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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi fired back Sunday at a CBS News' "60 Minutes" report that highlighted several instances of what it suggested could be "soft corruption."

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2010: Debate over Pelosi not doneupdated: Tue Jan 04 2011 06:12:00

CNN's John King leads debate over whether electing Nancy Pelosi as Minority Leader helps or hurts the Democrats.

Pelosi, Democrats prepare to relinquish power in the Houseupdated: Tue Jan 04 2011 06:12:00

Nancy Pelosi, who made history as the first female Speaker of the House, ends her tenure this week as a new Republican majority prepares to take power Wednesday.

Pelosi leads celebration of 'don't ask, don't tell' repealupdated: Tue Dec 21 2010 16:00:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday led jubilant legislators and soldiers discharged under the "don't ask, don't tell" policy in singing "God Bless America" to celebrate the upcoming repeal of the controversial law.

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to attend Nobel Prize ceremonyupdated: Fri Dec 10 2010 00:49:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will attend the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize ceremony Friday in Oslo, Norway, as part of the official delegation on behalf of winner Liu Xiaobo of China, her office announced.

Political Circus: Coach or first class for Pelosi?updated: Tue Nov 23 2010 14:59:00

Politics is serious business -- but not all of the time. From the halls of Congress to the campaign trail to the international stage, there's always something that gets a laugh or a second glance. Here are some of the things you might have missed:

Pelosi appoints Rep. Steve Israel as chair of DCCCupdated: Fri Nov 19 2010 16:45:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Friday that New York Rep. Steve Israel will take over as chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in the 112th Congress.

Pelosi wins Democratic leadership fightupdated: Wed Nov 17 2010 18:03:00

House Democrats voted to make Speaker Nancy Pelosi their leader for the 112th Congress.

Will Rep. Shuler challenge Pelosi?updated: Wed Nov 17 2010 12:58:00

CNN's Joe Johns asks Rep. Heath Shuler if he'll challenge Nancy Pelosi for the minority leader post.

Pelosi gets an earful from fellow Democratsupdated: Wed Nov 17 2010 12:58:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and rank-and-file House Democrats met for the first time Tuesday since suffering huge losses two weeks ago.

Democrats need Pelosi's toughnessupdated: Tue Nov 16 2010 06:07:00

This week, visitors entering Washington's Union Station are greeted by a work of art -- a two-story, red open-toed lady's dress shoe. It reminds me of Cinderella's lost glass slipper. I thought to myself, if someone is looking for the woman big enough to fill this, they need look no further than Nancy Pelosi.

Deal ends Democratic leadership fightupdated: Mon Nov 15 2010 07:02:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has struck a deal that ends the leadership fight for the number two slot in the new House minority, multiple senior Democratic sources tell CNN.

Divided Democrats look ahead through 2012updated: Tue Nov 09 2010 13:18:00

One week removed from the great "shellacking" of 2010, Democrats at both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue are still picking through the ashes of their lost House majority and debating the best way forward.

House Democrats agonize over leadership choicesupdated: Mon Nov 08 2010 17:03:00

House Democrats engaged in a furious internal debate Monday about the future direction of their party -- a direction made more uncertain in the wake of Speaker Nancy Pelosi's unexpected decision to seek another term despite the party's massive losses in last week's midterm elections.

What's Pelosi's future in the House?updated: Mon Nov 08 2010 05:37:00

CNN's Don Lemon talks to Mark Preston about House speaker Nancy Pelosi's future in the political world.

Henry in the House: Obama backs Pelosi -- sort ofupdated: Mon Nov 08 2010 05:37:00

It wasn't quite a presidential endorsement, but it was warm enough that outgoing Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-California, will take it.

Pelosi running for minority leaderupdated: Mon Nov 08 2010 05:36:00

CNN's Dana Bash confirms Rep. Nancy Pelosi will run for minority leader after the Dems lost the majority in the House.

Pelosi announces run for minority leaderupdated: Mon Nov 08 2010 05:36:00

Outgoing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who said Friday she will run for minority leader in the new Congress, appears to be getting tacit support from the White House.

Sound of Sunday for November 7, 2010updated: Sun Nov 07 2010 16:27:00

CNN's Candy Crowley and her team watch the other Sunday shows so you don't have to.

Quick shots: A couple of sure bets?updated: Wed Oct 20 2010 16:52:00

Editor's note: There are 13 days to go before voters cast ballots in the hotly contested midterms on November 2. In this special feature, CNN's political contributors share their quick thoughts on what's making news.

Democrats' last line of defense?updated: Tue Oct 19 2010 17:44:00

If Democrats hope to retain their majority in Congress it could take some "Women of Steel" to fire up the party faithful.

Unions and women: Democrats' last line of defenseupdated: Tue Oct 19 2010 17:44:00

If Democrats hope to retain their majority in Congress, it could take some "Women of Steel" to fire up the party faithful and get them to the polls on November 2.

Why Democrats are going negativeupdated: Wed Oct 06 2010 12:04:00

Since the early '80s, nearly every major boxing championship or featured bout has had a golden-voiced announcer, Michael Buffer, who began the bout with the pronouncement "Let's get ready to rumble!"

Can past provide clues for election?updated: Wed Oct 06 2010 12:04:00

"Parker Spitzer" asks Doris Kearns Goodwin for history's clues to the 2010 midterm elections.

Idaho Democrat latest to waver on support for Pelosiupdated: Thu Sep 30 2010 07:59:00

Freshman Rep. Walt Minnick of Idaho is the latest House Democrat to distance himself from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, saying he hasn't decided if he would back Pelosi again for speaker.

Pelosi won't rule out House tax cut voteupdated: Fri Sep 24 2010 17:15:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters Friday she has not ruled out a pre-election vote in the House of Representatives on extending the Bush tax cuts for families making less than $250,000.

Pelosi: Tax cuts are comingupdated: Fri Sep 17 2010 10:28:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reiterated the Democrats' desire to extend tax cuts for the middle class.

Some Democrats break with leaders on tax cutsupdated: Thu Sep 16 2010 16:14:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi predicted Thursday that tax cuts for middle class Americans would be extended by Congress.

Pelosi predicts Democrats will hold their House majorityupdated: Tue Sep 14 2010 20:19:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi predicted Tuesday that House Democrats would retain their majority in Congress.

Fortune: Pro-business Democrats run afoul of liberalsupdated: Fri Aug 27 2010 05:49:00

Melissa Bean, a third-term representative from Illinois, is on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's radar, and not in a good way. Bean, a fellow Democrat who represents a wealthy swath of Chicago's northwest suburbs, crossed Pelosi back in December when she held up the financial reform bill to negotiate better terms for banks. And in May, she and other Wall Street-friendly Democrats forced the Speaker to scale back a package of tax cuts and benefits extensions for the unemployed because they objected to the measure's tax on venture capitalists.

Pelosi: Jobs bill 'very important step'updated: Tue Aug 10 2010 21:31:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the passing of a $26 billion jobs bill will help keep jobs in America.

Alexandra Pelosi discusses film on homeless in the OCupdated: Sat Jul 24 2010 15:56:00

Alexandra Pelosi is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker known for capturing the political campaigns of George W. Bush, John McCain and Sarah Palin, as well as telling the story of the Rev. Ted Haggard.

Why GOP wants to run against Pelosiupdated: Thu Jul 22 2010 11:48:00

It's become apparent that the president and his party want to run in November against George W. Bush and Denny Hastert and the alleged mess they left him. The problem with that strategy is the former president and former House speaker are long gone from the D.C. scene.

Pelosi dismisses reports of tension with White Houseupdated: Mon Jul 19 2010 09:30:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday downplayed recent reports of a strained relationship between congressional Democrats and the White House, telling reporters the administration has been "cooperative" in the run-up to this November's midterm elections.

New spy agency chief held up by congressional infightingupdated: Fri Jun 25 2010 09:56:00

President Barack Obama's nominee to be the nation's chief spy has been left waiting in the wings while Congress tries to complete work on a new intelligence bill being held up by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

CNNMoney: House approves $6 billion 'cash for caulkers'updated: Thu May 06 2010 19:42:00

House lawmakers on Thursday approved a $6 billion measure that aims to provide rebates to homeowners who invest in energy efficiency improvements -- but not without a fight from Republicans.

Man accused of threatening Pelosi remains in custodyupdated: Thu Apr 08 2010 17:14:00

A man accused of threatening House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wept Thursday as he talked to his attorney before a federal court hearing.

Pelosi lauds health reformupdated: Fri Mar 26 2010 12:36:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says passage of the health care reform bill will help the middle class.

'Great act of patriotism'updated: Mon Mar 22 2010 08:51:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi discusses the historic House vote regarding health care.

Pelosi emerges as powerhouse in D.C.updated: Mon Mar 22 2010 08:51:00

The passage of health care will certainly rank as one of the major political achievements of recent decades.

House to take up one piece of health care reformupdated: Wed Feb 03 2010 11:40:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday the chamber will take up one piece of its health care bill as a separate provision next week.

House, Senate leaders say push for health care reform continuesupdated: Fri Jan 29 2010 10:00:00

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday that Congress would pass a health care bill this year, while his counterpart in the House -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi -- outlined a two-step plan intended to maintain public focus on the issue.

Pelosi promises health care reform winupdated: Wed Jan 27 2010 18:07:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi insisted Wednesday that Congress will pass a health care reform bill, despite recent setbacks that have raised new questions about the changing political climate.

What's next for health care?updated: Fri Jan 22 2010 08:22:00

Rep. Anthony Weiner, a New York Democrat, talks to CNN's John Roberts about the future of health care reform.

Pelosi: House won't support Senate health care bill, at least for nowupdated: Fri Jan 22 2010 08:22:00

The Senate health care bill has too many unpopular provisions to win approval from the House at this time, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday.

Pelosi asks to see better way than public optionupdated: Thu Dec 10 2009 15:52:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi signaled her willingness Thursday to consider a health care bill that lacks a government-run public health insurance option.

Pelosi plays whack-a-mole on health careupdated: Wed Nov 11 2009 07:04:00

The story so far: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi does everything in her power to get health care reform passed by keeping her Democratic caucus together.

Abortion threatens House health care billupdated: Fri Nov 06 2009 23:26:00

The issue of abortion threatened to derail House Democrats' health care bill Friday unless staunchly anti-abortion Democrats and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops succeeded in their effort to get strict abortion limitations into the measure.

House Democrats unveil $894 billion health care billupdated: Thu Oct 29 2009 18:25:00

The battle over health care reform reached another milestone Thursday as top House Democrats unveiled sweeping legislation that includes a highly controversial public health insurance option.

CNNMoney: House Dems unveil $894 billion health care billupdated: Thu Oct 29 2009 12:41:00

House Democratic leaders unveiled a sweeping health care bill Thursday that includes a more moderate version of the government-run public health insurance option.

Stimulus debate heats up as Dems push aid for small businessupdated: Thu Oct 22 2009 14:41:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that Congress is set to consider a measure increasing the amount of money the federal government can lend to small businesses.

Pelosi steps up defense of public option on health careupdated: Thu Oct 15 2009 16:31:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned her Senate counterparts Thursday that she intends to fight hard for a government-run health care plan as part of any comprehensive overhaul bill.

What it takes to pass a billupdated: Thu Oct 15 2009 16:31:00

How does a bill really become a law? CNN's Josh Levs shows the obstacles ahead for health care reform

Pelosi: House Dems consider insurance tax to fund health careupdated: Fri Sep 25 2009 18:11:00

House Democratic leaders are discussing adding a tax on insurers as a way to reduce the overall price tag of their health care bill.

Health care debateupdated: Fri Sep 25 2009 15:17:00

One family feels the squeeze of the health care debate on Capitol Hill.

Pelosi: House Democrats still drafting final health care billupdated: Fri Sep 25 2009 15:17:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday House Democrats need further negotiations before bringing a final version of a health care bill to debate before the full chamber.

Key House committee passes health care billupdated: Tue Aug 18 2009 11:05:00

A key House committee passed comprehensive health care reform legislation Friday, moving President Obama's domestic priority one step closer to congressional approval.

GOP, Blue Dogs get health reform slowdown they wantedupdated: Thu Jul 30 2009 22:47:00

A key Senate committee won't vote on its compromise health care overhaul plan before the upcoming month-long August recess, giving Republicans and some conservative Democrats their desired slowdown in congressional action on President Obama's top domestic priority.

Commentary: The all-powerful August breakupdated: Tue Jul 28 2009 06:47:00

The issue was: Should they stay or should they go?

Commentary: Don't let politics get personalupdated: Thu Jun 11 2009 08:09:00

I knew when I ran for Congress that fighting would be part of the job description. I came here to fight for what I believe in, to fight to be heard and to fight for the interests of the people I serve. The problem is, so did everyone else.

Obama's other womanupdated: Fri May 22 2009 09:30:00

Barack Obama is a married man but there's another woman with a hold on him that his wife can never match: she runs the House.

GOP congressman asks for probe of Pelosi-CIA chargeupdated: Wed May 20 2009 14:54:00

A Republican congressman Wednesday asked the head of the FBI to investigate allegations that the CIA lied to Congress about the Bush administration's use of "alternative" interrogation techniques on suspected terrorists.

Pelosi under fireupdated: Wed May 20 2009 14:54:00

Rep. Nancy Pelosi tries to fend off GOP outrage at her CIA allegations and moves to shore up Democratic support.

Democrats back Pelosi amid waterboarding controversyupdated: Tue May 19 2009 10:34:00

As congressional Republicans continued Monday to stoke the flames over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation that the CIA lied to her about waterboarding, House Democrats appeared to be standing behind their leader.

GOP hammers House Speakerupdated: Mon May 18 2009 21:54:00

Rep. Peter Hoekstra adds to the criticism of Nancy Pelosi and whether she knew waterboarding was being used.

Top Republicans want apology or proof from Pelosiupdated: Mon May 18 2009 21:54:00

Top Republicans are demanding an apology from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi or proof to back her claim that the CIA misled Congress about the use of harsh interrogation tactics.

John King: Pelosi goes mute, but not her criticsupdated: Mon May 18 2009 11:45:00

And amid all the talk, there was notable silence: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi decided not to appear on any of the Sunday shows to defend herself after a rocky week.

GOP leader: Pelosi should show proof or apologizeupdated: Sun May 17 2009 12:44:00

A key Republican leader demanded Sunday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi produce evidence to back up her assertion that she was misled by the CIA on the use of so-called "enhanced interrogation techniques."

Gingrich: 'Absolute obligation' to investigate Pelosiupdated: Fri May 15 2009 18:37:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is engaging in a "despicable, dishonest and vicious political effort" to withhold what she knew about the CIA's harsh interrogation techniques, former Speaker Newt Gingrich said Friday.

Pelosi accuses CIA of liesupdated: Fri May 15 2009 18:37:00

Anderson Cooper talks with a panel about Rep. Nancy Pelosi accusing the CIA of misleading Congress on waterboarding.

Hoyer looks to change torture talk back to 'what was done'updated: Thu May 14 2009 22:02:00

The No. 2 Democrat in the House on Thursday dismissed talk of what House Speaker Nancy Pelosi knew or didn't know about the CIA's interrogation techniques.

Pelosi denies torture briefingupdated: Thu May 14 2009 22:02:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defends her record, saying the CIA lied to Congress about waterboarding.

Source: Aide told Pelosi waterboarding had been usedupdated: Tue May 12 2009 23:52:00

A source close to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi now confirms that Pelosi was told in February 2003 by her intelligence aide, Michael Sheehy, that waterboarding was actually used on CIA detainee Abu Zubaydah.

CIA says Pelosi knew about waterboarding; she says noupdated: Fri May 08 2009 16:43:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is disputing a CIA account sent to Congress that raises questions about her insistence she was never told explicitly that waterboarding had been used on terrorist suspects.

Rice defends Bush policyupdated: Fri May 08 2009 16:43:00

Condoleezza Rice is asked about prisoner treatment by a fourth grader. CNN's Elaine Quijano reports.

Commentary: 5 reasons GOP will reboundupdated: Thu May 07 2009 11:20:00

"It is important for us to have a strong Republican Party," Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi tauntingly told a press conference on April 23. "And I hope that the next generation will take back the Republican Party for the Grand Old Party that it used to be."

Pelosi to Republican voters: 'Take back your party'updated: Wed Apr 29 2009 17:32:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi marked President Barack Obama's 100th day in office with some unsolicited advice for Republican voters, telling them to "take back" their party.

Second stimulus not 'in the cards' right now, Pelosi saysupdated: Thu Mar 12 2009 13:12:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday there are no immediate plans for a second stimulus package, but she didn't rule out the possibility of having one in the future.

Nancy Pelosi open to second stimulus packageupdated: Tue Mar 10 2009 22:50:00

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday that another stimulus package might be needed to help the ailing economy.

Pope raises abortion at meeting with Pelosiupdated: Wed Feb 18 2009 22:04:00

Pope Benedict XVI met Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the United States House of Representatives, at the Vatican on Wednesday, both sides said in statements -- but that seems to be all they agree on.

Commentary: You can blame Pelosi for Democrats' stumblesupdated: Tue Feb 10 2009 09:05:00

Well, that didn't take long. Three weeks into the new administration and the Democrats are squandering their advantage and threatening to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.

House to vote on stimulus after inauguration, Pelosi saysupdated: Thu Jan 08 2009 15:44:00

Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that House committees will begin action on President-elect Barack Obama's proposed economic recovery package in the next couple of weeks, with a vote in the full House slated for the week after Obama's inauguration.

CNNMoney: Accord on U.S. help for automakersupdated: Sat Dec 06 2008 11:42:00

Congressional Democrats and the Bush White House have reached an agreement in principle on providing stopgap support for the U.S. auto industry, according to congressional and industry sources.

Unemployment: What's next?updated: Sat Dec 06 2008 00:28:00

CNN's Mary Snow reports on Americans looking for work and their feelings about job creation and the future.

CNNMoney: Automakers' fourth-and-long pleaupdated: Fri Dec 05 2008 20:06:00

Leaders of the nation's auto industry made their final plea on Capitol Hill Friday for a $34 billion bailout they said Detroit - and the U.S. economy - can't live without.

Pelosi wants auto maker planupdated: Thu Nov 20 2008 22:36:00

Democrats ask what auto makers plan to do with the billions of dollars for a bailout. The Dems' Plan C for the Economyupdated: Tue Oct 14 2008 01:00:00

Democrats see quick infusions of cash to working and middle-class families as key to restoring Main Street's vitality and confidence in the U.S. economy

House GOP objects to spending in $150 billion stimulus packageupdated: Mon Oct 13 2008 18:01:00

House Republicans on Monday objected to new spending measures that congressional Democrats are considering as they draft a $150 billion economic stimulus package.

CNNMoney: Pelosi: New stimulus to help middle classupdated: Mon Oct 13 2008 13:43:00

House Democrats will propose a new stimulus package to "rebuild America" and "help the middle class," Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a California Democrat, announced Monday.

Pelosi: After bill passage, hearings set to beginupdated: Fri Oct 03 2008 17:22:00

Following the passage of the economic bailout bill Friday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said congressional hearings are planned to find the causes of the crisis and to determine "where we go from here."

CNNMoney: Bailout plan rejected - supporters scrambleupdated: Mon Sep 29 2008 18:40:00

The fate of the government's $700 billion financial bailout plan was thrown into doubt Monday as the House rejected the controversial measure.

Fortune: Why the bailout bombedupdated: Mon Sep 29 2008 18:38:00

Barely containing his temper, Virginia's Eric Cantor, deputy whip for the House Republicans, stepped to the microphone this afternoon to blame the bailout defeat on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's "failure to listen" and her charged partisan rhetoric in condemning President George Bush's "budgetary recklessness" and "anything-goes mentality."

Pelosi: 'The party is over'updated: Tue Sep 23 2008 17:18:00

Rep. Nancy Pelosi talks about market crisis legislation and lashes out at President Bush.

Commentary: Keeping my distance from the Democratsupdated: Thu Aug 28 2008 12:27:00

Here at the Glenn Beck program, the budget isn't exactly that impressive. We're not the federal government, with a limitless American Express card that we never have to pay off.

Pelosi takes questions from online crowdupdated: Thu Aug 28 2008 00:17:00

So what is Congress doing, anyway? That was a common refrain in a handful of questions posed to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in the first Digg Dialogg interview Wednesday night.

iReporter questions for Pelosiupdated: Thu Aug 28 2008 00:17:00

Digg CEO Jay Adelson asks House Speaker Nancy Pelosi questions sent by iReporters and selected by the Digg community. Democrats Open to Ocean Oil Drillingupdated: Sat Aug 16 2008 15:00:00

Democrats' stance against offshore drilling has shifted more, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi signaling on Saturday her willingness to consider opening up more coastal areas to oil and gas exploration

Pelosi open to vote on offshore drillingupdated: Tue Aug 12 2008 13:27:00

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reversed her opposition to a vote on offshore drilling on "Larry King Live" on Monday night, saying she would consider a vote if it were part of a larger energy package.

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