Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:01 MST Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:25:35 MST Newspapers Obama to pass on meeting Israel's Netanyahu during Washington visit Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned trip to Washington in March is kicking up a diplomatic dust storm in the... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:53:10 MST Diminished in Congress and many states, Democrats weigh future As Democratic senators gather in Baltimore to talk strategy and lick election wounds, their party faces diminished powers in... Wed, 14 Jan 2015 14:51:57 MST Republicans press attacks on Obama agenda Defiant congressional Republicans attacked President Barack Obama's agenda from all sides Tuesday, ignoring his veto threats... Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:39:28 MST Robert Bennett: Republicans are on party probation If Republican Congress members are seen as grownups in the next two years and pass meaningful bills, their brand will help... Mon, 12 Jan 2015 06:12:23 MST Gov. Cuomo eulogizes father as a poet, advocate, crusader Former Gov. Mario Cuomo's legacy as a liberal leader, powerful orator and immigrant's son whose humble upbringing inspired... Tue, 06 Jan 2015 13:13:14 MST Hundreds line up for wake of ex-New York Gov. Mario Cuomo Hundreds of mourners waited outside a funeral home Monday in a line that stretched more than a block to pay their respects to... Mon, 05 Jan 2015 17:32:40 MST AP sources: NYC congressman to plead guilty U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm was expected to plead guilty to a federal tax evasion charge Tuesday, people familiar with the plea... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:40:49 MST Robert Bennett: Lesson for Cruz — Politics are a team sport The lame duck experience of Sen. Ted Cruz derailed early efforts of incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 MST Michael Gerson: We're in need of a politics of repair America is in desperate need of a politics of repair, not a politics of demolition and rebuilding. We need leaders who take... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:00:00 MST Charles Krauthammer: Democrats use torture report to demonize Bush administration The report by Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee regarding CIA interrogation essentially accuses the agency under... Sun, 14 Dec 2014 15:58:02 MST Senate averts shutdown fears; Democrats rush to confirm nominees Their power ebbing, Senate Democrats launched a last-minute drive Saturday to confirm roughly 20 of President Barack Obama's... Sat, 13 Dec 2014 14:38:34 MST First Dems, now Senate GOP object to spending bill First it was objections by House Democrats that stood in the way of passage of a $1.1 trillion catchall spending bill. Now... Sat, 13 Dec 2014 12:13:20 MST House approves $1.1T bill financing government Swapping crisis for compromise, the House narrowly approved $1.1 trillion in government-wide spending Thursday night after... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:35:20 MST Massive $1.1 trillion spending bill unveiled; Democratic support for bill fades Democratic support for a huge, $1.1 trillion spending bill funding every corner of government faded Wednesday as liberal... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:18:29 MST Negotiations yield progress on $1.1T spending bill Lawmakers are finalizing a sweeping $1.1 trillion spending bill that would fund the government while addressing everything... Mon, 08 Dec 2014 12:46:16 MST GOP pushes to give schools a temporary break from healthier school lunches House Republicans are making a final push this month to give schools a temporary break from healthier school meal standards. Sat, 06 Dec 2014 08:44:13 MST House leaders move on plan to fund government Sidestepping immigration hardliners, House Republican leaders are moving to make a deal with Democrats to pass a spending... Fri, 05 Dec 2014 08:05:27 MST In our opinion: Fixing the Affordable Care Act's 'lack of transparency' Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber attributed the Affordable Care Act's passage to a “lack of transparency” and... Sat, 29 Nov 2014 00:00:00 MST California congressional delegation loses wealth of experience California's congressional delegation will take a double hit when a new Congress convenes in January. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:10:56 MST House Dems again choose Nancy Pelosi as leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi overcame gripes about Democrats' losing campaign messages and breezed to re-election Tuesday as House... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:50:50 MST House Democrats re-elect Pelosi as minority leader Democrats re-elected Rep. Nancy Pelosi to another two-year term as House minority leader on Tuesday, two weeks after... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:00:00 MST 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