Tag Archives: Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi: No Public Option In House Version Of Health Care Reform Bill

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today that the final version of the health care reform bill that she is sending to the Senate will not include the public option. “We’re talking about something that is not going to be part of the legislation,” Pelosi said, noting “with sadness” that the public insurance option won’t be part of legislation. “I’m quite …

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Nancy Pelosi Attacks Eric Massa

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Pelosi: I Have The Health Care Votes

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Anti-Abortionist Randall Terry Parades Bloody Nancy Pelosi And Harry Reid Imposters Around Capitol Hill

Via Think Progress: This week, radical anti-choice activist and Operation Rescue founder Randall Terry launched a contest encouraging people to make videos burning House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) in effigy. Today, he and his followers are on Capitol Hill “with signs and costumes, talking to House Staffers as they enter work,” and they …

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Nancy Pelosi Recalls Harvey Milk, Warns Current Climate Could Lead To Repeat

On San Francisco’s Treasure Island for an event dedicating a building to Harvey Milk, yesterday House Speaker Nancy Pelosi choked up while recalling Milk’s assassination. Pelosi referred to today’s political climate, warning that government protesters had to “take responsibility” for their actions. Earlier this week Pelosi had expressed concern for the safety of President Obama. Pelosi, responding to a question …

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Glenn Beck Jokes About Poisoning Pelosi

RELATED: Beck’s douchenozzelry is losing him advertisers. Three companies who had run ads during Glenn Beck’s Fox News show have distanced themselves from Beck, including LexisNexis-owned Lawyers.com, Procter & Gamble and Progressive Insurance. We’re told a P&G spot inadvertently aired during a weekend Beck broadcast, but that the company never had a regular buy for the show. The group ColorofChange.org …

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RNC: Nancy Pelosi = Pussy Galore

The Republican National Committee goes after Nancy Pelosi with this clip featuring split-screens of the James Bond Goldfinger character Pussy Galore. Politics Daily reacts: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi can sit back and enjoy her Memorial Day picnic basket after all, because the Republican National Committee has thoughtfully provided her with a pre-holiday gift-pack in the form of a video so …

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Pelosi Promises Trans-Inclusive ENDA

Speaking this morning to a group of progressive bloggers and activists, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi responded to a question about a possible repeal of DADT in 2009 by saying that passing hates crimes legislation and a fully-inclusive ENDA will come first. “The priorities have been Hate Crimes and ENDA, fully inclusive legislation in those two areas, so we’ll have to …

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Capitol Cat Cam

It’s not clear why, exactly, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has posted a YouTube video showing her cats padding around her office at the Capitol Building. Wait for the 40-second mark where Pelosi shows off her YouTube-y hipness.

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People For The American Way Launches DumpDOMA.com

People For The American Way has launched a petition website called Dump DOMA. Go to the site and send your demands to Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid that both houses of Congress immediately begin working to repeal the Defense Of Marriage Act. From the site: REPEALING DOMA: * would be a repudiation of the forces of hate and division who …

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Pelosi “Honors Her Conscience”

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi went on local San Francisco television on Friday to oppose Proposition 8. Pelosi has said that campaign finance laws prevent her from making an anti-8 advertisement because her name is on this year’s ballot, although her campaign did make a $10K donation.

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Pelosi Intervenes So Tammy Baldwin’s Partner Can Fly

The Pentagon is having problems dealing with the travel rules for the partners of gay members of Congress. Prior to the Easter recess, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was forced to intervene with Defense Secretary Robert Gates in order to get Democratic Rep. Tammy Baldwin’s domestic partner on a military flight for a congressional fact-finding trip to Europe. The speaker succeeded, …

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LaBarbera On Hannity & Colmes

Last night Porno Pete LaBarbera of the Americans For Truth About Homosexuality was on Hannity & Colmes to parade his Folsom Street Fair video and to call for Nancy Pelosi to do something to end the fair. Naturally, in addition decrying the “shocking depravities” that took place in “broad daylight”, LaBarbera focuses on the idiots who brought their children to …

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ENDA Debate Video Recap

ABOVE LEFT: Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) angrily rips the Republicans for the attempt to kill the bill by recommitting it. If you only watch one of these clips, make it this one. ABOVE RIGHT: Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) on her t-inclusive amendment. ABOVE LEFT: Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks in favor of ENDA, just prior to the vote. ABOVE RIGHT: Rep. …

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ENDA Moves Out Of Committee

The trans-less version of ENDA passed its first legislative hurdle yesterday when the House Committee on Education and Labor voted 27-21 to approve the bill. Four Democrats, including presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich voted against the bill in protest of the removal of transgender protections, but with the votes of four gay-friendly Republicans, the measure passed. Republicans voting yes: Reps. Michael …

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Xtians On Warpath Over Folsom Poster

Last month I mentioned Folsom Street Fair’s fabulous “Last Supper” poster for this year’s event. Now Matt Barber, alpha male for the mousy Xtian hausfraus advocacy group, the Concerned Women For America (CWA), is up in arms, petitioning House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-SF), California Senators Barbara Boxer and Diane Feinstein, and Gov. Schwarzengger to “publicly condemn this unprovoked attack against …

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Sheehan Vs. Pelosi?

Anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan is threatening to run for Nancy Pelosi’s seat in Congress unless Pelosi files articles of impeachment against George Bush by July 23rd. Sheehan lives in California outside of Pelosi’s district but California has no residency requirement for congressional members. Sheehan recently left the Democratic party saying it had “caved in” to the president. I adore Cindy …

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Now, About That War Thingy….

Nancy Pelosi’s pledge to pass six critical bills in the new Congress’ first 100 hours has been met in only 42 hours, 15 minutes. – Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission enacted. – National minimum wage raised to $7.15. – Bush’s restrictions on stem-cell research overturned. – HHS required to negotiate Medicare prescription costs with drug manufacturers. – Federal student loan …

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