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  • Boehner Re-Elected Speaker as New Congress Convenes Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 3:49 PM ET
    Nancy Pelosi stands with House Speaker John Boehner after presenting him with the gavel during the first session of the 113th Congress.

    Rep. John Boehner was re-elected House speaker on Thursday as the 113th Congress ushered in the new and the old -- dozens of eager freshmen determined to change Washington and the harsh reality of another stretch of bitterly divided government.

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    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie blasted fellow Republican John Boehner and the GOP-controlled House on Wednesday, saying he was disgusted that Congress failed to approve emergency aid for victims of Superstorm Sandy.

  • Congress Ends Without Vote on Sandy Aid Bill Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 8:18 AM ET
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    A bipartisan furor erupted after House Republican leadership decided to allow the current term of Congress to end without holding a vote on aid for victims of Superstorm Sandy.

  • Leaders Agree to a Deal Stop Spike in Milk Prices Monday, 31 Dec 2012 | 8:49 AM ET

    The top leaders in both parties on the House and Senate Agriculture committees have agreed to a one-year extension of the 2008 farm bill that expired in October, a move that could head off a possible doubling of milk prices next month.

  • Possible 'Fiscal Cliff' Deal Signaled Ahead of Summit Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 12:41 PM ET

    Democratic and Republican sources involved in negotiations reported some progress Friday toward a potential deal averting the "fiscal cliff" ahead of an afternoon summit at the White House between President Barack Obama and congressional leaders.

  • Lawmakers 'Pistol-Whipped' By Markets May Bring Fiscal Deal: Rep Welch

    "I think the market is going to punish us for our failure to act, and it may be the only thing to get us to act," said Rep. Peter Welch, (D-VT), discussing some of the issues preventing lawmakers from reaching a "fiscal cliff" agreement.

  • Geithner Warns US to Hit Debt Ceiling Monday Wednesday, 26 Dec 2012 | 4:40 PM ET
    Geithner Likely to Stay at Treasury Until ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Deal

    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Wednesday notified Congress that the U.S. is going to hit the debt ceiling on New Year's Eve.

  • Nancy Pelosi on Fiscal Cliff Talks Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 3:00 PM ET
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    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi makes remarks on debt proposals.

  • White House Won't Accept New Tax Offer: Source Sunday, 16 Dec 2012 | 8:41 AM ET

    President Barack Obama is not ready to accept a new offer from the Republicans to raise taxes on top earners in exchange for major cuts in entitlement programs, a source said late on Saturday.

  • Pelosi: Need to 'Engineer a Solution' Thursday, 13 Dec 2012 | 10:30 AM ET
    Pelosi: Need to 'Engineer a Solution'

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi addresses the "fiscal cliff" discussions, and says, "We really have to come to some agreement in the next couple of days."

  • Republicans Reject Tax Hike in 'Fiscal Cliff' Offer Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 10:17 PM ET
    Five Players Who Can Drive Us Over the ‘Fiscal Cliff’

    Republicans proposed steep spending cuts on Monday but gave no ground on President Barack Obama's call to raise taxes on the wealthiest in their first formal proposal to avert a "fiscal cliff" that could push the U.S. economy into recession.

  • Rep. Pelosi on Fiscal Cliff Talks Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 4:24 PM ET
    Rep. Pelosi on Fiscal Cliff Talks

    House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi addresses the fiscal cliff talks and what the Democrats are willing to do.

  • 33 Days to the Fiscal Cliff Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 | 1:51 PM ET
    33 Days to the Fiscal Cliff

    Nancy Pelosi is a crucial part of the discussion to avoid the fiscal cliff, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

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

    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
    What Are Business Leaders Saying About Rep. Pelosi?

    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
    Boehner, Reid & Pelosi on Fiscal Cliff

    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
    The 15 Richest Members of Congress 2012

    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.