Nancy Pelosi http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ 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 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Obama to pass on meeting Israel's Netanyahu during Washington visit http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666932/Obama-to-pass-on-meeting-Israels-Netanyahu-during-Washington-visit.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666932/Obama-to-pass-on-meeting-Israels-Netanyahu-during-Washington-visit.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666294/Diminished-in-Congress-and-many-states-Democrats-weigh-future.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666294/Diminished-in-Congress-and-many-states-Democrats-weigh-future.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666247/Republicans-press-attacks-on-Obama-agenda.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666247/Republicans-press-attacks-on-Obama-agenda.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619393/Republicans-are-on-party-probation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619393/Republicans-are-on-party-probation.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665643/Gov-Cuomo-eulogizes-father-as-a-poet-advocate-crusader.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665643/Gov-Cuomo-eulogizes-father-as-a-poet-advocate-crusader.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665564/Hundreds-line-up-for-wake-of-ex-New-York-Gov-Mario-Cuomo.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665564/Hundreds-line-up-for-wake-of-ex-New-York-Gov-Mario-Cuomo.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664877/AP-sources-NYC-congressman-to-plead-guilty.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664877/AP-sources-NYC-congressman-to-plead-guilty.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618236/Lesson-for-Cruz-2-Politics-are-a-team-sport.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618236/Lesson-for-Cruz-2-Politics-are-a-team-sport.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617805/Were-in-need-of-a-politics-of-repair.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617805/Were-in-need-of-a-politics-of-repair.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617681/Democrats-use-torture-report-to-demonize-Bush-administration.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617681/Democrats-use-torture-report-to-demonize-Bush-administration.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664258/Senate-averts-shutdown-fears-Democrats-rush-to-confirm-nominees.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664258/Senate-averts-shutdown-fears-Democrats-rush-to-confirm-nominees.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664233/First-Dems-now-Senate-GOP-object-to-spending-bill.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664233/First-Dems-now-Senate-GOP-object-to-spending-bill.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664182/House-approves-11T-bill-financing-government.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664182/House-approves-11T-bill-financing-government.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664041/Massive-11-trillion-spending-bill-unveiled-Democratic-support-for-bill-fades.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664041/Massive-11-trillion-spending-bill-unveiled-Democratic-support-for-bill-fades.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663921/Negotiations-yield-progress-on-11T-spending-bill.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663921/Negotiations-yield-progress-on-11T-spending-bill.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663816/GOP-pushes-to-give-schools-a-temporary-break-from-healthier-school-lunches.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663816/GOP-pushes-to-give-schools-a-temporary-break-from-healthier-school-lunches.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663765/House-leaders-move-on-plan-to-fund-government.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663765/House-leaders-move-on-plan-to-fund-government.html 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' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616641/Fixing-the-Affordable-Care-Acts-lack-of-transparency.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616641/Fixing-the-Affordable-Care-Acts-lack-of-transparency.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663433/California-congressional-delegation-loses-wealth-of-experience.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663433/California-congressional-delegation-loses-wealth-of-experience.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765662936/House-Dems-again-choose-Nancy-Pelosi-as-leader.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765662936/House-Dems-again-choose-Nancy-Pelosi-as-leader.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765662930/House-Democrats-re-elect-Pelosi-as-minority-leader.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765662930/House-Democrats-re-elect-Pelosi-as-minority-leader.html 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 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