This is a fight Nancy Pelosi's willing to have. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters)
House Republicans are moving forward on their plan to keep student loan interest rates at 3.4 percent by taking funds from the Prevention and Public Health Fund, effectively emptying it. Nancy Pelosi accurately sums up Republican priorities on this one:
For House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., the emphasis was the GOP's cuts in the preventive health program, whose initiatives she said include breast cancer screening and children's immunizations.
The House Republicans just did it, they voted to trade low student loan interest rates for childhood immunizations, and, of course, more War on Women by cutting women's health. The vote was 215-195 despite a last minute threat from ... Read Post
Nancy Pelosi wants to know where the GOP is on Limbaugh's misogyny. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) House Speaker John Boeher is afraid to take on Rush Limbaugh over his disgusting attack on Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke. Which has form... Read Post