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Thursday, April 23, 2009
Pelosi was Briefed on Harman's Wire Tap

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi says she was briefed several years ago that Rep. Jane Harman (D-CA) had shown up in a wiretap. Pelosi denies that she was pressured by Israeli-American billionaire Haim Saban to appoint Harman chair of the House Intelligence Committee.

But then at the end of the interview, Pelosi says that Harman did not get the job because of internal term limits. She said, "The only reason Jane was not chosen is because she already had two terms. It had nothing to do with wiretaps or Iraq."

Iraq? Who said anything about Iraq? The accusation was that Harman was to be rewarded for getting off the hook two career employees of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee who are being tried for espionage.

Makes you wonder what Harman had to do with getting up the Iraq War, which seems to be another strand in all this. Pelosi admitted to disagreements with major campaign funder Saban over Iraq.

Curioser and curioser.

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WASHINGTON — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is a favorite target for Republican candidates and groups to tie to their opponents and paint them as out of touch, elitist, or excessively liberal — but her fundraising prowess still proves to be a massive benefit to Democrats. While Pelosi has remained adamant that she ...
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis remembered Congresswoman Louise Slaughter at her funeral on Friday. "She really was one of a kind- a blacksmith's daughter, a microbiologist, interested in public health," Clinton said.
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Wednesday honored Women's History Month by donating ... Brian Snyder / Reuters. The gavel used by House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi when she became the first female speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. Subscribe to the Politics email.

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Former President Ronald Reagan is hands down the most electorally successful American politician of the post-World War II era. As the outsider nominee of the nation's then-decidedly minority party, nobody has ever come close to matching his back-to-back 44-state and 49-state landslide White House victories.
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The new federal tax bill led to budget cuts for Medicare, and on March 3, Smith walked into All Saints Episcopal Church in Woodhaven to voice his case to House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and a group of Queens representatives and tax experts. “I can't do certain things. I can't open my fingers. I can't ...
Nancy Pelosi is the most right-wing candidate in her reelection race this year. The House Democratic leader faces not one, but three, Democratic challengers in 2018, as well as a Green Party candidate. And while national Republicans love to target Pelosi as the face of the far left in their campaigns, her ...
... to tie him to the California Democrat. "My opponent wants you to believe that the biggest issue in this campaign is Nancy Pelosi. It's all a big lie," Lamb said in the ad. "I've already said on the front page of the newspaper that I don't support Nancy Pelosi. The real issues are the ones that affect your lives." ...
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A Republican lawmaker took a not-so-subtle jab at House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Tuesday when he announced intentions to unveil a bill mocking the most-senior House Democrat's comments about the GOP tax reform bill. Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Ind.) plans to unveil the “Creating Relief ...
(CNN) Republicans are trying to turn the midterms on their head. Instead of the expected referendum on a still relatively unpopular Republican president, Republicans are hoping to bring Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi to the forefront. It's not a bad idea: Pelosi's favorable rating runs about 20 ...
Nancy Pelosi has been a key figure in Republican attack ads for years, and this year is no different. The FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast team debates why she is the focus of so much negative attention from the right (and often the left, too). The crew also breaks down the findings in a new study claiming that ...
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The US House minority leader, Nancy Pelosi, spoke for eight hours on the House floor telling stories about undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children, who are known as Dreamers. She wants them to be protected as part of a budget deal agreed this week. She broke the record for the ...
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People already have plenty to say about President Trump's first State of the Union, but sometimes a facial expression conveys just enough. Some of the most noticed reactions came from none other than Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. During Trump's State of the Union address, the California Democrat's ...
Nancy Pelosi issues a surprising warning for Trump's State of the Union speech House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) issued a stern warning to Democrats attending the State of the Union speech by President Trump. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images). 0 Follow. Carlos Garcia. Article Goal ...


 

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