Pelosi receives Communion in Vatican amid abortion debate

ROME (AP) — US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met with Pope Francis on Wednesday and received Communion during a papal Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica, witnesses said, despite her position in support of abortion rights. Pelosi attended the morning Mass marking the feasts of St. Peter and St. Paul, during which Francis bestowed the woolen … Read more

Colorado GOP House candidate Lori Saine loses primary

Republican voters in Colorado’s new 8th Congressional district picked state Sen. Barbara Kirkmeyer as their nominee Tuesday, rejecting Democratic efforts to boost former state Rep. Lori Saine, who received financial backing from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s PAC. Kirkmeyer, a Colorado state senator, garnered 40.9% of the vote while Thornton Mayor Jan Kulmann got 22.8% and … Read more

Pelosi signals votes to codify key SCOTUS rulings, protect abortion

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Monday said she’s preparing votes on a number of bills protecting abortion as well as codifying landmark Supreme Court decisions as a response to the court overturning Roe v. Wade. Driving the news: In a “Dear Colleague” letter to her caucus, Pelosi hinted at bills to respond to Justice … Read more

Nancy Pelosi spokesman hits back at Mayra Flores push video

Nancy Pelosi’s spokesperson on Monday accused the media of misrepresenting a video of the House Speaker “pushing” a GOP congresswoman’s young daughter aside — insisting the top Democrat was merely trying to make sure the little girl “wouldn’t be hidden.” Rep. Mayra Flores, of Texas, leveled the accusation at Pelosi late Sunday after the footage, … Read more

GOP Rep. Mayra Flores accuses Speaker Nancy Pelosi of ‘pushing’ daughter during photo op

A newly-elected GOP congresswoman accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of “pushing” her young daughter during a photo op at her swearing-in ceremony last week. Rep. Mayra Flores of Texas made the accusation after a video posted on social media showed her posing with Pelosi and her family at the ceremony — with conservative commentators saying … Read more

Guns and abortion: Contradictory decisions, or consistent?

They are the most fiercely polarizing issues in American life: abortion and guns. And two momentous decisions by the Supreme Court in two days have done anything but resolve them, firing up debate about whether the court’s conservative justices are being faithful and consistent to history and the Constitution — or citing them to justify … Read more

Paul Pelosi charged with DUI causing injury, could face jail time

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband was charged with DUI causing injury and could face jail time for alleged drunk driving at the end of May, officials said on Thursday. Paul Pelosi, 82, was hit with new charges — including driving under the influence of alcohol causing injury and driving with .08% Blood Alcohol Level or … Read more

Biden and Trump age doubts fuel fears of American gerontocracy

The likeliest matchup for the 2024 election pits President Biden, who’ll be 81, against former President Trump, who’ll be 78. Why it matters: Diversity and technology are making the workplace, home life and culture unrecognizable for many older leaders. That can leave geriatric leadership of government out of step with everyday life in America — … Read more

Nancy Pelosi and the Dems’ Jan. 6 dog & baloney show

With inflation at gas pumps and supermarkets forcing Americans to pinch pennies, rising violent crime spreading fear and public schools pushing racial and sexual indoctrination, most voters say it’s time for a change in Washington. The Democrats holding power have run out of excuses and even stopped making promises of quick progress. But they do … Read more

Nancy Pelosi’s husband killed his brother in 1957 car crash

Nancy Pelosi’s husband killed his older brother when he flipped his sports car in California — 65 years before he was arrested over the weekend and charged with drunk driving, newspaper clippings show. Paul Pelosi was 16 when he crashed his car near San Mateo in the early hours of Feb. 22, 1957, the Daily … Read more