Congress will vote next week on an omnibus spending bill, and it seems that Democrats will not use it as an opportunity to fight for recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi gave the longest continuous speech in House history on Wednesday—clocking in at eight hours and seven minutes—in support of Dreamers, whose futures were not addressed in the bipartisan budget deal recently negotiated in the Senate. Pelosi, 77, did not sit or take a bathroom break,…
My excitement for the forthcoming season of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars knows no bounds, as does my general excitement for House Minority Leader, San Francisco’s own Nancy Pelosi. Imagine my sheer delight when I heard that she’ll be appearing as a guest judge. On Drag Race?! Nance?!
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A few hours after Donald Trump signed an executive order laying the groundwork for depleted health care plans down the road, the White House confirmed reports on Thursday that the Trump administration will be ending federal subsidies for health insurers that help millions of low-income Americans afford health care by…
The Washington Post has a frustrating but also delightful anecdote tucked into a report about Donald Trump’s Wednesday night dinner with Sen. Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, in which Pelosi realized she was surrounded by neanderthal dickwads who don’t listen when women talk.
On Wednesday, Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi announced that they had reached a deal to save the DACA program and the 800,000 people enrolled in it during a productive dinner with President Donald Trump. On Thursday morning he set those claims on their ear in his traditional style: with tweets.
To the shock and awe of no one, fury boy Sean Spicer resigned today from his position as White House press secretary. Attending the groundbreaking ceremony for the Caltrain electrification project, politics reporter Casey Tolan was able to ask Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi what she thought about Spicy Time coming to an…
During her weekly press conference at Capitol Hill on Thursday, Nancy Pelosi said aloud what everyone’s been shouting from Twitter’s rooftop for ages: Stephen Bannon is a “white supremacist.” She said it twice.
Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), who’s been leading Democrats in the House for 14 years—the most recent six of which have been pretty terrible—defeated challenger Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) with 134 votes to his 63 in a closed-door vote held on Wednesday.
On Sunday, Donald Trump announced that former executive chairman of Breitbart News and Trump campaign chairman Steve Bannon will serve as chief strategist in the incoming administration, working as “equal partners” with chief-of-staff-to-be Reince Priebus. Neo-Nazis around the country are thrilled.
Notorious RBG Does Not Play.
Yesterday, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), possibly as part of a secret ongoing push to be named the next host of The Daily Show, made an incredibly clever and original joke about Democratic House Leader Nancy Pelosi.
Ohio Republican and man-sized Oompa Loompa John Boehner was re-elected today to his third term as speaker for the House of Representatives, despite some two dozen fractious Tea Partiers voting against him for not being anti-Obama enough. To celebrate, Boehener gave Nancy Pelosi the most uncomfortable kiss in the…
In today's Tweet Beat, a Guy Fieri Thanksgiving special, Katy Perry continues to try very hard and I'm not so sure Nacy Pelosi understands what "good for you" means in this context.
Rep. Tammy Duckworth has given birth to a baby girl. Duckworth, who was just reelected in Illinois, had requested she be able to vote by proxy in the Democratic caucus elections because she was unable to travel due to her pregnancy. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi rejected her request, a move Jon Stewart pointed…
You can do it if you try, Nancy!
Nancy Pelosi, tweeter of the words "Mr. President" and “dark chocolate” in the same 140 characters, is taking her talents to TLC’s Next Great Baker. Let Capitol Hill rejoice.
During a press conference Thursday, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Americans "should be afraid" of the Supreme Court as it stands now, due to the fact that cases like Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. are being decided by a predominantly conservative male court. Megyn Kelly thinks this is sexism.