WASHINGTON, D.C. - The guest list hasn't changed, but President Barack Obama faces a different type of crowd when he meets with congressional leaders on Tuesday. Obama's sit-down with House and Senate leaders is his first since the new, fully Republican-run Congress was seated last week. Senate Democratic leader Harry... more »
WASHINGTON - House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says a deal must be reached "in the next couple of days or the very beginning of next week" to avoid the fiscal cliff of automatic tax hikes and spending cuts. The California Democrat criticized Republican House leaders for sending lawmakers home on... more »
WASHINGTON- Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says she'll announce Wednesday whether she'll continue in her current position or step down after her party failed to gain the 25 seats it needed to win the House majority. When a few undecided races are called, Democrats will gain less than half of that... more »
A strict timetable has been set by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for lawmakers to act on bills dealing with the Gulf oil spill and prevent similar disasters.
Pelosi said House committees should have legislation ready by July 4.
The House would then act on the bills by the... more »
House Democratic leaders will have a straight up-or-down vote on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Democratic lawmakers and an aide to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., say they've dropped plans for an indirect vote that would have relied on a legislative maneuver to give their OK to the... more »