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Police run at the corner of Constitution and 1st Street after shots fired were reported near 2nd Street NW and Constitution Avenue on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on October 3, 2013. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Lawmakers Shelter In Place After U.S. Capitol Shooting

Congresswoman Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, was among the legislators on lockdown Thursday after shots were fired near the U.S. Capitol.

10/03/2013

US House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images)

Pelosi’s Pricey Scarf Creates Twitter Buzz During Government Shutdown Debate

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was the target of internet ire on Monday after wearing a scarf valued at more than $400 during Monday’s House of Representatives debate over a potential government shutdown. .

10/01/2013

(CBS)

Federal Gov’t Shutdown Occurs As Congress Squabbles Over Obamacare

The White House budget office directed federal agencies to shut down early Tuesday, after Congress missed a midnight funding deadline and triggered a government closure for the first time in 17 years.

09/30/2013

(CBS)

House GOP Bill Funding Gov’t, Defunding Obamacare Draws Pelosi’s Condemnation

U.S. House Republicans advanced a bill on Friday that would continue funding the government at current spending levels for nearly three months but would strip money appropriated to fund Obamacare. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., condemned the resolution.

09/20/2013

President Barack Obama addressed the nation about a possible military strike on Syria on September 10, 2013. (CBS)

Obama Delays Syria Vote; Bay Area Lawmakers Hope Diplomacy Works

President Obama said in a nationally televised address Tuesday evening that recent diplomatic steps offer “the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons” inside Syria without the use of force, but he also insisted the U.S. military will keep the pressure on and be ready to respond” if other measures fail.

09/10/2013

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Phil Matier: Syria Crisis Creates Unique Bipartisanship

President Barack Obama hasn’t said what he would do if Congress doesn’t authorize his request for a military strike against Syria; but if Bay Area politicians are any indication, the White House may not have the support it wants and needs.

09/06/2013

U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco. (Jewel Samad/Getty Images)

House Minority Leader Pelosi Strongly Endorses Military Strike On Syria

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke to reporters in San Francisco on Wednesday to strongly endorse a military strike on Syria and to clarify what that would entail.

09/04/2013

U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to members of the media outside the West Wing of the White House after a meeting with President Barack Obama September 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Pelosi Urges Syria Response; Calls On Administration To Reveal Intelligence

The leader of the House Democrats says the public needs to hear more of the intelligence that led the Obama administration to conclude that Syrian President Bashar Assad killed hundreds of his people using chemical weapons.

09/03/2013

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) arrives for a news conference to introduce 37 of the newly-elected House Democratic Members at the U.S. Capitol November 13, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Nancy Pelosi Says She Doesn’t Want To Be House Speaker

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she doesn’t wish to be Speaker again.

08/30/2013

Egyptians carry the coffin of  a man killed during clashes this week. (KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images)

As Death Tolls Soars Past 600, Pelosi Joins Obama In Condemning Eqypt

Weeping relatives in search of loved ones uncovered the faces of the bloodied, unclaimed dead in a Cairo mosque near the smoldering epicenter of support for ousted President Mohammed Morsi, as the death toll soared past 600 Thursday from Egypt’s deadliest day since the Arab Spring began. World condemnation widened for the bloody crackdown.

08/15/2013

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