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2014-02-25 12:24:09

In honor of Women's History Month, Leader Pelosi will discuss her life, distinguished career and the inspirational women who have forged new paths in the world of politics NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM and the Newseum today announced that Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) will be the featured guest on the next installment of the "SiriusXM Leading Ladies" series, candid conversations with influential and inspiring women who have forged their own paths to...

2013-11-18 12:28:52

Denham Advocating Amnesty And More Foreign Workers Despite 12% Unemployment In Modesto MODESTO, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Californians for Population Stabilization launched radio ads today in Modesto, California asking why Congressman Jeff Denham is pushing for amnesty and millions more immigrant workers when unemployment in his own district is at nearly 12% and California's returning veterans have one of the highest unemployment rates of any...

2013-07-31 23:17:01

On July 21, 2013, the California Democratic Party passed a resolution that addresses the ongoing federal raids being conducted on marijuana dispensaries that are legally operating in the state of California. (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Potstores.com has learned that on July 21, 2013, the California Democratic Party passed a resolution that addresses the ongoing federal raids being conducted on marijuana dispensaries that are legally operating in the state of California (California Democratic...

2012-09-04 18:20:57

CHARLOTTE, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a transcript of a speech, as prepared for delivery by House Women at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, September 4, 2012: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120720/MM44058LOGO) Good evening. I'm Nancy Pelosi, but my grandchildren call me Mimi. For me, politics is an extension of my role as a mother and a grandmother. For the Democratic women of the House, our work is not about the next election, but...

Golden Gate Bridge Turns 75
2012-05-29 08:02:14

Brett Smith for RedOrbit.com San Franciscans culminated the anniversary celebration of the Golden Gate Bridge Sunday night the way we typically celebrate 75-year-olds, with a cascading fireworks display and a barrage of air guitar-ready riffs. Thousands of people flocked to the American icon to mark the diamond anniversary and take part in the celebration, which included a 20-minute pyrotechnics display and musical montage. The weekend-long celebrations kicked off on Friday with a...

2012-04-18 10:23:32

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Actors William H. Macy and Jon Voight to present awards; videos from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Natalie Portman and more at the annual William O. Douglas Dinner LOS ANGELES, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel will receive Public Counsel's William O. Douglas Award at our annual event in Los Angeles on April 22, 2012. Professor and Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel was 15 years old when he was...

2012-03-29 02:26:34

SAN FRANCISCO, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined Practice Fusion CEO Ryan Howard and local physicians last Friday, March 23, at an event marking the second anniversary of the Affordable Care Act and the official opening of the company's new headquarters in San Francisco's Enterprise Zone. Practice Fusion, the fastest growing Electronic Medical Records (EMR) company, has grown rapidly since 2005 and now brings free technology to over 150,000...

2012-03-23 10:21:41

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the two-year anniversary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, 20 FreedomWorks staff and allies visited the Capitol Hill offices of Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Harry Reid to deliver a petition with over 120,000 signatures urging Congress to "End Obamacare Now." "We presented House and Senate leadership with a stack of signatures even taller their massive 2,801-page health care law," commented Dean Clancy, Vice President of...

Obama Makes 'Accommodation' To Religious Groups Regarding Birth Control Policy
2012-02-11 05:11:33

President Barack Obama on Friday announced that the government would not require faith-based schools, charities and hospitals to provide birth control as part of their employees' health care coverage -- a reversal of a controversial policy that drew criticism from religious leaders and even divided members of his own party. According to Brian Montopoli of CBS News, senior members of the Obama administration called the policy change an "accommodation," and under the revised policy, female...

2012-01-31 05:04:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- While almost all the election related media attention has been on the Republicans battling for the chance to challenge President Obama in November, every seat in the House of Representatives is also up for election this November. And, if the election for Congress were being held today, among registered voters, it would be a tie with 38% voting for the Republican candidate and 38% voting for the Democratic candidate. Just under one in ten...