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Politics Nancy Pelosi

  • The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finalized the rule just two weeks ago. They'll succeed if they can get a simple majority of both chambers of Congress to approve the legislation and President Donald Trump to sign it. Keith Rothfus, R- Pa., the resolution's sponsor.

  • U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during a rally in front of the Capitol March 22, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Democrats led by Pelosi, Schumer and Warren roll out their 2018 economic platform titled "A Better Deal."

  • Senator Chuck Schumer, the top Democrat in the U.S. Senate, accused Trump of running a populist election campaign and then abandoning working people for special interests once in the White House. "We can't delude anyone that this Congress will begin passing our priorities tomorrow but we have to start presenting our vision for the country's future," Schumer said...

  • Dems to announce 'better deal' plans

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew talks about the Democrats' "better deal" agenda which takes aim at corporate America and drug companies.

  • "The number one thing that we did wrong is we didn't tell people what we stood for," Senator Chuck Schumer, the top Democrat in the U.S. Senate, told ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. Schumer and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi will roll out the plan in the town of Berryville, Virginia at the northern end of the Shenandoah Valley. Accompanying them will be Senators...

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- U.S. Senate Republicans, scolded by President Donald Trump for failing to overturn Obamacare, tried to salvage their seven-year effort for a new healthcare law on Thursday, but leading senators indicated frustration over shifting goal posts. Trump on Wednesday told the Senate's fractured Republican majority to revive a bill to repeal and...

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- U.S. Senate Republicans, scolded by President Donald Trump for failing to overturn Obamacare, tried to salvage their seven-year effort for a new healthcare law on Thursday, but leading senators indicated frustration over shifting goal posts. Trump on Wednesday told the Senate's fractured Republican majority to revive a bill to repeal and...

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- U.S. Senate Republicans, scolded by President Donald Trump for failing to overturn Obamacare, tried to salvage their seven-year effort for a new healthcare law on Thursday, but leading senators indicated frustration over shifting goal posts. "It really is starting to feel like a bazaar, $50 billion here, $100 billion there, and I feel like its...

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- The latest version of U.S. Senate Republicans' legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would leave 22 million Americans without health insurance coverage by 2026, the U.S. The Arizona Republican, known for his feisty independence, tweeted "unfortunately for my sparring partners in Congress, I'll be back soon, so stand-by!"

  • WASHINGTON— Despite opposition from Republican moderates and conservatives, House leaders are pressing ahead with a budget plan whose success is critical to the party's hopes to deliver on one of President Donald Trump's top priorities— a GOP- only effort to overhaul the tax code. But it also proposes trillions of dollars in cuts to the social safety net and...

  • WASHINGTON, July 12- Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a new version of a Russia and Iran sanctions bill on Wednesday, hoping to send a message to President Donald Trump to maintain a strong line against Moscow. Seeking to force Republican House leaders to allow a vote, Democrats on the House Foreign Affairs Committee introduced...

  • Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Ore.

    Democrats' new proposal to fix Obamacare includes allocating more funding to help insurance plans cover sickest patients, Vox reports.

  • Randy Bryce, a Democratic union ironworker who twice ran unsuccessfully for the state Legislature announced Monday, June 19, 2017, that he will challenge Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan for re-election.

    Randy Bryce, an ironworker and union organizer, announced his bid for Wisconsin's First Congressional District last week, Vox reports.

  • Sen. Bernie Sanders

    He's staffing up, touring the country, and still drawing record crowds, says Matthew Yglesias.

  • The best way to reform the housing market would be to get rid of these two failed institutions, says former SEC Commissioner Paul Atkins.

  • House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill on June 15, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Nancy Pelosi's grip on power is slipping. Here's why Democrats would be better off if she steps aside, says Michael Tracey.

  • The CBO estimated that in 2026 49 million people would be uninsured under the Senate bill, compared with 28 million under the current law. It also estimated that the Senate bill would decrease the budget deficit by $321 billion over 2017-2026.. Republicans have only a 52- seat majority in the 100- seat Senate, so McConnell can lose just two Republican senators,...

  • House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)

    Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi's threats to rivals epitomize the gutter politics that fuel her party's problems, says Jonathan S. Tobin.

  • WASHINGTON, June 23- Congressional leaders are quietly working on a bipartisan deal to raise the U.S. debt ceiling within weeks, hoping to prevent the difficult debt issue from snarling a budget fight to come in September, a senior Democratic budget writer said on Friday. John Yarmuth, top Democrat on the U.S. House of Representatives Budget Committee, told...

  • WASHINGTON, June 23- Congressional leaders are quietly working on a bipartisan deal to raise the U.S. debt ceiling within weeks, hoping to prevent the difficult debt issue from snarling a budget fight to come in September, a senior Democratic budget writer said on Friday. John Yarmuth, top Democrat on the U.S. House of Representatives Budget Committee, told...