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Nancy Pelosi: GOP push to stop Iran nuclear deal doesn’t have enough votes

last weekNews : The Raw Story

House minority leader says Republicans will not be able to veto the deal in the House, as Senate also seems secure for Barack Obama Barack Obama has enough votes to get the Iran deal through the House of Representatives, despite Republican efforts to block the historic nuclear accord, the minority...

A Campaign Finance Reform Plan That Might Actually Work

last monthNews : Truthdig

    Rep. John Sarbanes. (Fort George G. Meade / (CC BY 2.0)) By early July, Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Md.) had quietly garnered 160 co-sponsors and the support of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi for a bill that would counter corporate...Show More Summary

Nancy Pelosi Announces 'Strong Support' For Obama On Iran Deal

last monthNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Thursday that after "closely" examining the historic nuclear agreement recently reached between Iran, the U.S. and five other world powers, she will support the deal. Holding...Show More Summary

Nancy Pelosi: Time To ‘Put Away' Confederate Flag

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- It is time for the U.S. to “put away” the Confederate battle flag, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said on Thursday, as a fight over the symbol reached fever pitch on Capitol Hill. The House had planned to...Show More Summary

Pelosi: No Path Forward On Key Trade Measure

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) provided a grim outlook on Thursday about the future of legislation funding a worker aid program that will be key for pushing President Barack Obama’s trade agenda over the finish line. The program, known as Trade Adjustment Assistance, helps workers who have lost their jobs to trade deals. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton: Obama Should Listen To Nancy Pelosi On Trade

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton encouraged President Barack Obama on Sunday to listen to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D) on trade. "The president should listen to and work with his allies in Congress, startingShow More Summary

Dems Turn Against Obama on Trade Deal, Iowa Straw Poll Dead, NAACP Supports Dolezal: P.M. Links

3 months agoNews : Reason

Everything's a big mess with the trade deal. House Democrats, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), turned against President Barack Obama and strategically voted against part of the trade deal legislation, preventing...Show More Summary

Obama Top Loyalist Backs Down From Supporting Free Trade Authority

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, one of US President Barack Obama’s top loyalists in the House of Representatives, announced she would vote against giving Obama a fast track authority for free trade negotiations, Pelosi said on Friday.

Democrats Want Iraq Force Measure to Define Area of Combat Operations

Democrats in the US Congress want more details spelled out before supporting any authorization for the use of military force (AUMF) in Iraq, House of Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said at her weekly press briefing.

Pelosi Says Passing Trade For Obama Isn't Her Burden To Bear

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said she doesn't plan on rallying Democrats to vote for legislation that would give President Barack Obama fact-track authority to speed trade deals through Congress, and instead...Show More Summary

Baltimore Should Resolve Social Problems to Avoid Riots - Politician

US House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi stressed the importance of the Baltimore police investigating what happened to Freddie Gray, but cautioned that the public must wait for the police report.

Nancy Pelosi slams GOP: Letting employers fire women for using birth control is unconscionable

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., slammed House Republicans on Tuesday over a committee’s decision to consider overturning a Washington, D.C., law that prevents employers from firing workers over their use of birth control or other reproductive health decisions that go against the...

Pelosi, Boehner Rekindle Bipartisanship With $214 Billion Medicare Deal

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- It's almost like seeing a unicorn run through Congress. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) have teamed up on a bill, and it's a biggie. It would fix a massive funding gap inShow More Summary

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Looks Directly Into the Selfie’s Soul

On Wednesday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi celebrated National Women's History Month by taking a selfie with the three women in the Supreme Court. Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan both seemed to think this was a great idea, and smiled for the camera. Ruth Bader Ginsburg may have intended to... More »

The Best Way To Celebrate Women's History Month Is To Stare At This Photo Till March Is Over

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) hosted a Women's History Month reception in Statuary Hall Wednesday honoring the women justices of the U.S. Supreme Court. Before delivering her remarks, Pelosi shot and shared a selfie with...Show More Summary

Benjamin Netanyahu's remarks before Congress, by Benjamin Netanyahu

Thank you. (APPLAUSE) Thank you… (APPLAUSE) … Speaker of the House John Boehner, President Pro Tem Senator Orrin Hatch, Senator Minority — Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. Show More Summary

Lindsey Graham Just Took A Cheap, Sexist Shot At Nancy Pelosi

6 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) took a cheap shot at House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Tuesday over her reaction to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a joint session of Congress. According to Bloomberg,...Show More Summary

Pelosi: Even Members of Congress ‘Can’t Live Without Their Paychecks’

6 months agoNews : Mediaite

While continuing her criticisms of Republicans ahead of an impending battle on Capitol Hill over Department of Homeland Security funding, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) suggested that in addition to DHS employees, even members of Congress cannot live without their paychecks.

Here's The Sweet Way Nancy Pelosi Showed Support For Recovering Harry Reid

6 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Congress does more than just fight, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) proved that Thursday when she showed up for a press conference with a sign of support for her Senate counterpart, Harry Reid (D-Nev.), who's recovering...Show More Summary

Pelosi Leads All-Dem Congressional Delegation to Cuba

6 months agoNews : Mediaite

These days, everybody is going to Cuba, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is one of them, as well as ten of her Congressional friends.

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