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Nancy Pelosi shows no restraint on disparaging young progressive women | Arwa Mahdawi

The House speaker refused to comment on Trump while traveling, but has been openly critical of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan OmarSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading...
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As Caucus Mulls Next Moves Post Mueller Drop, Pelosi: ‘Congress Will Not Be Silent’

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s now up to Congress to decide what to do with special counsel Robert Mueller’s findings about President Donald Trump. While the special counsel declined to prosecute Trump on obstruction of justice, he did not exonerate him, all but leaving the question to Congress. Mueller’s report provides fresh evidence of Trump’s interference in the Russia probe, challenging lawmakers to respond. The risks for both parties are clear if they duck the responsibility or prolong an inqui...
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Brexit: Nancy Pelosi steps up pressure on UK over Irish border

Top Democrat claims there will be no US-UK trade deal if Brexit damages the Good Friday Agreement.
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Nancy Pelosi visits Irish border and Derry

The US speaker of the House is leading a delegation of politicians as part of a series of engagements.
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Top Democrats Call on Robert Mueller to Testify Before Congress

Top Democrats in Congress have called on Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify, hours before the release of the Mueller report. Citing Attorney General William Barr’s decision to hold a press conference before releasing the report and other recent decisions, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called on the former FBI director…
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Pelosi, Schumer call for Mueller to publicly testify before Congress

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, outraged over the Trump administration's rollout of special counsel Robert Mueller's report, called on Thursday for Mueller to publicly testify before Congress.
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Pelosi, Schumer Call On Mueller To Testify Before House And Senate

On the day of the scheduled release of a redacted version of the special counsel’s report, Democratic leadership called on special counsel Robert Mueller to testify publicly before the House and Senate, citing the attorney general’s “regrettably partisan handling” of the release of the report on the Russia investigation. “Attorney General Barr’s regrettably partisan handling of the Mueller report, including his slanted March 24 summary letter, his irresponsible testimony before Congress last ...
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Nancy Pelosi visiting Irish border and Derry

The US speaker of the House is leading a delegation of politicians on the trip on Thursday morning.
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Nancy Pelosi to visit Irish border and Derry

The US speaker of the House is leading a delegation of politicians on the trip on Thursday morning.
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Lou Dobbs Wonders Who Ilhan Omar Represents ‘Because It Isn’t America’

Chip Somodevilla/GettyFox Business Network host Lou Dobbs continued right-wing media’s weeklong outrage cycle over Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar’s comment about 9/11 by accusing her on Wednesday night of not representing America.For days now, Fox opinion hosts and Republican politicians have taken aim at the Muslim-American lawmaker for remarks she made last month, claiming she minimized the 9/11 terror attacks when she said Muslim-Americans were treated as second-class citizens because “some peopl...
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Robert Mueller's report set to be released amid row over attorney general's 'spinning' of findings

After nearly two years of waiting, America will get some answers straight from Robert Mueller - but not before President Donald Trump’s attorney general has his say. The Justice Department on Thursday is expected to release a redacted version of the special counsel’s report on Russian election interference and Mr Trump’s campaign, opening up months, if not years, of fights over what the document means in a deeply divided country. Even the planned release of the nearly 400-page report quickly spi...
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Democrats condemn attorney general's plan for rollout of Mueller report

Attorney general has sought to ‘put his own spin’ on special counsel’s report, say lawmakers before report’s release * Mueller report released – live updates * Support the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contributionJerry Nadler, chairman of the House judiciary committee, at the press conference. Photograph: Frank Franklin II/APOn the eve of the long-anticipated release of the report by special counsel Robert Mueller on Russian tampering in the 2016 election and alleged Trump camp...
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Former Congressman Keith Ellison: Trump’s Attacks on Ilhan Omar Are ‘Violent Incitement’

Win McNameeFormer congressman Keith Ellison has a theory for why President Donald Trump is working to make Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) public enemy number one.“She, simply by her existence, is a person who he doesn’t believe belongs,” Ellison said in an exclusive interview with The Daily Beast. “She’s a Muslim, she’s a woman, she wears a hijab, she’s black, before she ever opens her mouth she’s offensive to him."Omar has been a constant lightning rod for controversy since arriving in Washington, wher...
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How Did Tech Billionaires’ Favorite Dem Become Bernie Sanders’ Co-Chair?

A few weeks before Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) launched his presidential campaign, he and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) went out for what Khanna thought was going to be a late lunch focused on policy strategy. Over plates of greasy Chinese food, Khanna and Sanders talked about how technology and artificial intelligence are disrupting the economy and driving income inequality, how to help workers affected by those changes, their shared push to end U.S. involvement in the Yemen civil war, and Sanders’ br...
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Pelosi: Brexit must not imperil Irish peace accord

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi got a standing ovation following an address to members of the Irish parliament in which she said the ongoing Brexit uncertainty should not imperil the Good Friday accords. (April 17)            [Author: AP]
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Nancy Pelosi says Good Friday Agreement 'beacon to the world'

US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi was addressing politicians in Dublin.
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White Nationalist Coast Guard Officer Isn’t Facing Terrorism Charges

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Coast Guard lieutenant accused of stockpiling guns and compiling a hit list of prominent Democrats and network TV journalists is seeking his release from federal custody since prosecutors haven’t charged him with any terrorism-related offenses. Christopher Hasson, 49, has remained in custody since his Feb. 15 arrest and subsequent indictment in Maryland on firearms and drug charges. Hasson’s attorney, Liz Oyer, wrote in a court filing Monday that prosecutors recently...
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Nancy Pelosi Says Democratic Party Has ‘No Taint’ Of Anti-Semitism

The House speaker said that just because others "want to accuse somebody of that doesn’t mean that we take that bait."
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Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi is one of the most influential people of 2019. Hillary Clinton writes about the first female Speaker of the House's return to power.
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Howard Kurtz: Nancy Pelosi getting bruised for reining in left-wing Democrats

'MediaBuzz' host Howard Kurtz weighs in on how President Trump is using the furor over Ilhan Omar to bash Nancy Pelosi.
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Pelosi Combats Omar Critics: There’s ‘No Taint’ Of Anti-Semitism In Dem Party

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) brushed off the President’s ambush of a freshman member of her caucus — he accused Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) of anti-Semitism — by telling CNN there’s “no taint” of that behavior within her party. “I think the President is bankrupt of any ideas, I don’t want to talk about the President here because I’m overseas. Come see me in Washington, D.C. and I’ll tell you what I think about that and the President, but no,” she said. “We are not — we have no taint of that (...
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Pelosi on Barr's redactions from Mueller report: 'Let's just see what he puts forth'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said it's unclear how much Attorney General William Barr will redact in the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Thursday, but argued "that's not necessarily going to be the final product" as Democrats continue to push for a full release of the report to Congress.
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Pelosi: Democrats have 'no taint' of anti-Semitism in their party

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the President is "bankrupt of any ideas" whenever he accuses the Democratic Party of pushing an anti-Semitic agenda and flatly denied the party was growing more hostile to Jews.
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Nancy Pelosi laments fire, recalls visits to 'central place of faith'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi expressed sadness over the partial destruction of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris that was damaged Monday by a catastrophic fire, saying the building endured a "tragedy."
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Pelosi laments Notre Dame fire, recalls visits to 'central place of faith'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi expressed sadness over the partial destruction of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris that was damaged Monday by a catastrophic fire, saying the building endured a "tragedy."
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Pelosi warns US will not strike Brexit trade deal with UK if Good Friday Agreement is undermined

Nancy Pelosi has said there will be no chance of a US trade deal with the UK if the Good Friday Agreement is undermined by Brexit.Speaking at the London School of Economics, the speaker of the US House of Representatives warned a future trading arrangement between the two countries is not guaranteed, and said it would not happen if the UK’s exit from the European Union violates the terms of the 1998 peace accord.Ms Pelosi said: “First of all it is very hard to pass a trade bill in the Congress o...
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US Speaker Nancy Pelosi warns against weakening peace deal

The US Speaker was speaking ahead of her trip to Ireland later on Tuesday.
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US Speaker Nancy Pelosi in Ireland visit

The third most powerful politician in Washington starts her official visit later.
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Muslim congresswoman Ilhan Omar sees spike in death threats after Trump's 9/11 tweet

US congresswoman Ilhan Omar has blamed Donald Trump for a spike in death threats against her after the president tweeted a video suggesting she was dismissive of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  "This is endangering lives," she said, accusing Mr Trump of fomenting right-wing extremism. "It has to stop." Mr Trump has been heavily criticised for the tweet and accused by some of inciting violence against Ms Omar, who became one of the first Muslim women to sit in Congress in January. The video included...
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Pelosi warns Democrats of liberal 'menace' ahead of 2020 vote

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Monday her Democratic Party must avoid the "menace" of liberal policies pushed by rising political stars if it wants to beat President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. The top congressional Democrat used an appearance at the London School of Economics to set out a centrist vision that could help woo Republican voters frustrated with Trump's approach. "When we won this election, it wasn't in districts like mine or Alexandria's," Pelosi said in reference to t...
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