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.
March 6, 2012 |
On a day of reckoning for his presidential campaign, Newt Gingrich was sharply challenged by a conservative Nashville radio host over his 2008 appearance on a love seat with Nancy Pelosi in a TV ad advocating U.S. action on climate change. It wasn't his alliance with Pelosi that set off the host, Ralph Bristol of Super Talk 99.7 WTN. It was the fact that the ad was made for the Alliance for Climate Protection, an organization headed by former Vice President Al Gore, and that it directed viewers to a website operated by Gore . "It still sticks in my craw that you helped promote our arch nemesis Al Gore's global warming website in that 2008 commercial with Nancy Pelosi," Bristol told Gingrich, who conducted a series of radio interviews Tuesday morning from Georgia before appearing by satellite before the Washington, D.C., conference of AIPAC, the pro-Israel lobbying group.
February 23, 2012 |
An unlikely deal has been brokered between Stephen Colbert and Rep. Nancy Pelosi: The late-night comedian will back a bill that would require corporations to more fully disclose their financial contributions for political ads and the House minority leader will encourage fellow Democratic lawmakers to appear on his sometimes irreverent show. Pelosi, who made her own appearance Wednesday after having vowed she would never do so, stopped by to promote the campaign finance reform legislation.
February 9, 2012 |
In a spoof within a spoof, Stephen Colbert's "super PAC" is the target of a new campaign launched by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to get “special interest money” out of political campaigns. Pelosi posted a satirical political ad Thursday on YouTube in which she explains that she and Colbert used to be friends - until he started a super PAC that he has used to attack her "friend," the GOP presidential contender Newt Gingrich. (That's a reference to the 2008 ad she filmed with Gingrich, which has brought him grief on the presidential campaign trail.)