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52nd speaker of the United States House of Representatives

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Nancy Pelosi: 52nd speaker of the United States House of Representatives
Nancy Patricia Pelosi is an American politician serving as Speaker of the United States House of Representatives since 2019, and previously from 2007 to 2011. She is the only woman in U.S. history to hold this position and is the highest-ranking woman elected official in United States history. As House Speaker, Pelosi is second in the presidential line of succession, immediately after the vice president.

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CDC won’t change school reopening guidelines [Video]

CDC won’t change school reopening guidelines

[NFA] The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director on Thursday said his agency will not revise its guidelines for reopening schools despite calls from U.S. President Donald Trump,..

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Democrats blast Trump for Stone commutation [Video]

Democrats blast Trump for Stone commutation

[NFA] Democrats condemned Trump's decision to commute Roger Stone's prison sentence as an assault on the rule of law. Fred Katayama reports.

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Supreme Court decision 'not good news' for Trump -Pelosi [Video]

Supreme Court decision 'not good news' for Trump -Pelosi

During her weekly press briefing on Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called the Supreme Court ruling allowing various financial records of the President to be turned over to a grand jury as part of..

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Pelosi Rules Out Impeaching Attorney General William Barr [Video]

Pelosi Rules Out Impeaching Attorney General William Barr

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House of Representative won’t impeach AAttorney General Bill Barr. According to Business Insider, Barr is set to testify before the House in July. Two Department..

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Trump 'ethically unfit' for presidency: Pelosi [Video]

Trump 'ethically unfit' for presidency: Pelosi

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday revelations in a book by a former top White House aide shows President Donald Trump is unfit and unprepared to be president and Democrats will continue..

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Portraits of former Confederate House speakers to be removed -Pelosi [Video]

Portraits of former Confederate House speakers to be removed -Pelosi

Portraits of four former House of Representatives speakers who served the Confederacy will be removed from the U.S. Capitol, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday.

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'This way is the American way': Pelosi on DACA ruling [Video]

'This way is the American way': Pelosi on DACA ruling

U.S House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday celebrated the Supreme Court's decision to block President Donald Trump's bid to end a program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants from..

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U.S. health agency reverses Obamacare transgender protections [Video]

U.S. health agency reverses Obamacare transgender protections

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a rule on Friday that would lift anti-discrimination protections under Obamacare for transgender people and women seeking abortions, drawing..

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Mourners gather to honor George Floyd as push to reform U.S. police intensifies [Video]

Mourners gather to honor George Floyd as push to reform U.S. police intensifies

Mourners gathered in Texas on Monday to pay their respects to African American George Floyd, who died in police custody two weeks ago, as pressure intensified for sweeping reforms to the U.S. justice..

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Pelosi blasts Trump’s military use in the nation’s capital [Video]

Pelosi blasts Trump’s military use in the nation’s capital

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday said it was "alarming" that military and other federal officers would confront protesters, and wanted a full list of actors involved detailing the chain of..

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Pelosi has her Bible moment, calls Trump 'fanner of the flame' [Video]

Pelosi has her Bible moment, calls Trump 'fanner of the flame'

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday accused Donald Trump of fanning the flames of discord after police cleared protesters from outside the White House the day before, ahead of his impromptu..

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Trump blasts twitter fact-check, calls for tougher regulations [Video]

Trump blasts twitter fact-check, calls for tougher regulations

President Donald Trump said he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has long protected internet companies, including Twitter and Facebook. Gavino Garay has more.

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Washington, D.C. flags at half-staff to remember COVID-19 victims [Video]

Washington, D.C. flags at half-staff to remember COVID-19 victims

Flags were at half-staff on Friday at the White House, the Capitol and other federal buildings after President Donald Trump made the order to honor the victims of the coronavirus. The flags will be at..

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Trump drops funding threat to Michigan [Video]

Trump drops funding threat to Michigan

President Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted plans to expand voting by mail in Michigan and briefly threatened to withhold federal funding for the state, but dropped the warning after an avalanche of..

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Pelosi Says Trump Should Avoid Hydroxychloroquine Due to His Weight [Video]

Pelosi Says Trump Should Avoid Hydroxychloroquine Due to His Weight

Speaking to CNN, the House Speaker referred to Trump as "morbidly obese". He's our president and I would rather he not be taking something that has not been approved by the scientists, especially in..

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'Flynn is a man of great respect' -Trump [Video]

'Flynn is a man of great respect' -Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, saying he was "treated horribly" and called the investigation into Russian election interference a..

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Nancy Pelosi Calls Trump 'Morbidly Obese' [Video]

Nancy Pelosi Calls Trump 'Morbidly Obese'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi advised Donald Trump not to take hydroxychloroquine. Pelosi made the recommendation hours after Trump announced he has been taking the drug for the past 10 days. According to..

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White House Says Mike Pompeo Suggested Firing Steve Linick [Video]

White House Says Mike Pompeo Suggested Firing Steve Linick

President Donald Trump fired the State Department’s inspector general, Steve Linick. The White House said Trump did so at the recommendation of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. According to..

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Pelosi on SCOTUS decision: Trump not above the law

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi applauded the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Manhattan district attorney's demand for Trump's tax returns by 7-2 votes. (July 9)  
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In CA: California condors make a comeback; Christopher Columbus gets the boot

A statue depicting Italian navigator Christopher Columbus has left the California Capitol. And we learn more about who got federal loans for their businesses, and they include folks linked to..
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Here's the latest for Friday July 3rd: Pelosi, Schumer blast Trump over Russia-Afghanistan allegations; Texas governor makes masks mandatory in public for most of state; Coronavirus outbreak in U. of..
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'Congress and the country need answers now': Pelosi demands briefing on reported Russian bounty operation

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she wants to know if President Trump was briefed on the alleged Russian bounty on US troops "and if not, why not."
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Pelosi on Trump and Russia: ‘This Is as Bad as it Gets’

Russian meddling (in Afghanistan) and a racist retweet. This is your morning tip sheet.
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Pelosi meets with backlash after saying Senate GOP 'trying to get away with murder' in police reform bill

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the GOP's legislation in the Senate does not include a definitive ban on chokeholds.
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Confederate portraits removed from Capitol

Portraits of four previous house speakers have been removed from the US Capitol because each served in the Confederacy. Current Speaker Nancy Pelosi ordered the removal of the portraits of the men who..
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Trump unfit to be U.S. president, Democrat Pelosi, conservative Bolton agree

President Donald Trump came under attack from both sides of the American political spectrum on Thursday as liberal Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and former White House aide and conservative hawk John..
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Pelosi praises DACA decision, no regrets on Bolton

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi praised the Supreme Court decision that allows young immigrants to retain protection from deportation. She also criticized John Bolton who she says knows President..
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Portraits of House Speakers who served in Confederacy to be removed on Juneteenth, Pelosi says

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the portraits "are symbols that set back our nation's work to confront and combat bigotry."
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Pelosi urges Senate to take up 'Dreamers' bill after top court ruling

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday urged the Senate to take up legislation previously passed by the Democratic-led House in support of so-called "Dreamers" now that the Supreme Court has..
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Pelosi says Trump 'ethically unfit' for presidency, will continue oversight

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday revelations in a book by a former top White House aide show President Donald Trump is unfit and unprepared to be president and Democrats will continue..
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Portraits of former Confederate House speakers to be removed: Pelosi

Portraits of four former House of Representatives speakers who served the Confederacy will be removed from the U.S. Capitol, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi calls for Confederate statues to be removed from Capitol Building

Speaker Nancy Pelosi pointed to a speech by former Vice President of the Confederate States Alexander Stephens defending the institution of slavery.
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Pelosi urges Congress to remove Confederate statues from U.S. Capitol

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged Congress on Wednesday to immediately take steps to remove from the U.S. Capitol 11 statues representing Confederate leaders and soldiers from..
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Pelosi says increased military in Washington is 'alarming'

The increased presence of U.S. military and federal law enforcement, including unidentified officers, in Washington is "alarming," U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday, calling on President..
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In CA: Sheriff tells people they're welcome to not use 911; waiting on 300 million masks

The state waits on hundreds of millions of N95 masks. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi calls on President Trump to be a "healer in chief." And I talk with the attorney who successfully argued to the state's..
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Trump’s Response to Protests Draws Bipartisan Rebuke in Congress

Speaker Nancy Pelosi called President Trump a “fanner of the flame” of division, as two Republican senators criticized the use of tear gas to clear the way for his photo opportunity.
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Pelosi to Trump: Be a 'healer in chief'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on President Donald Trump to be a "healer in chief" and not a "fanner of the flame" as the nation reels from mass protests over the treatment of black people in the..
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U.S. House speaker Pelosi: legislation soon addressing racial profiling

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday that decisions would be made "in just a short period of time" on legislation to address racial profiling and actions by police, amid..
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20 Republican lawmakers to file lawsuit against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi over new proxy voting system

A group of Republican lawmakers are planning to sue House Speaker Nancy Pelosi over the chamber's new proxy voting system, which allows lawmakers to designate another member to vote on their behalf..
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Democrats ask Trump to fly flags at half-staff when coronavirus death toll reaches 100,000

Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer said the gesture would "serve as a national expression of grief so needed by everyone in our country."
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Trump’s Dilemma: Reject DeVos Debt Forgiveness Rollback or Anger Veterans

Nancy Pelosi sent the president a bipartisan resolution to reverse his education secretary’s tightening of student debt forgiveness rules. He must decide whether to sign it during an economic crisis.
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'A dose of his own medicine': Pelosi defends calling Trump obese, says it was 'factual' and 'sympathetic'

Nancy Pelosi said her criticisms of the Trump taking hydroxychloroquine were meant to be "factual" in a "very sympathetic way."
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Trump defends unproven drug, calls Pelosi 'a waste of time'

President Donald Trump doubled down Tuesday on his decision to take a malaria drug. He also called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi "a sick woman."  
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Speaker Pelosi swears in two new House Republicans

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi conducted ceremonial swearing in for California's Mike Garcia and Wisconsin's Tom Tîffany, who won special elections last week to fill vacancies on Capitol Hill Tuesday...
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Nancy Pelosi says Trump is 'morbidly obese' and should not take hydroxychloroquine

"He's our president and I would rather he not be taking something that has not been approved by the scientists," Pelosi said of Trump taking the drug.
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Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged the Senate to take up the $3 trillion economic aid bill passed by the House, but Senate leaders said it was too soon for more stimulus.
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Trump's firing of State Department watchdog may be 'unlawful,' Pelosi says

U.S. President Donald Trump's firing of the State Department's top internal watchdog "could be unlawful" if it was intended to retaliate against one of his investigations, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi..
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Pelosi sees negotiations on new $3 trillion coronavirus legislation: CBS

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Sunday there will be negotiations on the new $3 trillion coronavirus relief legislation passed by the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives.
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Trump fires State Department inspector general in latest broadside against watchdogs

U.S. President Donald Trump fired State Department Inspector General Steve Linick late on Friday, with the ousting leading to heavy criticism from senior Democratic lawmakers, including House of..
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Pelosi pushes new virus relief bill ahead of vote

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is touting a $3 trillion dollar coronavirus relief bill as an opening bid in what seems likely to be negotiations with the GOP-led Senate and the Trump administration. (May..
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Pelosi defends $3T virus aid: Americans 'worth it'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended Democrats' $3 trillion pandemic relief package Wednesday as what's needed to confront the "villainous virus" and economic collapse. "The American people are worth..
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Pelosi unveils $3T bill, warns inaction costs more

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled a more than $3 trillion coronavirus aid package Tuesday, providing nearly $1 trillion for states and cities, "hazard pay" for essential workers and a new round of..
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Democrats' $3 trillion coronavirus stimulus proposal includes more $1,200 checks, money for state and local governments

Pelosi and the Democrats are putting forth a bill with more $1,200 checks for Americans and nearly a trillion dollars for state and local governments.
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U.S. House Democrats to attempt passing next coronavirus bill soon

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday laid out the broad outlines of the next massive coronavirus-response bill Democrats will seek, with possible votes as soon as next week.
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U.S. House Speaker Pelosi outlines next coronavirus aid bill

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday laid out the broad outlines of the next massive coronavirus-response bill Democrats will seek, with possible votes as soon as next week.
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Trump says coronavirus task force to shift focus, drawing Pelosi criticism

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday his coronavirus task force would shift its focus to reviving U.S. business and social life, prompting the top Democrat in Congress to warn that ignoring science..
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Republicans Step Up Attacks Over Tara Reade as Pelosi Defends Biden

Nancy Pelosi sought to calm her party, calling Joe Biden a person of “great integrity,” while Republicans accused congressional Democrats of hypocrisy on the issue.
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U.S.' Pelosi mulls $1 trillion for cities, states in next coronavirus relief round

U.S. state and local governments could need close to $1 trillion in aid over several years to cope with the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday as..
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Pelosi praises Biden amidst assault allegations

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi offered strong support for former Vice President Joe Biden as he has addressed an allegation of sexual assault from the 1990s. Democrats have defended their support for Biden..
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Pelosi: state, local governments could need $1 trillion for coronavirus costs

U.S. state and local governments could need close to $1 trillion in aid over several years to cope with the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday.
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Pelosi says additional state aid would be for up to four years

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that a prospective $500 billion in congressional coronavirus assistance for U.S. states would be intended to sustain state..
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Pelosi names Dem members for coronavirus oversight

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi names six Democratic lawmakers to join House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn on a new bipartisan committee that will track the nearly $3 trillion in coronavirus aid. (April..
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Pelosi says state, local government aid could come in two parts

Additional funding for state and local governments whose finances have been battered amid the novel coronavirus outbreak could come in two separate bills, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on..
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House Speaker Pelosi says may look at guaranteed income, other aid

U.S. House of Representative Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday U.S. lawmakers may need to think of different ways to put money in Americans' pockets if coronavirus aid allotted so far does not do..
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Nancy Pelosi Endorses Joe Biden for President

The House speaker described the former vice president as “a leader with the humility to seek expertise and science, and the confidence to act upon it.”
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Fact check: Conspiracy theorists claim Nancy Pelosi visited Wuhan in November. She did not

A conspiracy theory in QAnon circles holds that Nancy Pelosi was in Wuhan as COVID-19 outbreak began. Posts use a photo from 2015. The claim is false.
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