Pelosi Meets With Freshmen Democrats Key To Speakership BidNancy Pelosi met privately Friday with several newly-elected Democrats who could be crucial to her bid for House speaker, as she works to tamp down discord and fend off a challenge from a small but persistent group determined to stop her from reclaiming the gavel.
Democratic Leader Pelosi Meets With Possible Rival For Speakership RoleHouse Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi met Friday with prominent Democratic critics including Rep. Marcia Fudge, an Ohio lawmaker who is considering whether to run for House speaker and challenge Pelosi.
Nancy Pelosi Has A Math Problem In Her Race To Be House SpeakerSeventeen House Democrats and newly elected members have signed a letter vowing to vote against Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House, which could leave the Democratic leader short of 218 votes she needs.
Incoming House Freshmen Face Pressure Over Pelosi PromiseHouse Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi raised millions for a select group of candidates who were instrumental in flipping the chamber for Democrats. And now, some are considering whether to oust her.
California Dems Win 2 GOP-Held State Senate Seats, Gain Veto-Proof MajorityDemocrats have won two Republican-held California state Senate seats in the Central Valley, giving the party veto-proof supermajorities in both chambers of the Legislature.
Pelosi Calls On House Democrats To 'Be Unified' As Speaker Race LoomsWith House leadership races and an election to determine who will be the next speaker of the House of Representatives on the horizon, Nancy Pelosi is calling on House Democrats to "be unified."
Pelosi Plans To Push For Revival Of Climate Change Committee In New CongressHouse Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is poised to work with House Democrats to set up a special committee focused on climate change in the new Democratic-led Congress.
Pelosi Eyes Working With GOP On Infrastructure, PrescriptionsShe said Democrats won by focusing on healthcare and avoiding President Donald Trump’s heated rhetoric on immigration in the weeks leading up to the midterms.
Trump Backs Pelosi For House SpeakerPresident Donald Trump says Democrat Nancy Pelosi "deserves" to be the next House speaker.
Brown Predicts Democrats Will Win California 'Hands Down'When it comes to politics, California is "boring" and blue according to former San Francisco mayor Willie Brown.
How Pelosi Can Become Speaker With Fewer Than 218 VotesTo become speaker of the US House of Representatives, a candidate traditionally needs 218 votes on the chamber floor because that equates a majority of the 435-member chamber.
Pelosi Exudes Confidence For Winning House In Closing Argument To Be SpeakerAt a time when many in her party feel wary of forecasting a victory -- mindful of Hillary Clinton's unexpected loss in 2016 -- Pelosi isn't holding back.
Democrats Look To Add Congressional Seats In CaliforniaThousands of volunteers knocked on doors and dialed phones Monday while candidates across California made their final arguments to voters in an election where Democrats look to keep their stranglehold on state offices and add to their advantage in the 53-seat congressional delegation.
Speaker Pelosi? Trump Admits Republicans Can Lose HousePresident Donald Trump during his campaign rally in West Virginia admitted that Democrats could take the House.
Florida Man Arrested In Pipe Bomb Domestic Terrorism CaseFederal authorities arrested a man in Florida on Friday in connection with the mail-bomb scare that widened to 12 suspicious packages, the Justice Department said.