September 22nd, 2013
09:00 AM ET
1 year ago

Pelosi 'optimistic' about fixing some labor worries in Obamacare

Washington (CNN) – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi acknowledged deep concerns by major unions about Obamacare in an interview that aired Sunday, but vowed to work on a plan to quell those worries.

"We're working on the issue," she said on CNN's "State of the Union."
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Filed under: Congress • Health care • Nancy Pelosi • TV-State of the Union
September 22nd, 2013
09:00 AM ET
1 year ago

Pelosi: Hillary Clinton more ready for WH than husband or Obama was

Washington (CNN) - House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi continued to offer effusive praise for Hillary Clinton, saying the former secretary of state would be one of the best-prepared incoming presidents if she decided to run in 2016.

"If she does, she will win and when she becomes president, she'll be one of the best-equipped, best-prepared people to enter the White House in a very long time," Pelosi said in an interview that aired Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union."
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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton • Joe Biden • Nancy Pelosi • TV-State of the Union
Pelosi's office clarifies her position on speakership
August 30th, 2013
12:16 PM ET
1 year ago

Pelosi's office clarifies her position on speakership

(CNN) – Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi's office clarified on Friday her apparent disinterest in returning to her old job as House speaker.

Her spokesman suggested she would be open to resuming the speakership if elected to the position, and said they asked for a correction to the edited version of the interview published in The National Journal on Thursday.
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Filed under: House • House Democrats • Nancy Pelosi
Obama: I'm not opposed because of race
August 28th, 2013
08:26 PM ET
1 year ago

Obama: I'm not opposed because of race

Washington (CNN) - President Obama echoed past statements in a Wednesday interview with PBS' "Newshour," telling the show's anchors that Republican opposition to his agenda isn't motivated by the color of his skin.

"It doesn't have to do with race in particular," Obama said. "It has to do with an effort to make sure people who might otherwise challenge the existing ways that things work are divided."
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Filed under: Colin Powell • Nancy Pelosi • Political • Politics • President Clinton • President Obama
Pelosi delivers early birthday surprise to Obama
July 31st, 2013
10:59 AM ET
1 year ago

Pelosi delivers early birthday surprise to Obama

(CNN) - His birthday isn't until Sunday, but President Barack Obama will receive an early surprise Wednesday during his meeting with House Democrats.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will present Obama with a dark chocolate cake topped with the presidential seal, and frosted with the words "Happy Birthday, Mr. President."
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Filed under: Nancy Pelosi • President Obama
Pelosi blasts Weiner, Filner: Do your therapy in private
July 25th, 2013
12:25 PM ET
1 year ago

Pelosi blasts Weiner, Filner: Do your therapy in private

Washington (CNN) – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi tore into Anthony Weiner and San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, saying Thursday the two former House Democrats should "get a clue" as they face backlash for their questionable behavior with women.

"Let me be very clear, the conduct of some of these people that we're talking about here is reprehensible," Pelosi said at her weekly press conference on Capitol Hill.
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Filed under: Anthony Weiner • Nancy Pelosi
Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Speier tour Asiana crash site in California
July 12th, 2013
07:53 AM ET
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
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