Stories tagged: "Nancy Pelosi"


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Capitol Police Rejected Offers of Federal Help to Quell Mob

The rioting raises serious questions about security at the Capitol for future events and the treatment of mainly white Trump supporters, who were allowed to roam through the building for hours.

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What the Democrats’ Ban on Gender-Specific Pronouns Really Means

The plan, which Speaker Nancy Pelosi called a "bold and future-focused" move, aims to strike "he" and "she" from the rules of the US House of Representatives.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on October 29, 2020 in Washington, DC. Speaker Pelosi spoke about the latest coronavirus relief bill negotiations and the upcoming presidential election. (Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images)
Pelosi Says She Is Ready to Fight if President Trump Tries to Steal the Election

"We're ready for it all...I would just like him to know it ain't going to happen for him at the end of the day."

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., center, speaks during a news conference on on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, July 27, 2020, to highlight the Republican proposal for the next coronavirus stimulus bill. Joining Graham, from left, is Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., Sent. Tim Scott, R-S.C., and Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
The GOP Stimulus Bill Guts Unemployment But Somehow Finds $7 Billion for Weapons

After two months of inaction, Senate Republicans on Monday finally released their own proposal, a roughly $1 trillion package that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called “pathetic.”

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The Democrats Have a New $3 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill. Here’s What’s In It.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said there’s no “urgency” to pass another bill and that Republicans are “assessing what we’ve done already.”

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Biden Earns Twin Endorsements From Democrats on Opposite Sides of the Party

The twin announcements from highlight Biden's effort to avoid a repeat of the 2016 presidential election, when tensions between establishment Democrats and the party's progressive flank hobbled Hillary Clinton in her loss to President Donald Trump.