House Speaker

Jan 24, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and other House Democrat members walking from the Senate Chambers after the Senate voted to reject a pair of dueling bills Thursday to fund the federal government and end the longest partial govern
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April 15, 2019 - 9:35 am
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Ilhan Omar says she's faced increased death threats since President Donald Trump spread around a video that purports to show her being dismissive of the 2001 terrorist attacks. "This is endangering lives," she said, accusing Trump of...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi does not currently support impeaching President Donald Trump despite thinking that he's unfit for the country's highest office, according to a Washington Post magazine interview published Monday.
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March 11, 2019 - 6:11 pm
By Alex Rogers, CNN (CNN) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi does not currently support impeaching President Donald Trump despite thinking that he's unfit for the country's highest office, according to a Washington Post magazine interview published Monday. "I'm not for impeachment," Pelosi said. "This...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., accompanied by House Democratic members stand after signs a deal to reopen the government on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019.
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January 28, 2019 - 5:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday accepted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's invitation to deliver his State of the Union speech on Feb. 5, a week later than originally scheduled because of the partial government shutdown. "It is my great honor to accept," Trump said in a letter to...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
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January 03, 2019 - 2:16 pm
By Lisa Mascaro, AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — The 116th Congress gaveled into session Thursday, swathed in history as lawmakers returned Nancy Pelosi to the House speaker's office and ushered in a diverse class of Democratic freshmen ready to confront President Donald Trump in a...
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The Capitol is seen as New Year's Day comes to a close with the partial government shutdown in its second week, in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019.
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January 02, 2019 - 7:07 am
By Lisa Mascaro, AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are sweeping into power this week on a campaign promise of improving government for ordinary Americans. But first, they'll have to get government reopened from the partial shutdown. As the Congress gavels in for the...
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In this Nov. 7, 2018, file photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks in during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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November 23, 2018 - 10:26 am
By Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Whatever happened to trying to impeach President Donald Trump? As House Democrats begin laying out the vision for their new majority, that item is noticeably missing from the to-do list and firmly on the margins. The agenda...
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
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November 19, 2018 - 2:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixteen maverick Democrats have released a letter saying they'll vote for "new leadership" when the House picks leaders in January. That poses a threat to Nancy Pelosi's effort to become speaker. The California Democrat is favored by most Democrats to lead them, as she has done...
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Steve Scalise
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April 12, 2018 - 10:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some say it's a fight between West and South. Or a battle for President Donald Trump's affections. Or a test of who can woo conservatives. But one thing is clear: If the showdown between California Rep. Kevin McCarthy and Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise for House speaker is a...
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