elections. Early voting is an indispensable resource for many citizens – especially people facing disadvantages – who may be unable to make it to the polls on Election Tuesday.”
Speaker Boehner was asked earlier today on ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” whether he’d be able to rally his party to pass bipartisan immigration reform. His predictable response? “Absolutely.” But take a look at some of the other times the Speaker has assured the country of getting something done on immigration reform:
“Speaker Boehner’s excuse-laden defense of House Republicans’ record is laughable. The truth is that Speaker Boehner has presided over the two most unproductive sessions of Congress in history and intense internal party dysfunction that has driven Americans’ disapproval of Congress to record lows.”
“As Attorney General, Eric Holder has been a dedicated stalwart for civil rights, protecting our homeland and pursuing justice.”
Good news on the ACA just keeps coming in. A new report yesterday by HHS reveals that because the Affordable Care Act is reducing the number of uninsured, particularly in Medicaid expansion states, hospitals will save $5.7 billion this year in uncompensated care costs.
Another week, another report, and more great news for the Affordable Care Act – it continues to work for millions of Americans! According to an HHS report, consumers will have more choices as they shop for quality, affordable coverage on the Health Insurance Marketplace in 2015, because there will be a net 25 percent increase in the number of issuers offering Marketplace coverage.
“Rosh Hashanah, this moment of repentance and introspection, is an opportunity for Jewish families around the world to celebrate a new year and to once again renew the call to repair the world, cherish justice, and seek peace.”
The best way to grow the American economy is to give women the tools they need to succeed, including equal pay and affordable child care, Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told a group of Latino business people Monday.
“I commend the President for his strong leadership in building the broad coalition that joined U.S. forces in airstrikes on ISIS targets in Syria last night.”