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Pelosi: Don’t Tie Spending Cuts To Debt Ceiling Deal

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.

01/07/2013

Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi Suggests Top Earners Pay Even More in Taxes

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi isn’t ruling out pushing for upper-income earners to pay more even after the “fiscal cliff” deal that raised their taxes.

01/06/2013

Gary Bell (Gary Bell Campaign/YouTube)

Illness Prevents Newly Elected Richmond City Councilman From Taking Office

A serious illness that struck Gary Bell several days after he was elected to the Richmond City Council will likely prevent him from being sworn into office, leaving the council with a big decision over how to fill the vacancy.

01/04/2013

U.S. Capitol

Melissa Griffin: ‘Twas The Night Before Cliffmas’

Twas the night before cliffmas, when all through the House The members were stirring, and starting to grouse, The stock market was steady, the jobs numbers were fair, But the issue of the fiscal cliff hung in the air.

12/24/2012

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Federal Court Blocks California Ban On Gay ‘Conversion’ Therapy

A federal appeals court has put the brakes on a first-of-its-kind California law that bans therapy that aims to turn gay minors straight.

12/21/2012

Democratic National Convention: Day 2

Pelosi On Raising Medicare Age: ‘Don’t Go There’

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi refused to say if she has any red lines in so-called “fiscal cliff” negotiations. However, in the next breath, she emphasized that she and fellow Democrats “object” to raising the eligibility age for Medicare.

12/12/2012

House of Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. (D-San Francisco). (Stan Honda/AFP/GettyImages)

Pelosi Says ‘No Time To Waste’ On National Debt

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said there is “No time to waste” in reaching an agreement to reduce national debt.

11/27/2012

A woman takes a photo of a group of naked men at the 20th Annual Folsom Street Fair September 28, 2003 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images).

Public Nudity Ban Passes In San Francisco

San Francisco has shed its image as a city where anything goes, including clothing. City lawmakers voted Tuesday 6-5 on an ordinance that would prohibit nudity in most public places.

CBS San Francisco–11/20/2012

Obama And Romney Spar In Final Debate Before Presidential Election

Video: Obama’s Post Election Press Briefing

11/14/2012

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)

Pelosi Looks To Stay On As Minority Leader For New Session Of Congress

Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Wednesday she will be looking to keep her job as the Democratic leader in the House.

11/14/2012

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