×

Politics Nancy Pelosi

  • President Donald Trump signed into law new sanctions against Russia on Wednesday but he slammed the legislation as infringing on his powers to shape foreign policy, saying he could make "far better deals" with governments than Congress. His criticism of the sanctions, which also affect Iran and North Korea, raised the question of how much Trump is prepared to...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 2- House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi expressed concern on Wednesday about Republican President Donald Trump's statement on the Russia sanctions law, saying it raises concerns about whether he intends to follow it. "President Trump's signing statement raises serious questions about whether his administration...

  • Donald Trump

    Groups spending millions in anonymous donations are leading efforts to defend President Trump or sell his agenda, USA Today reports.

  • For the second day running Trump tweeted his impatience with Congress' inability to accomplish its seven-year goal of replacing the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama's signature healthcare bill commonly known as Obamacare, while members of his administration took to the airwaves to try to goad lawmakers into action. Health and Human Services...

  • WASHINGTON, July 28- The seven-year Republican quest to kill Obamacare, a major campaign vow by President Donald Trump, lay in ruins on Friday after the Senate failed to dismantle the healthcare law, with congressional leaders now planning to move on to other matters. John McCain, the maverick 80- year-old senator and 2008 Republican presidential nominee, cast...

  • 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, 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,...