Pelosi: I’m Not Pushing To Be Speaker Again

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) stated at a press conference Thursday that she is not pressing to become Speaker of the House again.

“I’ve never pushed to become to become Speaker… what’s important is for the Democrats to have the majority.” (:13)

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LISTEN: The Day Ahead – September 17, 2014

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Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly testifies before Congress, a new report on the Healthcare.gov website, and a Fed decision on changing U.S. interest rates.

Poll: Pat Roberts Behind Independent Challenger

Public Policy Polling shows a 10 point gap in the Kansas Senate race.

Obama Meets With Military Envoy Tasked To Battle ISIS

Gen. John Allen has been appointed as Special Envoy to develop an international coalition and military strategy to combat the terrorist group in Iraq and Syria

GAO: Widespread Violations Of Obamacare Abortion Rules

Out of a sample of 18 insurers, only three said that the service was offered without any “restrictions, limitations or exclusions.”

Jindal: Country Needs a Conservative Leadership

Jindal’s comments came as he gave a speech on energy.

IDF: Mortar Fired Into Israel From Gaza, Despite Ceasefire

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It was not immediately clear who was responsible for the mortar strike, but the ceasefire currently in place is already hanging by a thread, and any threat of violence could tip the balance back towards a violent retaliation on either side.