Nancy Pelosi 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 House GOP says it has the votes to disapprove of Iran deal 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 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 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' 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 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 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' 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 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 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 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 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 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' 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? 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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' 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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? 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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