Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi defends altered photo of congresswomen

WASHINGTON (AP) – For House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, the swearing-in of a record number of Democratic women was a historic moment worth a photograph. And, she decided, history needed a little digital help.


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Dem Leader Pelosi to appear on ’30 Rock’ finale

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi will appear on the series finale of NBC’s “30 Rock.”


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Last ditch effort to avoid fiscal cliff under way

WASHINGTON (AP) — The end game at hand, the White House and Senate leaders launched a final attempt at compromise Friday night in hopes of preventing a toxic blend of middle-class tax increases and spending cuts from taking effect.


Stocks down

Stocks turn lower after consumer confidence sinks

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell Thursday, pushed down by unwelcome signs that the economy is still far from repaired and that “fiscal cliff” negotiations are far from sealed.


Fiscal Cliff

Obama calls congressional leaders on fiscal cliff

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama has made separate phone calls to congressional leaders to discuss the impending fiscal cliff.


Fiscal cliff

Obama officials, lawmakers set for talks and debt-cutting

An administration official says two of President Barack Obama’s top negotiators on the “fiscal cliff” will meet separately on Thursday with leading lawmakers.


Pelosi laughs off 'offensive' age question | VIDEO

Rep. Nancy Pelosi laughed off a question as offensive about whether her staying on his House Minority Leader would prevent younger members from assuming leadership roles.


Official: Pelosi to remain as leader of House Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) – A congressional official says House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi has told her party caucus she will remain as minority leader in the new session of Congress. This official says the 72-year-old Pelosi […]


Break-in at Nancy Pelosi Calif. wine country home

ST. HELENA, Calif. (AP) — Napa County authorities have arrested a 21-year-old suspected of breaking into House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s home in wine country. Sheriff’s Capt. Tracey Stuart says deputies were dispatched to the […]


Obama calls lawmakers to set post-election agenda

CHICAGO (AP) – President Barack Obama has telephoned leading lawmakers from both parties to talk about a legislative agenda for the remainder of the year. Obama called House Speaker John Boehner, Senate Majority Leader Harry […]


Clinton stumps for Dems in Calif. House races

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) – Former President Bill Clinton will appear with four California Democratic congressional candidates at a university rally Tuesday, illustrating the competitiveness created by the state’s independently drawn political boundaries. Clinton hopes to […]