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House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, Visits Ferguson To Rally Support For Voter Bills

ST LOUIS, MO (STL.News) – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D) California made a stop in the St. Louis-area on Monday to rally support for two key pieces of Democratic legislation. Pelosi joined Congressman Lacy Clay(D) Missouri, and other elected officials as well as community leaders at the Urban League Empowerment Center in Ferguson for the … Continue reading House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, Visits Ferguson To Rally Support For Voter Bills

Pelosi: Impeaching Trump ‘just not worth it’

WASHINGTON(AP)— House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is setting a high bar for impeachment of President Donald Trump, saying he is “just not worth it” even as some on her left flank clamor to start proceedings. Pelosi said in an interview with The Washington Post that “I’m not for impeachment” of Trump. “Unless there’s something so compelling … Continue reading Pelosi: Impeaching Trump ‘just not worth it’

The Latest: Trump 2020 budget seeks $8.6B for wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump‘s proposed 2020 budget (all times local): 8:25 a.m. President Donald Trump’s budget chief confirms that the president will ask Congress for $8.6 billion for his proposed wall along the U.S. border with Mexico as part of his 2020 budget proposal. Russ Vought, the acting director of … Continue reading The Latest: Trump 2020 budget seeks $8.6B for wall

House infighting: Does Pelosi have a tea party problem?

WASHINGTON (AP)  — A restive group of newcomers. Baffled party leaders. Fiery conversations behind closed doors that spill into public view and threaten to upend legislation. After a wrenching week for Democrats, it’s hard not to wonder: Does Speaker Nancy Pelosi have a tea party problem? Emboldened by their ability to seize the spotlight and … Continue reading House infighting: Does Pelosi have a tea party problem?

House Democrats launch aggressive new Trump probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats launched a sweeping new probe of President Donald Trump on Monday, an aggressive investigation that threatens to shadow the president through the 2020 election season with inquiries into his White House, campaign and family businesses. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said that his committee has begun the probe into possible obstruction … Continue reading House Democrats launch aggressive new Trump probe

House OKs Democrats’ bill blocking Trump emergency on wall

WASHINGTON / FEBRUARY 27, 2019 (STL.News) House Democrats have ignored a veto threat and passed legislation that would stymie President Donald Trump‘s bid for billions of extra dollars for a U.S.-Mexico border wall. The move has escalated a clash over whether he has abused his powers to advance the signature pledge of his 2016 campaign. The … Continue reading House OKs Democrats’ bill blocking Trump emergency on wall

What to Watch: Cohen’s testimony could deal damage to Trump

WASHINGTON / FEBRUARY 27, 2019 (STL.News) There’ll be much talk of a “rat,” hush money for onetime paramours and the 2016 presidential campaign. But did President Donald Trump break the law? That’s the key question Michael Cohen will be expected to answer with documents on Wednesday during a Capitol Hill drama that sounds more like a … Continue reading What to Watch: Cohen’s testimony could deal damage to Trump

WASHINGTON | Cohen talking to Senate panel Tuesday, kicking off busy week

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate intelligence committee will interview President Donald Trump‘s former personal lawyer behind closed doors on Tuesday, according to a person familiar with the matter. Michael Cohen’s Senate interview will kick off a week of congressional appearances for Cohen, who is already scheduled to testify publicly before the House Oversight and Reform … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Cohen talking to Senate panel Tuesday, kicking off busy week

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Nancy Pelosi gets rock star treatment at Clive Davis gala

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The audience at Clive Davis’ white-hot gala included Barbra Streisand, Joni Mitchell and Kareem Abdul Jabbar, but it was House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who got the most requests to take a selfie. Pelosi received rock star treatment Saturday night from attendees at the annual pre-Grammy event, which also featured a … Continue reading BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Nancy Pelosi gets rock star treatment at Clive Davis gala

Political News: Women will surround President Trump at State of the Union address

WASHINGTON – Feb. 1, 2019 – Pelosi behind and above.  Female immigrants, gazing down from the balcony.  A black woman who ran a close race for governor of Georgia, rebutting. When President Donald Trump delivers his first State of the Union address under divided government on Tuesday, he’ll be surrounded by these and other living … Continue reading Political News: Women will surround President Trump at State of the Union address

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Pelosi says reopen government, then we’ll talk

WASHINGTON —January 22, 2019— The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local): 2:10 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi calls President Donald Trump’s offer to provide some deportation protections for immigrants along with for his $5.7 billion demand for the border wall with Mexico a “nonstarter.” Pelosi told reporters Tuesday … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Pelosi says reopen government, then we’ll talk

WASHINGTON | Nancy Pelosi of California elected House speaker, reclaiming gavel to lead Democrats confronting President Trump

WASHINGTON — Jan 03, 2019—Nancy Pelosi of California elected House speaker, reclaiming gavel to lead Democrats confronting President Trump. By Associated Press

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Shutdown threat recedes as Trump softens stance

WASHINGTON — The Latest on negotiations over funding President Donald Trump wants for a U.S.-Mexico border wall and the possibility of a partial government shutdown (all times local): 9:10 p.m. President Donald Trump and leaders in Congress appear to be pulling back from a government shutdown over his $5 billion request for border wall funds. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Shutdown threat recedes as Trump softens stance

WASHINGTON | Pelosi’s triumph: House speaker-to-be, this time with memes

WASHINGTON— It has been quite a week for Nancy Pelosi. The televised meeting with President Donald Trump. The deal with restless Democrats to secure their votes to become House speaker. The fashion statement of her burnt-orange winter coat, swooshing out the doors of the White House, going viral in social media memes. It all showed … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Pelosi’s triumph: House speaker-to-be, this time with memes

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Pelosi all but assured of becoming House speaker

WASHINGTON— The Latest on Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s drive to become House speaker (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Rep. Nancy Pelosi has all but ensured that she’ll be elected House speaker in January by agreeing to limit how long she’d serve in the post to no more than four additional years. The California Democrat says in … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Pelosi all but assured of becoming House speaker

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump escalates shutdown threat over border wall

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s promised U.S.-Mexico border wall (all times local): 12:05 p.m. President Donald Trump is escalating his shutdown threat over U.S.-Mexico border wall funding at a heated White House meeting with Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer. Trump said during the open-press session Tuesday that, “If we don’t … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump escalates shutdown threat over border wall

MADISON, Wis. | Paul Ryan lists immigration, debt as biggest regrets

MADISON, Wis.— Outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan says his two biggest regrets as he prepares to leave office are not successfully dealing with immigration and the national debt. The Republican lawmaker sat for an interview Thursday with The Washington Post as he prepares to retire after 20 years in Congress. Ryan says if the national … Continue reading MADISON, Wis. | Paul Ryan lists immigration, debt as biggest regrets

WASHINGTON | Pelosi unopposed as Dems meet to nominate House speaker

WASHINGTON — Nancy Pelosi enters the House Democratic leadership elections Wednesday in an unusual position: She’s running unopposed. This was not the plan from Pelosi opponents who vowed to usher in a new era for Democrats. But one by one, the powerful California congresswoman picked off the would-be challengers and smoothed the skeptics. In the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Pelosi unopposed as Dems meet to nominate House speaker

WASHINGTON | Ohio Democrat says she won’t challenge Pelosi for speaker

WASHINGTON  — Democratic Rep. Marcia Fudge, the top potential rival to Nancy Pelosi for House speaker, dropped out of the running Tuesday, delivering a blow to efforts to topple the California Democrat. Fudge announced her decision just as Pelosi said she was naming the Ohio congresswoman as incoming chair of a newly revived elections subcommittee … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Ohio Democrat says she won’t challenge Pelosi for speaker

WASHINGTON  | The big question for new House Dems: Will you back Pelosi?

WASHINGTON  — It’s the thorny first question confronting newly elected House Democrats: Will you vote for Nancy Pelosi? Even before they’ve taken office, the freshmen swept in by the midterm elections are caught at the center of an escalating power struggle over Pelosi’s future. The clash intensified Monday as Pelosi’s critics unveiled a letter signed … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | The big question for new House Dems: Will you back Pelosi?

WASHINGTON | Dem struggle over Pelosi bid, with no end game in sight

WASHINGTON— Democrats won the majority. Now they just need a speaker of the House. The standoff over Nancy Pelosi’s bid to regain the gavel intensified Friday as Democrats left Washington for the Thanksgiving holiday, an unsettling finish to an otherwise triumphant week that saw them welcome a historic class of newcomers to Capitol Hill and … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Dem struggle over Pelosi bid, with no end game in sight

WASHINGTON | Pelosi unfazed as unhappy Dems claim votes to block her rise

WASHINGTON — As a steadfast Rep. Nancy Pelosi all but dared potential rivals for the gavel to come forward, a group of restive House Democrats vowed Wednesday to produce enough votes to block her from becoming the House’s new speaker. For two days now, disgruntled Democrats have claimed they have 17 names on a letter … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Pelosi unfazed as unhappy Dems claim votes to block her rise

WASHINGTON | Incoming House members prep for do’s and don’ts on the Hill

WASHINGTON — Don’t hire someone you can’t fire, like the son of a campaign donor or the child of the mayor. No matter what you may have said about changing Congress during the campaign, hire enough Hill veterans to make the office runs smoothly. And make sure the person answering the phone sounds like folks … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Incoming House members prep for do’s and don’ts on the Hill

WASHINGTON | Trump, Pelosi talk about getting along – until they don’t

WASHINGTON — Suddenly facing life under divided government, President Donald Trump and congressional leaders talked bipartisanship but then bluntly previewed the fault lines to come. Trump threatened to go after House Democrats who try to investigate him, while Rep. Nancy Pelosi said her party would be “a check and balance” against the White House. The … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump, Pelosi talk about getting along – until they don’t

U.S. Political News: Pelosi Statement on One Year Since Hurricane Maria

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement marking one year since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands: “A full year after Hurricane Maria wreaked unprecedented devastation and suffering in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, our fellow Americans are still struggling to heal, rebuild and … Continue reading U.S. Political News: Pelosi Statement on One Year Since Hurricane Maria

San Francisco | Pelosi Statement on One Year Since Hurricane Maria

San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement marking one year since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands: “A full year after Hurricane Maria wreaked unprecedented devastation and suffering in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, our fellow Americans are still struggling to heal, rebuild and recover. … Continue reading San Francisco | Pelosi Statement on One Year Since Hurricane Maria

San Francisco | Pelosi Statement on Larry Kudlow Admitting to New GOP Plan to Slash Medicare, Medicaid & Social Security

San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after Larry Kudlow, President Trump’s hand-picked Director of the National Economic Council, said that Republicans would move to cut ‘the larger entitlements… probably next year’: “Yet again, a top GOP official has blurted out the truth of Republicans’ plan to slash Medicare, Medicaid and … Continue reading San Francisco | Pelosi Statement on Larry Kudlow Admitting to New GOP Plan to Slash Medicare, Medicaid & Social Security

San Francisco | Pelosi Sends Letter to Speaker Ryan Urging a Vote on VAWA Reauthorization Act

San Francisco – Today, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan urging him to bring the VAWA Reauthorization Act to the House Floor, which would strengthen and expand the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)’s critical protections to include vulnerable communities. With VAWA expiring on September 30, House Republicans’ decision to include … Continue reading San Francisco | Pelosi Sends Letter to Speaker Ryan Urging a Vote on VAWA Reauthorization Act

San Francisco | Pelosi Statement on Allegations Regarding Brett Kavanaugh

San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued this statement on the allegations regarding Judge Brett Kavanaugh: “I applaud the courage of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford to come forward to share her story. As we continue to learn more about these allegations against Judge Kavanaugh, we must ensure that Dr. Ford’s rights to justice and … Continue reading San Francisco | Pelosi Statement on Allegations Regarding Brett Kavanaugh