Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:14:27 MST Newspapers Hillary Clinton plans midterm campaign push for Democrats Hillary Rodham Clinton is lending her name and support to a half-dozen key midterm races for the Senate and several for... Fri, 03 Oct 2014 19:43:23 MDT Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday in the face of multiple revelations of security breaches, bumbling... Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:50:00 MDT Sen. Harry Reid playing major role in Senate races Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has twice won elections he was supposed to lose. If Democrats maintain control of the... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:32:19 MDT Eric Holder's departure clouds fate of civil rights cases Moments after making fresh demands that Attorney General Eric Holder open federal investigations into police shootings of... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 11:30:30 MDT Utah's expanding Hispanic business at center of national convention The U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce held its national convention Monday in Salt Lake City, offering training for Latino... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:20:00 MDT Wary lawmakers ready to OK arms for Syrian rebels Wary House lawmakers prepared to give President Barack Obama authority to arm and train Syrian rebels in the fight against... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:42:56 MDT In Senate races, candidates tackle the blame game Candidates in the battle for control of the Senate agree: It's the other guy, the other guy's party and — especially... Sun, 07 Sep 2014 09:21:19 MDT In our opinion: The Affordable Care Act needs a bipartisan overhaul Lack of clarity in President Obama’s signature health care law has already brought the ACA before the Supreme Court... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 MDT Obama urges Latin leaders, GOP to help ease influx of migrants crossing the border Pressing for swift action, President Barack Obama on Friday urged Central American presidents and congressional Republicans... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:31:56 MDT Greg Bell: Defenders of religious freedom need to walk the walk Just because one speaks of political matters, he is not excused from living his religion, and that includes conservative talk... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 MDT Suspect package delays Obama return to White House President Barack Obama is back at the White House after his return there was delayed by the discovery of a suspicious package. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:41:47 MDT Democrats seek political edge in contraception ruling Democrats see a political winner in the stinging defeat they suffered when the Supreme Court ruled that businesses with... Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:25:15 MDT Obama official says immigrant kids draining funds The Homeland Security agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the country illegally will run out of money by... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:00:00 MDT Hobby Lobby aftermath spawns disagreement over future of religious freedom law Opponents of the Supreme Court's June 30 ruling supporting the religious freedoms privately held corporation's owners have... Tue, 08 Jul 2014 21:11:15 MDT Gay pride parades across US draw large crowds Gay pride parades held around the nation Sunday drew huge crowds of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their... Sun, 29 Jun 2014 22:56:26 MDT Obama to seek border aid; Pelosi visits Texas President Barack Obama will seek more than $2 billion to respond to the flood of immigrants illegally entering the U.S.... Sun, 29 Jun 2014 08:29:32 MDT Obama to seek more than $2 billion in border aid; Nancy Pelosi visits Texas President Barack Obama will seek more than $2 billion to respond to the flood of immigrants illegally entering the U.S.... Sat, 28 Jun 2014 22:28:12 MDT Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier funding OK'd San Francisco's iconic Golden Gate Bridge moved a big step closer to getting an oft-debated suicide barrier after bridge... Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:03:06 MDT Blue-state congressman holds House's No 2 GOP post Some conservatives are skittish about having a new House majority leader from left-leaning California. Sun, 22 Jun 2014 09:32:36 MDT Obama's test: Try to avoid 'mission creep' in Iraq President Barack Obama, in charting a new phase of American military engagement in Iraq, pledges that his war-weary country... Sun, 22 Jun 2014 09:29:58 MDT US, Iran, longtime enemies, now potential partners It's the fog of diplomacy. Sat, 21 Jun 2014 09:30:53 MDT Small but dedicated 'March for Marriage' crowd occupies patch of Capitol grounds Several thousand people rallied outside the U.S. Capitol to show support for traditional marriage, bringing their stories and... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 17:10:00 MDT Back to Iraq: Obama sending 300 military advisers to Iraq to help quell rising insurgency Inching back into a fight he tried to leave behind, President Barack Obama announced Thursday he was dispatching 300 U.S.... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 15:00:00 MDT What to do in Iraq? Obama consults Congress President Barack Obama briefed leaders of Congress on options for quelling an al-Qaida-inspired insurgency in Iraq as... Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:02:56 MDT Pelosi to San Francisco archbishop: Don't march for marriage Democratic Rep. Nancy Pelosi has written to San Francisco Roman Catholic Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone asking him to skip a... Wed, 18 Jun 2014 06:40:00 MDT Kathleen Parker: Cantor reality check — It's always about the ground game Conventional wisdom, that self-righteous propagandist, has it that Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's trouncing... Mon, 16 Jun 2014 22:39:43 MDT Pelosi praises state budget, Obama tactics on Iraq House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on a Monday visit to the state capital called for minimal military involvement in Iraq and... Mon, 16 Jun 2014 17:42:53 MDT Income inequality drives who gets elected Does wealth disparity in congressional districts influence who gets elected? Yes, according to some new reports. Sat, 14 Jun 2014 09:10:00 MDT Obama waiting for House GOP to act on immigration To the frustration of many of his supporters, President Barack Obama is backing away from immigration changes he could make... Sat, 14 Jun 2014 09:01:47 MDT House Majority Leader Eric Cantor defeated in primary, tea party celebrates Republican tea party forces are rejoicing and the party establishment is somber or altogether silent in the wake of House... Wed, 11 Jun 2014 09:15:29 MDT Wayne Madsen: Obama acts lawfully in protecting insurers from health care losses In answering the question "Should the government reimburse insurers who lose money in the Affordable Care Act?" the writer... Sun, 08 Jun 2014 00:00:00 MDT In our opinion: A House select committee to investigate Benghazi is necessary The Obama administration has treated questions regarding the attack on the U.S. Embassy at Benghazi, Libya, in September 2012... Fri, 09 May 2014 20:18:27 MDT GOP's lead on Benghazi is a former federal prosecutor Rep. Trey Gowdy, the Republicans' newest point man on the Benghazi attack, is a seasoned prosecutor determined to apply his... Wed, 07 May 2014 12:03:04 MDT House GOP, Dems dig in heels on Benghazi probe House Republicans and Democrats dug in their heels Wednesday over how a special committee investigation of the deadly attack... Wed, 07 May 2014 11:33:25 MDT Democrats open door to taking part in Benghazi probe — with conditions House Democrats opened the door Tuesday to participating in a special panel's investigation of Benghazi, even if they see it... Tue, 06 May 2014 13:45:12 MDT Bill Clinton praises Ross' record at fundraiser Former President Bill Clinton praised Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross on Saturday as the best candidate to lead... Sat, 03 May 2014 20:30:00 MDT Boogeymen and shady deals define spin in Democratic, Republican fight for Senate The fight for the Senate majority boils down to boogeyman billionaires against the shifty septuagenarian — if party... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:31:47 MDT GOP campaign committee has $31M to hold House The House Republican campaign committee raised almost $10 million in March and has $31.2 million banked to defend the party's... Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:27:50 MDT Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: A compilation of the shortest political books ever written Celebrities, politicians and even sports figures love to write books. We’ve searched for the shortest books... Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT New 'face,' but some old problems for 'Obamacare' Abruptly on the spot as the new face of "Obamacare," Sylvia Mathews Burwell faces steep challenges, both logistical and... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:20:00 MDT Pelosi: Race has role in GOP immigration stance House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blamed racial issues for the GOP's failure to act on comprehensive immigration... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:52:16 MDT Party of the rich: In Congress, it's the Democrats Republicans are the party of the rich, right? It's a label that has stuck for decades, and you're hearing it again as... Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:00:22 MDT Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Our brackets are shot, time to focus on political minutiae Now that our NCAA brackets have blown apart, we can focus on other things, especially political minutiae. Hopefully, our... Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:20:52 MDT Obama says more than 6 million signed up for health care; still short of original target Back on track after a stumbling start, President Barack Obama's heath care overhaul reached a milestone Thursday, with more... Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:48:44 MDT House approves bill to stop 24 percent cut to Medicare doctors The House on Thursday passed legislation to give doctors a reprieve from a looming 24 percent cut in their payments from... Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:51:45 MDT House Democrats try to force vote on immigration House Democrats deployed a little-used legislative move Wednesday to force a vote on a comprehensive immigration bill, an... Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:01:08 MDT Obama to raise cash for Democrats at Disney executive's home President Barack Obama will raise money for House and Senate Democrats at the home of the chairman of The Walt Disney Studios. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 12:44:08 MDT Obama says health care program is stable Despite a disastrous start and relentless Republican opposition, President Barack Obama said Friday that enrollment in his... Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:00:00 MDT Florida House race defeat could be warning for Democrats After months of railing against President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, Republicans scored a key victory in a... Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:58:09 MDT Dems, GOP test fall strategy in Florida House race Voters in this stretch of beach towns and retirement communities provide the first 2014 campaign test of whether Democrats... Mon, 10 Mar 2014 07:18:36 MDT