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Pelosi getting worried? Pelosi cutting congressional travel expenses.

WASHINGTON – House lawmakers traveling on official business will be sitting back with the tourists and spending their own money on souvenirs under new rules announced by Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday.

Lawmakers and their staff will have to fly coach or economy class for almost all overseas trips, with business-class seats allowable only when a trip is more than 14 hours, Pelosi said. The new rule applies to domestic flights too.

"These travel policy announcements are part of our continuing effort to ensure transparency and accountability in congressional management," the California Democrat said.

They also come six months before congressional elections where government overspending is certain to be an issue.

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I pray that John Dennis....

beats the pants off Pelosi, literally as well, lol..on second thought I don't think anyone wants to see that witch without her pants.

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If you're looking for votes Nancy...

...it's not going happen. We the People want real change for America.

Real eyes realize real lies

We want our country back

Every year is a year for Ron Paul!

Overseas coach for reps but not her -- she gets a private plane

I hope Dr. Paul doesn't have to go overseas. Over 8 hours should be business at least, not 14 hours. Since it isn't her, why not show how cost conscious she is? Like Obama freezing the pay of all the White House staff but taking his own pay raise that had already passed.

Integrity means having to say things that people don't want to hear & especially to say things that the regime doesnt want to hear -RonPaul

..I love the way she says

..I love the way she says "continuing efforts"..like she has been doing it for years..Blanche Lincoln and another candidate, Boozeman, here in AR are both using that line. LOL..both voted for the bailout (they hope we will forget). Both never answer the phone when you call, and usually their mailboxes are full so u can not leave a message, either. They give not a crap about the people they represent..it is a dog and pony show. And people watch it still.

Will she hold herself to that, as well.....

Somehow I doubt it!

"Hence, naturally enough, my symbol for Hell is something like the bureaucracy of a police state or the office of a thoroughly nasty business concern." ~~C.S. Lewis
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

Talk about transparent

Who could be dumb enough not to see thru this?

Sure, save a few pennies

Sure, save a few pennies while spending trillions. Makes a whole lotta sense.