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Nancy Pelosi Challenged by Ranchers: Come to Border

Nancy Pelosi kicked up a bit of a fuss when she went recently visited a Border Patrol facility in Brownsville, Texas. The facility that she was visiting houses unaccompanied children that have managed to come across the U.S. border. While there, Pelosi talked about the humanitarian crisis in Central America that is driving children across the U.S. border. The issue …

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Sarah Palin Ridicules Nancy Pelosi

We told you here previously about House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s visit to a Border Patrol facility in Brownsville, Texas. Pelosi tossed some blame at House Speaker John Boehner for what she saw as the impending demise of any hope of immigration reform in the U.S. anytime soon. “A few days ago I would have been more optimistic about comprehensive …

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Nancy Pelosi Disses Boehner on Immigration?

Like her or not, as House Minority Leader, Nancy Pelosi probably has a decent pulse of what is going on in Congress. If she says something is a lost cause, that probably means it stands little chance of breathing air again anytime soon in the vacuum that can be the United States Legislative branch. And so it is that, when …

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Steve Israel: GOP Base Is Unfortunately “Animated by Racism”

Steve Israel, Democratic congressman of New York and chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, told CNN’s “State of the Union” that “to a significant extent, the Republican base does have elements that are animated by racism. And that’s unfortunate.” Israel has not been the only high ranking Democrat to call out the Republican Party on racism. “I think race …

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Roger Daltrey, of The Who, Performs at US Capitol

This Wednesday, Congressional leaders such as John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi, Mitch McConnell, and Harry Reid convened at the Capitol Building in order to conduct business of the utmost importance – dedicating a statue to Winston Churchill. In 2011, to mark the 70th anniversary of Churchill’s address to Congress in December of 1941 (after the bombing of Pearl Harbor), John Boehner …

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Government Shutdown: Its Marco Rubio vs Rand Paul

With their eyes on 2016 GOP presidential nomination, Republican Senators Marco Rubio and Rand Paul are staking out carefully crafted positions on the looming government shutdown in an effort to defund Obamacare. From the outset it appears that Rand Paul is more strategic and better prepared in his approach towards the much reviled healthcare law within the Tea Party and …

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Nancy Pelosi: Republicans Want Government Shutdown

California Democrat, Nancy Pelosi, claims anti-government ideologues dominate the GOP and for them forcing a shutdown would be a victory. She says they are using healthcare battle as an excuse to shut it down. Pelosi says the goal of some in the GOP is to get the government out of the lives of Americans by handing Social Security over to …

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John Boehner backs Obama for Military Action in Syria

Despite many constituents strongly disagreeing, John Boehner has verbally backed Obama after he called for American military action in Syria after learning Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad, possible use of chemical weapons in the country’s civil war. “I’m going to support the president’s call for action. I believe my colleagues should support this call for action,” Boehner said. “We have enemies …

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Nancy Pelosi Won’t Be Speaker Again

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi has announced that she will not be Speaker of the House again. However the 73-year-old says she will run again for her seat.In an interview published Friday in the National Journal, an inside-Washington magazine, Pelosi was asked whether she wishes to return to the top job. Pelosi said she did not, pointing out that she …

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Pelosi Chief of Staff Announced to be Nadeam Elshami

Democratic House Leader Nancy Pelosi today named Nadeam Elshami as her new chief of staff. Her former chief of staff, John Lawrence, has stepped down after eight years in the position. “On behalf of my colleagues, I want to thank John Lawrence for his 38 years of service to the House of Representatives,” said Pelosi. “Few staff members have ever …

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