Tag: Veterans

Pelosi, Huffman, Bay Area Members Meet with Rosie the Riveter Veterans

“These trailblazing women helped build the arsenal of democracy that made victory in World War II possible,” Leader Pelosi said. “In every state, on the factory floor and the assembly line, these pioneers gave life to the iconic portrait of ‘Rosie the Riveter.’ Their work, in wartime and the years that followed, prove a great truth about our nation: when women succeed, America succeeds.”

On Memorial Day

On Memorial Day, we honor those who gave their lives so we can be the land of the free and the home of the brave. Throughout our history, the members of our armed forces have fought to establish a nation, to preserve… Continue

The Hiring Heroes Act

Our men and women in uniform fight abroad so we can know safety and security at home. Yet when they return from war and re-enter civilian life, too many soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines find it difficult to translate skills learned during… Continue


To: Congressional Republicans From: Democratic Leader’s Press Office Date: March 2, 2011 Re: Your Job Cutting Spending Bill vs. American Priorities You have been in control of the House for 8 weeks now and still the American people are waiting for a… Continue

GOP Spending Bill (HR 1): The Losers By the Numbers

American Jobs 800,000: Private and public-sector jobs destroyed by domestic spending cuts Jobs Rebuilding America 284,000: Private-sector transportation and infrastructure jobs lost Educating America 218,000: Children kicked out of Head Start 55,000: Early Learning teachers, teacher assistants and related staff who will… 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

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