Nancy Pelosi

AP chart shows federal food stamp participation since 1969.

House to vote on cutting back on food stamps

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders scrambled Thursday to line up support in advance of a late-afternoon vote on legislation that would cut nearly $4 billion a year from the food stamp program, now used […]

09/19/2013

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner  (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

San Diego City Hall opens with no sign of mayor

SAN DIEGO (AP) — When San Diego City Hall opened on Monday, there was no sign of the mayor as he faces sexual harassment allegations. City Council President Todd Gloria said he didn’t know if […]

08/19/2013

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner  (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

San Diego mayor set to return amid recall drive

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The time Mayor Bob Filner took off to attend therapy hasn’t helped alleviate the mounting troubles awaiting him at City Hall. Things have only gotten worse for the leader of the […]

08/19/2013

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, where she told  reporters that Congress has too much critical, unfinished work to be leaving for a five-week recess.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Health care fix spares insurance hike for Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under a forthcoming fix from the Obama administration, American taxpayers will continue paying for most of the health benefit costs for members of Congress and their aides who are being marshaled into […]

08/02/2013

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama mum on Dems mired in scandals

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama ran for re-election last year, he and his advisers were quick to condemn comments from Republicans that were deemed offensive or demeaning to women. But now, with two […]

07/31/2013

With a chart listing thwarted acts of terrorism, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., left, and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., right, chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Government braces for coming changes to NSA powers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s national security team argued Wednesday to keep its sweeping domestic surveillance powers intact, even as it acknowledged some limitations appear inevitable. Facing unexpectedly harsh opposition from both parties over […]

07/31/2013

Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi says Weiner’s behavior ‘disrespectful of women’

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says the behavior of Anthony Weiner is “reprehensible” and “disrespectful of women.” The California Democrat lashed out at Weiner, a candidate for mayor of New York City […]

07/25/2013

FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2013, file photo President Barack Obama delivers inaugural address during the 57th Presidential Inauguration on the West Front of the Capitol in Washington. Obama outlined the liberal vision for his new term, which included protecting children from gun violence, tackling climate change and reducing the deficit while bolstering government programs to help the poor and vulnerable. Time since then has showcased the political limits of some of those ambitions. The result has been an uneven and sometimes disjointed start to what could arguably be the most important year of Obama's second term. (AP Photo/Win McNamee, Pool)

Obama to rally faithful ahead of August recess

WASHINGTON (AP) — His second-term agenda on the line, President Barack Obama is urging his most ardent supporters to mount a summertime show of support that can rival any opposition Obama and Democrats may face […]

07/22/2013

Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi’s defense of NSA surveillance draws boos

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has disappointed some of her liberal base with her defense of the Obama administration’s classified surveillance of U.S. residents’ phone and Internet records. Some of […]

06/23/2013

Mayoral candidates Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel.

Endorsements in campaign for L.A. mayor

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayoral candidates Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel today won dueling endorsements from Congress members representing South Los Angeles.

04/08/2013

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