Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Speier tour Asiana crash site in California
July 12th, 2013
07:53 AM ET
9 months ago

Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Speier tour Asiana crash site in California

(CNN) – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Jackie Speier took time out from immigration and student loan negotiations Thursday night to tour the Asiana flight 214 crash site at San Francisco International Airport.
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Filed under: California • Jackie Speier • Nancy Pelosi
Pelosi urges Clinton to run in 2016
June 28th, 2013
05:55 AM ET
10 months ago

Pelosi urges Clinton to run in 2016

(CNN) – The top Democrat in the House is urging Hillary Clinton to run for office, and says their party is already coalescing around the potential 2016 candidate.

In an interview Thursday with USA Today, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said “there’s a great deal of excitement” about a potential Clinton candidacy, adding that she personally hopes Clinton enters the race.
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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton • Nancy Pelosi
Pelosi optimistic on immigration prospects in House
June 25th, 2013
08:58 AM ET
10 months ago

Pelosi optimistic on immigration prospects in House

(CNN) – Despite signs from House Republicans they'll oppose any immigration measure that includes a pathway to citizenship, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi remained optimistic Tuesday that a bill overhauling the nation's immigration laws could pass the lower chamber.

Speaking on CNN's "New Day," the California Democrat said Republicans looking to improve their electoral outlook among Latino voters will ultimately line up behind a bill that creates a fairer system for people who want to come to the United States.
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Filed under: Immigration • Nancy Pelosi
Calling Snowden a criminal, Pelosi booed by progressives
June 23rd, 2013
08:45 AM ET
10 months ago

Calling Snowden a criminal, Pelosi booed by progressives

(CNN) – Rep. Nancy Pelosi's description of NSA leaker Edward Snowden as a criminal drew harsh reaction from liberals gathered at a conference in California on Saturday.

Speaking at Netroots Nation in San Jose, the House Democratic leader said Snowden "did violate the law in terms of releasing those documents," prompting loud boos and heckling from the crowd.
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Filed under: Nancy Pelosi • NSA
Dancing for Dingell: Congress celebrates an epic run
June 13th, 2013
05:48 PM ET
10 months ago

Dancing for Dingell: Congress celebrates an epic run

(CNN) – Motown came to Congress Thursday at a celebration for longtime Rep. John Dingell, who recently became the longest-serving U.S. lawmaker in history.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Dingell's wife, Debbie, stole the show when they joined vocalist Mary Wilson as her backup singers and dancers for a performance of "Stop in the Name of Love" by The Supremes.
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Filed under: House • John Dingell • Nancy Pelosi
Pelosi to reporter asking on abortion: 'I'm not going there'
June 13th, 2013
01:52 PM ET
10 months ago

Pelosi to reporter asking on abortion: 'I'm not going there'

Washington (CNN) – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi got into a heated back and forth Thursday with a reporter inquiring about a measure that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, alleging the comparison the journalist made to a criminal abortion doctor in Philadelphia was made for political purposes.

The clash came the day after Rep. Trent Franks – the creator of the 20 week abortion proposal - caused outrage when he said the "incidents of rape resulting in pregnancy are very low." He later clarified his remarks.
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Filed under: Abortion • Nancy Pelosi
May 1st, 2013
11:48 AM ET
12 months ago

Sanford focused on Pelosi in run up to vote

(CNN) - She's the other woman in a special congressional election in South Carolina that's captured national attention.

No. We're not talking about Maria Belen Chapur, the woman from Argentina who in 2009 was involved in an affair with Gov. Mark Sanford. Fast forward to 2013 and the former governor is now divorced from his wife and engaged to Chapur, and he's seeking political redemption as he runs for a vacant House seat that he once held for three terms. Sanford's been very open about the affair on the campaign trail making it the subject of his first political ad.
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Filed under: Mark Sanford • Nancy Pelosi • South Carolina
Poll: Pelosi least liked congressional leader
April 24th, 2013
11:22 AM ET
12 months ago

Poll: Pelosi least liked congressional leader

(CNN) – Republican candidates running for office sometimes use Nancy Pelosi's name like a curse word.

Perhaps they've seen polling that indicates the House Democratic leader is the best known but least liked congressional leader, as indicated by a new Gallup survey released Wednesday.
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Filed under: Harry Reid • John Boehner • Mitch McConnell • Nancy Pelosi
Pelosi: Republicans 'irresponsible' on same-sex marriage
March 27th, 2013
02:20 PM ET
1 year ago

Pelosi: Republicans 'irresponsible' on same-sex marriage

(CNN) – Republicans who voted to spend millions in taxpayer dollars defending the federal ban on same-sex marriage are "irresponsible," the House Democratic leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi argued Wednesday.

Speaking to reporters after attending oral arguments at the Supreme Court on the legality of the Defense of Marriage Act, Pelosi said the decision by GOP leaders in the House to pay to defend DOMA in court was a violation of lawmakers' oaths to uphold the Constitution.
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Filed under: Nancy Pelosi • Same-sex marriage
Boehner turns down invite to Rome
March 14th, 2013
12:13 PM ET
1 year ago

Boehner turns down invite to Rome

(CNN) – House Speaker John Boehner, the highest-ranking Catholic on Capitol Hill, said he was invited to attend the formal installation of Pope Francis with Vice President Joe Biden, but declined the offer.

Boehner said in a statement he "would like to be able to join the trip" but his schedule would not allow it.
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Filed under: Faith • John Boehner • Nancy Pelosi
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