nancy pelosi

  • February 16, 2012    

    House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi told the NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff in an interview Thursday that the deal forged on Capitol Hill to extend a payroll tax cut and continue unemployment insurance benefits will create jobs and help the economy. Pelosi, … Continue reading

  • February 16, 2012  

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told Judy Woodruff in an interview Thursday that the deal forged on Capitol Hill to extend a payroll tax cut and continue unemployment insurance benefits will create jobs and help the economy. Pelosi also discussed upcoming legislation in the House, campaign finance and the 2012 elections. Continue reading

  • August 11, 2011  

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi named three Democrats to the 12-member Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction on Thursday. Margret Warner discusses the committee’s members, its unique rules and its deficit-reduction goals with Norman Ornstein of the American Enterprise Institute and NPR reporter Andrea Seabrook. Continue reading

  • December 2, 2010  

    The House of Representatives took the rare step Thursday of censuring one of its own members, ending a two-year ordeal for long-serving Rep. Charles Rangel. Judy Woodruff has more on the ethics violation rebuke for the 20-term New York Democrat. Continue reading

  • November 17, 2010  

    In other news Wednesday, outgoing Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi won enough votes from her Democratic colleagues to keep the party’s top spot in the next Congress when the GOP takes over control. As expected, GOP Minority Leader John Boehner won backing from his party to be the next speaker of the House. Continue reading

  • November 5, 2010  

    Columnist Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze this week’s top news with Jim Lehrer, including whether outgoing Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s decision to run for minority leader makes her a political liability for the Democrats, what John Boehner’s agenda will be and where President Obama’s re-election hope stand. Continue reading

  • November 5, 2010  

    In other news Friday, outgoing Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced she wants to be Democratic minority leader in the new Congress. In Pakistan, a suicide bomber blew himself up outside of a mosque. Continue reading

  • November 5, 2010    

    A flurry of questions today about the October job report from NewsHour’s Facebook and Twitter. In response, a flurry of answers. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Janet Vetter: The economy added 150,000 jobs but the unemployment rate remained the same? What is this telling … Continue reading

  • November 5, 2010    

    A flurry of questions today about the October job report from NewsHour’s Facebook and Twitter. In response, a flurry of answers. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Janet Vetter: The economy added 150,000 jobs but the unemployment rate remained the same? What is this telling … Continue reading

  • September 30, 2010  

    In an interview with Judy Woodruff, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi predicts Democrats will retain a majority in the House despite a hostile political environment and weighs in on the battle over extending Bush-era tax cuts. Continue reading