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Tag: Nancy Pelosi

East Bay Rep. George Miller to Retire; Served 20 Terms in Congress

January 13, 2014 | 1:03 pm

East Bay Rep. George Miller to Retire; Served 20 Terms in Congress

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Richmond native has been a leader on education and a key lieutenant to Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi.

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Pelosi Praises Ruling Putting CCSF Disaccreditation on Hold

January 6, 2014 | 4:54 pm

Pelosi Praises Ruling Putting CCSF Disaccreditation on Hold

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College officials say that so far spring enrollment is down 30 percent from last year.

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Is Immigration Reform Dead?

September 25, 2013 | 6:30 am

Is Immigration Reform Dead?

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California Democrats are leading the effort to introduce a comprehensive bill with or without GOP support.

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California Democrats Flex Muscles–and Talk About How to Use Them

April 15, 2013 | 6:30 am

California Democrats Flex Muscles–and Talk About How to Use Them

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If last month’s gathering of California Republicans had the feel of a postmortem, this weekend’s California Democratic convention seemed much more like a three-day end-zone dance. Speaker after speaker took to the podium to tout the party’s 2012 victories: supermajorities in both the Assembly and Senate, winning six House seats from Republicans, and the passage […]

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Pelosi to Introduce Bill on Violence Against Women

January 22, 2013 | 9:32 am

Pelosi to Introduce Bill on Violence Against Women

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Nancy Pelosi and other members of Congress are reintroducing a bill aimed at combating violence against women. A press conference originally scheduled for Tuesday has been rescheduled for Wednesday. A previous version of the bill expired, as CNN reports: Supporters of the Violence Against Women Act hope to revive the law in a new Congress […]

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November 14, 2012 | 3:10 pm

Video: Nancy Pelosi and Women Dems React to NBC’s Russert After Question About Age

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At a press conference today at which Nancy Pelosi trumpeted all of the new Democratic women elected to the House and said she would run again for Minority Leader, NBC’s Luke Russert asked her the following question: “Some of your colleagues privately say that your decision to stay on prohibits the party from having a […]

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Pelosi to Stay On as House Minority Leader

November 14, 2012 | 9:03 am

Pelosi to Stay On as House Minority Leader

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WASHINGTON (AP) Former House speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday she will run to keep her job as the Democratic leader in the House after a pair of elections that kept the party in the minority there even as Democrats gained seats in the Senate and a second term for President Barack Obama. Pelosi made the […]

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November 13, 2012 | 8:14 am

A.M. Splash: Port of Oakland Director Resigns; McAfee Company Founder Linked to Murder; Pelosi Considers Quitting Leader Post

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Port of Oakland director retires (SF Chronicle) The Port of Oakland’s executive director retired Monday as he was becoming increasingly embroiled in a scandal in which $4,500 in public funds were used for a party at a strip club. Omar Benjamin and Maritime Director James Kwon had been on paid administrative leave since mid-October. In […]

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Pelosi Has ‘Strong Concerns’ About Federal Crackdown on Medical Marijuana; Read Statement

May 3, 2012 | 11:48 am

Pelosi Has ‘Strong Concerns’ About Federal Crackdown on Medical Marijuana; Read Statement

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Nancy Pelosi has weighed in on the recent federal crackdown on the medical marijuana industry in California. Her statement, released yesterday… San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today in response to recent federal government actions threatening safe access to medicinal marijuana for those who are seriously ill or enduring difficult […]

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February 10, 2012 | 3:11 pm

Video: Nancy Pelosi Takes Aim at Stephen Colbert

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The House Minority Leader has had it with the distorting effect of Stephen Colbert’s Super PAC on American politics. Video… This is actually a pitch for the DISCLOSE Act, a campaign finance disclosure bill being pushed by Democrats as a response to the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, which removed restrictions on independent political spending […]

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