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Nancy Pelosi

  1. insurrection
    Nancy Pelosi Vows to Launch ‘9/11-Type Commission’ to Investigate Capitol RiotAlready, there is bipartisan support for such an outside investigation, which would help answer the many unknowns surrounding the January 6 attack.
  2. impeachment
    The Timeline for Trump’s Second Impeachment TrialThe schedule and structure have been set, and the whole thing could be over in less than a week.
  3. impeachment
    Trump’s Defense for Inciting the Mob: Everybody’s Fighting!A video of Democrats saying the words fight or fighting was put together by his lawyers, likely for Trump’s entertainment.
  4. american rescue plan
    Democrats Get Down to Writing Biden’s Stimulus BillNow comes the hard part: writing Biden’s plans into legislation, and getting a reconciliation bill through a narrowly divided Congress.
  5. marjorie taylor greene
    House Bars Marjorie Taylor Greene From Committees Over Hateful RhetoricBecause of her rhetoric, Greene will not join the House Budget Committee and the House Education and Labor Committee as originally planned.
  6. budget reconciliation
    What Is Budget Reconciliation and Why Does It Matter for Biden’s Agenda?For 40 years, reconciliation has provided a way to bypass the Senate filibuster. It may be crucial for passing Biden’s stimulus plan.
  7. covid-19 stimulus
    Republicans Offer Another Very Skinny Stimulus ProposalBiden has agreed to talk to the Republican senators, but a deal is unlikely unless he maintains the freedom to quickly follow up with a partisan bill.
  8. impeachment trial
    A McConnell-Backed Trump Conviction Is Just FantasyConviction in Trump’s impeachment trial was always a long shot. Now momentum is waning, as GOP senators aren’t onboard and McConnell won’t herd them.
  9. politics
    Biden Will Run a Very Un-Waspy GovernmentWomen, Blacks, Latinos, Catholics, and Jews: This ain’t your grandfather’s Cabinet.
  10. capitol riot
    Is There Really Enough Time to Impeach and Remove Trump?There may be a point to doing this beyond throwing him out of the White House two weeks early.
  11. politics
    Nancy Pelosi Is Narrowly Reelected House SpeakerWith 216 votes to her Republican opponent’s 209, the Democrat secured another term as leader of the House.
  12. coronavirus stimulus
    Will We Get a Second Round of COVID-19 Stimulus Checks?The second stimulus bill signed by Trump on Sunday includes $600 checks for Americans eligible for the $1,200 payments in the CARES Act.
  13. politics
    Pelosi Tries to Embarrass Trump Backers With Vote on $2,000 Stimulus ChecksDemocrats staged a show vote on the president’s demand, which by passing the House could create a very awkward vote for Senate Republicans.
  14. covid-19 stimulus
    Second Stimulus Deal May Be Last Gasp of BipartisanshipDemocratic underperformance in the election and Republican underestimation of the pandemic made a deal possible. But don’t count on much else.
  15. coronavirus stimulus
    Congress Close to a Deal on Second Stimulus Package: What We KnowWith time running out, the two parties appear near a compromise attached to a stopgap spending bill.
  16. democratic party
    AOC Is Right About Pelosi and SchumerThe left-wing Democrat and her moderate colleagues find a rare point of agreement: Their leaders have been around too long.
  17. coronavirus stimulus
    A Major Obstacle to COVID Stimulus Just FellBipartisan negotiators have split the package’s two most divisive provisions from the rest of the bill.
  18. congress
    Congress and Trump Will Keep Bickering Through the HolidaysEndless wrangling over spending and stimulus and a likely Trump veto of a defense-policy bill are casting a pall over a holiday-decorated Capitol.
  19. u.s. house of representatives
    Democratic House Majority May Drop to Two Seats in JanuaryAfter November’s poor showing and then Biden’s choice of two House Democrats for jobs in his administration, Nancy Pelosi has no margin for error.
  20. covid-19 stimulus
    Democrats Revive Stimulus NegotiationsPelosi and Schumer are accepting a modest compromise bill as the basis for talks. If McConnell plays ball, it can happen fast.
  21. 2020 elections
    Democrats Didn’t Have As Bad an Election As You Might ThinkThe conventional wisdom is that Biden won but his party “lost” the battle for the House and the Senate. That’s not really true.
  22. lame-duck session
    Lame-Duck Session Begins With Low ExpectationsLeadership elections should confirm the status quo, and there will likely be another stopgap spending bill with limited COVID-19 stimulus.
  23. coronavirus stimulus
    Does Biden’s Election Help or Hurt Prospects for a Stimulus Deal?It’s unlikely anything will happen before the two Georgia runoffs determine Senate control, unless everything goes haywire.
  24. 117th congress
    Who Will Hold Power in the Next Congress?Depending on what happens in Georgia’s Senate runoffs, Democrats will have either a narrow path for governing or a tough row to hoe.
  25. 2020 elections
    Republicans Make Shocking Gains in the HouseDemocrats were expected to win several seats, but will instead lose a handful. Nancy Pelosi now faces a potential revolt.
  26. 2020 vision
    Pelosi’s Grip on the House Will Tighten After the ElectionDemocrats should win more seats led by another suburban surge, this one possibly centered in Texas.
  27. covid-19 stimulus
    Another Day of Overtime Stimulus Talks Ends With No DealBoth sides are accusing the other of “moving the goal posts,” but in the end, it’s Trump who needs a preelection announcement.
  28. coronavirus stimulus
    How a Second Stimulus Check Could Be Approved After the ElectionIf Pelosi and Mnuchin can’t do a deal before Election Day, a lot of possibilities and perils will emerge — not all of them good.
  29. coronavirus stimulus
    Will McConnell Really Blow Up a Trump-Blessed Stimulus Deal?It’s unlikely that McConnell would defy Trump over something he really wanted, but time itself could prevent pre-election passage of a bill.
  30. coronavirus stimulus
    Why Trump Should Just Cave to Pelosi on Stimulus DealTrump is losing his advantage over Biden in managing the economy. A last-minute stimulus deal may be the only way to get it back.
  31. coronavirus stimulus
    Judgment Day for a Stimulus Deal Has ArrivedTrump will finally have to stop sending mixed signals.
  32. coronavirus stimulus
    Why Doesn’t Trump Just Tell Mnuchin to Take a Deal?Trump might blame Pelosi or McConnell for failure to get a deal and a second stimulus check. But if any deal is better than none, it’s in his hands.
  33. coronavirus stimulus
    Mitch McConnell Preps New Skinny Stimulus Bill With Skinny ChecksThe latest Republican proposal would be DOA with Democrats, so it looks like another means to just appease Trump.
  34. coronavirus stimulus
    3 Reasons Pelosi Should Take Trump’s $1.8 Trillion Stimulus DealThe U.S. economy needs stimulus now — and there’s a high risk that Biden won’t be able to provide any next year.
  35. coronavirus stimulus
    Erratic Trump Is All Over the Place on Stimulus DealMuch as Trump wants to sign new checks, it’s hard to see how a deal gets done with the president sowing chaos and Pelosi holding all the cards.
  36. coronavirus stimulus
    Trump Tries to Revive Stimulus Talks He Blew UpHe is suddenly all-in on striking an argument, but so far Nancy Pelosi is unmoved.
  37. coronavirus stimulus
    After Killing Stimulus, Trump Tries to Revive Deal by Shouting on TwitterA day after blowing up stimulus negotiations, Trump issued unilateral demands for a deal on Twitter, increasing concerns that he’s losing his grip.
  38. the national interest
    Trump Turning Down Pelosi’s Stimulus Deal the Worst Political Blunder in HistoryThe president walks away from $3 trillion that could have saved his campaign.
  39. coranvirus stimulus
    Trump Pulls Plug on Stimulus Talks, Promises COVID Relief ‘After I Win’In an inscrutable decision, Trump flushed prospects for a second stimulus check and a boost to the economy — quite possibly until late January.
  40. coronavirus stimulus
    White House COVID-19 Outbreak Will Make or Break Stimulus DealTrump is tweeting encouragement for a deal as Pelosi and Mnuchin continue talks. But a COVID-19–stricken Senate isn’t around to approve it.
  41. coronavirus stimulus
    As Stimulus Talks Go Into Overtime, Pelosi Sends Mixed SignalsDespite passing a Democratic “messaging” bill, Pelosi is still negotiating with Mnuchin on a COVID-19 stimulus compromise.
  42. coronavirus stimulus
    Last-Gasp Stimulus Talks Proceed With Time Running OutA compromise bill brought the previously successful negotiating team of Steven Mnuchin and Nancy Pelosi to the table.
  43. vision 2020
    Pelosi Makes Plans for House Election of PresidentIf the Electoral College is deadlocked, the House will elect the next president under a scenario favoring Republicans that Pelosi will try to reverse.
  44. coronavirus stimulus
    Pelosi to Test How Badly Trump Wants His Signature on More Stimulus ChecksThe ballgame may now depend on whether Trump wants his signature on a second round of $1,200 stimulus checks badly enough to accept Pelosi’s deal.
  45. congress
    Stopgap Spending Deal Ends Government Shutdown ThreatPelosi gave in on farm aid Trump is distributing in exchange for some concessions, relegating spending disputes to a lame-duck session.
  46. coronavirus stimulus
    Trump Nibbles at Stimulus Compromise As Pressure for Deal IncreasesThe stalemated talks may unfreeze as Trump calls for compromise and restive Democrats press Pelosi to cut a deal.
  47. contested election
    The System for Resolving a Contested Presidential Election Is Also a MessThe two-week period in Congress in January is convoluted, depends on the good faith of the party in power, and requires lawmakers to act briskly.
  48. coronavirus stimulus
    Why the Second Coronavirus Stimulus Package Remains StalledSince Democrats have the upper hand in stimulus talks, Pelosi is counting on Trump to return to the table, whether Republicans like it or not.
  49. coronavirus stimulus
    Bipartisan Stimulus Bill Offers Down-the-Middle Compromise, Plus a Second CheckLeaders of the Problem Solvers Caucus have acknowledged that they’re mainly hoping to jump-start negotiations. Trump may be most likely to bite.
  50. coronavirus stimulus
    As Congressional Action on Stimulus Fails, Trump Could Actually Play PresidentThe failed Senate GOP “skinny stimulus” bill was a joke and negotiations have stalled, leaving Trump, for now, to act alone.
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