Articles by Nancy Pelosi
- Debt deal heads toward vote, but doubts persist
August 01 2011 4:55 PM
The White House and congressional leaders scrambled for enough support from skeptical lawmakers on Monday to push through an 11th-hour deal to raise the U.S. borrowing limit and avert a devastating debt default.
- Debt Ceiling Topples Down to an Agreement: Wins, Losses and Overview of the Deal
August 01 2011 3:29 PM
Leaders of both parties, Democrats and Republicans, came to an agreement after they worked furiously to sell their rank-and-file members on a debt deal reached with President Barack Obama in a bid to end a political 'cat and mouse' chase that nearly undermined Americans faith in their political institutions.
- Senate Republican Leader Optimistic on Debt Vote
August 01 2011 2:24 PM
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday he was "optimistic" about the prospects for passing a deficit reduction and debt limit increase measure.
- Lawmakers to vote on last-minute debt deal
August 01 2011 2:16 PM
Congressional leaders scrambled for enough votes on Monday to push through an 11th-hour White House-backed deal to raise the U.S. borrowing limit and avert an unprecedented debt default.
- If Debt Deal Isn?t Ideal, Why Is It Up for a Vote?
August 01 2011 11:48 AM
It's a debt deal that isn't ideal or loved. So why is it getting a vote on Capitol Hill?
- Debt Deal Doubts Lower Wall St
August 01 2011 10:29 AM
Doubts on the Obama Debt deal have hit stocks and the USD shortly after open today. Sunday's deal would raise the debt ceiling by up to $2.4tn from the current $14.3tn and would cut the US budget deficit by a similar amount.
- Debt Deal: Will House, Senate Votes Speed Along on Monday?
August 01 2011 8:19 AM
With the debt deal negotiations done, the focus now shifts to the Republican-led House, where Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, will try to attract moderate Democrats to offset the likely high number of Tea Party House members who will vote against the bill. A Senate vote on the bill also could occur later Monday.
- House Democrats might not back debt deal: Pelosi
August 01 2011 3:54 AM
Democrats in the House of Representatives might decide not to support a last-minute deal to raise the debt ceiling when they meet on Monday, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said on Sunday.
- Lawmakers to vote on last-minute debt deal
August 01 2011 3:48 AM
After months of vitriolic discord, Republican and Democratic lawmakers were expected to vote on Monday on a White House-backed deal to raise the U.S. borrowing limit and avert an unprecedented default.
- Congressional Leaders, Obama Reach Debt Deal, Crucial Votes Ahead
July 31 2011 11:32 PM
Congressional leaders and President Obama reached a deal to raise the federal debt ceiling in an effort to avoid the first U.S. default but a series of crucial votes in both chambers of Congress remain before the President can sign it into law.
- Crucial Debt Ceiling Votes Ahead as Leaders Reach Deal
July 31 2011 10:18 PM
A weary-looking President Obama told reporters late Sunday that a deal had been reached between the leaders of the White House, Senate and House of Representatives to raise the federal debt ceiling and avoid the first U.S. default, although a series of votes by all members in Congress is needed to make the ceiling raise a reality.
- Obama, Congressional Leaders Reach Debt Deal; Senate, House Votes Next
July 31 2011 9:38 PM
Two days before a financial market-rocking U.S. Government default, President Barack Obama Sunday night announced that leaders of both major political parties have reached a debt deal agreement to reduce the U.S. deficit and avert a default. Both the Senate and the House are expected to vote on the bill Monday.
- Lawmakers close to deal to avoid default
July 31 2011 9:06 PM
Lawmakers were close to a last-ditch $3 trillion deal on Sunday to raise the U.S. borrowing limit and assure jittery financial markets that the United States will avoid a potentially catastrophic default.
- Obama: Debt Ceiling Deal Reached
July 31 2011 8:58 PM
President Barack Obama told reporters Sunday that a deal has been reached to raise the federal debt ceiling and avoid the first U.S. default, the culmination of days of high-level, high-stakes political wrangling to attempt to resolve the nation's large deficits.
- Tentative Debt Deal Looms in Senate, GOP Officially Holds-Off for Now
July 31 2011 8:33 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has "signed-off" on a debt-raising deal that could be voted on as early as tonight, although the Senate's Republican leadership indicates a deal has not been reached yet as the U.S. attempts to avoid the first-ever default on debt by the U.S. government.
- House Dems 'May Not Be Able to Support' Deal: Pelosi
July 31 2011 8:24 PM
A deal to raise the federal debt ceiling and avoid the first ever U.S. default is "very close," but House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said Sunday there is a chance they may not pass it.
- Top Republicans Confident of Debt Deal with Obama
July 30 2011 6:24 PM
Top congressional Republicans said on Saturday they were in serious talks with President Barack Obama to break a U.S. debt limit deadlock and were confident the risk of default by the world's largest economy could be avoided.
- Tea Party Scalds John Boehner in Crucial Test of Leadership
July 29 2011 11:04 AM
The Speaker struggles to hold his party together.
- Debt Talks: As Vote Fails, Boehner's Authority Disintegrates
July 29 2011 9:46 AM
The debt deal saga is becoming a defining moment for House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio.
- Republicans Race to Revive Debt Plan
July 29 2011 7:57 AM
Republican leaders will scramble to rescue their budget deficit-cutting plan on Friday after conservatives mounted a rebellion that heaped uncertainty on efforts to avert a catastrophic debt default.