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Contact info for Rep. Van Hollen

Rep. Van Hollen's cosponsorship status on important legislation

Contact Information:
Web Site: www.house.gov/vanhollen
E-mail: Contact Via 'Web Form.'

Washington Office:
1419 LHOB Washington, D.C. 20515-2008
Phone: (202) 225-5341
Fax: (202) 225-0375

Main District Office:

Contact info for Rep. Sanchez

Rep. Sanchez's cosponsorship status on important legislation

Contact Information

Web Site: www.lindasanchez.house.gov
E-mail: Contact Via 'Web Form.'

Washington Office:
1007 LHOB
Washington, D.C. 20515-0539
Phone: (202) 225-6676
Fax: (202) 226-1012

Main District Office:

Contact info for Rep. Schiff

Rep. Schiff's cosponsorship status on important legislation

Contact Information

Web Site: www.house.gov/schiff
E-mail: Contact Via 'Web Form.'

Washington Office:
326 CHOB
Washington, D.C. 20515-0529
Phone: (202) 225-4176
Fax: (202) 225-5828

Main District Office:

Contact info for Rep. Weiner

Rep. Weiner's cosponsorship status on important legislation

Contact Information:
Web Site: www.house.gov/weiner
E-mail: weiner@mail.house.gov

Washington Office:
1122 LHOB
Washington, D.C. 20515-3209
Phone: (202) 225-6616
Fax: (202) 226-7253

Contact info for Rep. Wexler

Rep. Wexler's cosponsorship status on important legislation

Contact Information

Web Site: www.house.gov/wexler
E-mail: Contact Via 'Web Form.'

Washington Office:
213 CHOB
Washington, D.C. 20515-0919
Phone: (202) 225-3001
Fax: (202) 225-5974

Main District Office:
2500 N. Military Trail, #100

Contact info for Rep. Delahunt

Rep. Delahunt's cosponsorship status on important legislation

Contact Information

Web Site: www.house.gov/delahunt
E-mail: william.delahunt@mail.house.gov

Washington Office:
2454 RHOB
Washington, D.C. 20515-2110
Phone: (202) 225-3111

Contact info for Rep. Meehan

Rep. Meehan's cosponsorship status on important legislation

Contact Information

Web Site: www.house.gov/meehan
Contact via 'Webform'

Washington Office:
2229 RHOB Washington, D.C. 20515-2105
Phone: (202) 225-3411
Fax: (202) 226-0771

Main District Office:
11 Kearney Sq., 3rd Fl.

Contact info for Rep. John Conyers

Rep. Conyers's cosponsorship status on important legislation

Contact Information:
Web Site: www.house.gov/conyers
E-mail: john.conyers@mail.house.gov

Washington Office: 2426 RHOB
Washington, D.C. 20515-2214
Phone: (202) 225-5126

We Need a Katrina Commission

By Senator Harry Reid

Last night, the Associated Press released tapes containing a shocking piece of information. According to the accompanying article, "In dramatic and sometimes agonizing terms, federal disaster officials warned President Bush and his homeland security chief before Hurricane Katrina struck that the storm could breach levees, risking lives in New Orleans' Superdome and overwhelm rescuers, according to confidential video footage of the briefings." [1]

Out of Iraq Caucus Now Has 72 Members

[Now if only they could all back McGovern's bill to get us out of Iraq!]

‘Out of Iraq’ Caucus Membership
(As of April 21, 2006)

Rep. Maxine Waters, Chair, Co-Founder
Rep. Lynn Woolsey, Co-Founder
Rep. John Conyers, Co-Founder
Rep. Charlie Rangel, Co-Founder
Rep. Barbara Lee, Co-Founder
Rep. Jan Schakowsky, Co-Founder
Rep. William Delahunt, Co-Founder
Rep. John Lewis, Co-Founder

Why We Act

By Congressman John Conyers

Before sharing some thoughts with you, I wanted to make sure all of you know about an important event in New York City at 8pm tonight. Harper's Magazine is hosting a public forum entitled "Is There a Case for Impeachment?" It will be moderated by Sam Seder of Air America Radio's the Majority Report. I will be on the panel with Lewis H. Lapham, the editor of Harper's and recent author of an article I highly recommend "The Case for Impeachment" (the web article is an excerpt, get the magazine for the whole thing).

Congresswoman Waters: 'Iraq is in a Civil War'

Washington, DC - Last night, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-35), during a speech on the Floor of the House of Representatives, called the war in Iraq a civil war. The text of the speech is below.

Congresswoman Waters is the Founder and Chair of the 71 member 'Out of Iraq' Congressional Caucus. The Caucus was formed in June 2005 to pressure the Administration into concluding the war in Iraq as soon as possible.

Gold Star Mother Tells Congress Not To Fund More War

Statement of Tia Steele, Gold Star Families Speak Out

Testimony provided to: House Appropriations Sub-Committee on Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs

March 1, 2006

Lance Corporal David Michael Branning was killed in action in Fallujah, Iraq on November 12, 2004. He was killed when he and his buddy, Lance Corporal Brian Medina, were ordered to kick in the door of a private home in that city. I imagine that in the last minutes of their lives, they must have known that there might be people in that dwelling - people who were defending their home. These defenders fired on David and Brian. David was shot in the throat and the bullet exited his head; he died virtually instantly. Brian bled to death within minutes. David was 21 years old; Brian was 20.

Wife of National Guard Soldier Tells Congress Not to Fund More War

Statement of Stacy Bannerman, Advisory Board Member, Military Families Speak Out

Testimony provided to: House Appropriations Sub-Committee on Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs.

March 1, 2006

I am the wife of a National Guard soldier who served twelve months in Iraq. I am also a member of Military Families Speak Out, an organization of more than 3,000 military families opposed to the war in Iraq. I am joined by Tia Steele, Gold Star Families Speak Out, Liz Frederick, Military Families Speak Out, and Garett Reppenhagen, Iraq Veterans Against the War. We are the military families and personnel who pay the price of war.

Military Family Member Tells Congress Not to Fund More War

Statement of Elizabeth Frederick, Military Families Speak Out

Testimony provided to: House Appropriations Sub-Committee on Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs

March 1, 2006

In May of 2004, my partner informed me his National Guard division was being mobilized to deploy to Iraq. Eight months later, his division finally deployed. I say finally because his date of deployment kept changing. They were initially scheduled to leave in October, and for whatever reason, the date kept being pushed back. While I enjoyed having him home for a longer period of time, it was mentally taxing to constantly be saying a final goodbye, only to repeat the process again month after month.

Veteran Tells Congress Not to Fund More War

Written Testimony of Garett Reppenhagen
Returned Iraq War Veteran; Member of Iraq Veterans Against the War

Submitted to the House Appropriations Subcommittee for Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs

Date of Hearing: March 1, 2006 at 10:00 A.M.

Thank you for this opportunity to provide testimony on issues concerning military quality of life and Veterans affairs. I joined the Army in August of 2001 and became a Cavalry/Scout at Ft. Knox, Kentucky. I was indoctrinated into a military that I was proud of and had the courage to serve because I trusted that the government of the United States would use me in responsibly and necessary manner.

Military Wife Opposing War in Iraq to Testify before House Appropriations Subcommittee

Group to Tell Congress to Stop War Funding, Bring Troops Home Now

WASHINGTON, DC - Wednesday, March 1st, Stacy Bannerman, wife of a National
Guard soldier who returned from Iraq will testify in front of the House

Summary of Meeting With Rep. Jerrold Nadler

By Brooklyn Parents for Peace

A delegation of 8 members of Brooklyn Parents For Peace met today with Representative Gerald Nadler at his office on Varick Street in Manhattan.

The purpose of the meeting was to have a dialogue on the present situation in Iraq. Specifically, our group wanted to bring up the question of the $72.4 billion "emergency" supplemental appropriation that the Bush administration has requested. This would continue the financing of the war in Iraq and add to the already $320 billion spent on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The vote on this request is imminent and requires immediate action.

Senator Feinstein's War Profiteering: Enabling Bush

By Joshua Frank, http://www.pressaction.com

It happens all the time. If the antiwar movement takes on the Democrats for their bitter shortcomings a few liberals are bound to criticize us for not hounding Bush instead. It doesn’t even have to be an election year to get the progressives fired up. They just don’t seem to get it. “How can you attack the Democrats when we have such a bullet-proof administration ruling the roost in Washington,

Not One Penny More for War! National Call-In Day Tuesday Feb. 28

Call the Capitol Hill Switchboard on Tuesday Feb. 28th at 202-224-3121 and ask to speak to your Representative (or one of your Senators). Give them this basic message in your own words: "I strongly oppose the war in Iraq. I want all our troops brought home safely, without delay. I urge Representative X to vote against the President's $72.4 billion 'emergency' supplemental request for the war." More Info:
http://www.afterdowningstreet.org/?q=node/8237

The Republicans who run Congress will include small amounts of money for all sorts of good things in the supplemental or group of supplementals to be voted on. This will provide your Representative all sorts of noble excuses for voting for a lot more money for war. Tell them this position will only be credible if they cosponsor Rep. Jim McGovern's bill, which simply ends funding for the war:
http://www.afterdowningstreet.org/end

To see how your Representative has voted on the war, download the UFPJ Congressional Scorecard (in Excel spreadsheet format) by clicking here:
http://tinyurl.com/ex2bs

Pennacchio: Bush a 'criminal president'

http://blogs.centredaily.com/the_thin_man

Bucks County history professor Chuck Pennacchio, trying to wrest the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate from Bob Casey Jr., called President Bush a "criminal president" Saturday and said his own goal to unseat U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum "will be showered with millions" if Pennacchio can just win the primary election.

A Note from a Senator

From: Opinion@coleman.senate.gov
Subject: Re: www_email
Date: Feb 24, 2006 10:32 AM

Dear Mr. Fearn:

Thank you for contacting me with your concerns about President Bush and his policies.
During my time in Congress thus far, I have agreed and disagreed at times with President

North Carolina Congressional Candidate for Impeachment

Two cast their eyes on Price's seat
By Rob Christensen, Raleigh News and Observer

Kent Kanoy said he is challenging Democratic U.S. Rep. David Price because he wants to send a simple but powerful message: impeach President Bush.

Conyers, Eleven Other Judiciary Committee Members Challenge Administration's Interpretation of Foreign Investment Law

Congressman John Conyers, Jr.
Michigan, 14th District
Ranking Member, U.S. House Judiciary Committee
Dean, Congressional Black Caucus
www.house.gov/judiciary_democrats/index.html
Contact: Jonathan Godfrey: 202-226-6888

TOP HOMELAND SECURITY DEMOCRAT CALLS FOR GAO INVESTIGATION INTO DUBAI PORT MANAGEMENT APPROVAL

The Honorable David M. Walker
Comptroller General
U.S. Government Accountability Office
441 G. Street, NW
Washington, DC 20548

Dear Mr. Walker:

I would like the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to investigate the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States' (CFIUS) approval of Dubai Ports World's (DPW) attempt to purchase Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co (P&O), a company which manages several terminals at ports across the nation. Public reports have revealed that DPW is a foreign corporation controlled by the government of the United Arab Emirates, a nation where some of the hijackers on September 11, 2001 operated during various periods.

Not One Penny More for War! National Call-In Day

http://www.unitedforpeace.org

Call the Capitol Hill Switchboard toll free at 888-818-6641 and ask to speak to your Representative (or one of your Senators). Give them this message:
"I strongly oppose the war in Iraq. I want all our troops brought home safely, without delay. I urge Representative X to vote against the President's $72.4 billion 'emergency' supplemental request for the war."

Overview of Amendments to HR 1268 (2005 Supplemental Appropriations Bill)

By Chris Smith, UFPJ

Amendments (additions to the bill that fall within the scope of the bill) and riders (non related additions) must not change “codified

Congresswoman Says America Run By Criminal Syndicate

McKinney: American citizens could be put in forced labor camps
Paul Joseph Watson & Alex Jones/Prison Planet.com

Cynthia McKinney, the only House Representative to stand up to the Bush White House crime syndicate, has gone further than ever before in her efforts to warn people about what the Neo-Cons' ultimate goals actually entail for freedom in America.

Congressman wants probe of president's decision to go into Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressman John Olver supports an investigation into whether President Bush should face impeachment for possibly manipulating intelligence to support the invasion of Iraq.

Olver and another Massachusetts congressman -- John Tierney -- have signed onto a bill to create a House select committee to conduct the investigation. In all, 26 Democrats have co-sponsored the measure, which was introduced in December by Michigan congressman John Conyers.

Lawmakers Undeterred by Bush Veto Threat

By TED BRIDIS, Associated Press

Lawmakers determined to capsize the pending sale of shipping operations at six major U.S. seaports to a state-owned business in the United Arab Emirates said President Bush's surprise veto threat won't deter them.

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