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Economic Medicine For Lifelong Health

T. Berry Brazelton, MD | Posted 07.07.2016 | Politics
T. Berry Brazelton, MD

As doctors and child advocates who care for children, we want them to have the opportunity to grow up to be healthy, productive members of our society. To help them realize their potential, healthy economics may be one of the best remedies of all.

Economic Happy Talk and the Politics of Denial

Joel Berg | Posted 11.11.2014 | Politics
Joel Berg

Democrats can't seem to get their message straight about the economy. Is it soaring because of the visionary leadership of President Obama, or failing because of the intransigence of Congressional Republicans?

Pelosi's High Leverage Play

Erica Payne | Posted 05.25.2014 | Politics
Erica Payne

A sudden political strike by one of America's top political leaders -- and a woman to boot -- would seal Pelosi's legacy as a progressive powerhouse and catch Republicans flat-footed going into the November elections.

Nancy Pelosi Thinks Obamacare Will Be 'A Winner' For Democrats In 2014

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) sunnily cast aside concerns that the Affordable Care Act would be a liability for Democratic candidates ...

Samantha Lachman

Lawmaker Winces At Unemployment Horror Story | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mary Lowe’s description of her unemployment was hard for Rep. Rosa DeLauro to hear. The Connecticut Democrat winced as she listened to...

Nancy Pelosi Slams Female Democrats in Leaked Email

Reductress | Posted 08.10.2013 | Comedy

I would rather have 40 girls who are moderates, talk to donors, and can wear the right fucking pantsuit for a fucking election season.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Nancy Pelosi Likens John Boehner's Fiscal Cliff Predicament To Iraq War Funding Fight | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) had a message for House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) amid ongoing fiscal cliff negotiatio...

What's at Stake for Women 2012: An Interview With Nancy Pelosi

Martha Burk | Posted 05.16.2012 | Women
Martha Burk

"[Republicans] run against me because I'm effective. They came in massively against us because they feared what we were trying to do for women and men in the workplace -- and it has an impact."

Amanda Terkel

GOP Lawmaker: Leadership Told Us Not To Attack Pelosi And Obama | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans haven't exactly minced words when when criticizing top Democrats in the federal government, with many of their...

GOP Hopeful's 'Pelosi-Driven' Charge Incorrect | By Michael Morse and Eugene Kiely | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

Newt Gingrich falsely claimed the House ethics panel that voted to reprimand him in 1997 was "a very partisan political committee." He was also off ba...

Why America Needs a One-Term President

Donald Craig Mitchell | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics
Donald Craig Mitchell

Is a six-year presidential term the solution to every problem that vexes the nation? Of course not. But is it a constitutional reform that merits serious public discussion? Absolutely.

PHOTOS: Nancy Pelosi Gets All Dressed Up

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.30.2011 | Style

Nancy Pelosi has undergone quite the style evolution, from turtlenecks and shoulder pads to those ubiquitous pearls. Last night was just one more step...

Nancy Pelosi's Midyear Style Report (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Emily Singer | Posted 04.20.2012 | Style

Few people in politics love pantsuits as much as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, but House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi might be a close second. ...

A Toast to a Remarkable Leader: Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

The last time she was minority leader, Nancy Pelosi helped stop President Bush's efforts to privatize Social Security. This time she may have to lead the opposition against another president's willingness to meddle with that policy.

Amanda Terkel

Pelosi Won't Hold Vote On Obama-GOP Tax Deal | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is unlikely to bring up President Obama's tax cut deal to the floor for a vote in its current form...

Lucia Graves

House To Vote Wednesday On Child Nutrition Bill, Cuts To Food Stamps Possible | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.) were joined by other Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday in calling ...

Why Nancy Pelosi Should Be Benched

Al Eisele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Al Eisele

Even though she did a terrific job as leader of the House Democrats, and even though she made history as the first woman Speaker, it's finally time for Pelosi to lay down a sacrifice bunt instead of swinging for the fences.

Nancy Pelosi Should Remain As Leader of the House Democratic Caucus

Burns Strider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Burns Strider

Keeping Ms. Pelosi as House Democratic Caucus Leader is the smartest move members of that caucus could make. Her tenacity speaks for itself. It's a needed commodity to lead in Washington.

Speaker Pelosi, Don't Go!

Steve Cobble | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Cobble

FWIW, I think you should stay, just like Sam Rayburn did. Don't let the Blue Dogs run you off. They're half-gone, anyway. And here's an idea to start...

Desecrating Nancy Pelosi

Bob Burnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Burnett

Pelosi's removal is tragedy because it means that the most effective senior Democratic leader won't be a featured player the next two years and because liberals' most articulate spokesperson will now be on the sidelines.

Tea Party Hypocrisy: The New Taxation Without Representation

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

If the right wins in the kind of blood bath that is predicted for the House in November, welcome to the United States of the Koch Brothers.

Democratic Congressman: Pelosi 'Probably Not Going To Run For Speaker'

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi may not run again to keep her gavel for the next congressional term should Democrats retain control of the chamber followin...

Ryan Grim

Bobby Bright Is First Dem Incumbent To Say He Won't Back Pelosi For Speaker (VIDEO) | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bobby Bright, a Democrat from Alabama, became the first House Democrat to definitively say that he will not vote to make Nancy Pelosi the Speaker of t...

Boehner's America

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

The GOP has made it clear that the interests of women and families don't matter to them. They would repeal health care reform. Abandon Social Security. Protect big corporations. And chip away at our reproductive rights at every turn.

In The Public Interest: The Crystal Ball of Congressional Ethics Enforcement

Lisa Gilbert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lisa Gilbert

As we enter October, and the polarized election environment continues to sizzle with ethics accusations, it's a good time to take a hard look back at ...