House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Budget Committee Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen announced the reintroduction of the DISCLOSE Act,… read more

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Budget Committee Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen announced the reintroduction of the DISCLOSE Act, which outlaws unlimited and secret contributions to political campaigns. Representative Van Hollen, who sponsored the legislation, said that “the American people deserve a political system that is fair, transparent and accountable” and that the purpose of the bill is to get rid of secret money in politics. Leader Pelosi also spoke in support of the Obama administration ruling on a provision of the 2010 health care law that requires church-affiliated employers to cover contraceptives and other preventive services in their health insurance plans. Representatives Steve Israel of New York and Keith Ellison of Minnesota also made remarks. close

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House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing

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Program ID:
304347-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 9, 2012
Last Aired:
Feb 10, 2012

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  • Feb 09, 2012 | 5:42pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 09, 2012 | 10:34pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 10, 2012 | 2:20am EST | C-SPAN 2
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