Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:17:49 MDT Newspapers 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 House GOP getting its say on cancellations First, President Barack Obama had his say on reversing millions of insurance cancellations issued under the health care... Fri, 15 Nov 2013 10:00:17 MST Davison Cheney: Football more important than world peace in recent (unscientific) poll Watch how the camera lingers on Tom Brady. I’m sure shampoo sponsors pay a pretty dime for that slow-mo shot of him... Tue, 05 Nov 2013 13:29:13 MST Families across the globe celebrating Diwali Now that the darker holidays of Halloween and Mexico's Day of the Dead have ceased, families across the globe have another... Tue, 05 Nov 2013 09:35:00 MST Gay rights bill heads for first hurdle in Senate The Senate prepared to push major gay rights legislation past a first, big hurdle Monday as Democrats and a handful of... Mon, 04 Nov 2013 12:35:35 MST Sebelius' clueless incompetence deserves a one-way ticket to Topeka Our Botcher-in-Chief is searching for a fall gal to blame for the continuing train wreck that is Obamacare, and Health and... Sun, 03 Nov 2013 00:00:00 MDT 'I followed the law': Congress governs self under Obamacare Think you're confused by "Obamacare." It's roiling Capitol Hill behind the scenes, too. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 08:16:06 MDT My view: Federal agency is bad for business and consumers Taxpayers have good reason to be scared of the misnamed Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Clergy join campaign to get Washington Redskins to 'Change the Mascot' An American Indian tribe is leading a full blitz to change the name and mascot of the Washington Redskins pro-football team. Mon, 28 Oct 2013 18:15:00 MDT Letters: No rehabilitation Mon, 28 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT House Dems worried by health law rollout woes House Democrats are worried about persistent problems with the rollout of President Barack Obama's health care law —... Wed, 23 Oct 2013 11:01:12 MDT Obama appeals to allies to stick with health law The Obama administration is appealing to its allies in Congress, on Wall Street and across the country to stick with... Wed, 23 Oct 2013 10:57:50 MDT Shutdown over, solution to next crisis unclear The partial government shutdown has ended but that doesn't mean anyone has a solid idea for dodging a potential sequel. Mon, 21 Oct 2013 07:18:21 MDT Shutdown not to be repeated, alternative elusive Leaders from both parties insist a sequel to the government shutdown must be avoided although a plan to dodge it is still... Sun, 20 Oct 2013 15:18:56 MDT Obama lashes GOP; Hatch ponders Heritage's future The 16-day partial government shutdown was a Republican-provoked spectacle that "encouraged our enemies" around the world,... Fri, 18 Oct 2013 11:33:55 MDT New House GOP plan as debt-limit deadline nears Time growing desperately short, House Republicans pushed for passage of legislation late Tuesday to prevent a threatened... Tue, 15 Oct 2013 15:53:19 MDT House GOP unveils bill to counter Senate debt plan House GOP leaders Tuesday floated a plan to fellow Republicans to counter an emerging Senate deal to reopen the government... Tue, 15 Oct 2013 11:06:33 MDT Reid: Progress made to resolve political stalemate Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid reported progress Monday toward a deal to avoid a threatened default and end a two-week... Mon, 14 Oct 2013 12:04:30 MDT Obama cites progress in talks; warns of default President Barack Obama is sounding an optimistic note saying there has been progress in the Senate toward resolving a... Mon, 14 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Dual crises: Shutdown, debt limit could merge Democrats and Republicans regularly warn about the dire consequences of legislation they don't like. Often it's... Sat, 12 Oct 2013 17:37:18 MDT Lew warns of 'irrevocable damage' from default Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew warned Congress Thursday of "irrevocable damage" that an unprecedented federal default could... Thu, 10 Oct 2013 10:31:03 MDT Obama to seek opening with GOP leaders on shutdown President Barack Obama is hosting top House Republicans to seek an opening in an impasse that has shuttered much of the... Thu, 10 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Con: Insurers made right move by playing big role in ACA's design When given the chance to take part in the creation of the Affordable Care Act, America’s highly profitable... Sun, 06 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Democrats say it's time for GOP to unite, end shutdown President Barack Obama decided to stay home from economic summits in Asia as Democrats stepped up pressure on congressional... Fri, 04 Oct 2013 11:31:34 MDT Shutdown in 3rd day with Obama, Hill at impasse President Barack Obama laid the blame for the government's partial shutdown at the feet of House Speaker John Boehner,... Thu, 03 Oct 2013 12:05:10 MDT Obama, lawmakers to hold meeting on shutdown A White House official says President Barack Obama has invited congressional leaders to the White House Wednesday for a... Wed, 02 Oct 2013 10:25:03 MDT