Nancy Pelosi http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Nancy Pelosi en-us Copyright 2016, Deseret News Publishing Company Sat, 06 Feb 2016 00:00:01 MST Sat, 06 Feb 2016 09:48:49 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss House GOP says it has the votes to disapprove of Iran deal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678704/House-GOP-says-it-has-the-votes-to-disapprove-of-Iran-deal.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678704/House-GOP-says-it-has-the-votes-to-disapprove-of-Iran-deal.html?pg=all House Republicans said Monday that they have the GOP votes to disapprove of the Iran nuclear deal as Democrats stepped up... Mon, 03 Aug 2015 11:52:18 MDT Pelosi praises papal climate encyclical during Italy visit http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678701/Pelosi-praises-papal-climate-encyclical-during-Italy-visit.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678701/Pelosi-praises-papal-climate-encyclical-during-Italy-visit.html?pg=all Leading U.S. Democrat Nancy Pelosi on Monday called the pope's climate encyclical "an important new effective asset" in... Mon, 03 Aug 2015 11:38:55 MDT Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreach http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678597/Dems-still-weighing-Iran-deal-but-happy-with-Obama-outreach.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678597/Dems-still-weighing-Iran-deal-but-happy-with-Obama-outreach.html?pg=all Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, President Barack Obama is making inroads with a tough constituency... Sat, 01 Aug 2015 12:24:23 MDT Boehner calls challenge by Republican 'no big deal' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678406/Boehner-calls-challenge-by-Republican-no-big-deal.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678406/Boehner-calls-challenge-by-Republican-no-big-deal.html?pg=all House Speaker John Boehner brushed aside a challenge to his tenure on Wednesday as the work of a lone dissident Republican... Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:54:41 MDT Top military leader says deal keeps Iran from atomic weapon http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678395/Top-military-leader-says-deal-keeps-Iran-from-atomic-weapon.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678395/Top-military-leader-says-deal-keeps-Iran-from-atomic-weapon.html?pg=all America's top military leader said Wednesday that the recently signed nuclear deal works to keep Iran from having an atomic... Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:11:10 MDT Kerry at House hearing: Nothing in Iran deal built on trust http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678329/Kerry-at-House-hearing-Nothing-in-Iran-deal-built-on-trust.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765678329/Kerry-at-House-hearing-Nothing-in-Iran-deal-built-on-trust.html?pg=all Secretary of State John Kerry pitched the administration's controversial nuclear deal with Iran before a skeptical House... Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:39:34 MDT Kerry calls talk of better Iran deal a 'fantasy' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677992/Kerry-calls-talk-of-better-Iran-deal-a-fantasy.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677992/Kerry-calls-talk-of-better-Iran-deal-a-fantasy.html?pg=all Countering Republican criticism, Secretary of State John Kerry declared Thursday it is "fantasy plain and simple" to claim... Thu, 23 Jul 2015 10:10:00 MDT McConnell challenges Obama on Iran deal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677954/McConnell-challenges-Obama-on-Iran-deal.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677954/McConnell-challenges-Obama-on-Iran-deal.html?pg=all Backed by Israel, congressional Republicans forcefully challenged President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran on... Wed, 22 Jul 2015 16:47:03 MDT High-stakes lobbying on Iran deal; pressure for Congress http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677725/High-stakes-lobbying-on-Iran-deal-pressure-for-Congress.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677725/High-stakes-lobbying-on-Iran-deal-pressure-for-Congress.html?pg=all Israel's ambassador to the United States raced in and out of offices on Capitol Hill, trying to persuade lawmakers that the... Sun, 19 Jul 2015 08:47:42 MDT White House seeks support at home and abroad for Iran deal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677583/White-House-seeks-support-at-home-and-abroad-for-Iran-deal.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677583/White-House-seeks-support-at-home-and-abroad-for-Iran-deal.html?pg=all At home and abroad, the White House courted support for a landmark nuclear deal with Iran on Thursday as congressional... Thu, 16 Jul 2015 14:44:15 MDT Woman deemed oldest US veteran set for flight to meet Obama http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677556/Woman-deemed-oldest-US-veteran-set-for-flight-to-meet-Obama.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677556/Woman-deemed-oldest-US-veteran-set-for-flight-to-meet-Obama.html?pg=all A 110-year-old woman believed to be the nation's oldest veteran is preparing to visit Washington on an honorary trip that... Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:18:03 MDT What happened to Benghazi? Focus is on Clinton http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677375/What-happened-to-Benghazi-Focus-is-on-Clinton.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677375/What-happened-to-Benghazi-Focus-is-on-Clinton.html?pg=all A special House committee on the 2012 Benghazi attacks has devolved from an investigation into the deaths of four Americans... Tue, 14 Jul 2015 10:29:20 MDT Clinton backs Iran nuclear agreement as 'important step' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677376/Clinton-backs-Iran-nuclear-agreement-as-important-step.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765677376/Clinton-backs-Iran-nuclear-agreement-as-important-step.html?pg=all Hillary Rodham Clinton praised the nuclear deal with Iran on Tuesday as an "important step," saying the agreement would end... Tue, 14 Jul 2015 10:05:00 MDT Bishop's bill: An RX for overgrown forests? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865632495/Bishops-bill-An-RX-for-overgrown-forests.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865632495/Bishops-bill-An-RX-for-overgrown-forests.html?pg=all The U.S. Forest Service says 58 million acres of its forests are at high risk of wildfire, and of those, just over 11 million... Mon, 13 Jul 2015 15:20:38 MDT Congress heads back to work with looming funding deadline http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676831/Congress-heads-back-to-work-with-looming-funding-deadline.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676831/Congress-heads-back-to-work-with-looming-funding-deadline.html?pg=all Members of Congress return Tuesday from July Fourth fireworks and parades facing a daunting summer workload and an impending... Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:24:24 MDT Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676769/Back-at-work-Congress-facing-busy-agenda-funding-deadline.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676769/Back-at-work-Congress-facing-busy-agenda-funding-deadline.html?pg=all After July Fourth fireworks and parades, members of Congress return to work Tuesday facing a daunting summer workload and a... Sun, 05 Jul 2015 13:28:54 MDT Court ruling spurs backers' hopes for redistricting changes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676456/Court-ruling-spurs-backers-hopes-for-redistricting-changes.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676456/Court-ruling-spurs-backers-hopes-for-redistricting-changes.html?pg=all Groups trying to curb the partisan sculpting of House districts are hoping their Supreme Court victory will prompt more... Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:37:41 MDT Republican-led Congress hands Obama major win on trade http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676116/Republican-led-Congress-hands-Obama-major-win-on-trade.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765676116/Republican-led-Congress-hands-Obama-major-win-on-trade.html?pg=all In a triumph of divided government, the Republican-controlled Congress passed major trade legislation Wednesday that was... Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:50:00 MDT Trade dispute exposes House Democrats' turmoil, challenges http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675861/Trade-dispute-exposes-House-Democrats-turmoil-challenges.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675861/Trade-dispute-exposes-House-Democrats-turmoil-challenges.html?pg=all Congress' upheaval over trade has exposed lots of turmoil within the House Democratic caucus. Sat, 20 Jun 2015 11:33:42 MDT Obama rejects mass shootings as 'new normal' in America http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675828/Obama-rejects-mass-shootings-as-new-normal-in-America.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675828/Obama-rejects-mass-shootings-as-new-normal-in-America.html?pg=all President Barack Obama said Friday he refuses to accept the idea that regular mass shooting are "the new normal" in America.... Fri, 19 Jun 2015 17:35:00 MDT Republican lawmakers shrug off Pope Francis' climate message http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675729/Republican-lawmakers-shrug-off-Pope-Francis-climate-message.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675729/Republican-lawmakers-shrug-off-Pope-Francis-climate-message.html?pg=all Pope Francis' call for dramatic action on climate change drew a round of shrugs from congressional Republicans on Thursday,... Thu, 18 Jun 2015 17:14:27 MDT House revives Obama's trade agenda http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675733/House-revives-Obamas-trade-agenda.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675733/House-revives-Obamas-trade-agenda.html?pg=all Working closely with the White House, the Republican-controlled House revived President Barack Obama's trade agenda on... Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:08:54 MDT Bipartisan rescue bid for Obama's trade agenda http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675695/Bipartisan-rescue-bid-for-Obamas-trade-agenda.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675695/Bipartisan-rescue-bid-for-Obamas-trade-agenda.html?pg=all President Barack Obama's trade agenda appears to be back on track after an extraordinary bipartisan rescue operation mounted... Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:00:00 MDT In our opinion: Congress doesn't understand that fast-track trade authority for Obama is in country's best interests http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630857/Congress-doesnt-understand-that-fast-track-trade-authority-for-Obama-is-in-countrys-best-interests.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630857/Congress-doesnt-understand-that-fast-track-trade-authority-for-Obama-is-in-countrys-best-interests.html?pg=all Without fast-track authority, every trade agreement would have 435 representatives and 100 senators sitting with the... Wed, 17 Jun 2015 00:00:00 MDT Clinton: Obama should use trade fight to his advantage http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675501/Clinton-Obama-should-use-trade-fight-to-his-advantage.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675501/Clinton-Obama-should-use-trade-fight-to-his-advantage.html?pg=all Hillary Rodham Clinton said Sunday that President Barack Obama should use a setback in Congress to seek the best possible... Sun, 14 Jun 2015 15:06:12 MDT Long odds ahead now for Obama on his troubled trade agenda http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675461/Long-odds-ahead-now-for-Obama-on-his-troubled-trade-agenda.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675461/Long-odds-ahead-now-for-Obama-on-his-troubled-trade-agenda.html?pg=all The White House and Republican leaders in Congress face long odds in trying to revive trade legislation after a telling... Sat, 13 Jun 2015 18:37:35 MDT House rejects Obama's appeals and imperils his trade bill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675389/House-rejects-Obamas-appeals-and-imperils-his-trade-bill.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675389/House-rejects-Obamas-appeals-and-imperils-his-trade-bill.html?pg=all Led by union-backed Democrats, the House delivered a stinging blow to President Barack Obama on Friday and left his ambitious... Fri, 12 Jun 2015 17:43:53 MDT GOP leaders ready to push Obama trade bill to crucial vote http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675367/GOP-leaders-ready-to-push-Obama-trade-bill-to-crucial-vote.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675367/GOP-leaders-ready-to-push-Obama-trade-bill-to-crucial-vote.html?pg=all House Republican leaders pushed toward a showdown vote Friday on President Barack Obama's trade agenda, despite heavy... Thu, 11 Jun 2015 10:32:20 MDT Trade vote expected Friday; hunt on for Democratic votes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675304/Trade-vote-expected-Friday-hunt-on-for-Democratic-votes.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675304/Trade-vote-expected-Friday-hunt-on-for-Democratic-votes.html?pg=all House Republican leaders are looking for more Democratic support ahead of an expected Friday vote on trade legislation, a... Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:31:04 MDT Seeking trade votes, Obama offers help to Dems who vote yes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675219/Seeking-trade-votes-Obama-offers-help-to-Dems-who-vote-yes.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765675219/Seeking-trade-votes-Obama-offers-help-to-Dems-who-vote-yes.html?pg=all President Barack Obama has an offer for Democrats who fear political attacks if they back his trade agenda: Give me your vote... Tue, 09 Jun 2015 07:08:46 MDT House passes bill for Congress to review Iran nuclear deal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765673894/House-passes-bill-for-Congress-to-review-Iran-nuclear-deal.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765673894/House-passes-bill-for-Congress-to-review-Iran-nuclear-deal.html?pg=all Congress on Thursday sent President Barack Obama a bill to give lawmakers the power to review and potentially reject a... Thu, 14 May 2015 15:18:50 MDT AP Interview: Pelosi predicts GOP ruin on health care case http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765673863/AP-Interview-Pelosi-predicts-GOP-ruin-on-health-care-case.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765673863/AP-Interview-Pelosi-predicts-GOP-ruin-on-health-care-case.html?pg=all House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi predicted Wednesday that Republicans will "rue the day" if the Supreme Court buys their... Wed, 13 May 2015 16:57:14 MDT Emotions over Obama's trade agenda roil Senate, delay action http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672374/Emotions-over-Obamas-trade-agenda-roil-Senate-delay-action.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672374/Emotions-over-Obamas-trade-agenda-roil-Senate-delay-action.html?pg=all Emotional disagreements over trade erupted in Congress on Wednesday, when a liberal senator delayed a committee's likely... Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:29:04 MDT Obama, lawmakers mingle to mark rare bipartisan breakthrough http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672334/Obama-lawmakers-mingle-to-mark-rare-bipartisan-breakthrough.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672334/Obama-lawmakers-mingle-to-mark-rare-bipartisan-breakthrough.html?pg=all House Speaker John Boehner pecked Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on the cheek. Republican Whip Kevin McCarthy conferred... Tue, 21 Apr 2015 18:57:27 MDT Homeland chief: Gyrocopter came in 'under the radar' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672055/Homeland-chief-Gyrocopter-came-in-under-the-radar.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765672055/Homeland-chief-Gyrocopter-came-in-under-the-radar.html?pg=all The Florida postal carrier charged Thursday with two federal crimes for steering his small gyrocopter through protected... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 21:04:47 MDT Finally, Congress OKs bill reshaping Medicare doctors' fees http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671923/Finally-Congress-OKs-bill-reshaping-Medicare-doctors-fees.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671923/Finally-Congress-OKs-bill-reshaping-Medicare-doctors-fees.html?pg=all Conservatives hated that it's expected to swell federal deficits over the coming decade. Liberals complained that it... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 07:08:53 MDT Senate committee to challenge Obama with vote on Iran bill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671841/Senate-committee-to-challenge-Obama-with-vote-on-Iran-bill.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671841/Senate-committee-to-challenge-Obama-with-vote-on-Iran-bill.html?pg=all In a direct challenge to the White House, a Senate committee pushed toward a vote on a bill that would give Congress a chance... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 09:05:48 MDT Break over, Congress faces fights over Medicare, Iran, Lynch http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671643/Break-over-Congress-faces-fights-over-Medicare-Iran-Lynch.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671643/Break-over-Congress-faces-fights-over-Medicare-Iran-Lynch.html?pg=all Senate leaders are racing the calendar as they push toward congressional approval of a bipartisan compromise reshaping how... Sat, 11 Apr 2015 09:41:19 MDT Obama lobbies Congress on Iran; Dems seek changes to bill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671504/Obama-lobbies-Congress-on-Iran-Dems-seek-changes-to-bill.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765671504/Obama-lobbies-Congress-on-Iran-Dems-seek-changes-to-bill.html?pg=all Democratic senators are intent on changing a bill that would give Congress a say in an emerging nuclear deal with Iran... Wed, 08 Apr 2015 00:00:00 MDT In our opinion: House's passing of Medicare reform is evidence of bipartisan approach to responsible government http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625481/Houses-passing-of-Medicare-reform-is-evidence-of-bipartisan-approach-to-responsible-government.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625481/Houses-passing-of-Medicare-reform-is-evidence-of-bipartisan-approach-to-responsible-government.html?pg=all A strong bipartisan vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to change the way Medicare payments are disbursed gives hope... Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 MDT Michael Gerson: Political gridlock: Appreciate the virtues of the smoke-filled room http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625393/Political-gridlock-Appreciate-the-virtues-of-the-smoke-filled-room.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625393/Political-gridlock-Appreciate-the-virtues-of-the-smoke-filled-room.html?pg=all The John Boehner/Nancy Pelosi agreement on Medicare doctors' payments has been praised as an gain and criticized as a small... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:29:11 MDT On Second Thought http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625155/On-Second-Thought.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625155/On-Second-Thought.html?pg=all A lighthearted look at current events. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 MDT George F. Will: Democrats are eager to give Hillary the nomination, but why? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625283/Democrats-are-eager-to-give-Hillary-the-nomination-but-why.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625283/Democrats-are-eager-to-give-Hillary-the-nomination-but-why.html?pg=all The world's oldest political party is eager to give Hillary Clinton its presidential nomination, but why? Another Clinton... Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:00:00 MDT Sen. Harry Reid's retirement recalls his influence on Utah Republicans, Democrats http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625200/Sen-Harry-Reids-retirement-recalls-his-influence-on-Utah-Republicans-Democrats.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865625200/Sen-Harry-Reids-retirement-recalls-his-influence-on-Utah-Republicans-Democrats.html?pg=all The first time Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, saw Congress up close was as a Boy Scout on a tour given by one of the leaders of his... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:12:37 MDT Republicans celebrate good week on Hill, but sees challenges ahead http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670875/Republicans-celebrate-good-week-on-Hill-but-sees-challenges-ahead.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670875/Republicans-celebrate-good-week-on-Hill-but-sees-challenges-ahead.html?pg=all Republicans are looking like they've finally figured out how to govern. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:54:23 MDT Pelosi irks some allies over bipartisan bill with Boehner http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670864/Pelosi-irks-some-allies-over-bipartisan-bill-with-Boehner.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670864/Pelosi-irks-some-allies-over-bipartisan-bill-with-Boehner.html?pg=all House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi bruised some longtime liberal allies when she worked with Speaker John Boehner to craft... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:25:28 MDT House OKs bipartisan Medicare doctor bill; fate up to Senate http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670799/House-OKs-bipartisan-Medicare-doctor-bill-fate-up-to-Senate.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670799/House-OKs-bipartisan-Medicare-doctor-bill-fate-up-to-Senate.html?pg=all In uncommon bipartisan harmony, the House approved a $214 billion bill on Thursday permanently blocking physician Medicare... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:21:16 MDT House OKs bipartisan Medicare doc bill; fate up to Senate http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670778/House-OKs-bipartisan-Medicare-doc-bill-fate-up-to-Senate.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670778/House-OKs-bipartisan-Medicare-doc-bill-fate-up-to-Senate.html?pg=all In uncommon bipartisan harmony, the House approved a $214 billion bill Thursday permanently blocking physician Medicare cuts,... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:43:59 MDT Obama ready to sign bill revamping Medicare doc fees http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670685/Obama-ready-to-sign-bill-revamping-Medicare-doc-fees.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670685/Obama-ready-to-sign-bill-revamping-Medicare-doc-fees.html?pg=all President Barack Obama said Wednesday he's ready to sign "good, bipartisan" legislation protecting physicians from steep cuts... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:08:17 MDT In rare deal, Boehner, Pelosi tout wins for seniors, doctors http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670638/In-rare-deal-Boehner-Pelosi-tout-wins-for-seniors-doctors.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765670638/In-rare-deal-Boehner-Pelosi-tout-wins-for-seniors-doctors.html?pg=all An extraordinary bipartisan accord between House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is letting both... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:56:58 MDT