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July 12, 2006

An interview with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) in today’s Wall Street Journal is titled, “Pelosi Promises Fiscal Restraint If Democrats Win.” While Capitol Hill Democrats’ rhetoric may be misleading, their record is clear: DEMOCRATS SAY Read More

FIVE QUESTIONS FOR MINORITY LEADER NANCY PELOSI

July 11, 2006

Yesterday the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announced that the deficit is expected to decline from $423 billion to $296 billion this year, further proof that Republican policies of keeping taxes low, coupled with fiscal discipline and strong economic growth, are reducing the deficit. Read More

Principal Pelosi forced to Take Attendance: “Bueller?… Bueller?… Bueller..?”

July 11, 2006

Capitol Hill Democrats – adrift after failing to present a plan for securing the border, failing to produce an alternative about how best to combat terrorism in a post-9/11 world, and Read More

House Republicans Announce Plans for July Border Security Hearings

July 11, 2006

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – In conjunction with four House GOP Committee chairmen, House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today announced a series of upcoming border security committee hearings for July: “Led by GOP committee chairs, in July four committees will hold a series of hearings to examine troubling provisions in the Reid-Kennedy bill that undermine our border security efforts and do little to address the concerns of the American people. Read More

Boehner Praises House Passage of Credit Rating Reform Bill

July 11, 2006

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement today after the House passed the Credit Rating Agency Duopoly Relief Act (H.R. 2990), authored by Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick (R-PA): “This important reform bill will promote more competition and more accountability in the credit rating industry, and it will offer greater protection to individual investors as well. Rep. Read More

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