Oversight Committee Democrats are focused on preserving home ownership, getting America back to work, ensuring quality, affordable health care, and giving all students access to a high-quality education.
Our aggressive agenda works to root out waste, fraud and abuse in government spending, enhance transparency, and ensure that the needs of Americans are put ahead of corporate special interest.
We are committed to supporting our troops and veterans, protecting American consumers, and safeguarding national and homeland security.
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|Documents & Videos Relating To Contraception Hearing|
Below are documents and videos relating to the hearing held on February 16, 2012 -- "Lines Crossed: Separation Of Church & State. Has The Obama Admin. Trampled On Freedom Of Religion"
On February 15, 2012, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, sent a letter to Chairman Darrell Issa objecting to his refusal to allow a minority witness to testify at the February 16, 2012 Committee hearing about the interests of millions of American women seeking safe and affordable coverage for basic preventive health care, including contraception.
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton
Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney
Congressman Gerry Connolly & Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro
The Voice The GOP Didn't Want You To Hear
Below, watch the statement Chairman Issa rejected at today's hearing: Sandra Fluke, who would have been the Minority's witness and the only female voice on behalf of millions of women who seek safe and affordable coverage for preventive health care.
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