November 14, 2012 The California Democrat says she want to focus on empowering women and boosting the economy. She says she also wants to concentrate on reducing the amount of money that's needed to be elected.
June 29, 2012 Back when President Obama was urging Congress to pass his health care law, he rejected claims that the penalty for not obtaining insurance would amount to a tax. On Thursday, Chief Justice John Roberts begged to differ — while using the tax classification to save the law. And Republicans pounced.
January 25, 2011 Pelosi told Cantor she had already committed to Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, a Maryland Republican. Here's hoping she or an aide called Cantor or his people first so that he didn't learn about it on Twitter.
January 5, 2011 Ohio Republican John Boehner has been elected speaker of the House for the 112th Congress, as expected.
November 18, 2010 Nancy Pelosi's negatives place her in the neighborhood of the unpopular Tom DeLay and John Edwards, according to Nate Silver of the FiveThirtyEight blog. That's fairly shocking for an active party leader.
November 17, 2010 Nancy Pelosi, as expected, was once again elected to lead the Democrats in the House. But this time the Democrats will be in the minority. And 43 of her Democratic colleagues voted against her.
November 15, 2010 Nancy Pelosi created a new position to end the fight for one post between two of her lieutenants, Steny Hoyer of Maryland and Jim Clyburn of S. Carolina who were both vying for the position of minority leader.
November 12, 2010 The House GOP's new leadership topped by John Boehner, is clear as Democrats play musical chairs. Besides Boehner, the House GOP has Cantor, McCarthy and Hensarling, The Democrats have Nancy Pelosi as the likely leader and a fight for the rest.
November 5, 2010 Her colleagues reacted to Pelosi's leadership bid in the next Congress with support and ambivalence. For instance, fellow Californian George Miller highly praised her decision while Steny Hoyer who aspired to be leader was more circumspect.
November 4, 2010 Competing forces tugged at Pelosi, to stay and fight or let new faces lead. Retrospectives of her speakership continued. And the question remained about her legacy.
November 3, 2010 The first woman to serve as House speaker was said to be set to discuss her future on ABC News. Pelosi kept a low profile Wednesday, the day after her party suffered historic losses of House seats and lost its majority.
October 25, 2010 Speaker Nancy Pelosi may lose her leadership job even if Democrats manage to keep House control. As a liberal she was a liability to many House Democrats with some running against her in the mid-term elections.
August 4, 2010 House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to call House members back to vote on $26.1 billion state-aid bill. The package is meant to avert the layoffs of teachers before the start of a new school year and cuts to essential services.
May 4, 2010 While Jack Bauer is fighting traitors and arms traffickers on "24," CTU employee Dana Walsh turns out to be a Russian mole. Another Dana Walsh — a real one — is hoping to take on Nancy Pelosi this year.