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Net neutrality could be one of 'several hundred' poison pills in budget fight

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) sounded the alarm late last week over the very real likelihood that Republican zeal to confront President Obama with a government shutdown threat will lead to very ugly stuff. Speaker Paul Ryan...Show More Summary

U.S. Congress members tell of their visit to Tibet

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) and Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.) haven’t been afraid to speak out about what they see as repressive Chinese policies in Tibet. Pelosi this year delivered a speech on the House floor celebrating the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday (Beijing regards the...

After China trip, U.S. lawmakers see hope for common ground on Tibet

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic leader in the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Tuesday an opportunity exists to find "common ground" with Chinese authorities on Tibet, which it has ruled since 1950.

Nancy Pelosi voiced support for Dalai Lama during China visit

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, enjoys strong support in the United States, Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi told Chinese officials during a visit this week to the Himalayan region, while expressing concern about human rights there. Pelosi, a long-time critic of China’s...

Chinese paper claims Pelosi ‘praised’ progress in Tibet on rare visit. That seems unlikely.

2 weeks agoNews : BlogPost

U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and delegation of congressional Democrats made a rare visit to Tibet this week. We know this because a senior Chinese official, Zhang Dejiang, the head of China's legislature, asked her about it at a meeting in Beijing on Thursday, just before reporters were ushered away. Both the Chinese foreign […]

Senior U.S. Congressional delegation makes rare Tibet trip

BEIJING (Reuters) - China allowed a senior U.S. Congressional delegation to visit Tibet, including Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, a long time critic of China's human rights record, a Chinese politician said on Thursday.

Obamacare's 'Cadillac tax' days' are probably numbered

Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid have been talking with President Obama about axing the Cadillac tax in Obamacare, The Hill reports. The 40 percent excise tax on high-quality, high-cost health plans has remained unpopular...Show More Summary

Repeal, Reform, and Maybe Retaliation

On the Hill, a stronger push to repeal the Cadillac Tax? Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi want to nix the 40 percent tax on high-cost health insurance plans, and 2015 may be their last chance to get it done. Will they add a repeal to the “tax extender” package […] The post Repeal, Reform, and Maybe Retaliation appeared first on TaxVox.

Nancy Pelosi's vineyard makes her fourth-richest Californian in Congress

It can be an odd thing having Nancy Pelosi as your next-door neighbor. Especially when the House minority leader and her husband open up their bucolic Northern California estate and vineyard on the banks of the Napa River to the likes of Google’s Eric Schmidt, wealthy environmental activist Tom...

Dems on Planned Parenthood Panel Got 81k from the Abortion Giant

It’s called following the money trail – and the media should do more of it. On Wednesday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) appointed six Democrats to serve on the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Select Investigative Panel examining Planned Parenthood after undercover videos condemned its practice of aborted baby parts. Show More Summary

Quote of the Day

“In some respects, the tea party empowers us. Our unity empowers us, first and foremost. But they give more leverage to our votes by their ideological stance.” — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), in an interview with Politi...

Nancy Pelosi Won’t Be Doing P90X With Paul Ryan

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is eager to work with newly elected Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.). But they won't be getting to know each other over freshly shucked oysters and gumbo at Johnny's Half Shell, or at any other Capitol Hill mainstay for that matter. Show More Summary

Ryan Avoids Pelosi Hug

National Review: “Ryan is well aware of the potential for that distrust to undermine him, and he seemed careful to avoid feeding it on Thursday. When House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) moved to hug the new speaker after presenting [...]

Here's How the Feds Can Fight Trans Murders

Last Thursday morning, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi grieved the loss of at least 21 transgender women murdered in the U.S. this year as a result of anti-trans bias.  “We can pass a law, we can help to break down barriers in people’s...Show More Summary

Happy Hour Roundup

Nancy Pelosi is not messing around when it comes to the debt ceiling: Democratic leaders warned Friday that they won’t negotiate with Republicans on legislation to raise the debt limit. Behind House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), the lawmakers said the economic ramifications of a debt default — both domestic and global — are […]

KINDA LIKE PUTIN’S HELPING OUT IN THE MIDEAST: Pelosi: Democrats ‘Open’ to Helping GOP Elect Sp…

KINDA LIKE PUTIN’S HELPING OUT IN THE MIDEAST: Pelosi: Democrats ‘Open’ to Helping GOP Elect Speaker. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi signaled Saturday there could be “an openness” among at least some House Democrats to voting for a Republican speaker on the floor — and she suggested the GOP turmoil could help put Democrats back […]

Pelosi to Axelrod: 'We will lift the debt ceiling'

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Friday she expects the chamber to support an increase in the nation’s debt limit and believes Republican Speaker John Boehner is committed to doing so despite divisions in the GOP rank-and-file. Pelosi, the California Democrat who previously served as speaker,...

WATCH: Larry Wilmore Takes Nancy Pelosi to Big Gay Ice Cream

last monthNews : Mediaite

With the 24-hour cable news cycle fully entrenched in our daily lives, a show host having the opportunity to discuss politics with someone like House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is no longer considered an exclusive. Unless, like The Nightly Show's Larry Wilmore, you decide to take the California representative to a place called Big Gay Ice Cream in New York City.

Nancy Pelosi takes a slap at George, er, Jeb Bush while having ice cream with Larry Wilmore

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Larry Wilmore took Nancy Pelosi out for ice cream, and the House Minority Leader dished on the presidential candidates from both parties. The “Nightly Show” host asked Pelosi about the sudden resignation of House Speaker John Boehner, and she said she was surprised. “(House...

Remodeling the House

Josh Chafetz, a law professor, writes in Slate: Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi should offer McCarthy a deal: Democrats would provide the votes necessary to make him speaker and keep him in the chair for the remainder of the 114th Congress. In...Show More Summary

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