Last week, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi compared President Barack Obama's declaration of executive amnesty for millions of illegal aliens to President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation during the Civil War. In a Los Angeles Times op-ed, Yale constitutional scholar Bruce Ackerman does the same. Show More Summary
Jon Stewart is a straight shooter. It is likely his research team failed him here. Worse he played into two narratives. The first, Nancy Pelosi comes across like a hypocrite in defending women's rights. The second, Nancy Pelosi usedShow More Summary
Earlier this week on CSPAN, outgoing Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) was asked about the "freshness of the leadership team" in light of Democrats choosing to reelect 74-year-old Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) as their caucus leader in the latest leadership vote. Show More Summary
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) may miss former President George W. Bush as it pertains to amnesty. At a Thursday press conference, Pelosi declared that there was "nobody better" on amnesty than George W. Bush. "He was absolutely...Show More Summary
(Samford Edu) Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi compared Barack Obama’s illegal executive amnesty to the Emancipation Proclamation. “Does the public know that the Emancipation Proclamation was an executive order? People have to understand how presidents have made change in our country.” … Continue reading ?
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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi argues President Barack Obama has ample authority to take executive actions as many presidents before him have done, including President Abraham Lincoln. “Does the public know the Emancipation Proclamation was an executive order?” Pelosi asked reporters Thursday. Show More Summary
On his Tuesday broadcast, Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” anchor Jon Stewart attacked newly-reelected House Minority Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for her insistence that Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), a double amputee Iraq War veteran whose pregnancy has made her unable to travel, could not vote by proxy in House Democratic leadership elections. Show More Summary
OFF TO A GREAT START, NANCY: In Blow to Pelosi, Pallone Beats Eshoo for Top Energy Committee Slot; Race was seen as a test of the minority leader’s clout within the Democratic Caucus.
Just 21% of those surveyed in the latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll approve of Nancy Pelosi, compared with 47% who disapprove.
Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) sacrificed her legs in Iraq when a rocket hit the helicopter she was piloting. But Nancy Pelosi is unwilling to make any sacrifices for Duckworth's sake, and so the war veteran is losing the right to vote for her party's congressional leadership along with her 200 peers. Read more...
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi announced ranking members for six major committees, and these Democratic choices to lead on policy present quite a contrast with Republican committee chair choices. Republicans have appointed 21 committee chairs, 20 of them men. Show More Summary
Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Menlo Park) lost her bid to serve as the top Democrat on a key House committee next year in what was also a rare setback for Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) in an internal party contest.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and DCCC Chair Steve Israel on election night, finding out what happens when you tell people every single day that all hope is lost. No wonder House Democrats failed so miserably. Outgoing DCCC Chair Steve Israel: “One of the functions of DCCC chair and leader is to be cheerleaders. Show More Summary
House Democrats on Wednesday picked Representative Frank Pallone Jr. of New Jersey to be the top Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, issuing a rebuke to their newly re-elected minority leader, Representative Nancy Pelosi of California.
ALSO - read this excellent post by Bill Orr. It isn't just the Republicans in the House that can behave like jerks. Nancy Pelosi created considerable bad blood over the last few days trying to engineer a key committee post for her BFF and fellow California Dem Rep. Show More Summary
The MC of the musical Cabaret had it right: "It makes the world go 'round," which leads us to current House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's friendly relationship with Rep. Don Norcross (CD 1) and not so friendly involvement with Rep. Frank Pallone (CD 6). Show More Summary
House Democrats have reelected Representative Nancy Pelosi to minority leader post.
American Spirit / Shutterstock.com Clearly House Democrats do not blame Nancy Pelosi for their losses. The House minority leader was re-elected to her post Tuesday. According to Reuters, the vote was unanimous. Democrats, already in the minority headed into this month’s midterm elections, lost more seats. Show More Summary