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.
Congressional Republicans are using their Benghazi investigation to distract from other issues, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Saturday in an MSNBC interview. "The obsession that some of my Republican colleagues...Show More Summary
Never mind that Senate Democrats blocked a resolution calling for hearings on the Kermit Gosnell “House of Horrors” case and abortion, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi told reporters this afternoon the case is “really disgusting.” Pelosi was asked if she was familiar with the Gosnell case and if Congress should hold hearings. “I think that [...]
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 [...]
Speaking at the Robinson Center in Little Rock, Arkansas, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi addressed the 2016 buzz surrounding former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Since Clinton is the "most qualified" for the job, Pelosi said she is seeking help from a higher power in hopes that Clinton will run.
"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.
Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is the least popular Congressional leader, according to a recent Gallup poll. The New York Times is sticking with the use of the erm “illegal immigrant,” despite the Associated Press cutting the erm from...Show More Summary
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."
(CNN) – Republican candidates running for office sometimes use Nancy Pelosi's name like a curse word. Perhaps they've seen polling that indicates the House Democratic leader is the best known but least liked congressional leader, as indicated by a new Gallup survey released Wednesday. According to the poll, 48% of Americans have an unfavorable opinion [...]
No one likes Capitol Hill leadership. And they like Nancy Pelosi least of all – the former speaker and current minority leader gets a 31%/48% fav/unfav from Gallup. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is a 27%/38%, followed by John Boehner 31%/41% and Mitch McConnell 26/34%. …
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