That state from Seneca Falls to this Summit today, we know we stand on the shoulders of giants. We have all gathered here, because we understand this indisputable truth about our country: when women succeed, America succeeds!
It is with the deepest pride that I join my colleagues, Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez and Congressman José Serrano in support of this legislation. Although we have concerns about some elements of it, we support it on balance.
Baltimore – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi delivered the commencement address to the Class of 2016 graduates at Morgan State University – the largest historically black college or university in Maryland. Below are the Leader’s remarks as delivered: “Good morning, everyone. Thank you,… Continue
On behalf of the United States Congress, it is my great honor to congratulate you: the 2016 class of Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service!
“Today is a historic day, indeed, because it celebrates the 6th anniversary of the signing of the Affordable Care Act. It sits right up there – March 23, 2010 – as it does with August 14, 1935, the day President Roosevelt signed the Social Security Bill, with July 30, 1965, when President Lyndon Johnson signed the Medicare Bill, and on March 23, 2010, President Barack Obama proudly signed the Affordable Care Act. These are three pillars of economic security for America’s families, and we are very, very proud of all of it.”
“Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Happy St. Patrick ’s Day to you. And what a way House Republicans have chosen to celebrate St. Patrick ’s Day.”
“Good afternoon, everyone. Welcome to Statuary Hall. Thank you all for joining us for this annual celebration of Women’s History Month.”
“I guess it’s afternoon now. Good afternoon, everyone. How wonderful it is to see you out in the cold for our children and for our country.”
Pelosi Remarks at House Democrats’ ‘The Flint Water Crisis: Lessons for Protecting America’s Children’ Steering & Policy Committee Hearing
“Good afternoon, everyone. We’re talking about the well-being of our children and families in Flint, Michigan – for your own sacred ground – as we talk about how we, as their public servants, meet their needs.”
It is a true privilege to be here with so many advocates, leaders, champions for LGBT Americans celebrating the 25th anniversary of Equality Illinois.