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Major Resources:

Pelosi Dossier 1: Nancy Pelosi and the Radical Hallinan Clan
By Trevor Loudon
May 30, 2009

Speaker Pelosi's Controversial Marxist Connections
By Cliff Kincaid
May 24, 2009

Pelosi's Favorite Stalinist
By Joshua Muravchik
July 2, 2007

Pelosi Subsidies Benefit Husband’s Investment in Dem Mega-Donor’s Company
By Lachlan Markay  
August 15, 2014


Video:

Nancy Pelosi: Dumber than Soap
February 3, 2009


Additional Resources:

Pelosi and Marx on 'Freedom'
By Ed Kaitz
March 15, 2010

Funding the Aristocracy: Nancy Pelosi and Taxpayer Joy Rides
By Brion McClanahan
February 3, 2010

'Queen Nancy's Airline'
By Chad Groening
February 3, 2010

Taxpayers Pay $101,000 for Pelosi's In-flight 'Food, Booze'
By Bob Unruh
January 29, 2010

Pelosi Says Jobs ‘Permeated’ Congressional Actions in Year of 10 Percent Unemployment
By Matt Cover
January 25, 2010

Pelosi and Reid Plot Secret Plan for Obamacare
By Dick Morris
January 24, 2010

Pelosi: House Lacks Votes for Health Care Bill
By Associated Press
January 21, 2010

R.E.S.P.E.C.T.
By Mike Adams
January 11, 2010

Pelosi's Iron Curtain Surrounds Health Care
By Connie Hair
January 6, 2010

Pelosi Pledged to Give Public ‘Ample Amount of Time’ to Read Final Health Bill
By CNSNews.com
January 5, 2010

Pelosi Endorses ‘Global’ Tax on Stocks, Bonds, and other Financial Transactions
By Matt Cover
December 7, 2009

Pelosi Endorses Spending Bank Bailout Funds on Second Economic Stimulus
By Karen Schuberg
December 4, 2009

Reverse the Vote, Save Our Country
By Guy Harrison
November 20, 2009

Pelosi Won't Say Whether Osama Bin Laden Should be Told He Has the Right to Remain Silent and Get a Lawyer
By Christopher Neefus and Karen Schuberg
November 19, 2009

The Cost of Victory -- Seeding Defeat in 2010
By Jackie Gingrich Cushman
November 12, 2009

Pelosi's New Payroll Tax: A Whip for Socialized Medicine
By Terry Jeffrey
November 11, 2009

A Minority View: Constitutional Contempt
By Walter E. Williams
November 11, 2009

The Death of Deliberative Democracy
By Michelle Malkin
November 6, 2009

Corpse Sits Up, Gets Nice Salute
By Wesley Pruden
November 6, 2009

CIA Clash: The Left Assaults Langley--Again
By Peter Brookes
November 4, 2009

Pelosi’s Health Insurance Reform Bill Establishes Waiting Lists
By Michael P. Tremoglie
November 3, 2009

Pelosi's Kamikazes?
By Jed Babbin
November 2, 2009

Pelosi's Machiavellian Conscience: Why the End Does Not Justify the Means
By Allen Hunt
November 2, 2009

The Worst Bill Ever
By The Wall Street Journal
November 1, 2009

Hey Nancy, Why Not Call the Public Option--The George Bush Option?
By Sammy Benoit
October 27, 2009

When Asked Where the Constitution Authorizes Congress to Order Americans To Buy Health Insurance, Pelosi Says: 'Are You Serious?'
By Matt Cover
October 23, 2009

Pro-Life Democrats Seek to Block Health Bill if Pelosi Won’t Allow Vote on Amendment Barring Abortion Funding
By Fred Lucas
October 12, 2009

Outsourcing Hate
By P.J. O'Rourke
September 26, 2009

Pelosi's Willful Amnesia
By Jack Cashill
September 25, 2009

Pelosi, Dems Ignoring Public Sentiment on Healthcare
By Jim Brown
September 24, 2009

Pelosi 'Frightened' by Free Speech
By Bobby Eberle
September 18, 2009

Pelosi: We'll ‘Squeeze’ Medicare to Pay for Health Care Bill
By Matt Cover
September 10, 2009

Because It's Such a Good Idea
By Rich Galen
September 9, 2009

Who's Un-American?
By Linda Chavez
August 14, 2009

Leftist Hate Crimes
By Ben Johnson
August 11, 2009

'Conservatives, Shut Up And Step Aside'
By David Limbaugh
August 11, 2009

The Democrats' Credibility Gap on Free Speech
By Lorie Byrd
August 11, 2009

Politics of Hope: Call Citizens Nazis
By Peter Heck
August 10, 2009

Obama's Three Stooges
By Jed Babbin
August 10, 2009

Obama’s Bulldog
By Joel McDurmon
August 7, 2009

Media Ignore Pelosi Nazi Comparison
By NewsMax.com
August 7, 2009

Pelosi Suggests that Town Hall Protesters Carry "Swastkas and Symbols Like That"
By Kathy Shaidle
August 7, 2009

An Old Dog Keeps His Teeth
By Wesley Pruden
July 31, 2009

Harry Reid: Don't 'Cry Great Big Tears about the Insurance Industry'
By Monica Gabriel
July 30, 2009

‘Jane Roe’ to Nancy Pelosi: 'Don’t Put Abortion In Health-Care Reform Bill’
By Marie Magleby
July 29, 2009

A Pocketful of Miracles
By Tony Blankley
July 29, 2009

Pelosi Dodges Question of Whether Government Health-Care Plan Will Fund Abortion
By CNSNews.com
July 29, 2009

Dems Still Trying to Resurrect Dead Assassination Plan
By Jack Kelly
July 22, 2009

Big Dem Cash Dump on Eve of Climate Vote
By Glenn Thrush
July 17, 2009

Pelosi Censors Republicans
By Rep. John Carter
July 16, 2009

A Scandal about Nothing
By Jacob Laksin
July 15, 2009

Liberals Gone Wild: Pelosi and Reid Hit Health Care Panic Button
By Rick Scott
July 15, 2009

The Era of Obama, Pelosi and Reid
By Brian Darling
July 14, 2009

The Democrats' War on our Spies
By Jed Babbin
July 13, 2009

Pelosi Will Read Full Final Text of Health Care Bill Before House Vote and Give Public 'Ample' Time to Do Same, Says Spokesman
By Nicholas Ballasy, Marie Magleby and Monica Gabriel
July 13, 2009

Demonizing Panetta’s CIA
By Ben Johnson
July 10, 2009

Dragon Us Down, the Green Way
By William R. Hawkins
July 1, 2009

Pro-Life Democrats Urge Pelosi to Exclude Abortion Funding from Health Care Reform Bill
By Monica Gabriel
June 30, 2009

Pelosi Won't Give Public a Week to Review Text of Health-Care Bill Before House Votes on It
By Marie Magleby and Monica Gabriel
June 29, 2009

Pelosi’s Delusions
By Claude Cartaginese
June 8, 2009

Pelosi Has Provided No Proof that CIA ‘Misleads’ Congress, DeMint Says
By Nicholas Ballasy
June 5, 2009

Pelosi Says U.S. Should Aid U.N. Population Fund Despite Its Involvement in China Where There's Forced Abortion
By Penny Starr
June 3, 2009

Time for Nancy Pelosi to Resign
By Floyd and Mary Beth Brown
May 29, 2009

Pelosi vs. CIA: Why It Matters
By Larry Elder
May 28, 2009

Human Rights in China No Longer Matter
By Claude Cartaginese
May 26, 2009

Courageous Congressmen Rebel against Pelosi
By Harry R. Jackson, Jr.
May 25, 2009

Speaker Pelosi's Controversial Marxist Connections
By Cliff Kincaid
May 24, 2009

Pelosi Bewildered, but Unbothered
By Roger Simon
May 22, 2009

Why Pelosi Must Go
By Dick Morris & Eileen Mc Gann
May 20, 2009

Pelosi the Political Logjam
By Jonah Goldberg
May 20, 2009

Would They Lie? Only for Safety
By Jonathan Gurwitz
May 20, 2009

Obama's Handling of CIA May Haunt United States
By Terry Jeffrey
May 20, 2009

The Democratic Assault on Our Intelligence
By Michael Gerson
May 20, 2009

Pelosi-o
By Jacob Laksin
May 18, 2009

Pelosi Peregrinations
By Mark Steyn
May 18, 2009

Will Pelosi Remain House Speaker?
By Richard Olivastro
May 18, 2009

Pelosi vs. the CIA
By Rich Galen
May 18, 2009

CBS on Pelosi: 'Is This Over?'; ABC Hails Obama's 'Masterstroke'
By Media Research Center
May 18, 2009

CBS and NBC Spike Panetta's Rejection of Pelosi's Smear of CIA
By Media Research Center
May 18, 2009

After Three Weeks, Pelosi's Anti-CIA Rant Pushes Nets to Action?
By Media Research Center
May 18, 2009

Excuse Pelosi; Hope 'Moderate' Will Save GOP from Rush Limbaugh
By Media Research Center
May 18, 2009

Now the Lady Doth Protest Too Much
By Debra J. Saunders
May 17, 2009

What OJ Simpson and George Costanza Could Teach Nancy Pelosi
By Doug Giles
May 17, 2009

Why Liberals Never Lie
By Kevin McCullough
May 17, 2009

The Torture Debate, Continued
By Charles Krauthammer
May 15, 2009

Lady's Got Ants in Her Pants
By Wesley Pruden
May 15, 2009

Who "Misleads" Whom?
By Gregory Gethard
May 15, 2009

In Defense of Nancy Pelosi
By Guy Benson
May 15, 2009

Liberal Power Grab
By Rich Tucker
May 15, 2009

Pelosi Blames Bush for Social Security and Medicare Woes
By Susan Jones
May 13, 2009

Madam Doublespeaker
By Jacob Laksin
May 12, 2009

Like Pelosi, Obama Is Discovering that Pandering to the Moonbats Isn't Cost Free
By Jack Kelly
May 12, 2009

GOP's Torture Strategy: Pelosi
By Manu Raju
May 11, 2009

Pelosi Says She's ‘Unaware’ of Obama Adviser's Claim that Pope Benedict Is 'Discredited Leader'
By Fred Lucas
May 7, 2009

Pelosi Says She's 'Not Heard' from Obama Administration on Whether Congress Needs to Approve Automaker Bailout
By Fred Lucas
May 7, 2009

Barack Gets Pelosi to Invoke the ‘I'm Stoopid’ Defense
By Dave Weinbaum
May 1, 2009

Fear Not! The War on Terror Is Won
By Bob Tyrrell
April 30, 2009

Pelosi's Tortured Explanation
By Debra J. Saunders
April 30, 2009

What Did She Know...
By Rich Galen
April 24, 2009

Pelosi Says She Was 'Never Briefed' on Waterboarding
By Fred Lucas
April 24, 2009

What Did Pelosi Know about Interrogations? Show Us the Records, Republican Says
By Susan Jones
April 24, 2009

Pelosi, Reid Share ‘Porker of the Year’ Honors
By Ryan Byrnes
April 6, 2009

Memo Warned Pelosi
By Rowan Scarborough
March 25, 2009

Pelosi on ‘Un-American’ Immigration Law
By Debra J. Saunders
March 24, 2009

Pelosi Backs 90-Percent 'Bonus Tax' to 'Protect' Taxpayers From Executives
By Susan Jones
March 19, 2009

Pelosi Won't Say if She Supports Reid's Proposal to Repeal Automatic Annual Raises for Congress
By Matt Cover
March 17, 2009

Pelosi: 'This Is a Fiscally Sound Package'
By Bobby Eberle
March 12, 2009

Queen Nancy: Fly as I Say, Not as I Fly
By Michelle Malkin
March 11, 2009

Pelosi, Dems Say Obama’s Policies Inspire ‘Confidence’; Blame Others for Market Decline
By Matt Cover
March 11, 2009

Pelosi Made Repeated Requests for Military Aircraft, Documents Show
By FOXNews.com
March 10, 2009

Stimulus Loophole Gives 300,000 Jobs to Illegals
By David A. Patten
March 9, 2009

Speaker Pelosi Backs Senate Amendment to Regulate Talk Radio
By Josiah Ryan
March 6, 2009

Liberal Activists Praise and Scorn Pelosi at Capitol Hill Rally
By Josiah Ryan
March 3, 2009

Pelosi Snowed-Out of Global Warming Rally
By Josiah Ryan and Ryan Byrnes
March 2, 2009

Couric Celebrates 'Stimulus' Deal by Giggling Along with Pelosi
By Media Research Center
February 12, 2009

Nancy Pelosi's Teachable Moment
By Dr. Paul Kengor
February 6, 2009

Pelosi: ‘I Can’t Think in Terms of Stimulus Failing in Senate’
By Josiah Ryan
February 5, 2009

Nancy Pelosi's New Deal
By Patrick J. Buchanan
February 2, 2009

Food Stamps Will Stimulate the Economy More than Tax Cuts, Pelosi Says
By Ryan Byrnes
January 28, 2009

Pelosi: Fewer Babies = Stronger Economy
By Charlie Butts and Jody Brown
January 27, 2009

Andrew Jackson Would 'Roll Over in His Grave' to Hear Pelosi Talk of Nationalizing Banks, Senator Says
By Ryan Byrnes
January 27, 2009

When Maynard Met Nancy
By Rich Lowry
January 27, 2009

Backing Away from Pelosi, White House Says Birth Control Funding in Stimulus Bill Was Not Obama's Idea
By Fred Lucas
January 26, 2009

Pelosi Advocates Greater Government Investment in Banks: ‘Some People Call that Nationalization’
By Susan Jones
January 26, 2009

100 Days of Obama-Biden-Reid-Pelosi
By The NRO Editors
October 27, 2008

There She Goes, Speaker ‘Anything Goes’
By the NRO Editors
October 1, 2008

The Drilling Bill that Bans Drilling
By Jeff Jacoby
September 22, 2008

Speaker of a Teaching Moment
By Shannen W. Coffin
September 1, 2008

Don’t Blame the Bishops
By Father Thomas D. Williams
August 29, 2008

Debunking Democrats on Drilling
By Steven Milloy
August 29, 2008

Pope Pelosi at the Gate
By Kathleen Parker
August 27, 2008

A Message for Catholic Democrats
By Fred Barnes
August 26, 2008

Washington Archbishop Rips Pelosi on Abortion
By Bob Cusack
August 25, 2008

Speaker Pelosi, Tear Down This Wall!
By Rep. Jeb Hensarling
August 21, 2008

New Left Wing Anti-Energy Strategy: Drill Nothing, Tax Everything
By Newt Gingrich
August 19, 2008

The 21st-Century Boston Tea Party
By Pete Hoekstra and John Shadegg
August 19, 2008

She's Not Listening
By Connie Hair
August 19, 2008

Pelosi On Energy Policy
By Robert Murphy
August 16, 2008

Giving Parents, Students, and School Officials a Voice in the American Energy Debate
By Rep. John Boehner
August 15, 2008

Cindy Sheehan to Challenge Pelosi for Seat in Congress
By Kaitlynn Riely
August 14, 2008

Pelosi and the Big Wind Boone-doggle
By Michelle Malkin
August 13, 2008

Pelosi Blinks on Energy Vote
By Connie Hair
August 13, 2008

Americans Take Back the House
By Brian Darling
August 12, 2008

Americans Join GOP on House Floor for Ongoing Energy Protest
By Penny Starr
August 12, 2008

Top 10 Energy Questions For Speaker Pelosi
By Kevin Brady
August 11, 2008

Madam Speaker, Where Are You?
By Congressman Thomas Price
August 11, 2008

Republicans Draw Bigger Numbers than Pelosi's Book Sales
By Connie Hair
August 11, 2008

Where’s the Energy?
By John Shadegg
August 11, 2008

GOP Revolt
By Robert M. Duncan
August 9, 2008

Day 5: Republican Revolt Rolls On
By Jed Babbin
August 8, 2008

Keep Up the Pressure
By The NRO Editors
August 7, 2008

Republicans Continue Revolt
By Connie Hair
August 7, 2008

What America's Daughters Need to Know about Nancy Pelosi
By Michelle Malkin
August 6, 2008

Pelosi Reacts to GOP House Protest
By Amanda Carpenter
August 6, 2008

Offshore Drilling a Potent Issue for McCain, GOP
By Donald Lambro
August 6, 2008

GOP to Pelosi: Open These Doors So We Can Vote
By Kenneth R. Timmerman
August 5, 2008

Follow-up: White House Says No to Special Session
By Bobby Eberle
August 5, 2008

Pelosi: GOP’s Oil Drilling Plan Is a ‘Hoax’
By Michael Gryboski
August 5, 2008

House Republican Rebellion Continues
By Jed Babbin
August 5, 2008

The Congressional Oil Embargo
By Ernest Istook
August 5, 2008

GOP Calls on Dems to Return from ‘Recess’ for Vote on Offshore Drilling
By Penny Starr
August 5, 2008

White House Rejects Call for Energy Session
By Human Events
August 4, 2008

A Vote on Drilling? Pelosi Says, "Use Your Imagination."
By Bobby Eberle
August 4, 2008

Nancy Pelosi's Power Recipe
By Samantha Sault
August 4, 2008

Media Silent on Pelosi Intent to Kill DOMA
By Kristen Fyfe
August 4, 2008

Republicans' Debate in the Dark
By Rep. Tom Price and Rep. Mike Pence
August 3, 2008

Drilling and Blissful Ignorance
By Charles Krauthammer
August 1, 2008

Pelosi's Energy Stonewall
By The Wall Street Journal
August 1, 2008

Freedom Now
By Ken Blackwell
July 31, 2008

Everything's Coming Up Nancy
By Maggie Gallagher
July 30, 2008

Pelosi Blocks Gas Price Relief
By Henry Lamb
July 29, 2008

Nancy Pelosi vs. Rush Limbaugh
By Chuck Norris
July 29, 2008

Stuck on ‘Speaker’
By Kathryn Jean Lopez
July 29, 2008

What Part of 'Drill Now' Do They Not Understand?
By A.W.R. Hawkins
July 24, 2008

America's Energy Held Hostage
By Humberto Fontova
July 23, 2008

Over to You, Speaker Pelosi
By Matthew Continetti
July 19, 2008

The Democrats' Fairness Doctrine Dilemma
By Seton Motley
July 17, 2008

Pelosi's Left-Wing All Stars
By Patrick Poole
November 7, 2006

This Is Not a Drill
By Ann Coulter
July 16, 2006

Pelosi Urges Bush to Release Oil from Strategic Reserve
By Susan Jones
July 9, 2008

Conservatives Criticize Pelosi's Support of 'Fairness Doctrine'
By Randy Hall
June 26, 2008

Pelosi Says D.C. Should Continue Gun Regulation
By Andy Barr
June 26, 2008

Pelosi Supports 'Fairness Doctrine'
By John Gizzi
June 25, 2008

NPR Presses Pelosi from the Left with Code Pink Criticism
By Media Research Center
June 20, 2008

Pelosi's Wealth Greater than Other Congressional Leaders
By Fred Lucas
June 17, 2008

Spiked? Pelosi Says Iranians, Not Troops, Made Surge Success
By Media Research Center
June 2, 2008

Group Seeks Federal Probes of Pelosi, Gore on Climate Ad
By Fred Lucas
May 29, 2008

‘Appeasement’ as a Hate Term
By Bob Tyrrell
May 22, 2008

Pelosi Climate Ad May Have Violated Campaign Laws, Experts Say
By Fred Lucas
May 21, 2008

What’s Wrong with Democrats?
By Victor Davis Hanson
May 15, 2008

A Whole Wide World Beyond Obama
By Kathryn Jean Lopez
May 15, 2008

New FISA Strategy May Pry Bill from Speaker's Grasp
By Jed Babbin
May 12, 2008

Pelosi's Blue Lapdogs Fail Us on FISA
By Michelle Oddis
May 9, 2008

Czar Nancy's Rule
By Robert D. Novak
May 5, 2008

The Incoherence of Nancy Pelosi
By John Hinderaker
May 1, 2008

Pelosi Says She Heard Disputed Bible Verse from Priest
By Pete Winn
April 29, 2008

Nancy Hearts Hugo
By Matthew Continetti
April 23, 2008

House Speaker Invokes God and Bible in Earth Day Declaration
By Susan Jones
April 22, 2008

Pelosi Wants 'Rwanda-Like Genocide' in Iraq, Expert Says
By Monisha Bansal
March 18, 2008

Pelosi Won't Divest Drug Stock, Dismisses Conflict Claim
By Fred Lucas
March 7, 2008

Pelosi's Bill Could Benefit Husband's Stock Holding
By Fred Lucas
March 5, 2008

'Don't Worry, Be Happy'
By Oliver North
February 29, 2008

Senate to Vote on Anti-War Bills; Pelosi Blasts Surge Strategy
By Susan Jones
February 26, 2008

Pelosi's Reckless Gamble on FISA
By Jed Babbin
February 19, 2008

Pelosi Still Needs a Reality-check on Iraq
By Jack Kelly
February 12, 2008

Pelosi Calls Iraq a 'Failure'
By Mike Allen
February 10, 2008

An Explosive Memo to Nancy Pelosi
By Michael Reagan
December 28, 2007

Pelosi’s Omni-Defeat
By David Freddoso
December 18, 2007

Wishy-washy on Waterboarding
By Jonah Goldberg
December 14, 2007

Waterboarding-Gate
By Rich Galen
December 12, 2007

Enforcement-First Conservatives Say "Thank You" to Nancy Pelosi
By Kevin James
December 7, 2007

Pelosi Urged to Condemn Open-Air SF Sex Fair
By Randy Hall
December 6, 2007

Giving the Gift of English
By Ken Blackwell
December 6, 2007

Does Nancy Pelosi Really Object to a Common Language in the Workplace?
By John H. Fund
November 29, 2007

Speak English, Get Ahead
By Michael Reagan
November 26, 2007

Nancy Pelosi Tries to Force the Salvation Army to Hire People Who Can't Speak English
By John H. Fund
November 19, 2007

Waving the White Flag
By Michael Reagan
November 15, 2007

Liberal Meltdown
By Monica Crowley
October 23, 2007

Timing Is Everything, and Pelosi's Got Nothing
By Jonathan Gurwitz
October 22, 2007

Pelosi's Armenian Gambit
By Charles Krauthammer
October 19, 2007

Promises, Promises
By Michael Reagan
October 19, 2007

Pelosi: ‘Hate Radio’ Demeans SCHIP Kids
By Amanda Carpenter
October 16, 2007

Pelosi's Most Dangerous Ploy
By Jed Babbin
October 15, 2007

Pelosi Criticizes Border Fence
By NewsMax.com
September 28, 2007

Pelosi: Sadomasochistic Last Supper Ad Doesn't 'Harm' Christianity
By Nathan Burchfiel
September 28, 2007

Pelosi Won't Condemn 'Gay' Slur of Last Supper
By WorldNetDaily.com
September 28, 2007

Pelosi’s Decoy Withdrawal Vote
By Amanda Carpenter
July 12, 2007

The Party of Cindy (Sheehan)
By Catherine Moy
July 11, 2007

Pelosi’s Green House Costs Cash, Carries Risk
By Amanda Carpenter
June 25, 2007

How's That Pelosi Doin'?
By Rich Galen
June 14, 2007

Screwing the Surge
By Patrick Poole
June 14, 2007

Keep a Sharp Eye on Warming Zealots
By David Limbaugh
May 30, 2007

Hated for Wrong ‘Reason’
By Jack Kelly
May 30, 2007

The House of Pelosi
By John J. Pitney Jr.
May 29, 2007

Pelosi's Problems
By Rich Galen
May 25, 2007

Pelosi Criticizes Immigration 'Point System'
By NewsMax.com
May 21, 2007

Energy Independence
By George Will
May 17, 2007

No Way to Win a War
By The NRO Editors
May 14, 2007

Pelosi’s Waterworks
By Stephen Spruiell
May 9, 2007

The Temperamental Minimum Wage
By Walter Williams
May 9, 2007

Looking for Hate in All the Wrong Places
By Jacob Sullum
May 9, 2007

Syria's Domestic Victory
By James Phillips
April 12, 2007

Pelosi's Syriana
By Debra J. Saunders
April 12, 2007

The Nancy Pelosi School of Freelance Diplomacy
By Don Feder
April 11, 2007

She Left Her Mind In San Francisco
By Michael P. Tremoglie
April 11, 2007

CAIR and ADC Praise Pelosi Trip to ME as Ellison Meets Terror Inciting Mufti of Al Aqsa
By Militant Islam Monitor
April 11, 2007

Pelosi's Proclivities
By Frank J Gaffney Jr.
April 10, 2007

The Pelosi Democrats' Moral Confusion
By David Limbaugh
April 10, 2007

Syrian Reformers Say Pelosi Visit 'Chilling'
By WorldNetDaily.com
April 10, 2007

Assad’s Speaker
By Eric Cantor
April 10, 2007

GOP vs. Pelosi’s Daffy Diplomacy
By Brent Bozell
April 10, 2007

The Pelosicrats' Coup d'Etat
By Jed Babbin
April 9, 2007

Speaking Out of the House
By Jay D. Homnick
April 9, 2007

Arab Media Reactions to Nancy Pelosi's Visit to Damascus
By MEMRI
April 9, 2007

Freelance Diplomacy -- or Treason?
By Duncan M. Anderson
April 9, 2007

Don’t Investigate Pelosi -- Debate Her
By Andrew C. McCarthy
April 9, 2007

The Road to Damascus
By Michael Barone
April 9, 2007

Keith Ellison Claims Visit to Al Aqsa Proves "Reconciliation Is Possible"
By Militant Islam Monitor
April 8, 2007

Illegal Diplomacy
By Robert F. Turner
April 6, 2007

Pelosi Is Our Neville Chamberlain
By Ronald Kessler
April 6, 2007

Pelosi's Syria Diplomacy a Felony?
By WorldNetDaily.com
April 6, 2007

Hating America, Loving Nancy
By Amir Taheri
April 6, 2007

Nancy's Follies
By Martha Zoller
April 6, 2007

Gen. Pelosi's Gift to Our Enemies
By David Limbaugh
April 6, 2007

Democrats at War
By Wall Street Journal
April 6, 2007

Must We Lose this War?
By Caroline B. Glick
April 6, 2007

Nancy's Epiphany on the Damascus Road
By Wesley Pruden
April 6, 2007

California Muslims Welcome Pelosi's Visit to Middle East
By Cybercast News Service
April 6, 2007

Pelosi Delivered Wrong Message to Assad, Israel Says
By Julie Stahl
April 5, 2007

Pelosi Abroad
By Fred Barnes
April 5, 2007

Terrorists Endorse Pelosi's 'Good Policy of Dialogue'
By Aaron Klein
April 4, 2007

Syrians Hail Pelosi Visit as Diplomatic Triumph
By Julie Stahl
April 4, 2007

To Syria with Love
By NRO Editors
April 4, 2007

Nancy's Visit to the Butcher Shop
By Philip V. Brennan
April 4, 2007

Pelosi's Syria Trip Undermines US Policy, Says Expert
By Monisha Bansal
April 3, 2007

How Do I Violate Thee, Taxpayers? Let Me Count the Ways.
By Mary Katharine Ham
April 2, 2007

Dangerous Demagoguery
By Thomas Sowell
March 27, 2007

The AIPAC Girl
By Patrick J. Buchanan
March 20, 2007

Between Iraq and a Hard Place
By Kimberley A. Strassel
March 9, 2007

Madam Speaker, Don’t Forget about Your Grandchildren
By Carrie Lukas
March 6, 2007

Pelosi Hires Soros' Right-Hand Man
By John Perazzo
February 27, 2007

Nancy Pelosi Backs Tuition Breaks for Illegal Aliens
By NewsMax.com
February 20, 2007

Speaker Of The House Hires A George Soros Activist
By Rev. Louis P. Sheldon
February 13, 2007

The Speaker of the House -- Her 747 Request and Competing Publicity
By Paul Weyrich
February 13, 2007

Pelosi Air
By Kathryn Jean Lopez
February 8, 2007

Faith and Politics
By Joel Mowbray
February 7, 2007

Nancy's New Ride
By Amanda Carpenter
February 7, 2007

Gender Games: A Capitol Idea
By Kathryn Lopez
January 30, 2007

Neutering Bull Is a Speaker's Job
By Wesley Pruden
January 19, 2007

Pro-Pelosi Coverage: Born of Consensus, Not Conspiracy
By Michael Medved
January 17, 2007

Congress’s Dilemma
By William F. Buckley Jr.
January 17, 2007

Pelosi Slammed for 'Hypocrisy' on New Minimum-Wage Bill
By WorldNetDaily.com
January 12, 2007

Pelosi’s Party
By Lisa Schiffren
January 9, 2007

The Shape of Things to Come
By Bill Steigerwald
January 8, 2007

Enter Pelosi, Stage Left
By Andrew Ferguson
January 6, 2006

It's Estrogen, Stupid, and Plenty of it
By Wesley Pruden
January 5, 2007

Pelosi's Drug Plan Unlikely to Pass or Work, Critics Say
By Nathan Burchfiel
January 5, 2007

Pelosi Holds Out 'Hope' for Cures for Diseases
By Monisha Bansal
January 5, 2007

Faulty Answers
By Michael Reagan
January 5, 2007

A Vote for Pelosi Deemed A Vote against Guns
By Susan Jones
December 21, 2006

Pelosi Targets Grassroots Freedom of Speech
By Amanda B. Carpenter
December 18, 2006

Bush, Pelosi Under Fire Over Immigration
By Nathan Burchfiel
December 13, 2006

Why Nancy Pelosi Thinks as She Does
By John Perazzo
December 8, 2006

Pelosi Faces Ethics 'Litmus Test' With Mollohan Case, Analyst Says
By Randy Hall
December 8, 2006

The Pelosi and Conyers Team: Helping Terrorists and Illegal Aliens
By Jim Kouri
December 6, 2006

Pelosium 2007
By Rich Galen
November 29, 2006

Nancy Pelosi, San Francisco's 'Conservative'
By Bill Steigerwald
November 28, 2006

Pelosi Decides Against Hastings as Intel Chairman
By NewsMax.com
November 28, 2006

With Friends Like Rangel, Pelosi Needs No Enemies
By Matt Towery
November 23, 2006

Pelosi's Slap at Security
By Josh Manchester
November 22, 2006

Unhappy Days Are Here Again
By Henry I. Miller
November 20, 2006

Nancy Pelosi Carter
By Jeffrey Lord
November 17, 2006

Return to the Swamp
By Debra J. Saunders
November 17, 2006

Democrats' Suicide Impulse Emerging
By Michael Reagan
November 17, 2006

Desperate Congresswomen of Hysteria Lane
By Ann Coulter
November 16, 2006

Nancy's First Mistake
By Robert D. Novak
November 16, 2006

John Murtha and Congress' ‘Culture of Corruption’
By John H. Fund
November 15, 2006

How Dems ‘Clean House’
By Michelle Malkin
November 15, 2006

Nancy Pelosi: Caviar Commie
By Joseph Farah
November 6, 2006

The Woman Who Would Be Speaker
By Debra J. Saunders
November 6, 2006

Weapons vs. Treaties
By Geoffrey Norman
November 6, 2006

Mideast Terror Leaders to U.S.: Vote Democrat
By Aaron Klein
November 2, 2006

Pelosi's Stake in Illegal Immigration
By Joseph Klein
October 30, 2006

Professional Women
By Diana West
October 27, 2006

The Pelosi Honeymoon Begins
By Rich Lowry
October 27, 2006

Pelosi Doesn't Understand War on Terror, Hastert Says
By Susan Jones
October 24, 2006

Pelosi Ahead
By William F. Buckley Jr.
October 24, 2006

TV News Gives Free Ride to “Speaker Pelosi”
By Rich Noyes
October 19, 2006

Controlling Authority
By Lawrence A. Hunter
October 18, 2006

Profiles in Left-Wing Hypocrisy
By Anne Henderson
September 19, 2006

Pelosi: 'The War in Iraq Is Not the War on Terror'
By Susan Jones
September 14, 2006

The Woman Who Would Be Speaker
By Human Events
September 12, 2006

A Real Culture of Corruption
By Rich Lowry
June 13, 2006

Your 'Robber Baron,' My American Hero
By Jonah Goldberg
June 5, 2006

Goodbye to Nancy?
By Robert Novak
June 3, 2006

Nancy Pelosi Yields to Black Caucus on William Jefferson
NewsMax.com
June 2, 2006

Black Caucus to Nancy Pelosi: Hands Off William Jefferson
NewsMax.com
May 26, 2006

More Nuclear Power, Bush Says; No Oil Drilling, Pelosi Insists
By Susan Jones
May 19, 2006

Ready for a Pelosi Tax Hike?
By Human Events
May 15, 2006

John Conyers Defies Nancy Pelosi on Impeachment
NewsMax.com
May 12, 2006

Do As I Say...
By Peter Schweizer
April 26, 2006

Pelosi Punts, for Now, on Impeachment
By David Freddoso
March 16, 2006

Pelosi Hints at Democrats' 'Unified' Agenda
By Susan Jones
March 15, 2006

No, No, Nancy: Republican Group Sees Ethics Violation
By Susan Jones
March 7, 2006

The Lies of Nancy Pelosi
By Herman Cain
January 16, 2006

"The Nancy Problem"
By Robert Novak
January 5, 2006

Simple Question on Iraq Dumbfounds Democrats
By Amanda B. Carpenter
December 9, 2005

Pelosi's Disastrous Miscalculation
By William Kristol
November 30, 2005

Pelosi's Ethics Stance Hypocritical, GOP Says
By Charles Hurt
May 4, 2005

Profiles in Disinformation
By Thomas Patrick Carroll
August 31, 2004

Attack of the Pelosicrats
By Lowell Ponte
November 14, 2002

Pelosi Leader of "Progressive Caucus"
By WorldNetDaily.com
November 11, 2002

Nancy Pelosi's Voting Record


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  • Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, from California's 8th Congressional District
  • Became Speaker of the House in January 2007
  • Member of the Progressive Caucus
  • Attacked the War in Iraq on the day Baghdad was liberated because it was “too costly.”



Nancy Pelosi was born in March 1940 in Baltimore, Maryland, the youngest of six children. Her father, Thomas D'Alesandro, Jr., served as both a U.S. congressman in Maryland and as the mayor of Baltimore.

In 1962 Pelosi graduated from Trinity College in Washington, DC, and then interned for Maryland's Democratic senator Daniel Brewster before moving, with her husband, to San Francisco in 1969.

Following her relocation, Pelosi became increasingly involved in politics. In 1977 she was elected Democratic Party chairwoman for northern California. Around that time, she befriended Phillip Burton, the Democrat congressman representing California’s Eighth District (which includes most of San Francisco). When Burton died in 1983, his wife, Sala, succeeded him in office. Three years later she was diagnosed with cancer and chose Pelosi to be her successor within the party, thereby assuring Pelosi the backing of the Burtons’ political allies.

Mrs. Burton died on February 1, 1987, just a month after she had begun her second full term in office. In a special election to determine who would fill Burton's now-empty House seat, Pelosi narrowly defeated San Francisco supervisor Harry Britt and took office on June 2, 1987. Since then, she has been re-elected every two years.

In 2001 Pelosi became House Minority Whip. The following year, she was named Democratic Leader of the House of Representatives, thereby becoming the first woman in American history to lead a major party in the U.S. Congress. After the landslide Democrat victories in the November 2006 mid-term elections, Pelosi was elected Speaker of the House.

In January 2007, after President Bush had announced his plan to increase troop levels in Iraq in an effort to stem the violence there, Pelosi, along with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, condemned the plan: "Adding more combat troops will only endanger more Americans and stretch our military to the breaking point for no strategic gain." Instead, Pelosi called for "the phased redeployment of our forces in the next four to six months."

Contrary to Pelosi's prediction, the troop surge proved to be immensely successful. Nonetheless, in February 2008 Pelosi declared the surge a “failure” that had “not produced the desired effect.”

On February 8, 2007, Pelosi appointed Joseph Onek, a senior policy analyst for George Soros's Open Society Institute, to be her senior counsel.

In April 2007 Pelosi traveled to Damascus to discuss foreign policy issues with Syrian President Bashar Assad. She made this trip against the wishes of President Bush, who said that it sent "mixed messages" and undermined U.S. policy vis a vis what he called "a state sponsor of terror." Pelosi's purpose for making the trip was to pressure the Bush administration to open up a direct dialogue with the Syrian government. After her meeting with Assad, the congresswoman told reporters: "We came in friendship, hope, and determined that the road to Damascus is a road to peace."

Former State Department official Robert F. Turner saw Pelosi's Damascus trip as a felonious violation of the Logan Act of 1798, which calls for a prison sentence of up to three years for any American who, "without authority of the United States," tries to influence a foreign government's behavior as regards any "disputes or controversies with the United States."

After her trip to Syria, Pelosi also told reporters: "[Our] meeting with the president [Assad] enabled us to communicate a message from [Israeli] Prime Minister Olmert that Israel was ready to engage in peace talks as well." But in fact, Olmert had conveyed no such sentiment. Israel's position remained what it always had been: its participation in peace talks with Syria was contingent upon the latter ending its support for terrorism.

In July 2008 Pelosi characterized President Bush as “a total failure” who had lost “all credibility with the American people on the war, on the economy, on energy, [and any other issue].”

In April 2009, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), a non-partisan government watchdog group, named Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid as its 2008 “Porkers of the Year” because of what CAGW viewed as their consistent record of fiscal irresponsibility.

During the Bush administration, Pelosi characterized waterboarding -- an enhanced-interrogation technique which the CIA had used on a handful of high-value terrorist suspects -- as a form of torture that was wholly unacceptable to use under any circumstances. Moreover, she called for punitive action against those in the Bush administration who had deemed waterboarding appropriate. But in May 2009 it was learned that the CIA had actually briefed Pelosi as early as September 2002 about its use of waterboarding, and that Pelosi had never previously raised any objection. Pelosi respond to those reports by accusing the CIA of "misleading the Congress of the United States." "They mislead us all the time," she said.

In December 2009 Pelosi led at least 20 members of Congress (and many of their spouses and children) on an all-expenses-paid trip to attend a global-warming summit in Copenhagen, Denmark. The delegation was so large, that three military jets were required to transport its members. A number of senators and staffers also made the trip, courtesy of taxpayer dollars, via commercial airliners, and many of them stayed at 5-star hotels in Copenhagen. Although Pelosi was personally responsible for deciding who went the summit, she subsequently refused to answer any reporters' questions regarding the cost of the trip.

According to documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, during 2008-2009 Pelosi incurred expenses of some $2.1 million for her use of Air Force jets for travel -- including $101,429 for in-flight expenses such as food and alcohol. She regularly used Air Force aircraft to travel to her district at an average cost of $28,210.51 per flight. Of 103 Pelosi-led congressional delegations during the two-year period, 31 trips included members of her family.

In January 2010, when Pelosi and Senator Harry Reid were leading the rancorous process by which Democrats were seeking to pass healthcare reform, Pelosi articulated her determination to enact the new legislation: “You go through the gate. If the gate’s closed, you go over the fence. If the fence is too high, we’ll pole-vault in. If that doesn’t work, we’ll parachute in. But we’re going to get health care reform passed for the American people.”

In March 2010, Pelosi stated that she wished to avoid a House vote on healthcare reform because the legislation would surely be defeated in that chamber. “Nobody wants to vote for the Senate bill,” she said. Thus she supported the so-called "Slaughter solution." Under this plan, the House would vote on a procedural motion, that is, the “rule” that is supposed to govern debate on a matter going before the House. In this case a “self-executing rule” would be used that would “deem” the Senate version of ObamaCare to have been passed. Thus lawmakers would be able to vote to approve the Senate version of the healthcare legislation -- complete with unpopular add-ons such as Senator Ben Nelson’s "Cornhusker Kickback" and Senator Mary Landrieu’s "Louisiana Purchase" -- and then be able to tell their constituents that technically all they had done was approve a procedural motion.

Also in March 2010, Pelosi told the American public that healthcare reform would "be very, very exciting. But we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it, away from the fog of the controversy."

That same month, Pelosi made reference to the fact that the healthcare bill she was seeking to pass was merely the first phase of a larger effort to bring about ever-greater government control over the American medical system: "My biggest fight has been between those who wanted to do something incremental and those who wanted to do something comprehensive. We won that fight, and once we kick through this door, there'll be more legislation to follow."

Shedding further light on what such additional legislation might entail, Pelosi said: "I have supported -- when I say support, [I mean] signs in the street, advocacy in legislatures -- I have supported single payer [i.e., a healthcare system run entirely by the federal government] for longer than many of you have been -- since you've been born, than you've lived on the face of the earth. So I think, I have always thought, that was the way to go."

In May 2010, Pelosi said the healthcare legislation was "an entrepreneurial bill, a bill that says to someone, if you want to be creative and be a musician or whatever, you can leave your work, focus on your talent, your skill, your passion, your aspirations because you will have health care.”

At the Catholic Community Conference on Capitol Hill on May 6, 2010, Pelosi said that she had told Catholic cardinals, archbishops, and bishops to speak about the importance of comprehensive "immigration reform" from their pulpits, and to tell their parishioners that "this is a manifestation of our living the gospels." At the same event, Pelosi suggested that her religious beliefs influenced her public policy decisions on issues such as immigration: "My favorite word is the Word, is the Word.... And ... we have to give voice to what that means in terms of public policy that would be in keeping with the values of the Word.

In July 2010, Pelosi stated that unemployemt insurance “is one of the biggest stimuluses to the economy.” “Economists will tell you,” she continued, “this money is spent quickly. It injects demand into the economy and is job-creating. It creates jobs faster than almost any other initiative you can name, because again, it is money that is needed for families to survive, and it is spent. So it has a double benefit. It helps those who've lost their jobs, but it also is a job creator.” Pelosi would reiterate these themes in December 2011.

In August 2010, Pelosi spoke out in favor of Faisal Abdul Rauf's Cordoba Initiative, a project to build a 13-story, $100 million Islamic Center just 600 feet from Ground Zero in lower Manhattan. Criticizing opponents of the project, Pelosi said: "There is no question that there is a concerted effort to make this a political issue by some. And I join those who have called for looking into how is this opposition to the mosque being funded [and] ginned up."

On May 3, 2011, after it was announced that U.S. Navy SEALs has located and killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, Pelosi said the following:

"The death of Osama bin Laden marks the most significant development in our fight against al-Qaeda.... I salute President Obama, his national security team, Director Panetta, our men and women in the intelligence community and military, and other nations who supported this effort for their leadership in achieving this major accomplishment.... [T]he death of Osama bin Laden is historic...."

Those remarks were a stark contrast to what Pelosi had said on September 7, 2006, when she derided President George W. Bush for allegedly having become distracted from the goal of finding bin Laden:

"[E]ven if [Osama bin Laden] is caught tomorrow, it is five years too late. He has done more damage the longer he has been out there. But, in fact, the damage that he has done, is done. And even to capture him now I don’t think makes us any safer."

In October 2011, Pelosi expressed support for the anti-capitalist Occupy Wall Street movement which was spreading to numerous cities across the United States. Said Pelosi:

" "God bless them for their spontaneity. It's independent ... it's young, it's spontaneous, and it's focused. And it's going to be effective.... The message of the protesters is a message for the establishment everyplace. No longer will the recklessness of some on Wall Street cause massive joblessness on Main Street."

In May 2012, Pelosi appointed Faiz Shakir, former member of the Harvard Islamic Society and longtime editor-in-chief of ThinkProgress, to be her senior advisor and media director.

On May 16, 2012, Pelosi headlined a high-dollar fundraiser that was attended by U.S.-based Islamist groups and individuals affiliated with Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood. One of the donors at the event was Nihad Awad, co-founder of the Council on American-Islamic Relations.

In January 2013, Pelosi appointed Nadaem Elshami, her longtime communications director, to be her chief of staff. Elshami formerly worked for Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and socialist Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL). Elshami’s Egyptian mother, Zainab Elberry, is a Tennessee-based Muslim activist who lobbied for construction of a mega-mosque in Murfreesboro, Tennessee; supported the ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak; and helped organize the radical Islamic Center of Nashville.

In a February 10, 2013 television interview, Pelosi said it would be wrong for the federal government to cut funding for such items as education, science, and food safety. She characterized America's budget deficit "isn't so much a spending problem as it is a priorities [problem]" -- i.e., the items on which tax dollars are spent. In the same interview, she said it is "almost a false argument to say we have a spending problem"; rather, she explained, there was "a government deficit problem" -- the implication being that additional tax revenues were needed. The following day, White House spokesman Jay Carney was asked whether President Obama agreed with Pelosi's assertion. Carney replied, "Of course, the president believes that we have a spending problem," adding that the problem was "specifically driven" by health care spending.

In March 2013, Pelosi categorized tax breaks for businesses as forms of "spending" that needed to be cut:

"Tax cuts are spending. Our whole budget is what, $3.5 trillion? So, when we talk about reducing spending, we certainly must, and we certainly have--$1.6 trillion in the previous Congress, $1.2 of it in the Budget Control Act. But spending is subsidies for big oil, subsidies to send jobs overseas, breaks to send jobs overseas, breaks for corporate jets. They are called tax expenditures. Spending money on tax breaks. And that’s the spending that we must curtail as well."

At a June 6, 2013 press conference, Pelosi responded to news reports that, contrary to earlier claims by Barack Obama and Pelosi herself, Obamacare would cause health insurance premiums to rise dramatically for many people purchasing their own insurance in the individual market: "I don't remember saying that everybody in the country would have a lower premium." But in fact, during a on July 1, 2012 appearance on Meet The Press, Pelosi had stated that because of Obamacare "everybody will have lower rates."

At a June 2013 press conference, a Weekly Standard reporter asked Pelosi to clarify her position on abortion in the wake of the recent trial of Kermit Gosnell, an abortionist who was convicted of killing a number of newborn babies after they had survived attempted abortions. “What is the moral difference between what Dr. Gosnell did to a baby born alive at 23 weeks and aborting her moments before birth?” the reporter asked. Pelosi dismissed the question and equated Gosnell’s actions with pro-life activists’ condemnation of abortion. “What was done in Philadelphia was reprehensible and everybody condemned it,” she said. For them to decide to disrespect a judgment a woman makes about her reproductive health is reprehensible. Next question.” When pressed for an answer, Pelosi said: “As a practicing and respectful Catholic, this is sacred ground to me when we talk about this. I don’t think it should have anything to do with politics. And that’s where you’re taking it and I’m not going there.”

In response to Pelosi's comments, Father Frank Pavone, the national director of the pro-life group Priests for Life, wrote Pelosi an open letter saying:

“Public servants are supposed to be able to tell the difference between serving the public and killing the public. Apparently, you can’t. Otherwise, you would have been able to explain the difference between a legal medical procedure that kills a baby inside the womb and an act of murder.... Abortion is not sacred ground; it is sacrilegious ground. To imagine God giving the slightest approval to an act that dismembers a child he created is offensive to both faith and reason. And to say that a question about the difference between a legal medical procedure and murder should not ‘have anything to do with politics’ reveals a profound failure to understand your own political responsibilities, which start with the duty to secure the God-given right to life of every citizen. Whatever Catholic faith you claim to respect and practice, it is not the faith that the Catholic Church teaches. And I speak for countless Catholics when I say that it’s time for you to stop speaking as if it were.”

Also in 2013, Pelosi was one of 28 California congressional representatives (all Democrats) who supported the Trust Act, state legislation designed to make it more difficult to deport immigrants residing in the U.S. illegally. The 28 Democrats sent a letter to Governor Jerry Brown urging him to sign the bill if it reached his desk.

On September 3, 2013, Pelosi discussed the reasons why a U.S. military attack on Syria, where more than 100,000 people had already been killed during a 30-month civil war that continued to rage, was now justified by the fact that the Syrian regime had apparently used chemical weapons to kill some 1,400 people (including perhaps 400 children) on August 21. Pelosi told reporters:

"My five-year-old grandson, as I was leaving San Francisco yesterday, he said to me, Mimi, my name, Mimi: War with Syria. Are you yes war with Syria, [or] no war with Syria. Now he's five years old. And war, he's saying war. I mean,  we're not talking about war; we're talking about an action. Yes war with Syria, no with war in Syria? I said, 'Well, what do you think?' He said, 'I think no war.' I said, 'Well, I generally agree with that, but you know, they have killed hundreds of children, they've killed hundreds of children.' And he said, five years old, 'Were these children in the United States?' And I said, 'No, but they're children wherever they are.'

"So I don't know what news he's listening to or -- but even a five year old child has to -- you know, with the wisdom of our interest, how does it affect our interest. Well, it affects our interests because, again, it was outside of the circle of civilized behavior. It was, humanity drew a line decades ago that i think if we ignore, we do so to the peril of many other people who could suffer." 

In a September 22, 2013 interview with CNN, Pelosi stated that Republican-led efforts to rein in government spending were pointless because there was nothing left to cut in the $3.8 trillion federal budget. "The cupboard is bare," she said. "There’s no more cuts to make. It’s really important that people understand that. We cannot have cuts just for the sake of cuts."

In November 2013 -- amid immense public outrage over the fact that Obamacare regulations were, contrary to the repeated assurances of President Obama and the Democrats, forcing insurers to cancel the existing healthcare plans of millions of Americans -- Pelosi was asked whether she owed an apology to the formerly insured who had been misled. She replied, “Did I ever tell my constituents that if they liked their plan they could keep it? I would have if I’d ever met anybody who liked his or her plan. But that was not my experience.”

In a December 2013 interview with Telemundo, Pelosi said: “Our view of the law is that ... if somebody is here without sufficient documentation, that is not reason for deportation. If somebody has broken the law, committed a felony or something, that’s a different story.” Pelosi's position was contrary to federal law, which holds that those who are in the U.S. without authorization — either because they illegally crossed the border or they overstayed their visas — are deportable. Drew Hammill, Mrs. Pelosi’s spokesman, called the Speaker's comments “a restatement of her long-held belief that being an undocumented immigrant is not a basis for deportation.” Hammill also asserted that Pelosi wished to pass a new law legalizing illegal immigrants in order to put to rest all controversy about the matter. Pelosi added: “I think that there is discretion in the law as to the implementation, enforcement of the legislation that is calling for these deportations.”

On February 4, 2014, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report indicating that the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) would result in a net loss of some 2.3 million jobs nationwide within seven years. The report said that because Obamacare gives substantial subsidies to people below certain income thresholds -- subsidies that are funded by all the people above those thresholds -- many Americans would choose to work less, or to not work at all, in order to limit their incomes and thus continue to have their healthcare subsidized. The Washington Post explained:

"After obtaining coverage under the health-care law, some workers will choose to forgo employment, the [CBO] report said, while others will voluntarily reduce their hours. That is because insurance subsidies under the law become less generous as income rises, so workers will have less incentive to work more or at all."

Later that day, Pelosi depicted the CBO report as something positive, telling reporters:

“What we see is that [thanks to Obamacare] people are leaving their jobs because they are no longer job-locked. They are following their aspirations to be a writer; to be self-employed; to start a business. This is the entrepreneurial piece. So it’s not going to cost jobs. It’s going to shift how people make a living and reach their aspirations.... [T]his was one of the goals. To give people life, a healthy life, liberty to pursue their happiness. And that liberty is to not be job-locked, but to follow their passion.”

In a February 5, 2014 news release, Pelosi again emphasized:

"Yesterday, the CBO projected that by 2021 the Affordable Care Act will enable more than 2 million workers to escape 'job-lock' -- the situation where workers remain tied to employers for access to health insurance benefits."

In an April 2014 interview with Politico, Pelosi likened the deportation of foreigners living illegally in the United States to the forced internment of some 110,000 ethnic-Japanese Americans during World War II. Said Pelosi.

“I’ll be very honest with you: Looking at the numbers at some point, in terms of how people are treated and deported and families separated and the rest, this has a scent of Japanese internment. It’s really a black mark.... I believe that if [immigration] status is the violation, then that should not be even in the scheme of things as to whether somebody would be deported or else you would be deporting 11 million people, which doesn’t make any sense.”

In June 2014 -- in the midst of a sudden, massive influx across America's southern border by more than 50,000 unaccompanied, illegal-immigrant minors hailing from Central America -- Pelosi visited a holding place (for the border-crossers) in southern Texas and then made the following remarks:

"What we just saw was so stunning. If you believe as we do that every child, every person, has a spark of divinity in them and is therefore worthy of respect, what we saw in those rooms was [a] dazzling, sparkling array of God's children, worthy of respect. So we have to use ... the crisis ... as an opportunity to show who we are as Americans, that we do respect people for their divinity and worth...."

Suggesting that America and Mexico were not entities entirely distinct from one another, Pelosi also said: "This is a community with a border going through it." Moreover, she indicated that she wanted to become personally involved with caring for the children: "I'm a mother of five. I have nine grandchildren. I wish that I could take all those children home with me."

In a July 2014 appearance on MSNBC's Morning Joe program, Pelosi addressed the issue of the young people who were illegally crossing the border into the U.S.: "I reference the Conference of Bishops' statement in which they say baby Jesus was a refugee from violence. Let us not turn away these children and send them back into a burning building. That's the bishops, so we have to do this in a way that honors our values but also protects our border and does so in a way that the American people understand more clearly."

Also in July 2014, Pelosi reacted angrily to the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision, which upheld the religious rights of companies not to offer health-insurance coverage for certain forms of birth control (i.e., "emergency contraception" that some people consider to be abortifacients). "That court decision was a frightening one," said Pelosi, "that five men should get down to specifics of whether a woman should use a diaphragm and [whether] she should pay for it herself, or her boss. It's not her boss' business. The business is whatever his business is, but it's not what contraception she uses."

Fox News coomentator Megyn Kelly subsequently offered her legal analysis of Pelosi’s attempt to “stoke resentment,” noting that in 1973 Roe v. Wade was decided by a majority of men:

“Does Ms. Pelosi think those justices were ill-equipped to fairly decide that case? Or is it only when a judge disagrees with Ms. Pelosi that his gender is an issue. If Speaker John Boehner made a similar comment about the female Supreme Court justices, Nancy Pelosi would be crying sexism – and that’s what she is guilty of here.”

Calling Pelosi’s claim a “gross misrepresentation,” Kelly added: "News flash: all birth control that was legal before this decision remains legal today. The high court simply found that a religious freedom law which was co-sponsored by none other than -- wait for it -- Nancy Pelosi, sometimes protects corporations from being forced to violate their religious beliefs."

In late July 2014, while the Israeli Defense Forces were engaged in a significant military operation designed to stop the terror group Hamas's relentless firing of potentially deadly rockets from Gaza into Israel, Pelosi was interviewed by CNN's Candy Crowley. In the course of that interview, Pelosi said that the U.S. must look to Qatar, a staunch ally and funder of Hamas, for advice in bringing the Palestinian-Israeli conflict to a peaceful end. Said the congresswoman:  "[T]his has to be something where we try to have the two-state solution, that we have to support... [Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud] Abbas and his role as a leader there. We have to support Iron Dome to protect the Israelis from the missiles. We have to support the Palestinians and what they need. And we have to confer with the Qataris, who have told me over and over again that Hamas is a humanitarian organization, maybe they could use their influence to--"  At that point, Crowley interrupted Pelosi to ask: "The U.S. thinks they're a terrorist organization though, correct? Do you?" Pelosi responded affirmatively: "Mmm hmm."

During a House debate on August 2, 2014, when Republican lawmakers moved to pass a border-security bill and legislation designed to end President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Pelosi reacted angrily to a floor speech from Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pennsylvania). "You know something that I find quite interesting about the other side?" Marino said. "Under the leadership of the former Speaker [Pelosi], and under the leadership of their former leader [Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Maryland)] — when in 2009 and 2010, they had the House, the Senate and the White House, and they knew this problem existed. They didn’t have the strength to go after it back then. But now are trying to make a political issue out of it now."

Soon after Marino made those remarks, Pelosi stood up and shouted at him off-mic, wagging her finger at him and calling him an "insignificant person." Afterward, Marino said: "If she considers another elected member of Congress insignificant, I can only imagine what she thinks of the millions of hard working Americans who send us to Washington with the simple expectation that we work to secure our borders."

Using Her Political Influence to Manipulate Taxpayer Money and Enrich Herself

In August 2014, the Washington Free Beacon revealed how Pelosi for years had used her political influence to steer more than $1 billion in taxpayer funds to a real-estate-development deal that had greatly enriched her and her husband, Paul. The details are as follows:

The Pelosis have long had a close financial relationship with Marc Benioff, the CEO of an enormous cloud-computing corporation called Salesforce. In addition to his work with Salesforce, Benioff is also a Democratic Party mega-donor who not only bundled some $500 million for President Barack Obama’s presidential reelection campaign in 2012, but also donated an additional $300,000 to Democratic candidates, party organs, and interest groups. Nancy Pelosi and her PAC have been among the recipients of Benioff's many donations.

Paul Pelosi has been a longtime major shareholder in Salesforce. He first invested in the company in 2000, when he purchased between $15,000 and $50,000 in stock in a private offering four years before Salesforce's Initial Public Offering. Then, on June 23, 2004, Salesforce debuted on the stock market at a modest $3.75 per share.

Meanwhile, in a 2004 real estate deal, Farallon Capital Management, the San Francisco hedge fund established by billionaire environmentalist and Pelosi supporter Tom Steyer, took ownership of approximately 2 million square feet of commercial space in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood. Over the next 10 years, Pelosi worked tirelessly to steer well over a billion federal taxpayer dollars – in the form of earmarks, federal funding agreements, and stimulus disbursements – to a project aimed at expanding the city’s Third Street Light Rail line in that same Mission Bay locale. This expanded rail line, which went into operation in early 2007, caused the value of Mission Bay real estate to skyrocket.

Notably, two stops along the extended light rail line were situated approximately three blocks from a four-story office building owned by Paul Pelosi -- a property that generates between $100,000 and $1 million in rental income for Pelosi each year. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), high-quality mass transit like the Third Street Light Rail line can increase property values by “over 150 percent,” particularly if those properties are located near the rail. “There’s a sweet spot for obtaining the maximum transit premium: two to four blocks away is ideal,” says NAR.

In 2010, the aforementioned Salesforce – the company in which Paul Pelosi has long been heavily invested – paid $278 million to purchase 14 acres of land in Mission Bay, within 3 or 4 blocks of the expanded Rail line, with the intention of building a new campus there. The seller was Alexandria Real Estate Equities, which had previously purchased the land from FOCIL-MB, a division of Farallon Capital Management.

In the fall of 2012, Pelosi managed to secure an astounding $967 million in federal funding for the Third Street light rail project. Just over a year-and-a-half later -- in April 2014 -- Salesforce, abandoning its original plan to construct a new facility in Mission Bay, sold its Mission Bay land to the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association for a large profit over and above what it had paid in 2010. This meant a massive financial gain for Salesforce and its investors, one of whom was (and still is) Pelosi’s husband. As of mid-August of 2014, Salesforce was trading at almost $53 per share – roughly a sixteen-fold increase over its original price. Paul Pelosi's stake in the company at that time was worth between $500,000 and $1 million.

Pelosi's Wealth

Pelosi, whose family has a net worth of more than $25 million, is one of the wealthiest members of Congress. According to her 2011 financial disclosure statement, Pelosi received between $1 million and $5 million in partnership income from Matthews International Capital Management LLC, a group that touts its “singular focus on investing in Asia.”

Pelosi's Record in Congress

Pelosi is a member of the socialist-leaning Congressional Progressive Caucus, to whose executive committee she was named in 2002. For an overview of Pelosi’s policy positions and voting record on key pieces of legislation during her years in the House of Representatives, click here.

 

 

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