Tag: Leader Pelosi

Voter Empowerment Act

All Americans have a fundamental right to participate in our electoral process.  Far too often, however, voices are silenced with discriminatory barriers, and many across the country are not only enforcing those barriers but enacting new restrictive measures. That is why House… Continue

Leader Pelosi's Mother's Day Visit to Afghanistan

Over the weekend, Leader Pelosi led a bipartisan Delegation to Afghanistan, the first delegation to enter the country since President Barack Obama and President Hamid Karzai signed the historic Strategic Partnership Agreement.  The two-day visit, which included visits to Helmand and Kandahar… Continue

On International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day, we mark progress made for women and the work still to be done. We celebrate equality secured and shine a light on the dark corners where inequality remains the norm. We honor the suffragettes who reached for the… Continue

January Jobs Report

Today the Department of Labor announced that the economy added 243,000 jobs in January and the unemployment rate fell to 8.3 percent: With 257,000 jobs added by private businesses, this marks the 23rd consecutive month of private sector job growth: In addition,… Continue

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Martin Luther King Jr. was a powerful, inspirational, and unwavering voice for hope and peace, justice and brotherhood, civil rights and civility. He led a movement and changed a nation; he fought for freedom and summoned a people to live up to… Continue

Reigniting the American Dream

The holidays are approaching and people across the country are looking toward the New Year; we want all Americans to do so with optimism. Democrats are committed to reigniting the American dream by building ladders of opportunity and tearing down barriers to… Continue

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