“However disappointed we may be in the decision by the grand jury in St. Louis County, we must hold the family of Michael Brown in our hearts, and reject the acts of violence and destruction that detract from the efforts of those who continue to peacefully protest this tragedy.
“As a decorated Vietnam War veteran, president of the World USO, Deputy Administrator of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Senator, and Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel has dedicated his life to serving the American people with dignity and courage.”
“After scouring Washington for months, Republicans have finally found a TV lawyer to file their meritless lawsuit.”
“Speaker Boehner has led some of the most obstructive, unproductive and self-destructive congresses in the history of our nation.”
“The President’s Immigration Accountability Executive Actions will secure our borders, prioritize enforcement, and provide relief to millions of hard-working, law-abiding families who may now have a happy Thanksgiving free from the fear of separation.”
“The action the President will take this week is about securing the border and holding undocumented immigrants accountable.”
“Our Ranking Members embody energy, insight and creativity,” said Leader Pelosi. “They represent the determination and drive of our talented Caucus, and they are fully committed to fighting for middle-class families and hardworking Americans everywhere.”
“I congratulate Frank Pallone on a hard fought campaign and congratulate Anna Eshoo for raising the issue of innovation to a level that all Members appreciate,” said Leader Pelosi. “We look forward to working with both of these Members as we move forward.”
“So, much more needs to be done, and, perhaps, with all the big money pulling in from special interests to counter our argument and drown it out, suffocating the airways, perhaps in the normal course of Congressional debate we can make clear the distinction between where were then, the path we are on now, and the attempts by some to take us right back where we were.”
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi announced today that she will nominate Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut and Congresswoman Donna Edwards of Maryland to serve as the co-chairs of the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee for the 114th Congress.