Posts Tagged ‘Nancy Pelosi’

Voters: Pelosi Failed to “Drain Swamp”

Despite Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s promise that she would “drain the swamp” following the 2006 election, most Americans feel that Congress’s ethics have gotten worse over the last two years. 57% of likely voters in 12 key swing districts believe that ethics in Washington have deteriorated since President Obama took office....

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Democratic Insiders: Pelosi May Be Done

National Journal conducts a regular weekly poll of influential Democratic leaders in Washington, DC. This week, the survey asks whether Speaker Pelosi will still be the Democratic leader if Democrats lose the majority in the House of Representatives. More than 60 percent believe that if that happens, Pelosi will be...

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Saving the Common Light Bulb

A law enacted in 2007 is shipping American jobs to China. The reason? A de facto ban on incandescent light bulbs. The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, under Subtitle B of Title III, has functionally banned all incandescent bulbs in the United States by 2014 by setting energy...

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Does Ryan’s Roadmap Have GOP Support?

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) is seen as a “policy genius” for a new generation of Republican leaders and has gained praise for his “Roadmap for America’s Future.” This highly detailed plan is ambitious and controversial, calling private retirement investment, shifting Medicare to a more consumer-led system and overhauling the tax...

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Pelosi Clarifies: Wants Investigation of Mosque & Mosque Opponents

Speaker Nancy Pelosi has clarified her comments yesterday in support of an investigation into the funding of mosque opponents. Today she issued a written statement making clear that she wants to see the financing of both the opponents of the Ground Zero Mosque and the Mosque itself: “The freedom of...

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Pelosi Clarifies: Wants Investigation of Mosque & Mosque Opponents

Speaker Nancy Pelosi has clarified her comments yesterday in support of an investigation into the funding of mosque opponents. Today she issued a written statement making clear that she wants to see the financing of both the opponents of the Ground Zero Mosque and the Mosque itself: “The freedom of...

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Water Cooler: Pelosi Calls for Investigation of Mosque Opponents

Kerry Picket of the Washington Times has the story. Pelosi told a San Francisco radio station: There is no question there is a concerted effort to make this a political issue by some. And I join those who have called for looking into how is this opposition to the mosque...

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Pelosi plans to call House back from recess to vote on “State Bailout”

Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling all members of the House of Representatives back from summer recess to vote on what is in effect a “state bailout”. The bill is made up of two parts, an Education Jobs Fund aimed at teachers, while releasing Medicaid funding to states struggling to balance...

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Pelosi: Cap and Trade Could Pass in Lame Duck

[activate url="http://act.libertycentral.org/9/3437/stop-lame-duck-session/" target="_self" is_slanted="false"] In recent days, we have chronicled the accounts of Congressional leaders promising action on controversial issues in a lame duck session of Congress. The latest report comes from an attendee of Netroots Nation, a recent gathering of liberal activists. According to one attendee, House Speaker Nancy...

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Democrats continue free spending ways, even in face of daunting deficits

Speaker Nancy Pelosi continues to follow the Democratic Party’s line that government spending will help to stimulate the economy: Pelosi said that increasing unemployment benefits is one the best ways to stimulate the economy and create jobs. In an election year where the economy and fiscal issues are the top...

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