She The People: Nancy Pelosi


Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Nancy Pelosi, master of donor maintenance, is on the road again

“You have to give us money,’’ she says at a fundraiser at Ethel Kennedy’s, “so we win and don’t have to ask you for money.”

By Melinda Henneberger  |  01:10 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House races, Nancy Pelosi, John Boehner, Ethel Kennedy, Joe Kennedy III, Citizens United, Drive for 25, Paul Ryan, presidential race, Barack Obama, Tommy D'Alessandro

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 08/23/2012

Nancy Pelosi: Todd Akin’s views are ‘the doggie doo’ on GOP shoe

In an interview, Nancy Pelosi calls Akin’s views “the doggie doo on the shoe of his party, the tattoo on Paul Ryan that they won’t be able to get off.’’

By Melinda Henneberger  |  02:27 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  War on women, legimiate rape, forcible rape, Nancy Pelosi, Todd Akin, Suzan DelBene

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 08/18/2012

Pelosi's one word for Ryan? ‘Medicare Killer’

"He's a nice person," she said of the vice presidential candidate, but "I don't really know him well because I've never been to the gym."

By Patricia Murphy  |  12:05 PM ET, 08/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nancy Pelosi, Jimmy Fallon, Paul Ryan, Medicare, Joe Jonas, John Boehner, Congress

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 05/08/2012

Joe Donnelly, the Democrat in the Indiana Senate race, is a winner today, too

if Richard Mourdock does win tonight, as expected, those outside Republican groups that boosted his candidacy will have handed the other party an opening.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  02:36 PM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Donnelly, Richard Lugar, Dick Lugar, Richard Mourdock, Indiana Sentate race, Indiana Republican Senate primary, Nancy Pelosi

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 05/07/2012

Hey, Paul Ryan, you should have embraced your meme

The meme is the new sound bite. And it’s a blown political opportunity not to use it.

By Suzi Parker  |  04:33 PM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Paul Ryan, Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, Ryan Gosling, memes

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 03/02/2012

When Rush Limbaugh talks, who wins and who loses?

For GOP candidates, this one is a “Sister Souljah” no-brainer — unless they’re afraid of what’s-his-name.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  04:52 PM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rush Limbaugh, Sandra Fluke, Nancy Pelosi, GOP war on women

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 02/23/2012

What’s Sandra Fluke got to do with the contraception religious exemption?

Fluke testifies to Congress today for insurance coverage that includes free contraception. But is she the right witness?

By Melinda Henneberger  |  09:15 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sandra Fluke, Nancy Pelosi, contraceptive mandate, religious liberty, religious exemption

Posted at 10:15 PM ET, 02/21/2012

It’s Democrats who are putting focus on birth control

COLUMN | Wondering why the Republicans would want to ride such a losing pony? They don’t.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  10:15 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  war on birth control, GOP primary, Santorum and birth control, war on contraception, Obama and Catholics, Rick Santorum, Andrew Sullivan, Barack Obama, health care mandate, contraception mandate, Foster Freiss, Foster Friess, Nancy Pelosi