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Union-backed Dems make final push to kill trade bill "I know he's working on it and I hope he's successful."The House's top Democrat, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California, remained publicly uncommitted. She has sought to maintain leverage to the end to sweeten the package...
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Obama's trade bill narrowly clears key hurdle

...Obama's power at their own expense.Democratic support is weak, given the opposition of organized labor. But Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, the party's leader, has yet to announce her position and has said repeatedly she hopes to be able...
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Senate puts trade bill back on track

...doing what's best for our country," he said.He spoke at a news conference shortly after House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California told reporters that the bill's fate would mark a test of leadership for Boehner - a standard she did...
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My Turn: Health care math doesn't add up for Alaskans

It has now been more than four years since then-Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi explained to Americans why she had to push the health care reform bill through in such a rush: "We have to pass the bill to find...
My Turn: How to spend money to save money

...As the Wall Street Journal would later say, "(i)t isn't easy to spend so much money so egregiously that even Nancy Pelosi could campaign as a relative fiscal conservative, but the Tom DeLay Republicans managed the feat in 2006."Rather than...
Government shutdown - a way out for the GOP

...stop Obamacare - except for the embarrassing fact that if the tea party members bolt, Boehner would need to ask Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) and other Democrats for help in amassing a majority.Would such a move cost Boehner his job as...
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Obama, lawmakers to hold meeting on shutdown

...Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., Senate Minority Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., were also to attend the White House meeting. An Obama adviser said Obama would urge House Republicans...
House votes to cut $4B a year from food stamps

...Democrat voting on Thursday opposed the bill. Many took to the floor with emotional appeals.House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said the bill is a "full assault on the health and economic security of millions of families." Texas...
My Turn: Politicians don't need Outside money to look silly

...misleading, off-base and insulting to intelligent people.The bobbleheading, cartoony ads of Begich, Reid and Nancy Pelosi are pretty terrible, as are those claiming Begich hasn't addressed issues at the VA (he has, but only locally...
Group: Deny communion to senator for her views

...also includes Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry, fellow Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy, U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi and five other Democratic senators. "We call on all bishops and priests to respectfully refuse Holy Communion to these...


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