Pelosi on Obamacare: 'I Don't Remember Saying that Everybody in the Country Would Have a Lower Premium'
At a Thursday afternoon press conference, Nancy Pelosi responded to news that, contrary to earlier claims by Barack Obama and Pelosi herself, Obamacare will cause health insurance premiums to rise sharply for many people who purchase their own insurance in the individual market.Read more
In an email to supporters of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, House minority leader Nancy Pelosi encouraged readers to sign a petition to "declare your support" for Obamacare ahead of the House plan to hold a vote on repealing the unpopular health care law. The email, which had the subject line "this has gotten out of control,"claims that the vote to repeal is "worthless," particularly because "a real repeal would actually COST money rather than save it."
Read the whole email from Pelosi below:Read more
Nancy Pelosi indicated she would be visiting troops this weekend but for sequestration:Read more
Ex-speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said that she's praying Hillary Clinton will decide to run for president next election, because the former first lady is supremely qualified.
"I pray that Hillary Clinton decides to run for president of the United States," the San Francisco congresswoman said at an event in Little Rock, Arkansas.Read more
President Barack Obama raised campaign funds yesterday for the 2014 House elections. Visiting the homes of California billionaires, Obama touted Nancy Pelosi, as a primary reason for Democrats needing to win the next national election.Read more
The White House announced that Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi will be representing America at the pope's inaugural mass. Both Biden and Pelosi are Catholics and pro-abortion.Read more
Nancy Pelosi sat down with Candy Crowley for an interview:Read more
A day after complaining that the "fiscal cliff" negotiations are "getting boring," Nancy Pelosi was spotted yesterday afternoon skipping town.
She was comfortably situated in first class on United Airlines flight 1460, which was scheduled to leave Dulles Airport at 2:53 p.m. and arrive in San Francisco 5:57 p.m. A list on United's website of those who were on the upgrade standby list reveals that PEL, N. (presumably, Nancy Pelosi) was upgraded to seat 4F, a window seat in first class.Read more
Journalist Bob Woodward explained this morning on CBS that "there's a civil war in the Democratic party":
"There's a civil war in the Democratic party," said Woodward. "You had Nancy Pelosi on, saying, oh, we're not going to change the eligibility age for Medicare. And down at the White House they very much want to do that."Read more
“She will continue to lead a united Democratic Caucus that will play a crucial role in developing a responsible deficit reduction package — working with President Obama and our colleagues in the Senate — that protects Social Security and Medicare, the middle class and children, while asking the wealthiest Americans to pay their fair share,” a source close to Pelosi said.Read more
The new Politico/GWU/Battleground poll seems to me, from a quick perusal of its internals, to have produced solid and non-quirky results consistent with several other surveys. It has a D+3 sample, and shows an Obama margin of 3 on the presidential ballot test and a 1 point Democratic edge on the generic congressional ballot.Read more
Former speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat, is saying congresional Democrats should not attend the party's convention in September in North Carolina.Read more
President Obama just announced from the White House a plan to maintain current tax rates for the middle class, while hiking the tax rates for those earning above $250,000 per year. And while Republicans have already voiced opposition to the president's plan, Democrats are now beginning to express their dissatisfaction.Read more
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Thursday morning that the government should require self-insured religious institutions, such as the Catholic church in Washington, D.C., to directly pay for contraception and abortifacients.Read more
Speaking with reporters after a town hall event, Newt Gingrich scoffed at a request from Mitt Romney's campaign to release the “complete record” of the House ethics investigation of Gingrich when he was speaker.
Greg Sargent reports "that the DCCC [Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee] is sticking by Occupy Wall Street. Indeed, the DCCC is now raising money off that recent report of a GOP-connected corporate lobbying firm’s proposed smear campaign against the movement. Nancy Pelosi has authored a DCCC fundraising email that presents this as proof that Republicans are on the side of Wall Street and against Dems and the protesters..."Read more
New York Times: "Pro-American Militia Members Die in Blast in Iraq"
David Beckworth and Ramesh Ponnuru: "Tight Budgets, Loose Money: Why Both Liberals and Conservatives Are Wrong About How to Fix the Economy"Read more
Maria Bartiromo asks Nancy Pelosi a few pointed questions on the oppressive regulatory environment. The minority leader says she has no problem with the National Labor Relations Board's decision to tell Boeing it can't build a factory in South Carolina:Read more
A new Emergency Committee for Israel ad asks Democratic leaders who have embraced Occupy Wall Street to condemn the anti-Semitism elements of the protest. "Why are our leaders turning a blind eye to anti-Semitic, anti-Israel attacks?" the ad asks. "Tell president Obama and Leader Pelosi to stand up to the mob. Hate is not an American value."Read more
This morning, House minority leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said the protests on Wall Street are "justified" and that the status quo in Washington is "unacceptable."
"I think any criticism of the status quo and the establishment, it’s justified," Pelosi said to reporters at the Capitol. "I commend [Occupy Wall Street protesters] for being outspoken.
Pelosi said the message of Occupy Wall Street is clear: "The status quo is unacceptable and unsustainable for keeping a strong middle class, which is essential to our democracy."Read more
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