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A Campaign Finance Reform Plan That Might Actually Work

2 weeks agoNews : 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

House Democrats dismiss Planned Parenthood video as another Benghazi

'I don’t know why they need an investigation,' House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Backs Iran Nuclear Deal

Pelosi's support will help the Obama administration to win over skeptical Democrats

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

2 weeks agoNews : 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

Pelosi gets squarely behind Obama on deal with Iran

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) threw her full support Thursday behind the Obama administration's deal with Iran to curb development of an Iranian nuclear weapon program. That is good news for President Obama who will need Democratic support to fend off fierce GOP opposition to the deal. "I'm so proud of this," Pelosi told […]

Hamptons Partygoers Rob Nancy Pelosi of Her Beauty Rest

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi attempted to get some much-needed R&R in the Hamptons this weekend, but was rudely robbed of her beauty sleep by rowdy revelers, at least if sources who spoke to "Page Six" are to be believed. Pelosi stayed overnight at the luxury boutique hotel Capri in... More »

Nancy Pelosi had a crummy time in the Hamptons this weekend

Revelers at Southampton's Capri Hotel kept  House minority leader Nancy Pelosi up until 4 am last Saturday night, according to the New York Post's Page Six. But what's really interesting is that, earlier in the night, the 75-year-old...Show More Summary

Nancy Pelosi ambushes Republicans on confederate flag

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi responded to House Speaker John Boehner's Confederate flag debacle by putting Republicans further on the spot. Republicans failed. Massively. Pelosi introduced a privileged resolution instructing that...Show More Summary

Nancy Pelosi: Time To ‘Put Away' Confederate Flag

3 weeks 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

The long history of Richard Gere and Nancy Pelosi’s friendship

Woodward and Bernstein. Rodgers and Hammerstein. Another entry in the collection of great double bylines? How about House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and actor Richard Gere, who co-authored a Wall Street Journal op-ed on Sunday marking the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday? The piece was hardly a one-off — their teamwork and friendship goes way back to […]

Here’s Who Nancy Pelosi Wants on the $10 Bill

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has another suggestion for a woman to go on the $10 bill: Frances Perkins. Perkins was the first woman appointed to the President’s Cabinet, serving as Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945 under President Franklin Roosevelt. During that time, she oversaw much of the New Deal and helped implement…

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 says Obama needs to listen to congressional Democrats on trade

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Hillary Clinton weighed in on the trade debate Sunday in Iowa, siding with House Democrats who derailed the bill's march through Congress last week. Clinton called on Obama to listen to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton: Obama Should Listen To Nancy Pelosi On Trade

2 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

2 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.

Pelosi Will Oppose Obama on Trade

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) “in a meandering but dramatic floor speech on Friday said she will vote against a measure providing assistance to workers displaced by trade,” The Hill reports. “Pelosi’s opposition to the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) [...]

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 Not Whipping Votes for Trade Bill

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said it is not her responsibility to help House Republicans pass a controversial piece of trade legislation at the top of President Obama’s priorities, Politico reports. “Trade has historically been a top priority for [...]

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

2 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

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