Nancy Pelosi http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ 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 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss In our opinion: A House select committee to investigate Benghazi is necessary http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602704/A-House-select-committee-to-investigate-Benghazi-is-necessary.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602704/A-House-select-committee-to-investigate-Benghazi-is-necessary.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653188/GOPs-lead-on-Benghazi-is-a-former-federal-prosecutor.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653188/GOPs-lead-on-Benghazi-is-a-former-federal-prosecutor.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653182/House-GOP-Dems-dig-in-heels-on-Benghazi-probe.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653182/House-GOP-Dems-dig-in-heels-on-Benghazi-probe.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653146/Democrats-open-door-to-taking-part-in-Benghazi-probe-2-with-conditions.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653146/Democrats-open-door-to-taking-part-in-Benghazi-probe-2-with-conditions.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653004/Bill-Clinton-praises-Ross-record-at-fundraiser.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653004/Bill-Clinton-praises-Ross-record-at-fundraiser.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652472/Boogeymen-and-shady-deals-define-spin-in-Democratic-Republican-fight-for-Senate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652472/Boogeymen-and-shady-deals-define-spin-in-Democratic-Republican-fight-for-Senate.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652286/GOP-campaign-committee-has-31M-to-hold-House.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652286/GOP-campaign-committee-has-31M-to-hold-House.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601420/A-compilation-of-the-shortest-political-books-ever-written.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601420/A-compilation-of-the-shortest-political-books-ever-written.html Celebrities, politicians and even sports figures love to write books. We’ve searched Amazon.com for the shortest books... Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT New 'face,' but some old problems for 'Obamacare' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651737/New-face-but-some-old-problems-for-Obamacare.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651737/New-face-but-some-old-problems-for-Obamacare.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651668/Pelosi-Race-has-role-in-GOP-immigration-stance.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651668/Pelosi-Race-has-role-in-GOP-immigration-stance.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650871/Party-of-the-rich-In-Congress-its-the-Democrats.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650871/Party-of-the-rich-In-Congress-its-the-Democrats.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599777/Our-brackets-are-shot-time-to-focus-on-political-minutiae.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599777/Our-brackets-are-shot-time-to-focus-on-political-minutiae.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650681/Obama-says-more-than-6-million-signed-up-for-health-care-still-short-of-original-target.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650681/Obama-says-more-than-6-million-signed-up-for-health-care-still-short-of-original-target.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650641/House-approves-bill-to-stop-24-percent-cut-to-Medicare-doctors.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650641/House-approves-bill-to-stop-24-percent-cut-to-Medicare-doctors.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650571/House-Democrats-try-to-force-vote-on-immigration.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650571/House-Democrats-try-to-force-vote-on-immigration.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650165/Obama-to-raise-cash-for-Democrats-at-Disney-executives-home.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650165/Obama-to-raise-cash-for-Democrats-at-Disney-executives-home.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649701/Obama-says-health-care-program-is-stable.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649701/Obama-says-health-care-program-is-stable.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649581/Florida-House-race-defeat-could-be-warning-for-Democrats.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649581/Florida-House-race-defeat-could-be-warning-for-Democrats.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649395/Dems-GOP-test-fall-strategy-in-Florida-House-race.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649395/Dems-GOP-test-fall-strategy-in-Florida-House-race.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641710/House-GOP-getting-its-say-on-cancellations.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641710/House-GOP-getting-its-say-on-cancellations.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589906/Davison-Cheney-Football-more-important-than-world-peace-in-recent-unscientific-poll.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589906/Davison-Cheney-Football-more-important-than-world-peace-in-recent-unscientific-poll.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589893/Families-across-the-globe-celebrating-Diwali.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589893/Families-across-the-globe-celebrating-Diwali.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641131/Gay-rights-bill-heads-for-first-hurdle-in-Senate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641131/Gay-rights-bill-heads-for-first-hurdle-in-Senate.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589753/Sebelius-clueless-incompetence-deserves-a-one-way-ticket-to-Topeka.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589753/Sebelius-clueless-incompetence-deserves-a-one-way-ticket-to-Topeka.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640956/I-followed-the-law-Congress-governs-self-under-Obamacare.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640956/I-followed-the-law-Congress-governs-self-under-Obamacare.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589505/Federal-agency-is-bad-for-business-and-consumers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589505/Federal-agency-is-bad-for-business-and-consumers.html 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' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589326/Clergy-join-campaign-to-get-Washington-Redskins-to-Change-the-Mascot.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589326/Clergy-join-campaign-to-get-Washington-Redskins-to-Change-the-Mascot.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640727/No-rehabilitation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640727/No-rehabilitation.html Mon, 28 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT House Dems worried by health law rollout woes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640531/House-Dems-worried-by-health-law-rollout-woes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640531/House-Dems-worried-by-health-law-rollout-woes.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640511/Obama-appeals-to-allies-to-stick-with-health-law.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640511/Obama-appeals-to-allies-to-stick-with-health-law.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640365/Shutdown-over-solution-to-next-crisis-unclear.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640365/Shutdown-over-solution-to-next-crisis-unclear.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640323/Shutdown-not-to-be-repeated-alternative-elusive.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640323/Shutdown-not-to-be-repeated-alternative-elusive.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640173/Obama-lashes-GOP-Hatch-ponders-Heritages-future.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640173/Obama-lashes-GOP-Hatch-ponders-Heritages-future.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639984/New-House-GOP-plan-as-debt-limit-deadline-nears.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639984/New-House-GOP-plan-as-debt-limit-deadline-nears.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639950/House-GOP-unveils-bill-to-counter-Senate-debt-plan.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639950/House-GOP-unveils-bill-to-counter-Senate-debt-plan.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639879/Reid-Progress-made-to-resolve-political-stalemate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639879/Reid-Progress-made-to-resolve-political-stalemate.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639909/Obama-cites-progress-in-talks-warns-of-default.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639909/Obama-cites-progress-in-talks-warns-of-default.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639802/Dual-crises-Shutdown-debt-limit-could-merge.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639802/Dual-crises-Shutdown-debt-limit-could-merge.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639665/Lew-warns-of-irrevocable-damage-from-default.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639665/Lew-warns-of-irrevocable-damage-from-default.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639658/Obama-to-seek-opening-with-GOP-leaders-on-shutdown.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639658/Obama-to-seek-opening-with-GOP-leaders-on-shutdown.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587859/Con-Insurers-made-right-move-by-playing-big-role-in-ACAs-design.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587859/Con-Insurers-made-right-move-by-playing-big-role-in-ACAs-design.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639244/Democrats-say-its-time-for-GOP-to-unite-end-shutdown.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639244/Democrats-say-its-time-for-GOP-to-unite-end-shutdown.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639157/Shutdown-in-3rd-day-with-Obama-Hill-at-impasse.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639157/Shutdown-in-3rd-day-with-Obama-Hill-at-impasse.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639084/Obama-lawmakers-to-hold-meeting-on-shutdown.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639084/Obama-lawmakers-to-hold-meeting-on-shutdown.html 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