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Obama vetoes $612 billion defense bill in rebuke to GOP

...should not allow this veto to stand," said House Speaker John Boehner.Yet the White House and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi insisted Democrats had the votes to ensure Obama's veto stays in place. Barring a veto override, Congress will have...
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New day for House as Ryan becomes the 54th speaker

...LaMalfa, getting behind the Wisconsin congressman.The final tally showed 236 votes for Ryan, 184 for Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California, the Democrats' candidate, and nine for Republican Daniel Webster of Florida.Webster had been the...
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Fresh starts as GOP taps new speaker, OKs budget deal of the full House on Thursday, when Democrats will have a say, too, and will back the minority leader, Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California.Still, the only real suspense surrounds Ryan's margin of victory, as he is certain to draw the support...
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My Turn: Career politicians don't govern for the good of the people

...lines. I'm sure most Alaskans would love to have the chance to send a powerful congressional Democrat like Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) packing. She's been there almost 30 years. That's much too long.Our own Rep. Don Young doesn't...
GOP leaders seek to avert shutdown over Planned Parenthood

...think there will be a point where the thin ice breaks."The ice could be breaking between Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who met for 20 minutes after she returned from meeting with Obama. Aides declined to characterize the...
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White House: Obama wants to admit more Syrian refugees

...meeting this month, where countries could pledge aid money and to accept some of the migrants.House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that the U.S. should increase the number of refugees it resettles next year by more than the 5,000...
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Cable news pundit charged with fraud; ties to CIA disputed

...identified on air on Fox radio as a "Fox News contributor." In a 2009 Fox News clip, he calls House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi "a pathological liar" in a segment about CIA interrogation techniques.A Fox News spokeswoman, Carly Shanahan...
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Supporters of Iran deal near key vote total to back up Obama

...Wittmann.The disapproval resolution would be sure to pass the GOP-led House, but there, too, Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi has pledged to muster enough votes to sustain Obama's veto - which could only be overturned with two-thirds votes...
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Kerry implores Congress to back Iran nuclear deal option to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon," Levin said in a statement circulated by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who is leading the effort to round up Democratic support for the deal in the House.Congress has begun...
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My Turn: Alaska can't afford Medicaid expansion before reform

...Remember the passage by proclamation nonsense in the U.S. Senate? Or, the now-famous remark by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, referring to the Obamacare bill: "You have to pass it to find out what's in it." Medicaid expansion is simply...


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