To Danziger, the warning issued by Nancy Pelosi to her Republican colleagues over their bill to “repeal and replace” Obamacare sounded like the script of a horror movie. And in a way, it was.
While all this was going on, Nancy Pelosi, a petite woman from California who favors simple, but elegant clothes and matching strings of pearls, commented on the president’s first 100 days: “Tomorrow marks the one hundredth day of the Trump administration. One hundred days of broken promises to working people. One hundred days of handouts to the richest people in our country.”
The disclosure by House Intelligence Committee chair Devin Nunes (R-CA) aroused further suspicions about coordination between him and the Trump White House, while he is supposedly overseeing an impartial investigation of its Kremlin connections.
Reorienting the Democratic Party toward its millennial base is a long-term process, however, one that will require not only elevating younger voices but also rebuilding the Democrats’ thin bench, decimated by years of losses at the state level.
Pelosi, 76, a Californian who has been in Congress for 30 years and led the party in the House for 14 of them, defeated 43-year-old Tim Ryan, a seven-term representative from Ohio in a 134-63 vote.
U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said on Saturday she has been flooded with “obscene and sick” calls and text messages after a hacker linked to Russia posted personal contact information online for her and hundreds of other Democratic lawmakers and aides.
Stephen Colbert’s Hungry For Power Games are a fitting satire for this election year — his nod to the wildly popular Hunger Games franchise is about the only thing more ridiculous than 2016’s political bloodsport.
Today, school districts qualify for free breakfast or lunch if at least 40 percent of students are either homeless, in foster care, or part of families receiving other benefits; under the Child Nutrition and Education Act, that percentage requirement would jump to 60 percent.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi admires President Barack Obama’s vow to support only those Democrats who agree with him on what he calls “common sense gun reform.”
Rep. Steve Israel’s decision to not seek re-election and to leave Congress at the end of the year is the latest reminder of how thin those ranks are getting. For the younger, more ambitious Democrats in the House, the obstacles are significant.
Obama says, “I think the system worked,” as Congress passes large-scale measure to end possibility of government shutdowns during 2016 campaign season.
Hillary Clinton is riding a wave of something that has no name. And she’s not alone. The wave has to do with being the first woman American president.
Unlike Newt Gingrich, whose own serial adulteries became a national joke, Dennis Hastert was evidently never suspected of any such “misconduct,” as the indictment described it. Republicans keep telling everyone how shocked they are, but they really shouldn’t be. Here’s why.