October 24, 2010 |
In one of the hundreds of campaign ads targeting the Speaker of the House, the candidate boasts, "I voted against Nancy Pelosi's agenda 267 times. " And that's from a member of the San Francisco Democrat's own party, which is at risk of losing its House majority on Nov. 2 and the powerful speaker post that goes with it. Pelosi shrugs it off. "I just want them to win their election," she said of Democrats trying to keep a distance from...
May 11, 2009 |
CBS Sports golf analyst David Feherty apologized Sunday to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for a morbid joke that went bad. Feherty, a popular golf analyst known for his sharp wit and self-deprecating humor, was among five Dallas residents who wrote for D Magazine on former President George W. Bush moving to Dallas. "From my own experience visiting the troops in the Middle East, I can tell you this though," Feherty wrote toward the end of his column.
November 21, 2006 |
When Jane Harman left Congress in 1998 to run for governor of California, her colleague Nancy Pelosi threw her a party -- a chocolate-fudge sundae "social" in the House members' dining room. Two years later, Harman hosted a fundraiser in Los Angeles for Pelosi when she was running for minority whip, raising $400,000. These days the two rarely talk, much less throw parties for each other.
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December 20, 2001 |
Rep. Nancy Pelosi, soon to be the second-ranking Democrat in the House of Representatives, withdrew her endorsement Wednesday of embattled Rep. Gary Condit's reelection bid. "I have informed Congressman Condit that I will be neutral in this primary race," said Pelosi, who will assume the post of Democratic whip next month.
February 28, 2007 |
Stridently vigilant against what it believes is copyright hypocrisy, geek site TechDirt.com reports that Republicans cried "Pirate!" when Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi posted C-SPAN footage of a floor debate on her blog in an effort to stop her, but it turns out the video was shot with government cameras, so that debate is in the public domain. Pelosi did take down video from a committee hearing that was shot with C-SPAN cameras and not in the public domain.
May 11, 2009 |
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told Iraqi officials on a visit Sunday to Baghdad that America would need to improve its intelligence in their country after U.S. troops pull out. "If we are going to have a diminished physical military presence, we have to have a strong intelligence presence," Pelosi said after discussions with her Iraqi counterpart and other members of parliament. Pelosi, a strong critic of the U.S.
April 14, 2011 |
With hours to go before the House is scheduled to vote on the $38 billion spending package engineered by the White House and GOP leadership, at least one leading Democrat was still weighing whether to go along with the deal: Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco.) Pelosi was struggling Thursday between acceding to unpopular spending cuts and wanting to keep the government running. House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) may need Democratic votes to pass the bill that falls short of the deep reductions for fiscal 2011 sought by his conservative rank-and-file.
October 4, 2001 |
Rep. David E. Bonior, the House Democrats' chief vote counter, on Wednesday endorsed Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) in the race to succeed him. Pelosi, who has represented her district since 1987, is vying to become the first woman to make it that high in the House leadership. Her opponent to be the Democrats' whip is Rep. Steny H. Hoyer of Maryland, who has been in Congress for 20 years. House Democrats will vote Wednesday by secret ballot.
January 25, 2012 |
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's suggestion that she knows “something” about Newt Gingrich that will keep him from the presidency drew clarifications and recriminations Wednesday. "The 'something' Leader Pelosi knows is that Newt Gingrich will not be president of the United States,” Pelosi spokesman Drew Hammill said. "Leader Pelosi previously made a reference to the extensive amount of information that is in the public record, including the comprehensive committee report with which the public may not be fully aware.
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August 13, 2006 |
Facing a strong reelection challenge from Democrat Heath Shuler, veteran Republican Rep. Charles Taylor is going after a candidate who gets an F from the National Rifle Assn. and a perfect score from a leading abortion rights group. But that's not Shuler, a former NFL quarterback who hopes his pro-gun and anti-abortion positions appeal to swing voters and social conservatives alike in this mountainous district in western North Carolina.