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What, Exactly, Was Pelosi Supposed to Do?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Pelosi can be defended for being in an impossible situation at the time. Even if she disagreed with the policy, there simply wasn't much for her to do about it.

Pelosi the Hawk

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephen Zunes

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has steadfastly stood by her insistence that the U.S.-backed Israeli government has no legal or moral responsibility for the tragic consequence of the war.

Gingrich: Pelosi Not Good Enough Liar to Be Speaker

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich lashed out today at the current Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, calling the congresswoman unfit to be Speaker of the House "because she's not a good enough liar."

I Want the Chair

One For The Table | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
One For The Table

Nancy Pelosi and Senator Dick Durbin entered this recipe into a March of Dimes dessert contest and won. What I like is the simplicity and elegance this dessert offers during a time when back to basics cooking has become very "en vogue".

Newt Gingrich Openly Talking About 2012 Run

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Newt for president? ... "Callista and I will look seriously and we'll probably get our family totally engaged, including our two grandchildren, prob...

Not a Woman in the Picture

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

Is it a coincidence that in the world's largest economy, whose military expenditure accounts for half the global total, the most senior posts dealing with money and war are still reserved for men?

Ten Democrats Who Should Go Away

Ben Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ben Cohen

The Democrats have in some ways, been worse than the Republicans. As a party, they've stood idly by as the Bush Administration has literally ransacked the country.

Democrats Plan Legislative Agenda With No Veto Or Filibuster

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A landslide victory next Tuesday would give Barack Obama, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reshape...

Pelosi Gets "Booked" & Confronts Her Own Past

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

For a woman who was once at the cutting edge of social progressivism, Nancy Pelosi has lost her way. She has strayed from her former social consciousness into the malaise of power.

Cindy Sheehan Makes It On Ballot To Challenge Nancy Pelosi!

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

Now comes the true test for the progressive movement. Will progressives who vehemently oppose Nancy Pelosi's failed Congressional leadership come forward to help Cindy Sheehan challenge Pelosi for her seat in San Francisco's 8th Congressional District? I know I will.