Tag: Real Security


Goodbye 'Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell'

On December 15th, 2010, the Democratically-controlled House overwhelmingly passed the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Act (HR 2965) by a vote of 250-175—quickly followed by Senate passage on December 18th and the President’s signature into law on December 22nd: Watch video highlights… Continue

Leader Pelosi & Congressional Delegation in Afghanistan

This morning, Leader Pelosi returned from spending two days in Afghanistan leading a bipartisan Congressional Delegation to Afghanistan with: Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) Congressman John Mica (R-FL) Congressman Leonard Boswell (D-IA) Congressman Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) In Afghanistan, the delegation visited with U.S…. Continue

GOP YouCut Bill Rejected By House

Today, House Republicans brought their latest YouCut bill to the House floor – the United Nations Tax Equalization Refund Act (HR 519) – which wouldn’t save taxpayers one dime and jeopardizes urgently needed security upgrades requested by the New York Police Department…. Continue

Will The GOP Response Answer These 3 Questions?

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin will deliver the response to President Obama’s State of the Union address. Will he answer the following three questions? 1. Will Mr. Ryan explain the consequences of the plan by 174 House Republicans representing… Continue

Strengthening the New GI Bill

This afternoon, Speaker Pelosi, House Democratic Leaders and Democratic Members of the House joined with representatives from Veterans’ Service Organizations including Joy Ilam from the Disabled American Vets, Timothy Tetz from the American Legion, Todd Powers from the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans… Continue

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