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
PALOMINO! Pelosi: ‘Count Me As a Lioness’ on National Security — “Anybody comes near my cubs, you’re dead.” FLASHBACK: “‘The road to Damascus is a road to peace.’ When Nancy Pelosi embraced Bashar al-Assad in April 2007, she wasn’t simply challenging the commander-in-chief during a war; she was propagandizing for a dictator who was killing […]
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...
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.
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...
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 […]
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.
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
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.
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...
With the now-former Speaker on the ropes, Nancy Pelosi looked for a way to protect the House from the far-right.
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
Planned Parenthood spent tens of thousands of dollars backing six Congressional representatives who have been appointed to a committee to investigate the abortion business. Pro-abortion Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi appointed the pro-abortion...Show More Summary
“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...
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
Pro-abortion Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi used her power today to appoint abortion supporters to a committee that will investigate Planned Parenthood’s abortion practices. On Oct. 7, the U.S. House approved the Select Panel on abortion and the sale of aborted baby body parts that will spend a year thoroughly investigating the Planned Parenthood abortion business amid […]
Rep. Nancy Pelosi has announced which Democrats will be serving on the House Select Committee to Investigate Planned Parenthood--and also has...
Celebs were all over the D.M.V. region this weekend, from D.C. movie screenings to random airport encounters. Which notable personality’s weekend went best? Take a look at what these famous faces were up to: Comedian Martin Lawrence tested out a presidential look. “The Exorcist” director William Friedkin and writer William Peter Blatty celebrated the steps’ new status […]
My late, beloved grandmother loved to play poker. Her name was Doris. She wasn't a World Series of Poker-level player. As a 5-year-old, I once helped her by pointing out that she was about to fold with a full house. The other ladies seated around the folding table in the rumpus room of her co-op building were none too pleased when I did. Show More Summary
People celebrate victory in different ways. My late, beloved grandmother loved to play poker. Her name was Doris. She wasn't a World Series of Poker-level player. As a 5-year-old, I once helped her by pointing out that she was about to fold with a full house. Show More Summary