November 15, 2012 |
Washington is agog, as they say, about a testy confrontation Wednesday between Nancy Pelosi and NBC correspondent Luke Russert. "Some of your colleagues privately say that your decision to stay on [as House minority leader] prohibits the party from having a younger leadership and hurts the party in the long run," Russert said. "What's your response?" Pelosi's response was to accuse Russert of partisanship -- "Oh, you always ask that question, except to Mitch McConnell” -- and to point out that, unlike male colleagues who joined the House in their 30s, "I came to Congress when my youngest child, Alexandra, was a senior in high school, practically on her way to college.” I'm not sure the latter response is really relevant to Russert's question.
November 14, 2012 |
WASHINGTON -- Nancy Pelosi, the liberal San Francisco congresswoman who became the first woman speaker of the House, will seek to remain the Democratic leader in the next Congress. Pelosi made the announcement Wednesday to a packed meeting of her caucus. "They say a picture is worth a million words. Well this picture is worth millions of aspirations of the American people," Pelosi told the gathering, according to a Democratic leadership aide in attendance at the closed meeting.
November 14, 2012 |
WASHINGTON -- The question that has been circulating for weeks, if not longer, is about to be answered: Will Nancy Pelosi seek another term as the Democratic leader of the House? The first female House speaker booked a Wednesday morning news conference, where she is expected to announce her decision. And with that, the speculation began anew. The nature of Pelosi's event, surrounded by the many newly elected women of the House, prompted two theories: Would this be a passing of the baton to a new era of female leaders?
October 30, 2012 |
LAREDO, Texas - At an intimate gathering in this border town, Nancy Pelosi was a whirlwind of urgency, a reminder of the force she once was as speaker of the House. Evening was falling, and this was the third stop in what would be a 12-hour day. On pointy heels in a pale cream-colored suit, the 72-year-old grandmother of nine showed no sign of exhaustion. "That's what we're talking about: Reigniting the American dream, building ladders of opportunity for people who work hard, play by the rules, take responsibility," she told Democratic donors at the historic La Posada Hotel.
October 26, 2012 |
WASHINGTON-- Nancy Pelosi, the House minority leader, appeared on “The Daily Show” on Sunday and coined a new term for Mitt Romney's shifting political positions - “Mittology” - as she campaigns for Democratic congressional candidates and President Obama. Her appearance was Pelosi's fifth on the show with Jon Stewart, and the latest in a string of high-profile appearances by the Democratic leader in her drive to retake the House majority this November. She also appeared Thursday evening on “The Charlie Rose Show.” Many political observers doubt Democrats will win the 25 seats needed to wrest the House majority from Republicans, but Pelosi dismissed Stewart's contention that it remains a tough climb.
September 14, 2012 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 16 - 22 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SATURDAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC McLaughlin Group 6:30 p.m. KCET Piers Morgan Tonight 2 a.m. CNN The Chris Matthews Show Middle East events; Romney campaign missteps: David Ignatius, the Washington Post; Helene Cooper, the New York Times; Katty Kay, BBC; and Major Garrett, National Journal. (N) 5:30 a.m. KNBC SUNDAY Today Celebrating 25 years of weekend "Today" with clips of memorable interviews, stories and profiles.
June 29, 2012 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 1 - 7 in PDF format TV listings for the week of July 1 - 7 in PDF format are also available here This week's TV Movies SATURDAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC McLaughlin Group (N) 6:30 p.m. KCET SUNDAY The Chris Matthews Show (N) 5:30 a.m. KNBC Today (N) 6 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America (N) 6 a.m. KABC State of the Union With Candy Crowley Supreme Court healthcare decision: White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew. Supreme Court healthcare decision: Carly Fiorina; former Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D-Mich.)
June 22, 2012 |
The brouhaha over Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. and the contempt of Congress charge brought by U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista) are providing new evidence that the lunatics are running the Republican asylum. Issa, the Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee, would have us believe President Obama's assertion of executive privilege in the dispute -- “an eleventh-hour stunt,” he called it on Fox News -- is part of a White House cover up of something much more sinister.
June 15, 2012 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 10 - 16 in PDF format TV listings for the week of June 10 - 16 in PDF format are also available here This week's TV Movies This Morning Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Adam Sandler; Justin Bieber; Norah Jones. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America The Beach Boys perform; Chris Evert and John McEnroe.
June 7, 2012 |
WASHINGTON -- On this, her 25 th anniversary year in Congress, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco), has been feted from coast to coast - including a party with U2 singer Bono earlier this week - but the celebration arrived briefly Thursday on the House floor. The moment was both tender and awkward as House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) noted the milestone for the Californian, who had been the nation's first female speaker - until his party's election gains in 2010 booted her from the job. “The gentle-lady and I have differing political philosophies and we have had some real battles here on the floor,” Boehner said.