Nancy Pelosi Wants to Take Back the House. But She Faces a More Urgent Test.

As Congress barreled toward a government shutdown Thursday evening, Representative Nancy Pelosi, the Californian who has led House Democrats for 15 years, gathered her troops to urge them to vote no on a spending bill that would keep the government open. “We’re better when we stick together,” one lawmaker recalled her saying, as she implored unity around demands that Republican […]

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Backs Iran Nuclear Deal

Pelosi’s support will help the Obama administration to win over skeptical Democrats (WASHINGTON) — House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Thursday the nuclear deal negotiated by the United States, Iran and Western powers “will have my strong support.” “I’m very optimistic about our ability to support the president” on the agreement, Pelosi told reporters at her weekly news conference. The […]

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