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Sabrina Siddiqui

Nancy Pelosi Slams Media's Double Standard For Women In Leadership | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Amid renewed focus on whether she should step down from leadership, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday sharply cr...

A Broken Immigration System Hurts Communities and Businesses

National Council of La Raza | Posted 11.09.2014 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

Misguided immigration policies don't just tear families apart; these policies also impact the communities where aspiring Americans live and contribute.

House Border Fiasco Foreshadows Future Problems For GOP

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Midterm elections that will decide control of the Senate are three months away, and the 2016 presidential campaign will start in e...

Over 300 Organizations Write to House Majority Leadership Urging Immigration Reform

Pierre R. Berastaín | Posted 09.01.2014 | Latino Voices
Pierre R. Berastaín

The push for immigration reform is also a push for human rights to prevent the vulnerabilities to abuse and exploitation of all those living in the shadows.

Sabrina Siddiqui

The Race To Replace Eric Cantor As Majority Leader Has Already Begun | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eric Cantor's shocking defeat in Virginia's 7th District primary on Tuesday caused the biggest shakeup in House leadership since the GOP...

House Leaders Again Move To Freeze Their Paychecks

AP | By ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House leaders are trying again to stop the automatic cost-of-living pay increase for lawmakers. The proposal wo...

Top Republicans' Secret Fear Unveiled

Salon | Brian Beutler | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

If you listened closely last week, you heard the unmistakable sound of the air of certainty seeping out of a bubble of conventional wisdom. For months...

Chaos Brews Under House GOP Leadership

Politico | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

Less than two weeks ago, House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy walked upstairs to Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s Capitol office to discuss a sensitive i...

Bill Clinton Weighs In On Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

At a speaking engagement in Sacramento on Tuesday evening, Bill Clinton suggested Republicans and Democrats were closer to a deal to avoid the fiscal ...

Pelosi To Make Big Announcement

Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

Nancy Pelosi will keep her post as House Minority leader in the next congressional term, according to CNN and ABC News. The California Democrat wil...

Ryan Grim

Progressives Launch Desperate Bid To Persuade Pelosi To Stay | Ryan Grim | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Progressive allies of House Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi are launching a furious last-minute bid to persuade to her to stay i...

Sam Stein

Government Shutdown Floated As Negotiating Tactic | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- High-stakes negotiations over a short-term stopgap to keep the government from shutting down stalled on Wednesday, as neither Republican...

Lucia Graves

The 'Learning Curve': Comparing Boehner's Record As Speaker With Pelosi's | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has struggled to project an image of serenity in the opening weeks of the 112th Congress while worki...

Sam Stein

Tea Party Freshman: GOP Leadership Hasn't Yet Figured Us Out | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The past few days have been a bit of a challenge, if not an embarrassment, for Republican House leadership as votes on seemingly-destine...