DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - Iowa residents flipping their TV channels this season aren't finding a whole lot of Christmas cheer. A barrage of negative campaign ads is flooding the airwaves, with ghoulish images of Newt Gingrich and Nancy Pelosi crowding Santa and doomsday music drowning out holiday song. Mitt Romney... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says she agrees with protesters from Wall Street to Washington who are saying most of the country isn't getting a fair shake from the financial and political establishments.
Republicans are criticizing the protesters' message as divisive. Asked to respond, the California... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican leaders in Congress say they are confident that an impasse will end soon over raising the government's debt ceiling and heading off default.
House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell made the prediction after the Republican-led House rejected Senate Democrats' rival plan.... more »
An Alabama Democrat insists he was joking when he said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi might get sick and die before he has to decide whether to vote for her as leader again next year.
The Montgomery Advertiser reports that Rep. Bobby Bright was speaking at a Chamber of Commerce... more »
Congressional Democrats are still looking for a way forward on health care reform, though the issue appears to have been moved to the back burner with the new administration focus on jobs. Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva, a leader of House progressives, wonders if it'll get done. He says he's "not... more »
Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she lacks the votes to push the Senate's sweeping health overhaul bill through the House, a potentially devastating blow to President Barack Obama's signature issue. The California Democrat made the comment to reporters Thursday after House Democrats held a closed-door meeting at which participants vented frustration... more »
President Barack Obama and the Democratic leaders of the House and Senate say they have made "significant progress" toward reaching a final health care deal. The president joined House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in a written statement following daylong talks Wednesday among senior Democratic leaders... more »