House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi accused Republicans of using the alleged scandals involving the Internal Revenue Service, Department of Justice and the State Department as an "evasion" from passing bills she said would increase job growth. Over the past few weeks, the IRS admitted to targeting conservative groups applying for non-profit status, and the Department [...]
During a news conference on Wednesday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said that the House Republicans are more focused on a variety of evasions which are keeping Congress from focusing on the economy and jobs. Flanked by a...Show More Summary
Watching House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) make strange comments this morning about the IRS controversy reminded me of something House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) told Chris Hayes the other day about the Speaker: "If he were a woman, they'd be calling him the weake …
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) suggested Monday that Democrats use the IRS to overturn Citizens United by passing the DISCLOSE Act or amending the Constitution to restrict political speech. In an appearance on MSNBC, Pelosi...Show More Summary
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) ripped into House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) during an appearance on MSNBC, saying “if he were a woman, they’d call him the weakest speaker in history.” She was specifically referencing his inability to get anything done in the Congress. “Well, because they don’t get anything done. Where are the [...]
Nancy Pelosi has a moment of very public telling it like it is: “I will say this about John Boehner, and I have a good relationship with him,” Pelosi, now the House minority leader, said on Monday on MSNBC’s “All In With Chris Hayes.” “If he were a woman, they’d be calling him the weakest speaker in history.” [...]Show More Summary
"If he were a woman, they'd be calling him the weakest speaker in history."-- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), quoted by the Huffington Post, on Speaker John Boehner (R-OH).
In a rare bipartisan move, Congressional leaders, including House Speaker John Boehner and Minority leader Nancy Pelosi, have urged the Obama administration to ensure protection of the persecuted family of blind Chinese legal activist Chen Guangcheng who fled to the U.S. last year.
On Wednesday, President Barack Obama will dine with top Democrats like House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD). According to the Hill, other attendees will include: Reps. James Clyburn (SC), the assistant...Show More Summary
Much has been written about President Barack Obama's outreach to Senate Republicans. But tonight he will turn his focus to House Democrats. Obama will dine with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Reps. Steny Hoyer, James Clyburn, Xavier Becerra, Joe...
Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS) on Friday tried to use the positive jobs numbers over the last month to argue that America can handle the devastating budget cuts known as sequestration. Pompeo tweeted at House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), “America did fine. We can survive spending cuts,” but promptly deleted the tweet — perhaps because [...]
"I pray that Hillary Clinton decides to run for president of the United States."-- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), quoted by the Arkansas Democrat Gazette.
Mark Sanford debated a cardboard cutout of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). Charleston City Paper: "Acting as a stand-in, Sanford says, for his Democratic opponent Elizabeth Colbert Busch, the former governor peppered posterboard Pelosi with questions ranging from unions, to the stimulus, to the federal budget."
President Barack Obama's new budget has much of his own base up in arms, particularly over $230 billion in proposed cuts to Social Security. On Thursday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) convened a meeting of House Democrats...Show More Summary
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California) applauded Senate Thursday for voting to debate gun control legislation and called on the lower chamber to follow suit.
President Barack Obama attended two fundraisers on Wednesday on San Francisco's "Billionaires' Row" and said it would be a "whole lot easier" to govern if House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) became House Speaker after 2014. Obama...Show More Summary
Appearing at a fundraiser in her San Francisco hometown, President Obama Wednesday laid it on thick for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, lauding her as a “visionary” leader who is nevertheless also “practical” and even “spoils her... -
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, suddenly an expert on the Constitution, said on Wednesday that she and Barack Obama are “honoring the Constitution” in their attacks on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Pelosi pontificated: And given a choice I think we would all say we’re honoring, as the president does, the Constitution. Show More Summary
“I’m very optimistic DOMA will be struck down,” said House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, who watched the oral arguments with a gay couple from her home state of California. “It doesn’t seem to have had a rational basis.”
Marking the 20th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act in Boston yesterday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) called for federal legislation that would allow workers to earn paid sick leave each year. The FMLA allows workers unpaid leave to care for family members or newborn children, but Pelosi said she wanted legislation [...]