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  • The View of the 'Fiscal Cliff' From Pelosi Country Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 | 1:27 PM ET

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has represented the San Francisco area for a quarter century. What do her constituents think about the "fiscal cliff?"

  • What Are Business Leaders Saying About Rep. Pelosi?  Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 | 7:52 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells speaks to constituents in the 8th district of California to find out what business leaders are saying about the Minority Leader's handling of the "fiscal cliff."

  • Boehner, Reid & Pelosi on Fiscal Cliff  Friday, 16 Nov 2012 | 11:40 AM ET

    Rep. John Boehner (R-OH), Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV), Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-NY) offer insight on meeting an agreement on the fiscal cliff.

  • FACTBOX-20 key players in U.S. 'fiscal cliff' drama Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 10:59 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Nov 2- After the Nov. 6 elections, urgent tax and spending issues must be addressed, forcing Washington's power players to make some tough decisions before the end of the year. Regardless of who wins the Nov. 6 presidential election, Obama will be in the White House during the final months of 2012 when the ``fiscal cliff'' must be dealt with.

  • The 15 Richest Members of Congress Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 2:28 PM ET

    For the first time, the richest member of Congress in Roll Call's annual list had a net worth of more than $300 million. So who was the richest?

  • House tea party icons face re-election challenges Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 1:18 PM ET

    Michele Bachmann's tendency to cause a ruckus on Capitol Hill made her a tea party sensation. Allen West of Florida, Steve King of Iowa and Joe Walsh of Illinois are all embroiled in tough and expensive races that are drawing plenty of spending by friends and foes from around the country.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 12- The Obama administration said on Friday it has not changed its stance on letting tax rates rise at year-end for high-income Americans, despite comments from Vice President Joe Biden in Thursday night's debate that seemed to suggest a shift.

  • As the presidential election campaign grinds into November, Republican and Democratic lawmakers are busily hammering their own pitons into the fiscal cliff — staking out routes that could either force compromise or snap the economy’s safety lines.

  • President Barack Obama has called for keeping tax rates the same for families making less than $250,000 annually and raising them for those above that level.

  • California Set to Send Many New Faces to Washington Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012 | 2:51 PM ET
    Jerry Lewis

    As veterans of California's congressional delegation retire and send new reps to Washington, the state may not have the clout it once had to withstand  to negotiate against huge cuts in federal spending in the coming years by Congress, the New York Times reports.

  • Modernizing Attack Ads by Using Old Videos Monday, 26 Dec 2011 | 8:34 AM ET
    Former U.S. Speaker of the House and Republican candidate for president Newt Gingrich speaks during the 2011 Republican Leadership Conference on June 16, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    It is the attack-ad technique of choice for 2012: Anything you have said or done on film will be held against you. Its prevalence has helped make the Republican primary campaign a ferociously negative contest.  The New York Times reports.

  • Newt Gingrich: Obama Is 'Food Stamp President' Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 9:31 PM ET
    Former U.S. Speaker of the House and Republican candidate for president Newt Gingrich speaks during the 2011 Republican Leadership Conference on June 16, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich took aim at President Obama, denied ever doing any lobbying and called out House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in a wide-ranging interview with Larry Kudlow Tuesday.

  • Both Sides Must Compromise on Deficit: Nancy Pelosi Friday, 28 Oct 2011 | 5:09 PM ET
    Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during her weekly news conference at the US Capitol in Washington, DC.

    Republicans and Democrats have to compromise if there is going to be deficit reduction, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told CNBC Friday.

  • Europe Needs 'Paulson Moment': Analyst Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 7:16 AM ET
    Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson

    After the weekend's International Monetary Fund (IMF) meeting passed with no concrete announcements on the resolution of the Eurozone debt crisis, one analyst called for a "Paulson moment" between politicians and fiscal policymakers in Europe.

  • The Richest Members of the US Congress 2011 Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 11:31 AM ET
    Recently, the Capitol Hill publication analyzed the financial assets of U.S. lawmakers, contained in mandatory annual disclosures, to determine the members of the US Congress that have the highest approximate net worth. Although these Congressional disclosures are not exact — they are displayed in a range of estimated value over broad categories — Roll Call, a Capitol Hill news and information provider, analyzed the assets and liabilities of every US representative and senator to come up with th

    Which members of the US Congress have the highest approximate net worth. Check out the list.

  • Farrell: Pelosi Was Right Monday, 8 Aug 2011 | 1:54 PM ET
    Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during her weekly news conference at the US Capitol in Washington, DC.

    I hate to say it, but Nancy was right! I try to be apolitical. I think I succeed most of the time. Trashing both parties more or less equally allows me to stay balanced. So in that continuing effort to stay bland and uninteresting, I have to give mention to Nancy Pelosi who said a few weeks ago it might take a decline of hundreds of points in the market to get the Republicans attention.

  • Scenes From the Debt Ceiling Talks Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 3:30 PM ET
    The discussion over the U.S. debt ceiling had been going on for months, but an agreement wasn’t signed into law until the deadline set by the U.S. Treasury was reached. The debate was a rollercoaster that both shifted markets and brought the fiscal discipline of Washington to the forefront. Everyone from markets, ratings agencies, government officials, and other countries urged the U.S. to find a solution to the debt-ceiling debate. For better or for worse, Congress and the president were able t

    Seeing the president and members of Congress in action gives a new perspective on the debt talks. Click for scenes from the talks, in the month leading up to the compromise.

  • If There's a Debt Deal, These Four Will Make It Happen Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011 | 2:53 PM ET
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Speaker John Boehner

    It's this quartet  who will have to draw on their experience, skill and charm to find the deal and the votes to pass it for averting an unprecedented government default next week..

  • Weiner Tells Friends He Will Step Down Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 9:52 AM ET
    U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) speaks to the media regarding a lewd photo tweet May 31, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. A close-up photo of underwear of a man was tweeted from Weiner's Twitter account addressed to a college student in Seattle. The photo was deleted soon after and Weiner has claimed his account was hacked.

    Representative Anthony D. Weiner has told friends that he plans to resign his seat after coming under growing pressure from his Democratic colleagues to leave the House in the wake of revelations of his lewd online exchanges with women, said a person told of Mr. Weiner’s plans, the New York Times reports.

  • House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said there may be hope Democrats and Republicans can come up with a deficit-reduction plan after hearing Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi say everything is on the table.