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2 years 4 months ago

Negative ads mix with holiday cheer in Iowa

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...

2 years 6 months ago

Pelosi: GOP didn't object to tea party taunts

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...

2 years 8 months ago

GOP leaders say debt-limit dispute will be solved

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....

4 years 3 months ago

Pelosi: House lacks votes to OK Senate health bill

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...

4 years 3 months ago

Democratic leaders make health bill push

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...

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