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Saturday, September 09, 2006

Politics: MEMBERS RETURN TO CONGRESS, BUT REPUBLICANS KEEP PEOPLE'S BUSINESS ON HOLD



The House of Representatives reconvened from August recess this week, but the people's business will still have to wait. What was the first item Republicans put on the agenda? Not a fair vote on the minimum wage. Not a plan for Iraq. Not implementing the 9/11 Commission recommendations. Not an answer to high gas prices. Not lowering prescription drug costs for seniors. Not an answer for working families who have been squeezed out of the middle class and into poverty.

Congress voted to issue commemorative coins and voted on the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act. Though these are worthwhile causes, the 109th Congress is coming to a close and the most vital concerns of the American people have not been addressed.

The real work of running the country will be put on hold as long as the Republican leadership puts politics ahead of policy. For that reason, Democrats will oppose any adjournment of Congress and fight Republican attempts to abandon the needs and concerns of the American people.

Democrats will resist adjournment until real work is done.

House Democratic Leader
Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CALIF)
September 8, 2006


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