Nancy Pelosi

Shouts about Obama interrupt Constitution reading

House Republicans' reading of the Constitution was interrupted Thursday by a woman who shouted "except Obama, except Obama" to the venerable document's words on a U.S.... Read more »

Jan. 6, 2011


112th Congress convenes; Boehner elected speaker

Newly elected speaker John Boehner hailed the Republican Party's return to control of the House Wednesday, vowing a more open legislative process but acknowledging... Read more »

Jan. 5, 2011


New House Speaker John Boehner is a character

On Wednesday, the job of Speaker of the House passed from Nancy Pelosi to John Boehner. He's the 61st person to ever hold the position. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2011


GOP takes charge: New Speaker Boehner leads House

Claiming power beneath the Capitol dome, resurgent Republicans gained control of the House of Representatives on Wednesday as the 112th Congress convened in an era of... Read more »

Jan. 5, 2011


Boehner moved to tears as he moves to speakership

The chin started trembling partway down the center aisle as the applause rose to a roar. John Boehner, the emotional Ohioan about to become the House's new speaker,... Read more »

Jan. 5, 2011

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