House Majority Leader Abruptly Withdraws Candidacy For SpeakerWith no warning, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy withdrew Thursday from the contest for speaker of the U.S. House, shocking fellow Republicans just before voting was to begin and plunging Congress into chaos.
Nancy Pelosi Says She Doesn't Want To Be House SpeakerHouse Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she doesn't wish to be Speaker again.
Pelosi To 'Fight' For Gun Control, Predicts DOMA Defeat & Immigration ReformU.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) predicted a high court victory for same-sex marriage, signaled the passage of immigration reform efforts soon and promised a tough fight to ensure a federal background check is required for all gun purchases.
Nancy Pelosi Confident Democrats Will Regain Control Of CongressThe House Minority Leader drummed up support from the California delegation, expressing confidence in her party come November.
Speaker Boehner Wraps Bay Area Fundraising Trip In Silicon ValleyRepublican House Speaker John Boehner capped a two-day visit to the Bay Area with a fundraising event hosted by executives from Hewlett-Packard and Applied Materials.
Pelosi: 'No Regrets' On Last Day As House SpeakerDemocrat Nancy Pelosi said she had no regrets on her last day as House speaker Tuesday, a reign that lasted four years and is ending after the November elections.
Pelosi Says DADT Repeal Makes America StrongerFor the second time this year, the U.S. House voted Wednesday to dismantle the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy.
Pelosi Confident Democrats Will Retain HouseHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi projected an air of supreme confidence as she campaigned in San Francisco Wednesday, refusing to entertain even the possibility that she could lose her speakership on November 2.