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2010-07-26 14:20:00

WASHINGTON, July 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner, and Congressman Jim Langevin hosted a reception to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) this afternoon in Statuary Hall of the Capitol.

2010-07-01 18:39:00

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Rep.

2009-06-02 18:02:00

WASHINGTON, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Chairman Edward Markey, Congressman James Sensenbrenner, Congressman Earl Blumenauer, and Congressman Jay Inslee held a press conference this afternoon to discuss their recent visit to China.

2009-05-27 11:17:00

BEIJING, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a bipartisan congressional delegation met today with the three top leaders of the Chinese government: President Hu Jintao, Premier Wen Jiabao, and Wu Bangguo, the Chairman of the National People's Congress. In separate meetings with each leader, the delegation focused on issues of concern: North Korea's nuclear testing and missile launch, climate change and clean energy, human rights, intellectual property rights, and the...

2008-08-09 15:00:35

By STEVEN WALTERS Madison -- State Republican Party leaders Friday accused Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle of reversing his position on whether Wisconsin's moratorium on nuclear power plants should be repealed.

2008-07-31 12:00:38

By Phillip Lucas, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jul. 31--WASHINGTON -- Ratification of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact gained even more momentum Wednesday as the House Judiciary Committee voted unanimously for the bill's passage.

2008-07-30 18:00:32

By Diana Marrero, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 30--WASHINGTON -- Both chambers of Congress took steps Wednesday to advance an agreement between eight states to prevent outsiders from tapping into water from the Great Lakes.

2006-07-13 17:48:41

By Amanda Beck WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a 25-year extension of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, which would preserve for another generation a law that opened voting booths to minorities.

2006-07-13 13:33:09

By Amanda Beck WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday opened debate on extending the 1965 Voting Rights Act, the law that opened the voting booth to minorities and expanded their presence in Congress.

2006-05-30 15:53:55

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House Judiciary Chairman James Sensenbrenner said on Tuesday he plans to draft legislation that would protect congressional material during searches by government investigators.


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