Nancy Pelosi Articles

Pelosi on Obamacare: 'I Don't Remember Saying that Everybody in the Country Would Have a Lower Premium'

"Everybody will have lower rates," she said in 2012.
4:24 PM, Jun 06, 2013

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.

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Pelosi on Obamacare: It Will Cost More to Repeal It

3:32 PM, May 16, 2013

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:

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Pelosi: Sequestration Preventing Me from Visiting Troops on Mother's Day

1:26 PM, May 09, 2013

Nancy Pelosi indicated she would be visiting troops this weekend but for sequestration:

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Pelosi: Hillary 'Would Be the Most Qualified Person to Enter the White House in Modern History'

'With all due respect to President Clinton when he went in, President Obama, and President Bush and everybody else.'
6:44 AM, May 03, 2013

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.

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Obama: 'It Would Be a Whole Lot Easier to Govern If I Had Nancy Pelosi as Speaker'

5:31 AM, Apr 04, 2013

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.

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Biden, Pelosi to Represent America at Pope's Inaugural Mass

10:39 AM, Mar 15, 2013

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.

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Pelosi: 'The President Has Always Been Very Respectful of the Views of the Republicans'

9:05 AM, Mar 10, 2013

Nancy Pelosi sat down with Candy Crowley for an interview:

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Pelosi: Wrong to Say We Have a 'Spending Problem'

9:38 AM, Feb 10, 2013

In an interview this morning, House minority leader Nancy Pelosi made the case that we don't have a spending problem. Indeed, Pelosi says, it is wrong to say we have a "spending problem":

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Pelosi Photoshops Women into Photo

11:40 AM, Jan 04, 2013

Nancy Pelosi's office photoshopped four faces into this photo, which now, after the alteration, includes all the Democratic women now in the House of Representatives:

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Pelosi Skips Town Amid 'Fiscal Cliff' Talks

Attends birthday party and funeral.
10:17 AM, Dec 14, 2012

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.

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Woodward: 'There's a Civil War in the Democratic Party'

9:05 AM, Dec 12, 2012

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."

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Old, Tired, and Uninspired

8:05 AM, Nov 15, 2012

“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.

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Could Republicans Lose the House?

8:28 AM, Sep 24, 2012

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.

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Nancy Pelosi, 'Madly' Obsessed Chocolate Addict

8:38 AM, Aug 22, 2012

The Huffington Post discovers that Nancy Pelosi, former speaker of the House, is a "madly" obsessed chocolate addict:

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Cantor on Pelosi: 'Patronizing and Deeply Insulting'

8:55 AM, Jul 29, 2012

House minority leader Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat, recently said that Republican Jews are "being exploited." Today, Majority Leader Eric Cantor, a Republican, responds: 

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Pelosi: President Obama's Been to Israel ‘Over and Over Again’

9:43 AM, Jul 28, 2012

Daniel Halper has called attention to Nancy Pelosi's remarkable interview with Al Hunt on the topic of Barack Obama and Israel. I'd note one comment in particular: Pelosi's claim that President Obama "has been there [Israel] over and over again."

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Pelosi: Republican Jews 'Being Exploited'

"And they're smart people."
8:55 AM, Jul 28, 2012

In an interview, House minority leader Nancy Pelosi said that she believes Republican Jews are "being exploited," but she was sure to add, "And they're smart people."

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Pelosi on Dems Attending Convention: 'I Think They Should Stay Home'

7:31 AM, Jul 18, 2012

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.

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Dem. Senator Disagrees With Obama's Tax Hike, Wants Rates Extended for Everyone

11:48 AM, Jul 09, 2012

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.

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Did Nancy Pelosi Tell the Truth?

2:54 PM, Apr 30, 2012

Marc Thiessen, writing in the Washington Post:

In an explosive memoir released today, former CIA counterterrorism chief Jose Rodriguez provides new evidence that Rep. Nancy Pelosi lied when she declared she had not been briefed about the use of waterboarding.

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Happy Hour Links

6:25 PM, Mar 29, 2012

Gary Schmitt: "General Dempsey retreats."


Iran pledges to side with Syria.

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Pelosi: Govt. Should Require Church To Pay for Birth Control

12:25 PM, Feb 16, 2012

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. 

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Gingrich and Romney Fight Over Releasing Records

5:26 PM, Jan 20, 2012

Orangeburg, S.C.
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.

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Pelosi Touts Business Partner as Economic Expert on Capitol Hill

12:45 PM, Dec 19, 2011

Nancy Pelosi, who's been much criticized recently for using her political clout to enrich herself, doesn't appear to be too worried about crony capitalism

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Pelosi Tightens Embrace of Occupy

2:08 PM, Nov 22, 2011

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..."

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Video: Nancy Pelosi Supports NLRB Decision Telling Boeing Where to Build Factories

10:16 AM, Oct 29, 2011

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:

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Will Democrats Condemn Anti-Semitism at Occupy Wall Street?

12:00 PM, Oct 13, 2011

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."

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Pelosi: Status Quo in Washington 'Unacceptable'

11:26 AM, Oct 13, 2011

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."

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