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Friday, October 20, 2017
Nancy Pelosi
Danziger

Danziger: There Is No Cure For This Condition

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.

May 7, 2017
Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi Is The Most Effective Member Of The Resistance

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.”

May 5, 2017
Devin Nunes

Amid Calls For His Resignation, Nunes Admits Meeting Intel ‘Source’ At White House

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.

March 27, 2017
Senate Democratic leader Schumer warns against Obamacare repeal

Rebranding The Democratic Party In The Era Of Trump

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.

December 19, 2016
Pelosi keeps leadership post

Despite Calls For Change, Pelosi Keeps Her House Leadership Post

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.

November 30, 2016
Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi Receives ‘Obscene And Sick’ Calls After Contact Info Hack

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.

August 15, 2016

#EndorseThis: Colbert Brings ‘Hungry For Power Games’ To The DNC

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.

July 26, 2016
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Democrats Fight Back Against Huge Cuts In School Lunches

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.

June 11, 2016
Pelosi keeps leadership post

Pelosi Almost Endorses Clinton, Almost Accuses GOP Of Racism

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.”

January 14, 2016

For Ambitious U.S. House Democrats, There’s Nowhere To Go But Out

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.

January 8, 2016

Fiscal Fights Fade As U.S. Congress Backs Huge Budget Bill

Obama says, “I think the system worked,” as Congress passes large-scale measure to end possibility of government shutdowns during 2016 campaign season.

December 18, 2015
Hillary Clinton

The Best Hillary Campaign Will Awaken Women

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.

June 12, 2015

Coach Denny, Grandma Nancy, And America’s Family Values

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.

June 3, 2015

Endorse This: Congress Faces The ‘Mean Tweets’

Watch some of our nation’s leaders take some verbal shots from the people — and dish out some revenge, too.

March 26, 2015
Politics, Top News, John Boehner, Entitlment Reform, Medicare, SGR, Bills, Bi-Partisan, Nancy Pelosi, GOP

Quiet Win For Boehner? Bending The Entitlement Curve

Boehner wants to accomplish “big things.” Namely, jam through an entitlement reform bill with aid from congressional Democrats.

March 19, 2015

Democrats’ Boycott Of Netanyahu Gains

Several House Democrats are planning to boycott Benjamin Netanyahu’s scheduled address to Congress.

February 6, 2015

Democrats Leave Philadelphia United, On Message — For Now

House Democrats are all on the same page — for now.

January 30, 2015

Obama Drops Proposed Tax Increase On College Savings Plans

Pressure from the left caused the White House to drop a proposed tax hike.

January 28, 2015
Pope Francis waves to the crowd during his general audience at St Peter's square on December 17, 2014 at the Vatican (AFP Photo/Alberto Pizzoli)

The Real Big Speech? The Pope Might Visit Congress

Forget President Obama; Pope Francis might be the most famous visitor to the Capitol this year.

January 21, 2015

Breaking Down The ‘Cromnibus’ Vote

Find out who voted for the new spending bill, and who bucked leadership.

December 12, 2014

GOP, Obama Stop Liberal Revolt, Push Through Budget To Avert Shutdown

Congress avoided a government shutdown — barely.

December 11, 2014

Congress Negotiators Agree On Spending Bill To Avoid Shutdown

Congress appears to have avoided a government shutdown — for now.

December 10, 2014

Congress Negotiates As Deadline Nears For Government Spending Bill

John Boehner needs Nancy Pelosi’s help — again.

December 9, 2014

Despite Losses, Pelosi’s Power In The House Remains Undiminished

Find out how Pelosi emerged from the Democrats’ electoral bloodbath unscathed.

November 17, 2014