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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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-03/my-turn-health-care-math-doesnt-add-a
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-22/my-turn
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-13/my-turn-politicians-dont-need-outside
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-10-04/government-shutdown-way-out-gop
Not For Web
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-02/obama-lawmakers-hold-meeting-shutdown
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/mary-clare-jalonick/2013-09-20/house-votes-cut-4b-year-f
2014 Senate Democrats firm up support of health care law

...incumbents is to use their office actively to help constituents take advantage of the law. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi outlined the same approach in a 78-page memo to her caucus members last month.Democrats also argue that Republicans...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-16/2014-senate-democrats-firm-support-heal
State
House adopts Senate's cliff deal

...of Ohio.House Democrats met privately with Biden for their review of the measure, and the party's leader, Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, said afterward that Boehner should permit a vote."That is what we expect. That is what the American...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-02/house-adopts-senates-cliff-deal
State
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090304/sta_antiabortion.shtml
News
Outside editorial: Keeping a clean House

...leadership was initially slow to remove him from the chairmanship, but even so the process is a vindication for Speaker Nancy Pelosi's decision to empower the Ethics Committee and make good on a promise to "drain the swamp." With Republicans poised...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112210/opi_739972079.shtml
Opinion

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