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Pelosi Attends Supreme Court Arguments, Predicts DOMA Will Be Struck Down

Pelosi Attends Supreme Court Arguments, Predicts DOMA Will Be Struck Down

Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — After attending oral arguments at the Supreme Court Wednesday to debate the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, one of the most outspoken advocates in Congres…

Pelosi, Boehner Wrestle Over Shift in Gay Marriage Support

Pelosi, Boehner Wrestle Over Shift in Gay Marriage Support

Olivier Douliery/Pool via Bloomberg(WASHINGTON) — With the Supreme Court set to hear arguments on same-sex marriage next week, two more prominent lawmakers took time to express their unwavering views on the issue.When asked about his defense of the De…

Obama, Republican Leaders to Meet as Sequester Cuts Look Likely

Obama, Republican Leaders to Meet as Sequester Cuts Look Likely

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The budget ax is about to fall, and there’s little lawmakers in Washington are doing to stop it.Despite a parade of dire warnings from the White House, an $85 billion package of deep automatic spending cuts a…

Obama to Meet with Congressional Leaders After Sequester

Obama to Meet with Congressional Leaders After Sequester

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — They are finally going to have a meeting.A congressional source with direct knowledge of the plans tells ABC News’ Jonathan Karl that the top four congressional leaders — Speaker of the House John Boehner, …

Nancy Pelosi Wants to Stop the Sequester

Nancy Pelosi Wants to Stop the Sequester

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke out forcefully on Thursday against deep automatic spending cuts called the sequester that are due to take effect on March 1 unless there is congressional action.The Ca…

Pelosi Suggests More Revenue Raising on the Way

Pelosi Suggests More Revenue Raising on the Way

Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — If Republicans believe the issue of raising revenue is over because a fiscal cliff compromise deal was passed, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says that GOP lawmakers have another thing coming to them.Appe…

Fiscal Cliff: Can the House Follow Through?

Fiscal Cliff: Can the House Follow Through?

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — It was after midnight, but not by much. In a town and for a Senate that has become synonymous with gridlock, the two parties came together for an imperfect solution to a big problem.After several days of hurried…

Pelosi Urges Vote on Middle Class Tax Relief

Pelosi Urges Vote on Middle Class Tax Relief

Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urged Republicans to allow a vote on legislation to extend tax cuts on the first $250,000 of personal income and delay the debate over tax cuts for the wealthiest taxpayers …

Lawmakers Give Back on Thanksgiving and Share Recipes

Lawmakers Give Back on Thanksgiving and Share Recipes

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — For countless members of Congress, Thanksgiving is an opportunity to give back to the communities they represent at the Capitol. Lawmakers volunteer at food banks, shelters and other charitable events to distribu…

Nancy Pelosi: No Fiscal Cliff Deal Without Tax Rate Hike for Wealthy

Nancy Pelosi: No Fiscal Cliff Deal Without Tax Rate Hike for Wealthy

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — In an interview that will air in its entirety on Sunday’s This Week, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi gave ABC’s Martha Raddatz a firm “no” when asked if a deal to aver…

Nancy Pelosi Will Remain as House Democratic Leader

Nancy Pelosi Will Remain as House Democratic Leader

Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — Nancy Pelosi will continue to serve as the House Democratic leader, she announced in a closed door meeting with fellow Democrats Wednesday.According to a senior aide, when she broke the news to her caucus, sh…

Pelosi and Boehner Briefed on Middle East Unrest

Pelosi and Boehner Briefed on Middle East Unrest

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — House Speaker John Boehner was set to hold his own news conference Thursday with reporters, but 15 minutes after he was scheduled to face the Capitol Hill press corps, a spokesman announced that the news conferen…

WATCH: Nancy Pelosi Dancing Queen at Barney Frank’s Wedding

WATCH: Nancy Pelosi Dancing Queen at Barney Frank’s Wedding

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is known for her ability to work the House floor for votes on legislation, but it is her moves on the dance floor at Rep. Barney Frank’s wedding reception last weekend tha…

Pelosi Health Insurance Mandate ‘Myth Buster’ Busted

Pelosi Health Insurance Mandate ‘Myth Buster’ Busted

Creatas Images/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The health care section for the official website for Democratic House Leader Nancy Pelosi may need a little bit of an update.
The website still includes a posting from 2009 — when the House was in the middl…

GOP Preps Next Crack at Repeal; Pelosi Says ‘Best is Yet to Come’

GOP Preps Next Crack at Repeal; Pelosi Says ‘Best is Yet to Come’

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, who served as speaker when she championed the president’s health care reform through the House of Representatives, called the Supreme Court’s ruling today &ldqu…

Nancy Pelosi Praises George W. Bush

Nancy Pelosi Praises George W. Bush

Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi had kind words for former Republican President George W. Bush on Wednesday, calling him “really a lovely man” even though “we disagreed in polic…

Tax Brawl Brewing on Capitol Hill

Tax Brawl Brewing on Capitol Hill

iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The reality of “Taxmageddon” — a heavy load of tax code provisions expiring at the end of the year — is that lawmakers probably won’t come together on a comprehensive agreement until after the e…

Nancy Pelosi Defends Dems Rev. Wright Fundraising Appeal

Nancy Pelosi Defends Dems Rev. Wright Fundraising Appeal

Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi defended the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee on This Week for sending a fundraising email that attempted to capitalize on the apparently dead advertising plan …

John Boehner: All Options on Table for ‘Fast and Furious’ Investigation

John Boehner: All Options on Table for ‘Fast and Furious’ Investigation

TOBY JORRIN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — House Speaker John Boehner said “all options are on the table” when asked if the House would move to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt should he refuse to fully comply with the ongoing…

Pelosi: GOP Plan on Student Loan Rate ‘Assault on Women’s Health’

Pelosi: GOP Plan on Student Loan Rate ‘Assault on Women’s Health’

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi railed against Republican efforts to offset the one-year extension of the 3.4 percent student loan rate by taking money out of a fund she believes is imperative to the &ldqu…

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