Stories tagged: Nancy Pelosi
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017
Democrats setting themselves up to lose
It would seem that the midterm election is the Democrats’ to lose. And you can be sure they will try their best to do exactly that.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 12:44 p.m.
Pelosi says Congress should weigh policy change on nukes
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is pushing Congress to pass a measure that the U.S. would not fire its nuclear weapons unless another country does so first.
Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 11:34 a.m.
Senior House Dem: Time for ‘a new generation of leaders’
A senior House Democrat says it’s time for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other veteran leaders to make way for a new generation of party leaders.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 9:43 p.m.
Some Republicans open to banning ‘bump stocks’ used in Vegas
Senior congressional Republicans said Wednesday they are open to considering legislation banning “bump stocks” like the shooter in Las Vegas apparently used to make semi-automatic rifles perform more like fully …
Thu., Sept. 21, 2017
Milbank: Anyone listening to women in D.C.?
The “girls” are speaking, loudly. But does anybody listen to women when they speak around here?
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 4:45 p.m.
Pelosi: Put off immigration overhaul, save ‘Dreamers’ now
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that she respects young immigrants who shouted her down at an event in San Francisco, but said their call for a comprehensive immigration …
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017
Kathleen Parker: Congrats to Dems on Trump’s victory
Trump was never ideologically driven, though he did surround himself with ideologues as helpmates. Or were they the biggest suckers of all?
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 2:06 p.m.
Analysis: Is Trump’s turn to Democrats a reflection of temporary pique or a larger breach with GOP?
President Donald Trump’s startling alliance with Democrats stemmed from his building frustration with Republican leaders’ inability to secure the legislative victories he assumed would come more swiftly – but its …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 3:01 p.m.
Trump tweets reassurance about DACA at Pelosi’s urging
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urged President Donald Trump Thursday to tweet reassurances to the immigrants who benefit from a program his administration is ending. And the president obliged – …
Sat., July 29, 2017
Outside View: ‘A Better Deal’? It’s hard to tell
Democrats are right that the United States hungers for a more equitable and effective alternative to GOP economics; obviously, though, they’re still working on it.
Mon., July 24, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
Promising ‘A Better Deal,’ Democrats try to rebrand party
Promising “A Better Deal” for American workers, Democratic Party leaders rolled out a new agenda with a populist pitch on Monday as they sought to bounce back from their losses …
Sat., June 24, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
Some House Democrats mull over how to oust Pelosi as leader
A dozen or so House Democrats want Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to go after a dispiriting loss in a House election in Georgia. They just don’t know how to make …
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 4:19 p.m.
Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is telling Democrats that next year could be the year they take back control of the House.
Fri., June 16, 2017, 7:36 a.m.
Shooting forces lawmakers to rethink their security
The shooting at a baseball field that critically wounded a Republican congressman and injured several others is forcing lawmakers to ask what more should be done to ensure the safety …
Fri., June 2, 2017, 8:04 p.m.
Pelosi: No debt limit increase to reward rich with tax cuts
WASHINGTON – Top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi says GOP leaders shouldn’t take for granted that Democrats will vote to increase the government’s borrowing cap. Pelosi told reporters Friday that she …
Tue., May 9, 2017
Ed Rogers: Democrats being dishonest about AHCA
The Democrats and their allies in the media want you to believe two conflicting “certainties” about the House Republicans’ recently passed American Health Care Act. First, they want you to …
Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 9:47 p.m.
Pelosi calls Trump’s chief strategist a ‘white supremacist’
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi called President Donald Trump’s chief strategist a white supremacist Thursday, saying he has no business serving on the National Security Council.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 9:41 a.m.
Pelosi elected by House Democrats for another term as minority leader
House Democrats elected Rep. Nancy Pelosi for another term as minority leader after she fended off a rival who said the November election showed the party needs change at the …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 11:12 a.m.
Pelosi delays House Democratic leadership vote amid disarray
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi delayed this week’s planned vote on a leadership team until Nov. 30 amid disarray over the party’s worse-than-expected election results.
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016, 8:13 p.m.
Hacker posts personal info of House Democrats and staff
After receiving a deluge of obscene voicemails and text messages, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi informed her fellow Democrats on Saturday of “an electronic Watergate break-in” and warned them not …
Thu., July 7, 2016, 11:01 a.m.
Ryan: ‘All options’ available for punishing Democrats for sit-in
Speaker Paul Ryan is considering options for punishing Democrats for last month’s House floor sit-in and hasn’t ruled out anything, the Wisconsin Republican said Thursday.
Tue., Nov. 18, 2014, 8:13 a.m.
House Democrats re-elect Pelosi as minority leader
WASHINGTON — Democrats re-elected Rep. Nancy Pelosi to another two-year term as House minority leader on Tuesday, two weeks after elections in which the party lost at least a dozen …
Fri., Nov. 5, 2010, 10:26 a.m.
Pelosi will seek to stay as House Democrats’ leader
Nancy Pelosi, the nation’s first female House speaker, said today she will try to stay on as leader of the House Democrats despite huge election losses that cost her party …
Thu., Sept. 9, 2010
GOP ad puts Minnick front and center
BOISE – Democratic U.S. Rep. Walt Minnick is featured in a new political ad, but it’s not from who you might expect. A new Republican National Committee Web video features …
Thu., Jan. 28, 2010
Pelosi floats new stratagem on health care reform
WASHINGTON – Laying out a possible path to passing health legislation, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that the House should pass the Senate’s health bill while using a separate …
Fri., Sept. 11, 2009
Pelosi questions troop surge
WASHINGTON – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that she sees little support in Congress or elsewhere in the country for sending more troops to Afghanistan, signaling trouble for President …
Mon., May 18, 2009
Boehner challenges Pelosi on CIA claims
WASHINGTON – House Minority Leader John Boehner, R-Ohio, said that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., “ought to either present the evidence or apologize” in the wake of her comments that …
Fri., March 13, 2009
Pelosi dampens stimulus hopes
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said Thursday that a second economic stimulus package is not “in the cards” in the short term, disappointing those seeking another quick infusion of federal …
Thu., Feb. 19, 2009
House Speaker Pelosi has audience with pope
VATICAN CITY – Pope Benedict XVI received Nancy Pelosi, one of the most prominent abortion rights politicians in America, and told her Wednesday that Catholic politicians have a duty to …