Pelosi Cites Population Growth to Defend Potential Court-Packing Push

Pelosi remarked that perhaps the country needs more district courts as well to account for the larger population.

Ocasio-Cortez Declines to Promise Support for Pelosi as Speaker, Will Back ‘Most Progressive Candidate’

The remarks came after Pelosi confirmed she intends to run for speaker again should Democrats retain their majority in the

Pelosi Says She Will Run for Speaker Again as Coronavirus Stimulus Talks Remain Stalled

Disagreements persist among House Democrats, Senate Republicans, and the Trump administration over what the next relief package should contain.

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Citing NYT Tax Story, Pelosi Questions Whether Putin Has Financial ‘Leverage’ Over Trump

Pelosi questions how that Trump’s financial burden, according to the report, might have influenced policy or relations with foreign nations.

Pelosi Asks Salon Owner to Apologize for ‘Set Up,’ Pleads Ignorance on California Lockdown Law

Despite her own behavior, Pelosi has been vocal in telling Americans to wear masks and follow local guidelines to mitigate

Uber and Lyft boost lobbying power as they threaten to pull out of California

(Mario Tama/Getty Images) A divisive California law that could upend the business models of apps that rely on gig workers

Pelosi Declines to Hold Saturday Vote on Smaller Bill to Expand Unemployment Benefits

The House speaker said it could undercut negotiations on other Democratic funding priorities.

Party operatives steering millions in ‘dark money’ to 2020 election ads

(Erin Schaff/The New York Times) More than $116 million in political spending and 2020 contributions can be traced back to

Pelosi Calls House Lawmakers Back from Recess for Postal Service Vote

Pelosi’s call to action comes amid accusations that Trump and his newly appointed postmaster general are slowing down the mail

Senate Adjourns Through Labor Day Without Reaching Coronavirus Relief Deal

Mitch McConnell said that if an agreement is reached while the Senate is adjourned, they will come back to vote

Minnesota’s Ilhan Omar faces an expensive Democratic primary

Antone Melton-Meaux is challenging incumbent Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) for the Democratic nomination in Minnesota’s 5th District. (Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

Influential lobbying groups battle over GOP coronavirus liability proposal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) Controversial liability protections for businesses that are a top priority for the

House Democrats’ relief package would give Washington lobbying giants access to small business aid

(Drew Angerer/Getty Images) House Democrats’ newest coronavirus relief proposal would allow influential Washington lobbying groups — funded by deep-pocketed corporations

Congress invested in real estate, then it gave tax breaks to real estate investors

(FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images) The story is part of a series about lawmakers’ personal financial disclosures. OpenSecrets recently

Undisclosed stock sales undermine freshman Democrat’s reelection bid

Rep. Donna Shalala (D-FL) (Alex Wong/Getty Images) Rep. Donna Shalala’s (D-Fla.) reelection campaign could be jeopardized as liberal and conservative

Majority of lawmakers in 116th Congress are millionaires

(Drew Angerer/Getty Images) The story is part of a series about lawmakers’ personal financial disclosures. OpenSecrets recently updated its personal

California lawmakers back small business aid to private equity-backed companies

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA. (SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images) As Democrats and

‘Taking Hostages’: Sasse Slams Pelosi for Adding ‘Liberal Wish List’ to Emergency Coronavirus Bill

Senator Ben Sasse took aim at Speaker Nancy Pelosi for hijacking Senate negotiations over an economic relief package of policies

Establishment Democrats edge out AOC-backed candidates on Super Tuesday

Jessica Cisneros, candidate for Texas 28th congressional district (Thomas McKinless/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) Progressive candidates backed by Rep.

Pelosi Objects to CNN Anchor’s Claim That Trump Was Acquitted in Impeachment Trial

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi interjected during an interview Saturday to make the case that President Trump was not acquitted from

House GOP Leader Suggests Pelosi Timed Impeachment Trial to Hurt Sanders’s Presidential Run

McCarthy said Pelosi’s decision to withhold impeachment articles was to ensure that Sanders would be tied up with the Senate

House Passes Pelosi-Led Resolution Curtailing Trump’s War Powers against Iran

The House of Representatives voted largely along party lines Thursday to pass a non-binding resolution aimed at limiting President Trump’s

McConnell Says Senate Will Move on if Pelosi Does Not Submit Impeachment Articles by Week’s End

Mitch McConnell warned Thursday that the Senate would move on if the House continues to withhold the articles of impeachment

Millions of political ad dollars fuel Trump impeachment fight

(Stephanie Keith/Getty Images) Political candidates and groups shelled out millions on impeachment-related TV ads before the House impeached President Donald

Anti-impeachment Rep. Van Drew to flip to GOP after taking six figures from Democratic colleagues

Rep. Jeff Van Drew (Alex Wong/Getty Images) Anti-impeachment Rep. Jeff Van Drew (D-N.J.) is expected to switch parties from Democrat

Pelosi on Potential Trump Reelection: ‘Civilization as We Know It Today Is at Stake in this Election’

During a CNN town hall Thursday night, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told an audience that “let’s not even contemplate” the