Nancy Pelosi

Senate Republicans Don't Get It: The Democrats Aren't Bluffing
October 13, 2013

Mitch McConnell, leader of the Senate Republicans, approached Democrats with a new offer over the weekend: He and his colleagues would vote to open the government and increase its borrowing authority, as long as Democrats would agree to accept the de

Boehner Has a Plan. Or Something Like That.
October 10, 2013

House Republican leaders on Thursday morning announced that they have a new proposal and it hews to the outlines media outlets reported overnight.

The Republicans Are Starting to Reek of Desperation
October 03, 2013

House Republican leaders are starting to look pretty desperate.

Don't Blame the Tea Party for the Shutdown. Blame Boehner.
September 30, 2013

For a few brief moments on Monday evening, it looked like House Republicans might finally come to their senses.

The House GOP Is About to Crack Up: Three Theories Why
September 12, 2013

Lots of people think John Boehner has lost control of the House Republican caucus. Apparently John Boehner does, too.

Pelosi's Secret Women's Issue: Minimum Wage
July 18, 2013

Thursday, Nancy Pelosi and other female House Democrats braved the heat on the Capitol steps and rolled out a plan to put working women’s issues in the national spotlight.

Pelosi's Plan to Put Work-Family Issues on Washington's Agenda
July 18, 2013

Nancy Pelosi and a handful of Democratic colleagues plan to unveil a new policy agenda on Thursday afternoon.

Obama's Tax Hikes Won't Be Nearly Big Enough
December 28, 2012

Republicans want to reduce the size of the federal government, and they won’t take no for an answer. “I just want to shrink it down to the size where we can drown it in the bathtub,” Grover Norquist famously declared. And in negotiations over the fiscal cliff, they have insisted on cutting spending rather than raising taxes. “The President wants to pretend that spending isn’t the problem,” House Speaker John Boehner has complained. Democrats, for their part, have responded defensively.

The Real Fiscal-Cliff Message Starbucks Should Put on Its Coffee Cups
December 26, 2012

Who stands in the way of a deal on the 'fiscal cliff'? Hint, it's one party, not both of them...

Everybody Was Freaking Out Over the Fiscal Cliff Tuesday. Here's Why.
December 18, 2012

Boehner opts for Plan B. Maybe it's time for Plan C.

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