Pelosi discusses Democrats plan to increase the affordability of higher education In a speech yesterday, Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), the leader of the Democrats in the House of Representatives, promised to make higher education more affordable if the Democratic Party retakes control of the House. Show More Summary
(Politico): "Obama ‘12 vets to share some, not all, data" (BuzzFeed): " Nancy Pelosi says Democrats won’t run only on Obamacare in 2014" (USA Today): "Before 2016, Christie has to position himself carefully" (The Week): "Is Jeb BushShow More Summary
At a press conference last year, Luke Russert asked House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi why, at 72, she didn’t pass the torch to a younger Democrat. He then received a televised schooling in man years and woman years. While the other Democratic women of the House booed Russert, Pelosi explained... More »
Asked whether she needed to apologize to the formerly insured who have lost their health insurance plans, former House Speaker Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said, “Did I ever tell my constituents that if they liked their plan they could keep it? I would have if I’d ever met anybody who liked his or her plan. Show More Summary
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told “Meet the Press” on Sunday, “Democrats stand tall in support of the Affordable Care Act.” Not in her backyard — in the nearby delta counties, some Dems are trying to distance themselves from Obamacare. Last...Show More Summary
In response to Nancy Pelosi: 'Democrats Couldn't Be More Thrilled' About Affordable Care Act: I don't know if you've noticed, but I've been getting a huge kick out the fact that due to the overwhelming unpopularity of "Obama's signature achievement", Democrats (including the President, himself) have scrubbed the word "ObamaCare" from their lexicon. Show More Summary
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D -CA) stopped by Jack Rose last night to chat a bit with BuzzFeed editor John Stanton for the BuzzFeed Brews series. The convo was rather duller than we expected, and the fried pickles had a curious Canola-oily aspect to them, but the drinks were free and the crowd was young and sexy. Well young anyway. Show More Summary
Pelosi's suggestion? Hold a contest to change the name. Hail to the [TBD]! [ more › ]
In response to Obama a Couple of Months Ago: Once It's Up and Running, Republicans Will Not Call It ObamaCare : Yesterday, in an interview with Buzzfeed, Nancy Pelosi claimed she says 'Affordable Care Act' instead of 'ObamaCare' because " everybody may not love Obama, but everybody loves affordable." Well she's right about that. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — The leaders of the Democratic Party are in denial over the future of their party related to anti-ObamaCare sentiment and polling in the U.S. Reuters reported that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, a California Democrat, said that her Democratic Party members are not panicking or abandoning ObamaCare. Nancy Pelosi, appearing this past Sunday […]
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi struggled to defend her past statements on Obamcare on Sunday as she was being grilled by NBC’s Meet the Press host David Gregory. During a lengthy interview, Gregory asked Pelosi about her statement on MSNBC in June 2009 when she told Ed Schultz that “If you like what you have, and […]
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says her colleagues will "stand tall in support of the Affordable Care Act.” They should because it's not that hard to do, and there's plenty of ammunition for them to do it. They just have to talk about a few simple realities. Let's start with the fact that HealthCare.gov is being fixed. Show More Summary
Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy During the battle in Congress over passing Obamacare, then-Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi uttered an infamous line that conservatives feel represents the problem with the law in a nutshell. “We have to pass it so you can find out what’s in it.”...
This from Nancy Pelosi's website (emphasis added): The Affordable Care Act, signed into law by President Obama in 2010, ensures that all Americans have access to quality, affordable health care and significantly reduces long-term health care costs. This historic legislation,...
NBC's Tom Curry: "House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Democrats are not losing confidence in President Barack Obama’s ability to make the Affordable Care Act work and don’t fear Obamacare’s effect on their chances in next year’s elections. Ap …
Nancy Pelosi Defends Obamacare on ‘Meet the Press,’ Says Democrats will ‘stand tall’ in 2014 [NBCNews] Lesson is Seen in Failure of 1989 Law on Medicare [NYT] “Busted website, canceled policies, lousy early enrollment numbers. And that...Show More Summary
(Steven Hayward) Let us stipulate that Nancy Pelosi is an idiot. Saves time. One wonders why anyone on her staff, or the White House, would want her to go on NBC’s “Meet The Press” today. David Gergory, to his credit, bore in on her “you need to pass the bill to find out what’s in it” remark, plus the other obvious defects of Obamacare. It’s worth the six minutes to take in
So, for that matter, does David Gregory, who shows no indication that he has any idea how Obamacare's grandfathering rules work. Nancy Pelosi makes a series of false claims and Gregory fails to challenge her on any of them. But...
And let's go straight to the tape: The look on her face after being shown the first clip of her earlier, false assurances (at...
On "Meet the Press" this morning, David Gregory confronted Pelosi with her old statement, "But we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it away from the fog of the controversy." He asked:And hasn't that idea, that...Show More Summary