Nancy Pelosi http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Nancy Pelosi en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:01 MST Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:50:44 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Hillary Clinton plans midterm campaign push for Democrats http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660631/Hillary-Clinton-plans-midterm-campaign-push-for-Democrats.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660631/Hillary-Clinton-plans-midterm-campaign-push-for-Democrats.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660508/Secret-Service-chief-quits-due-to-security-lapses.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660508/Secret-Service-chief-quits-due-to-security-lapses.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660457/Sen-Harry-Reid-playing-major-role-in-Senate-races.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660457/Sen-Harry-Reid-playing-major-role-in-Senate-races.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660332/Eric-Holders-departure-clouds-fate-of-civil-rights-cases.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660332/Eric-Holders-departure-clouds-fate-of-civil-rights-cases.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611541/Utahs-expanding-Hispanic-business-at-center-of-national-convention.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611541/Utahs-expanding-Hispanic-business-at-center-of-national-convention.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659801/Wary-lawmakers-ready-to-OK-arms-for-Syrian-rebels.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659801/Wary-lawmakers-ready-to-OK-arms-for-Syrian-rebels.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659282/In-Senate-races-candidates-tackle-the-blame-game.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659282/In-Senate-races-candidates-tackle-the-blame-game.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607726/The-Affordable-Care-Act-needs-a-bipartisan-overhaul.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607726/The-Affordable-Care-Act-needs-a-bipartisan-overhaul.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657319/Obama-urges-Latin-leaders-GOP-to-help-ease-influx-of-migrants-crossing-the-border.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657319/Obama-urges-Latin-leaders-GOP-to-help-ease-influx-of-migrants-crossing-the-border.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607120/Defenders-of-religious-freedom-need-to-walk-the-walk.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607120/Defenders-of-religious-freedom-need-to-walk-the-walk.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656934/Suspect-package-delays-Obama-return-to-White-House.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656934/Suspect-package-delays-Obama-return-to-White-House.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656828/Democrats-seek-political-edge-in-contraception-ruling.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656828/Democrats-seek-political-edge-in-contraception-ruling.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656483/Obama-official-says-immigrant-kids-draining-funds.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656483/Obama-official-says-immigrant-kids-draining-funds.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606487/Hobby-Lobby-aftermath-spawns-disagreement-over-future-of-religious-freedom-law.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606487/Hobby-Lobby-aftermath-spawns-disagreement-over-future-of-religious-freedom-law.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655975/Gay-pride-parades-across-US-draw-large-crowds.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655975/Gay-pride-parades-across-US-draw-large-crowds.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655944/Obama-to-seek-border-aid-Pelosi-visits-Texas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655944/Obama-to-seek-border-aid-Pelosi-visits-Texas.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655925/Obama-to-seek-more-than-2-billion-in-border-aid-Nancy-Pelosi-visits-Texas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655925/Obama-to-seek-more-than-2-billion-in-border-aid-Nancy-Pelosi-visits-Texas.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655854/Golden-Gate-Bridge-suicide-barrier-funding-OKd.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655854/Golden-Gate-Bridge-suicide-barrier-funding-OKd.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655566/Blue-state-congressman-holds-Houses-No-2-GOP-post.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655566/Blue-state-congressman-holds-Houses-No-2-GOP-post.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655562/Obamas-test-Try-to-avoid-mission-creep-in-Iraq.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655562/Obamas-test-Try-to-avoid-mission-creep-in-Iraq.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655520/US-Iran-longtime-enemies-now-potential-partners.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655520/US-Iran-longtime-enemies-now-potential-partners.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605478/Small-but-dedicated-March-for-Marriage-crowd-occupies-patch-of-Capitol-grounds.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605478/Small-but-dedicated-March-for-Marriage-crowd-occupies-patch-of-Capitol-grounds.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655383/Back-to-Iraq-Obama-sending-300-military-advisers-to-Iraq-to-help-quell-rising-insurgency.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655383/Back-to-Iraq-Obama-sending-300-military-advisers-to-Iraq-to-help-quell-rising-insurgency.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655343/What-to-do-in-Iraq-Obama-consults-Congress.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655343/What-to-do-in-Iraq-Obama-consults-Congress.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605327/Pelosi-to-San-Francisco-archbishop-Dont-march-for-marriage.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605327/Pelosi-to-San-Francisco-archbishop-Dont-march-for-marriage.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605300/Cantor-reality-check-2-Its-always-about-the-ground-game.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605300/Cantor-reality-check-2-Its-always-about-the-ground-game.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655164/Pelosi-praises-state-budget-Obama-tactics-on-Iraq.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655164/Pelosi-praises-state-budget-Obama-tactics-on-Iraq.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605025/Income-inequality-drives-who-gets-elected.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605025/Income-inequality-drives-who-gets-elected.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654993/Obama-waiting-for-House-GOP-to-act-on-immigration.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654993/Obama-waiting-for-House-GOP-to-act-on-immigration.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654843/House-Majority-Leader-Eric-Cantor-defeated-in-primary-tea-party-celebrates.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654843/House-Majority-Leader-Eric-Cantor-defeated-in-primary-tea-party-celebrates.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604744/Obama-acts-lawfully-in-protecting-insurers-from-health-care-losses.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604744/Obama-acts-lawfully-in-protecting-insurers-from-health-care-losses.html 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 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