Struggling for the upper hand in the next round of debt talks, Republicans and Democrats this weekend drew lines in the sand they said they’d never cross when it comes to the U.S. debt limit.
House Democrats, led by minority leader Nancy Pelosi voted by an overwhelming 172-16 for the agreement, which was crafted over the weekend by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Vice President Joe Biden.
Democratic House minority leader Nancy Pelosi joined New York-area lawmakers in disgust after learning the House Republican leadership decided to allow the current term of Congress to end without holding a vote on aid for victims of Superstorm Sandy.
Vigils, ceremonies, and free screening clinics were planned throughout the Bay Area on Saturday to mark World AIDS Day.
Ever since Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney introduced Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his vice presidential running mate on Saturday, there has been a maelstrom of reactions from both parties.
Minority leader Nancy Pelosi said House Democrats are happy to debate dismantling Obamacare, but repeal is unrealistic.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is using a weekend return to San Francisco to call for more investments in the nation’s ports and other infrastructure as a way to create jobs.