Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi Challenges GOP to Work More Than Two Days Per Week

Congress could vote Friday to preserve tax cuts for income of $250,000 or less, except for two little snags: Republican leadership won't let the bill come up for a vote and John Boehner's Congress only works two days per week and they've already put in their time this week.
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Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer Agrees with Cutting Social Security

Remember a few weeks ago when Sam Seder was happy that Nancy Pelosi was going to remain the leader of the Democrats in the House? It was for good reason. Corporatist Blue Dog Democrat Steny Hoyer is out there right now saying he wants benefit cuts. Steny Hoyer is the No. 2 Dem in the House.
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Pelosi Asks Congress to Sign Discharge Petition to Force Tax Vote

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi wants members of Congress to sign what is known as a "discharge petition" to force a vote on keeping taxes at current levels for people making under $250,000.
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Leader Pelosi Isn't Going Anywhere

In the history of the Congress, there have been few leaders like Nancy Pelosi. Besides the obvious, her history-making role as the first female Speaker, she has been a powerhouse in many other ways. She leads a caucus with a wide range of opinions, yet she emerged from one of the most progressive districts in the country. Through sheer strength of will she was able to be the guiding force to pass health care reform.
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