The remarks came Thursday afternoon after the Senate, with families from Newtown, Connecticut in attendance, overcame a Republican filibuster attempt.
The Democratic Minority Leader said she was enthusiastic that the controversial law would be overturned.
The move that angered Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), who said that lawmakers need to work until the “manufactured crisis” is averted.
“Democrats want solutions, Republicans want sequesters,” Pelosi stated.
House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) sharply criticized House Republicans for leaving town in the middle of the week despite coming to an agreement on the looming fiscal cliff.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) accused House Speaker John Boehner today of allegedly wasting taxpayers dollars on defending a federal marriage law. Reports by the House Administration Committee show that Boehner has accumulated almost $1.5 million in outside legal fees to defend the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) over the past year. These legal [...]
At a press conference on the Capitol steps Friday, House Democrats chided Republican lawmakers for scheduling a recess through the election and urged them to remain in session to cut tax cuts for the middle class, dodge the impending fiscal cliff and help farmers amid one of the worst droughts in decades. Accusing Republicans of [...]
by Giancarlo Gonzalez House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) tells reporters Thursday that the blame falls squarely on Republicans if Congress fails to avert the upcoming “fiscal cliff.” (:17) [audio:http://trns.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/20120913fiscal-cliff.mp3|titles=20120913fiscal cliff]
“I don’t know about the word ‘ally,’” the Democratic leader said.
CHARLOTTE — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi laid out the agenda her party would adopt if they won a majority in the lower chamber this November during a luncheon coinciding with the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina Tuesday. If Democrats win both houses of Congress and the White House, Pelosi said the first [...]